Huntingdon

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  1. tadhatter

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    What an excellent location for photography! On a curve with excellent viewing with long span electrification so no OLE getting in the way.

    Also a relatively good variety of traction from 91s/MK4s, EMUs, DMUs and freight.
     
  2. fishquinn

    fishquinn Established Member Quizmaster

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    And HSTs!
     
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    Technically aren't they DMUs?
     
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    fishquinn Established Member Quizmaster

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    Nope! I don't want to turn another thread into a what are HSTs thread but they are not DMUs. DMUs have underfloor engines and are part of 1 train. HST power cars can operate under their own power and have an engine at the front of the train.
     
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    Then why have your only contributions to the thread been to do that!?
     
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    Probably my fault in all fairness. But back to my original point; I'd never been to huntingdon before so it was a gamble! The bloke monitoring the barriers looked tough but I said who I was, that I was a rail enthusiast and please would it be possible to access the platforms to photograph some trains for about an hour. I think he was slightly dumbstruck by the request but kindly let me through no further questions asks and no other interruptions! By the time I left the barriers were left open and unmanned.

    My secret weapon was that I'd have bought a ticket for Peterborough if all else failed!
     
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