Doesn't part of the security message not get shown in the 1st class areas. When the original sequence was working, a security message was only shown in standard class whilst the 'passengers with standard class tickets may use this area' message was shown in 1st.There's a definite glitch when the image shows for the security message. Once the image is on the audio doesn't stutter anymore.
I don't know how each screen operates but it seems they receive data to display, and some go out of sync and even fail entirely. They can then come back to life, suggesting they reset automatically after a set interval.
The see it, say it, sorted gets shown throughout the train. It's the CCTV message that gets replaced by the message saying standard class ticket holders can sit in the rear first class.Doesn't part of the security message not get shown in the 1st class areas. When the original sequence was working, a security message was only shown in standard class whilst the 'passengers with standard class tickets may use this area' message was shown in 1st.
I'm pretty sure that bug was only introduced when the see it, say it message was added.I think it's a little disappointing that there's still issues with the PIS on these trains so long after they've been introduced. On my travels today one unit played the 'See it, say it, sorted' message as if it was coming over a poor phone line - very garbled. It then repeated "If you see something..." and froze, with the screens going white and then black for the rest of the journey with no further announcements.
Otherwise they're pretty good trains, in my opinion.
In which case I withdraw my complaint, as it's probably not the fault of the trains! I've been away for a while - the last time I was using them regularly there were quite a few issues so I'd just assumed they'd continued in one form or another.I'm pretty sure that bug was only introduced when the see it, say it message was added.
On the 385 the solution is to add a mesh/sheet across the bottom half of the doors, followed by opening the doors, at least according to this seemingly knowledgeable poster. I imagine this approach is used on other units too:I was on the 1821 Letchworth to Brighton last night. As we pulled into Hitchin, the train did an emergency stop, leaving the rear two coaches short of the platform. The lights then dimmed and the air-con went off. Driver said there was a fault with the train. We sat there for 25 minutes before limping into the platform where the train was taken out of service.
Sitting there in the sun with no air-con I wondered what emergency ventilation these 700’s have. This could be a very dangerous situation if the train had been packed and we were stuck for an hour.
As the driver presumably tried various software and Hardware resets, the lights went out completely and never came back on again. How ridiculous having a train where the emergency lighting goes out. What a poor design.
The huge lack of drivers trained for that route...Cambridge to Brighton was due to go twice hourly in December? Why didn't it start off that way like the Peterboroughs?
Bedford to Littlehampton should see December increase.. anyone know the additional peak services planned?
First it has been announced that the GTR timetable won't be changing in December. We don't know yet when the full May timetable will be running.Bedford to Littlehampton should see December increase.. anyone know the additional peak services planned?