Saturday 19 December 2020

14th - 19th December 2020

158951 approaches Dunbridge with  1O98 10:41 Great Malvern - Brighton on 18th December. GWR appears to have resumed some more services with the timetable change, bringing both 150s and 158s back to this line.

Advance notice of disruptive works in February, and this is the URL.

Monday 14th December: 57312 + 442413 5Q86 09:28 Wolverton - Bournemouth one two three four five six seven eight nine (442413 went to Wolverton on 11th July), 57312 5xxx 18:00 Bournemouth - Eastleigh
Tuesday 15th December: 57312 + 442404 5Q70 08:05 Eastleigh - Wolverton one two three four five
Wednesday 16th December: 66739 + 701015 + 66745 6X24 0735 Derby - Eastleigh one two three four five six seven
Thursday 17th December: 67023 + 67027 1X23 15:15 Salisbury - Southampton UGL - Salisbury Flickr for the day
Friday 18th December: 43055 + 43046 5Z36 08:00 Crewe - Eastleigh one two three four five six
Saturday 19th December:

Eastleigh Works: 25Nov - 26Nov - 27Nov - 30Nov - 01Dec

GWR Class 143 operations were to last run on 12th December, but 143618 was out on the 18th.

SWR staff shortages - West of England trains terminate at Basingstoke. Daily Wail report (this pre-dates the 16:00 conference from 10 Downing street).

Network Rail: "Building back better - Longer trains are delivering for freight customers" - 775m trains

There is still no agreement for Channel Tunnel service after 31st December.

Standard Terminology for British Railways (July 1981) - useful for understanding some of the abbreviations on Real Time Trains.