Guess the operator

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yorkie

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Without looking it up, which companies manage the following stations?

1. Lockerbie

2. Newcastle Central

3. London Liverpool Street

4. Barnetby

5. Dronfield

6. Cambridge

The answers are not always what you may expect.
 
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The obvious answer, although probably not the correct one, for Newcastle is GNER...mainly because the whole station is in their colours.

Probably wrong though! Cheers

Dave
 

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tramboy said:
The obvious answer, although probably not the correct one, for Newcastle is GNER...mainly because the whole station is in their colours.

Probably wrong though! Cheers

Dave
You are right. Anyone who has not been there would be forgiven for thinking it's an NR managed station, given the various operators (GNER/Virgin/TPE/Northern/Scotrail[1]), but it is indeed GNER.

(1) Scotrail through trains to Stranrear serve Newcastle, but they are operated by Northern crews between Carlisle and Newcastle.
 

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1. ScotRail

3. Network Rail

4. TPE

5. Northern

6. one (waits for mojo) :P
 

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158 - did you know all that? :shock:

Cambridge being 'one' is a bit daft (given that WAGN operate the main service to London, and anyone going north or west would take Central to Peterborough), but Lockerbie and Dronfield are particularly ridiculous :lol:
 

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yorkie said:
158 - did you know all that? :shock:

yeah im not as stupid as you think :P

oh yeah Cambridge being operated by one is very silly
 

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Ok, here's some more:

1. Howden
2. Cardiff Central
3. Wakefield Westgate
4. Leeds
5. Carlisle
6. Motherwell
7. Acton Bridge
 

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leeds i think is metro and cardiff is first and howden is northen but i am not sure about them :?
 

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1. Northern
2. Valley lines
3. GNER
4. Railtrack
5. Virgin trains (hmm, why shoudl I know about Carlisle station?)
6. SPT
7. Central
 

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All correct, except that Motherwell is managed by First Scotrail, not SPT.

And Railtrack is now Network Rail ;)
 

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Jordy said:
Acton Bridge is Central Trains

But then I would know wouldn't I ;)

Jordy

Is that lineside sign still there that says the location is "Action Bridge?"
 

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laverack222 said:
Ok, here's some more:

1. Howden
2. Cardiff Central
3. Wakefield Westgate
4. Leeds
5. Carlisle
6. Motherwell
7. Acton Bridge

1. Transpennine Express? :?
2. FGW
3. First North Western
4. GNER
5. Virgin
6. SPT
7. Central trains
 

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AJP said:
laverack222 said:
Ok, here's some more:

1. Howden
2. Cardiff Central
3. Wakefield Westgate
4. Leeds
5. Carlisle
6. Motherwell
7. Acton Bridge

1. Transpennine Express? :?
2. FGW
3. First North Western
4. GNER
5. Virgin
6. SPT
7. Central trains

I have already, correctly in most cases, answered. And I'm afraid it is unforgiveable not to know Leeds is a network rail station (says he who has direct services to 2 destinations, one of which is Leeds).
 
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