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Other than the Britannia Bridge across from mainland Wales to Anglesey, is there any other piece of single track line that Virgin Voyagers are booked to traverse in passenger service?
 
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I don't believe there is; thinking about it that could well be the only single track on the entire Virgin network.

Edit - I was aware of the layout on the Brittainia Bridge, post corrected to clarify that.

If diversions count there's many more though, parts of the Glasgow & South Western for example.
 
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Is the line South of Doncaster round towards Sheffield single for about half a mile?

Do they go to Penzance then the crossing of the Tamar bridge will be single, any other locations down the West of England line?
 

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I think that parts of the ex CLC Sandbach-Northwich line, including the west-south curve at Northwich, are single-track. Virgin Voyagers are occasionally routed this way when the direct Crewe-Chester line is closed.
 
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Is the line South of Doncaster round towards Sheffield single for about half a mile?

Do they go to Penzance then the crossing of the Tamar bridge will be single, any other locations down the West of England line?
No longer Virgin routes.
 

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I figure that Voyagers traverse several parts of single track as part of the Crosscountry network but I was intruiged about Virgin's. From looking at routing for Pendo's I couldn't find any part of the network that they travel on that is single line in passenger service. Other than the Saturday pendo drag to Holyhead of course.
 

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There is a single lead on the Southernmost junction. The Northernmost chord is single track, but no Virgin services operate over that section. So a tiny stretch of about 50 yards or so.
 

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It doesn't meet the criteria of regular VT service, but I thought I'd give Ribblehead viaduct a mention. Currently visited by the occasional Super Voyager heading down to Crewe.
 

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It doesn't meet the criteria of regular VT service, but I thought I'd give Ribblehead viaduct a mention. Currently visited by the occasional Super Voyager heading down to Crewe.
And again not a regular duty, but the Virgin Blockade Runners do use some single track in and around the london areas - the one i can think of at the moment is in the Acton / Ruislip areas & Leamington to Coventry.
 

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Good shout on the Wrexham service. I was particularly looking at normal regular scheduled passenger service only, many different routes are taken for ECS and for out of the ordinary services when there is disruption so its highly likely that there are cases where single track is used.
 

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I don't believe there is; thinking about it that could well be the only SLW on the entire Virgin network.
This is not single line working, the bridge only has one track and this is bidirectional.
 
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I am aware but as other people have started talking about XC so have I.
Sorry, the comment about Virgin not running the Cross Country services was not intended to be in reference to you only. I quoted you to post the reply about the other two sections of single line in Cornwall.
 
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