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  • Roger Harris

    Roger Harris

    Hello Nick,

    No it wasn't, after checking what we had seen, it was mistakenly added. It will be deleted. Roger.

  • Nick Tompkin avatar

    Nick Tompkin

    Was this really at Downpatrick last week? It hadn't been seen since 2016 and had been reported as exported. It likewise doesn't appear on the Railways excellent fleet list page.

  • Jim Gillies

    Jim Gillies

    On Shettleston today 2020-09-23 With Fleet No/Name "Jude"

  • Jim Gillies

    Jim Gillies

    Rail gear still attached but will no longer be used on the Network.

    Further work to be limited to/as yard shunter at Shettleston

  • Dennis Graham avatar

    Dennis Graham

    This unimog now has a weed killing module but has lost it's Avondale branding

  • Joshua Monks

    Joshua Monks

    The process of restoration is almost complete, apart from the roof and exhaust

  • Vince avatar

    Vince Website editor

    I think what Nick is ultimately querying is - was this an Atlas or a Komatsu?

  • Roger Harris

    Roger Harris

    A Fuso Canter was noted in GOS yesterday with the registration number CN70UWW. Possibly the number for 978027.

  • Roger Harris

    Roger Harris

    This machine was in the process of being re-railed at the throat of North Wall Yard o 18/9/20.

  • Roger Harris

    Roger Harris

    The new machine to replace 700 is 701 and is stored at Portlaoise Rail & Sleeper Depot due to Covid 19.

  • Roger Harris

    Roger Harris

    Hello Nick,

    The markings on the photo show 160w SR Blue. I will add the photos to the site later, as there are still a lot to go through the acceptance process since March. All the best. Roger.

  • Nick Tompkin avatar

    Nick Tompkin

    HI Roger

    Can I please query the details for this machine? Both the build number, and the "Blue" designation point to this being an Atlas/Terex machine and not a Komatsu PW160?

    I suspect this is one of the Atlas 180WSR's which King Rail have been upgrading for Breffini to use on the Irish network.

    Thanks

  • Roger Harris

    Roger Harris

    S. Duffy have four of these brand new dumpers. One is already R/R, one is being R/R now, and the other two are due to be R/R in the next couple of weeks.

  • Roger Harris

    Roger Harris

    This vehicle is now just a wreck.

  • Peter Hall

    Peter Hall

    Interesting to see this is visiting again. Has it come on its own this year or is it with the friend not listed on OTPNET again?

  • Yorkshire Puddings

    Yorkshire Puddings

    Now as Readypower livery

  • Andrew Martin

    Andrew Martin

    Search me, guv ;-)

  • Jim Gillies

    Jim Gillies

    Caption corrected.

    I wonder just who is the person who started me on this quest??

  • Andrew Martin

    Andrew Martin

    Blantyre Readypower depot, methinks.

  • Tony Andrews avatar

    Tony Andrews

    Informed today that this has gone for scrap.

  • Tony Andrews avatar

    Tony Andrews

    Informed today that it was the trailer under a pile of what looked like a large dismantled wendy house in the yard at Meldon Quarry

  • Paul Moseley

    Paul Moseley

    EEC expiry date 31/10/2026

  • Jim Gillies

    Jim Gillies

    Need to be more careful and check before sending

  • Jim Gillies

    Jim Gillies

    Sorry Paul

    My mistake it is still KRB 26 on the Cab Side

    Fat fingers

  • Jim Gillies

    Jim Gillies

    Will go with that as nothing resembling a fleet no visible anywhere else on the machine

    Ta

  • Paul Moseley

    Paul Moseley

    Has it been changed from KRB 26 then?

  • Nick Tompkin avatar

    Nick Tompkin

    No Jim, the “26” denotes 26 tonne gross vehicle weight I understand.

  • Jim Gillies

    Jim Gillies

    Viewed today at Whitecross near to where the E&G line was totally washed away

    From reports it was so bad OHL Masts and stanchions were left hanging in midair

    Anyway

    The number on the Cabside carried LRB 26

    Wondered if this was SPL Fleet No. As opposed to Volvo Lorry type

    Open to suggestions

    On

  • Paul Cheesemore avatar

    Paul Cheesemore

    1957 Pontiac

  • Jim Gillies

    Jim Gillies

    Yes 2026-12-16

    The other 2 of 2027 had literally only arrived back into Shettleston an hour prior to me getting there

  • Ben Williams avatar

    Ben Williams Editor

    Can you confirm which date pls Jim - suspect the 2026 one?

  • Jim Gillies

    Jim Gillies

    Ecc2027-06-25

  • Jim Gillies

    Jim Gillies

    Ecc 2027-06-25

  • Jim Gillies

    Jim Gillies

    Ecc 2026-12-16

  • Jim Gillies

    Jim Gillies

    Was wondering about that.

    Just didn't think to ask the lads when there

    Cheers for that

  • Alex Betteney avatar

    Alex Betteney

    A further milling unit has been reported in Ireland - unfortunately I don't have the details only that the unit is named AVA and carries the road re. GM 1943 HP, however, it appears that the MAN tractor units are interchangable, and that there may be upto three in active service

  • Dale Wood avatar

    Dale Wood

    Now owned by Elmec again

  • Jim Gillies

    Jim Gillies

    Seen today at Shettleston but No Scottish Woodlands Branding Visible

    Would (not wood) have been nice to see their logo though.

    Noted that it had an electrical Winch fitted at front end

  • Dave Hudson

    Dave Hudson

    Many thanks to you both,. I am planning a trip to go down to that area Rochester/Sittingbourne, again many thanks.

  • Yorkshire Puddings

    Yorkshire Puddings

    Hi Dave,

    The postcode for Readypower depot at st Mary’s hoo is ME3 8RF.

    All the best.

  • Paul Moseley

    Paul Moseley

    Hi Dave the post code is ME3 8RF, Fenn Industrial Estate.

    HTH

    Paul

  • Dave Hudson

    Dave Hudson

    Hi Paul do you have a post code for this depot please.

  • Paul Moseley

    Paul Moseley

    These LEM's 99709 903045 1 - 99709 903056 8 carry fleet #'s 1-!2

  • Vince avatar

    Vince Website editor

    Another new one to look out for- moved to West Ealing last night.

  • Ben Williams avatar

    Ben Williams Editor

    Does it just have one build number for the three vehicles?

  • Steve King

    Steve King

    Saw this at Innotrans 2016, the builder number is definitely 094.001

    Steve

  • Nick Tompkin avatar

    Nick Tompkin

    This was named “Andrew Smith” at Swindon today, in memory of a deceased Network Rail staff member.

  • Dan Adkins

    Dan Adkins

    SA52UGS still taxed until February 2021. Interestingly, I feel that SA52UGS and SJ53CTX are different vehicles. SA52UGS is listed as built in 2003, first registered in January 2003, whereas SJ53CTX is listed as being built in 2004, first registered in January 2004. The latter's tax ran out in 2015. The logbook was last issued for CTX in 2011, with UGS being February this year. As far as I'm aware, if a vehicle has carried two different plates, then the former one will not be listed, only the one it currently carries.

  • Jim Gillies

    Jim Gillies

    Is this still with QTS As last sighting was in Ireland Dec 19

    A gap of Nealy 5 years

  • Ben Williams avatar

    Ben Williams Editor

    This moved from here to Welwyn GC on Monday night and looks like it is moving to Tonbridge tonight. 6X69 it's usual headcode.