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Class 42 D821 Greyhound
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hearn_p



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PostPosted: Thu Jul 31, 2014 6:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

In May/June the SVR website reported:

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D821, currently away on specialist repair work, is unlikely to be returning to the SVR for the 2014 season due to on-going major repairs


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sharpo



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PostPosted: Wed Aug 06, 2014 6:38 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Latest RI mentions it is to have a "general overhaul" which could take several years.
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 18, 2014 9:07 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Bogie problems I'm told.
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 20, 2014 11:32 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

DTG website 20/8/14:

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D821 has been roaded from Bishops Lydeard to Old Oak Common and will now undergo an extensive exam, to identify and prioritise the work required to bring D821 back to full working order


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PostPosted: Sat May 07, 2016 11:33 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Photo by John Ward of D821 undergoing overhaul at Old Oak Common is on the SVR Diesels Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=495845273950205&set=gm.1012270488864050&type=3&theater
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