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Re: GOT A FAVORATE DIESEL MULTIPE UNIT

Postby PTmodeller » Thu Dec 23, 2010 10:35 am

Valentascream wrote:class 221 super voyagers.
Been on them a few times-very quiet but fast machines :shock: which is unusual considering i've rode on a pacer 143 before :D


Voyager?! Quiet?!

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Re: GOT A FAVORATE DIESEL MULTIPE UNIT

Postby hairyhandedfool » Thu Dec 23, 2010 11:22 am

I have to say that quiet is not a word I would use for any underfloor engined DMU, but I suppose compared to some DMUs it may seem quiet.

From an asthetic pov, the 170/1 is very nice, but I don't really think I have a favourite DMU as such.
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Re: GOT A FAVORATE DIESEL MULTIPE UNIT

Postby Stewart Gethin » Fri Dec 24, 2010 10:14 am

Probably a 150/153 in arriva trains wales livery. see them go past everyday.


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Re: GOT A FAVORATE DIESEL MULTIPE UNIT

Postby kennyGWSR » Fri Dec 24, 2010 10:42 am

Stewart Gethin wrote:Probably a 150/153 in arriva trains wales livery. see them go past everyday.


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you mean 158's? :wink:
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Postby Bushey Troughs » Fri Dec 24, 2010 10:48 am

NO, Well apart from the old 101, that is....... :wink:
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Re: GOT A FAVORATE DIESEL MULTIPE UNIT

Postby bike2steam » Fri Dec 24, 2010 1:32 pm

Definitely NO love for any paraffin can(or spark box) in whatever form it takes.

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Re: GOT A FAVORATE DIESEL MULTIPE UNIT

Postby Stewart Gethin » Fri Dec 24, 2010 1:40 pm

kennyGWSR wrote:
Stewart Gethin wrote:Probably a 150/153 in arriva trains wales livery. see them go past everyday.


Stew.

you mean 158's? :wink:



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Re: GOT A FAVORATE DIESEL MULTIPE UNIT

Postby beerandpies » Fri Dec 24, 2010 2:41 pm

When travelling on the rail network, if I was on the Liverpool Lime Street - Wigan North Western I'd hope for a 150.
If it was a 142 I knew it would be one of the yellow Merseyrail jobbies which had been refitted with about 4.7 million seats all facing towards the end of the unit. Not only did they bounce up and down, but at the same time you knees would be firmly planted in the back of the seat in front. I'm only 5'10"!

If the service to Blackpool also stopping at Wigan was on the platform, I'd jump to that instead... Faster and usually a Sprinter. 156 last time I caught it.

158's are nice an comfortable, but the only time I've seen them about has been the Trans-Pennine Express I caught back from Manchester on which there were no spare seats.


Pacer's always make me chuckle though.. Especially the picture of the one where part of the engine fell off
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Re: GOT A FAVORATE DIESEL MULTIPE UNIT

Postby LN Lancs » Sun Dec 26, 2010 9:43 pm

A class 105 in blue

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Re: GOT A FAVORATE DIESEL MULTIPE UNIT

Postby 50035 Ark Royal » Fri Jan 14, 2011 5:18 pm

Yes first generation A 121 BUBBLE CAR, 117 OR A Thumper Unit
Second 158 They look nice and are very comfortable to ride in but i would prefer a loco with 4 or 5 Mk I's anyday.I used to love the Cornish locals before sprinterisation.
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Postby phil sabin » Fri Jan 14, 2011 7:31 pm

Sprintex wrote:
retroman wrote:Is an HST a dmu? I would argue that its two separate locomotives (with no passenger accomodation) operating in push-pull mode, with unpowered coaching stock in between.

I would further define a DMU as coaching stock with the ability to change gear! :D


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Re: GOT A FAVORATE DIESEL MULTIPE UNIT

Postby WestCountry » Fri Jan 14, 2011 8:32 pm

EMT's refurbished 158s, 170s.

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Re: GOT A FAVORATE DIESEL MULTIPE UNIT

Postby Essex2Visuvesi » Fri Jan 14, 2011 9:13 pm

The Pacer.... Dont know why tho, it's not what one would call a looker but there's just something about it I like
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or the VT98 not sure if its really a DMU
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Re: GOT A FAVORATE DIESEL MULTIPE UNIT

Postby Russ » Sat Jan 15, 2011 11:11 pm

For me its the class 158 and 180. Both can be seen around various locations in yorkshire. I never thought I would see class 158 and 180 side by side in Selby station
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Re: GOT A FAVORATE DIESEL MULTIPE UNIT

Postby PTmodeller » Sun Jan 16, 2011 10:54 am

You've clearly never had to travel on a Pacer, have you?


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