South Wales Electrification

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RichardCoulthurst
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South Wales Electrification

Post by RichardCoulthurst » Fri Oct 23, 2015 11:13 am

The following news report about dual powered engines (i.e. electric/diesel) for the South Wales Main Line may be of interest:
http://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/wales ... n-10287160
Is this seriously being proposed?

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Re: South Wales Electrification

Post by pdeaves » Fri Oct 23, 2015 7:22 pm

Don't forget that a good proportion of IEPs would have diesel engines anyway (known as 'bi-mode'). Modifying the 'all electric' order to be bi-mode is under serious consideration.

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