Tilting diversions

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Just drove past the Northampton loop of the WCML. It seems the main line is on the loop today, as I saw a pendolino slinking into hunsbury tunnel. It got me wondering, do they tilt anywhere on the Northampton loop? I know at one time, there was at least one pendo per day which was diagrammed to stop at Northampton, so it is (or has been) a normal route for them.
 
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Fairly sure that no tilting occurs on the Northampton loop. Virgin operate a few early morning and late evening services a day this way for driver route retention.
 

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The SRA once had a plan to implement tilt on the Northampton loop and the slow lines south of Hanslope, also the various diversionary routes around Birmingham (not at high speed).
Like a lot of things it got dumped in the final WCRM plan.
 

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Walked the dog and took the boys to the mill today. Pendolinos in abundance. Mind you they were barely doing 30mph, so tilting not really necessary is it?
 
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Seems excessively slow. The speed limit always used to be 60. I remember seeing the old cast metal sign. Used to love early mornings down the mill with my dad and the dog. D/H 86's, 47's and 25's on freight. Even better when the main line was 'coming through'. Quite how my dad ever managed to cope with a million questions about reopening the market harborough line I'll never know.
(for the record, I still think they should, although some of the residents in the way in harborough may disagree!)
 
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