East Coast Main Line
#61
RE: East Coast Main Line
(21 Mar 2019, 9:17 pm)Malarkey Wrote: Does anyone know how many of the Azuma's are now in service?

None in passenger service yet.....15th May is the start date for services between London and Leeds/Hull

#62
RE: East Coast Main Line
(21 Mar 2019, 9:21 pm)citaro5284 Wrote: None in passenger service yet.....15th May is the start date for services between London and Leeds/Hull

Thanks, So basically LNER will be phasing them in which will mean those used for London and Newcastle/Edinburgh services will be at a later date than 15th May.

#63
RE: East Coast Main Line
(21 Mar 2019, 9:28 pm)Malarkey Wrote: Thanks, So basically LNER will be phasing them in which will mean those used for London and Newcastle/Edinburgh services will be at a later date than 15th May.

Might not even by the end of the year.

Gonna be working the Yorkshire routes first, before they get further north. 
Imagine it's a similar process to the class 91 introduction.

https://www.railpro.co.uk/news/firstgrou...-edinburgh

Looks like the open access from First is going ahead.
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#64
RE: East Coast Main Line
(21 Mar 2019, 9:34 pm)Andreos1 Wrote: Might not even by the end of the year.

Gonna be working the Yorkshire routes first, before they get further north. 
Imagine it's a similar process to the class 91 introduction.

https://www.railpro.co.uk/news/firstgrou...-edinburgh

Looks like the open access from First is going ahead.

I'm sure one of the London-Leeds runs end up doing London to Edinburgh during the evening getting up here just after 8pm.

Hopefully the low cost offering from First will spark the likes of LNER to make their fares more reasonably priced in order to provide a bit of competition between London and Edinburgh.

#65
RE: East Coast Main Line
10 trains withdrawn from service due to pantograph damage.
https://www.itv.com/news/london/2019-04-...in-damage/

#66
RE: East Coast Main Line

https://twitter.com/deltic17/status/1135...85152?s=09


First electric set withdrawn.

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#67
RE: East Coast Main Line
https://www.railmagazine.com/news/networ...-wish-list

Interesting comment regarding the 2021 timetable. Competition will have to get going pretty quick for this turn around...

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#68
RE: East Coast Main Line

A TPX 185 was involved in an incident this morning at Croxdale Viaduct.

Not sure of the id, but there was a reported on board fire.


Seen a couple of photos and it looks like it was towards the front of the set and in the roof area.

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#69
RE: East Coast Main Line

(09 Oct 2019, 2:49 pm)Andreos1 Wrote:

A TPX 185 was involved in an incident this morning at Croxdale Viaduct.

Not sure of the id, but there was a reported on board fire.


Seen a couple of photos and it looks like it was towards the front of the set and in the roof area.



185108 on 1P17.


#70
RE: East Coast Main Line
https://www.darlington.gov.uk/environmen...rowth-hub/

Not sure if this has ever been mentioned on here or not. 
Either way, proposals to extend Darlington Station
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