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"UGLY PIG" ON FIRE.

Discussion in 'Diesel & Electric Traction' started by buseng, Apr 6, 2012.

  1. sbt

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    On RailUK the fire and other failures record has been toted up as 1,3,5,7,8,9,13,15,18, plus 12 dropped. Thats 9 of 19 locomotives delivered.
     
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    Maybe fire extinguishers should be installed at signals on the route!! - will have to wait for the next one-- it s coming ........... look up fires on North American GE s .
     
  3. Sheff

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    I guess it caught its reflection in a platform shelter and decided self-immolation was the only way out? :flame:
     
  4. Oakfield

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    Brilliant!!!!!
     
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    Another one heading south broke down at worting jct today, SWT must be getting fed up with F/L trains blocking there services
     
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    They're certainly providing a strong contrast with GM's product that worked straight-out-of-the-box when it arrived.
     
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    5944 Part of the furniture

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    Repeat after me - a HST is NOT a Loco.
     
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    >> 'Failed 70.001 through Eastleigh 1551 dragged by 70.019'

    That's taking a chance. The only good reports recently appear to be about 70013!! <BJ>
     
  11. Oakfield

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    Class 70's should also be banned for their contribution to global warming (i.e. when they catch fire).
     
  12. gwalkeriow

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    Just heard that the class 70s are grounded due to a further incident. The info was not from an official source so may not be totally accurate, although they are rather close.
     
  13. The Saggin' Dragon

    The Saggin' Dragon Part of the furniture Staff Member Moderator

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    Also reported on wnxx.com forum.
     
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    And lo, my wibbling proves correct :D
     
  15. Sheff

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    How many 9F's can we round up at short notice ;)
     
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    I hear there is one for sale...

    Tom (Ducks and runs for cover)
     
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    Could replace one butt ugly pig with another and use S160s
     
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    In a few years time when they are all lined up in a scrapyard and the scrapman is taking a gas axe to them, I wonder if we'll have a thread bemoaning "locos being scrapped", and being desperately asking the "they" department to save them all...

    Tom
     
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    Years? <BJ>
     
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    Well at least the S160's are supposed to have a fire onboard ;) couldn't you offer the CoBo as a sub?
     

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