Merseyrail Class 777

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MDB1images

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Why was only one side cleaned ? Because it was done in Calais ? I don’t understand
Think it was all done at Tonbridge judging by photos last week of it leaving Dollands, been cleaned but still some marks on the front and one or two of the coaches looking at the latest graphs.
Suspect we won't see any further 777's in Tonbridge yard!
 

1D54

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The left side is CLEAR in the direction of travel.

On current schedule it should be at Nuneaton at about 20:50.
Thanks, due through Nuneaton at 20:54 on platform 2 so hopefully not too dark and if on time allows me time for the 21:16 back to Leicester.
 

1D54

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Merseyrail apparently. I saw it at Nuneaton and so so sad to see a brand new unit in such a state. Something just has to be done to prevent this sort of thing. Dreadful!
 

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Will the units be arriving in stock unit order, i.e 777006,777007,777008 and so on?

Forgive me if I am asking the obvious!
 

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It would appear so. Not my photo but pretty much the same angle.
Interesting to note in this picture that the cars show not only their fully-formatted European Vehicle Numbers but also the Vehicle Keeper Marking of "GB-MRE", which before now (to the best of my knowledge) was something only done by Eurostar.

I saw it at Nuneaton and so so sad to see a brand new unit in such a state. Something just has to be done to prevent this sort of thing. Dreadful!
There is a school of thought in some circles that vandalism like this is discouraged - over time, obviously - by denying the vandals their audiences, so vandalised vehicles should have the graffiti removed (or at least concealed) as soon as possible and with the minimum possible public exposure. That concept could even be extended to limiting the circulation of photographs of the vandalism.
 

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There is a school of thought in some circles that vandalism like this is discouraged - over time, obviously - by denying the vandals their audiences, so vandalised vehicles should have the graffiti removed (or at least concealed) as soon as possible and with the minimum possible public exposure. That concept could even be extended to limiting the circulation of photographs of the vandalism.
I agree; however is it's arguably not really the forum's place to remove photos on this basis, so it has to be a voluntary thing.

If the graffiti is only on one side, I would encourage people to upload photos of the unaffected side, if at all possible.
 

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Will the units be arriving in stock unit order, i.e 777006,777007,777008 and so on?

Forgive me if I am asking the obvious!
777007 has already been delivered to Stadler (Kirkdale) and the units are being produced on two different production lines in two different countries (evens from one factory and odds from the other) as units are completed they are being sent in any order......
 
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Ladder23

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777007 has already been delivered to Stadler (Kirkdale) and the units are being produced on two different production lines in two different countries (evens from one factory and odds from the other) as units are completed they are being sent in any order......
cheers for that I wasn't aware
 

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How soon will the graffiti be cleaned off? Surely they wont just leave it stabled up at Kirkdale like that until its needed
 

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So the artists had enough time to paint 2 sides of one unit? Forgive me but how the hell can you manage that in what Im guessing is an active area like Tonbridge? No staff or yard movement during the period it was there?!
 

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So the artists had enough time to paint 2 sides of one unit? Forgive me but how the hell can you manage that in what Im guessing is an active area like Tonbridge? No staff or yard movement during the period it was there?!
depending how many people there are, it could be done in approx 10 minutes
 

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