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  • 313121

    11 July 2013 - Jon Horswell

    As this is now a Network rail operated unit for test purposes, is it nominally based at Derby RTC on paper at least? Assume it operates mainly out of Willesden though. Can anyone confirm.

  • 313121

    11 July 2013 - Robin Morel

    Hertford North on the Hertford 'loop' will have a 5 mile section for testing and this unit not expected to stray far from the carriage sidings at that station and test track when testing commences.

  • 15 July 2013 - Tony Booth

    Hi Ben,

    Unit 313121.

    You show the PTSO on this unit as 71733.

    On the original build is was 71233 and one of the recent site photos shows 71233.

    Has it been changed recently or is it a typo error?

    Best Regards - Tony

  • 15 July 2013 - Jon Horswell

    Typo I think. Should be 71233 as 71733 is a class 455 vehicle in use with SWT.

  • 19 July 2013 - Ben Williams

    Thanks. Now corrected.

  • 31 July 2015 - Greg Hartle

    Noted parked at the north end depot sidings, adjacent to and clearly visible from the mainline.

  • 11 February 2020 - Vince

    This unit is making a return - made a quick test-run down to Hove & back last night