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Re: General Metro Thread
« Reply #195 on: December 02, 2017, 12:18:09 PM »
The T69s were never very reliable when maintained at Wednesbury. Having stood out of use for some time I'd have thought they're only good for scrap. Some of them haven't run for years, like 01 and 02. It would be good if WMCA would donate a complete one to Crich.

Would be good perhaps, yes, but whether Crich would want it is a different matter
I do sense a sort of aversion to "modern heritage" in the preservation world, the sad demise of the Electric Railway Museum in Cov and the lack of prospect for a lot of the stock perhaps an example, majority focus being on steam and diesel.
I'm grateful at least for people that have the foresight to preserve some of the low floor generation of buses being withdrawn these days
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« Reply #196 on: December 07, 2017, 06:48:43 PM »
FULL Midland Metro operation is in operation again from tomorrow morning. A couple of days ahead of schedule.
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Re: General Metro Thread
« Reply #197 on: December 07, 2017, 07:24:47 PM »
Appeared to be running through but empty from Priestfield yesterday.

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« Reply #198 on: December 07, 2017, 07:44:29 PM »
That's how they have been testing.In service to Priestfield then empty to Wolverhampton & back return to service at Priestfield

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Re: General Metro Thread
« Reply #199 on: December 08, 2017, 07:12:26 PM »
I rode today on the new section. Funny thing was, the extra 79Es were still running.

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Re: General Metro Thread
« Reply #200 on: December 08, 2017, 09:41:57 PM »
Since they are registered journeys there isn't much option.
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