Jamie Squibbs

  • All ‘Goblin’ Class 710 units accepted

    All ‘Goblin’ Class 710 units accepted

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    LONDON Overground has accepted all eight Class 710/2 EMUs for use on the Gospel Oak to Barking service.  It means the line is finally operated exclusively by the Bombardier-built four-car sets, and has allowed the 15-minute service frequency to be restored. The service is used by 30,000 passengers per day, and it was planned to…

  • Stoneblower derailment causes chaos at Victoria

    Stoneblower derailment causes chaos at Victoria

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    GATWICK Express and Southern services suffered severe disruption on July 9 after a Network Rail stoneblower derailed at London Victoria.  The vehicles had been engaged in overnight track maintenance in the station throat when one of the three sections became derailed on pointwork at around 03.00.  GEX services were suspended and Southern operated an emergency…

  • Disruption after Strawberry Hill depot derailment

    Disruption after Strawberry Hill depot derailment

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    South Western Railway Class 456 No. 456021 was derailed entering the sidings at Strawberry Hill depot on the evening of May 29-30. It blocked access, leading to several services on May 30 being cancelled or delayed. Recovery teams worked to re-rail the set. The other sets attached to the ‘456’ are Nos. 455917 and 455741. JAMIE SQUIBBS…

  • May timetable brings more seats and trains – but no repeat of 2018 chaos

    May timetable brings more seats and trains – but no repeat of 2018 chaos

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    New timetables came into force across the UK network on May 19, adding around 1,000 additional services.

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