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Gwr Class 180 Express Dmu

Discussion in 'Suggestions' started by elarthur, Aug 21, 2020.

  1. elarthur

    elarthur Well-Known Member

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    Screenshot_2020-08-22-12-29-28-1.png Seeing as we should be getting the Class 313 for ECW at some point, I would like to suggest the Class 180 Adalente DMU in GWR Green for GWE as they were in use at around the reflected time period. It would be nice to have a little more variety on GWE which currently features only 3 types of motive power.
     
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  2. bussikuski179

    bussikuski179 New Member

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    They never were GWR Green though. They went away in FGW livery.
     
  3. MarkySparky69

    MarkySparky69 New Member

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    Would be great to see class 142 pacers and class 156 as well, these have been running up and down this line for year. Would be good to get an extension that runs right into Cornwall or at least plymouth so Dawlish is included.
     
  4. elarthur

    elarthur Well-Known Member

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    At least one made it into green. Look up OOC111 open day and you will see pictures of it. I was there and remember it as part of the line up. However, doing both liveries would be possible too.
     
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  5. elarthur

    elarthur Well-Known Member

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    They were used in Devon and Cornwall. Never from Paddington to Reading.
     
  6. MarkySparky69

    MarkySparky69 New Member

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    And there lies the problem with the line only going as far as Reading in game. Hence my suggestion for the extension. There is so much more that could be done with the route, particularly the more interesting part of it past Exeter through Dawlish.
     
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  7. elarthur

    elarthur Well-Known Member

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    GWE is probably the most neglected route in the game. No DLC for either the route or the stock. Please please please do something more for it DTG. Various other types could be included as could the branches on this existing section.
     
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    Totally agree with that. There is so much good stuff that could be done. The route down to and into Cornwall are some of the most picturesque in the country.
     
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  9. Rail Runner

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    Would love to see Plymouth Penzance along with most the branch lines like Looe-Liskeard etc. Could use Class 70 with Tank Wagons, Class 150 and HST (Cross Country) for the services.
    DLC could be Class 800, a Class 66 (with a better horn) with some China Clay wagons.
    The addition of the Class 800s would mean that they could be used on the original GWE route.
     
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    I'm in. But only with an upgrade it'll get interesting. *lenght
     
  11. bussikuski179

    bussikuski179 New Member

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    This would be a great addition to the very neglected GWE.
     
  12. TSWx

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    A yes for the 180 and the forgotten GWE.
     
  13. MarkySparky69

    MarkySparky69 New Member

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    Sounds great, instant buy for me. If they could do it so it had a mixture of era’s as well would be even better. Would love to see class 50’s running on the route!
     
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  14. elarthur

    elarthur Well-Known Member

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    Yes yes yes.
     
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    Instant buy with the 50s. Anything NSE would be a must buy!
     
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    The 180's were used into Paddington, i live in Gloucester and they were run on the Cheltenham Paddington services for a short time, i know because i travelled on them frequently going to see my then GF in London where she lived.
     
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    Sometimes from Paddington between reading
    There would be few I used to see in the Mainline on some occasions while travelling
     

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