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Waterloo 09/08/2017 at 01:39 #99943
BarryM
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It appears that it is having an update. Are they removing the carriage sidings?

https://www.globalrailwayreview.com/news/61434/engineering-waterloo-upgrade/?utm_content=buffer5bef6&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=buffer

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Waterloo 09/08/2017 at 14:09 #100943
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Looks like they've been going on for sometime...

Note the PPE gear used in the bottom right....

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Waterloo 09/08/2017 at 15:53 #100945
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Possession Item 5 taken at 01:00 on Saturday morning and will remain in force until the end of August to allow platforms 1-4 possibly 5 & 6 as well to be extended for 10 car operation.

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Waterloo 09/08/2017 at 20:48 #100948
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Already got the majority of the documentation I need to sort a timetable for this blockade as well for Wimbledon. Watch this space.
Sorry guys, I am in the business of making people wait!
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Waterloo 09/08/2017 at 21:45 #100949
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Currently in the process of making one myself. Makes it harder that there's no platform allocations for P11-19 its all adhoc.

Regarding the carriage sidings, they are only removing 1, with the remaining one being extended to 10 coaches and having no country end exit.

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Waterloo 10/08/2017 at 05:48 #100953
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Champs450007 in post 100949 said:
Currently in the process of making one myself. Makes it harder that there's no platform allocations for P11-19 its all adhoc.

Regarding the carriage sidings, they are only removing 1, with the remaining one being extended to 10 coaches and having no country end exit.
What information are you using out of interest? I've already got the CWN and the NR Data so have this lined up for release in the next couple of weeks all things being equal...

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Waterloo 10/08/2017 at 17:03 #100964
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The track layout at Queenstown Road and Waterloo International has changed since the sim was released. That will make things somewhat more challenging unless I get some updated scheme plans!
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Waterloo 11/08/2017 at 00:23 #100971
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Here is a drawing of the changes to Waterloo (Panel 1) in RED and the old in Green.


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Waterloo 11/08/2017 at 00:49 #100972
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GeoffM in post 100964 said:
The track layout at Queenstown Road and Waterloo International has changed since the sim was released. That will make things somewhat more challenging unless I get some updated scheme plans!
Southeastern Route learning videos to/from P21 & 22 may help. Shows new scissors crossover in the P21/22 throat.

(Link from UK Rail Forums)

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Waterloo 11/08/2017 at 20:08 #100993
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Using a base plan sent to me from a friend in Train planning for stock and Real Time Trains for timing. The biggest challenge as geoff said is working around the new point work in place which they are using during the blockade like the new UWF - REV points and the UWL - DWF section of track country side of queenstown road.
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Waterloo 11/08/2017 at 20:08 #100994
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Using a base plan sent to me from a friend in Train planning for stock and Real Time Trains for timing. The biggest challenge as geoff said is working around the new point work in place which they are using during the blockade like the new UWF - REV points and the UWL - DWF section of track country side of queenstown road.
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Waterloo 11/08/2017 at 20:47 #100996
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Will look forward to any timetable incorporating this possession...

Also, intrigued to know where the Southeastern trains will be coming from to run in to the old International Platforms... Sadly not mine, would be so handy for work

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Waterloo 11/08/2017 at 21:50 #100998
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bri2808 in post 100996 said:
Also, intrigued to know where the Southeastern trains will be coming from to run in to the old International Platforms...
The Paddock Wood line apparently - Dover and Ramsgate. Details here: https://www.southeasternrailway.co.uk/travel-information/live-travel-information/planned-engineering-work?date=2017-09-01

There was a tweet of a Southeastern 375 at Waterloo last week after a clearance/route learning run too: https://mobile.twitter.com/Se_Railway/status/884416321961820161

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Waterloo 15/08/2017 at 10:07 #101044
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Looks like a passenger train has hit an engineering train at low speed :(

Train derails outside London Waterloo station

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40933704

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Waterloo 15/08/2017 at 10:54 #101045
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I like the caption "The trains appears to have hit an engineering wagon" to the photo.
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/news/624/cpsprodpb/142F1/production/_97337628_mediaitem97334217.jpg

Peter

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