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LE movements, ECS and test runs 2024

Discussion in 'What's Going On' started by mike1522, Dec 30, 2023.

  1. mike1522

    mike1522 Long Time Member Friend

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    With 2 days to go starting this thread
     
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    Why? Theres nothing to write about!
     
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    Nothing wrong with remembering the 6P’s…Positive Planning Prevents Pi$$ Poor Performance :);)
     
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    According to Railway Herald D1015 is on a mainline test run tomorrow, 10.01.24, on the 09.15 Avonmouth - Penyffordd cement as far as Gloucester.
     
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    I noticed that but I can’t find any timings for it on RTT.
     
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    If true, I'm surprised how little mention this has had; has anyone seen or heard anything else, anywhere else relating to this?
     
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    Information, including timings, forwarded by the WLA (Western Locomotion Association).

    If it is necessary to cancel the test run, an alternate date has been set. <BJ>
     
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    With GBRf's involvement I suspect a low profile is being made until a successful test run is confirmed.
     
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    D1015 piloting 66714 on 6M42 Avonmouth Hanson Siding- Penyffordd Cement as far as Gloucester Yard.
    (Not my photos):

    IMG_0934.png IMG_0932.png
     
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    Video on YouTube of it arriving back at SVR OK, so hopefully a successful test.
     
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    This is the Vid and fingers crossed all seems to have gone well.
    (Edit) just had a message from my mate who’s a little bit more connected with those on the mainline.
    He hasn’t had anyone message him with anything negative. It’s all looking good. :)

     
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    My footage of Western Champion passing Standish Junction on its loaded test run. Enjoy :)
     
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    Thanks, although I won't be in the area.

    Cheers, Neil
     
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