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sapper82 BS: Itinery for the week (8) BS: Itinery for the week 05 Oct 08


Monday:
Into RTC in Derby for between 04:00 and 04:30 for an 05:30 departure on the Overhead Wire test train MENTOR.
Transit to Doncaster;
Test pantograph up and do the loops and slow lines to Leeds.
Then test to Skipton & Back to Leeds;
The to Bradford and a bit of going backwards and forwards to do the triangle at Shipley.
Back to Leeds and test slows & Loops to Doncaster to stable train.
Stopping at a VERY nice Best Western on the old A1.
This is going to be a 13h shift at least!!

Tuesday
Slows & Loops down to Edinburgh. Stabling at Millerhill EWS Depot and stopping in another Best Western near there.

Wednesday
A couple of local lines including the North Berwich Branch,
Then Slows & Loops to Newcastle and Stable at Heaton Depot.
Staying in the Royal Station hotel.

Thursday;
Testing the Metro wires round Sunderland, then the wires over the High Level Bridge. Slow lines and Goods Loops to Colton Jn. just south of York and finishing at Neville Hill Depot near Leeds.

Friday
Passenger back home.


I think I'm looking at a near 60h week this week!


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