Rolling Blog: 387/3 hunting

Well done to Southern for starting me off badly. Fail 1: Slippery platforms at the station means it was danderous and the contractor was in no way interested in helping or doing anything proactive. "I only do terminating trains" was poor answer. And quite rude too. Fail 2: 06:56 to London Bridge sat on the … Continue reading Rolling Blog: 387/3 hunting

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Rolling Blog: The Ashford Circle

Morning all. It's 08:40 and I'm on a train to Eastbourne. From Selhurst 377512 got me to East Croydon so I could catch the 1H10 Victoria to Eastbourne and Littlehampton train (become 1F14 from Haywards Heath to Eastbourne) 377158, 377427, 377415 to Haywards Heath then the last two units to Eastbourne. My diagram source is … Continue reading Rolling Blog: The Ashford Circle

MAXIMUM PACER-age (The Full List)

Sorry for the delay ... family and work taking up most of my time. Tuesday 4th December 2018 Euston 1H08 Euston to Manchester Piccadilly (Euston Manchester Piccadilly) 390118 9G04 Euston to Birmingham NewStreet 390132 9G05 Euston to Birmingham NewStreet 390143 1M11 Glasgow Central to Euston 90042 5M11 Euston to Wembley Yard 87002 1F11 Euston to … Continue reading MAXIMUM PACER-age (The Full List)

Maximum Pacerage – 4th December 2018

With the Pacers (Classes 142, 143, 144) being phased out by 2020, the main purpose of this trip was to 'cop' and photograph as many of the class before their demise. An early start saw me head to Selhurst station for 06:00. A couple of minutes after I arrived up popped a mate from work … Continue reading Maximum Pacerage – 4th December 2018