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Adding sightings

Ben Williams

Website owner

Joined: 1 June 2002

Posted: 25 February 2014, 17:37:43

Just a general note about sightings as there have been a few things added recently that won't get added because of the way the system works:

no OTP sightings please! there is an excellent website for that sort of thing :)

please submit individual vehicle sightings rather than unit numbers - ie "999600,999601" rather than "950001". This goes for the old sandite units too in the 9300xx series. Unfortunately the system won't pick them up if the set numbers are put in.

please leave off any ADB or RDB prefixes.

lastly - locos used with test trains are not included on the site - such as class 67s or DRS class 37s. The only locos listed are dedicated Network Rail HST power cars and class 31s plus former departmental locos. Hopefully this is up to date but if anyone feels there are any missing that should be there please let me know. As always - this isn't primarily a loco website but here there is some scope for crossover.


Mike Howard

Joined: 23 May 2016

Posted: 31 August 2016, 15:20:26

Seen at Eastleigh 30th August 2016 was a test train heading for Guildford. 9481+1256+999550+6261.The train came out of Eastleigh Arlington and departed at 14:40. 999550 has recently been repainted and carries the same markings as 950001 "Track Assessment Unit".

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