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Headcodes

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Mkdog45, May 6, 2019.

  1. Mkdog45

    Mkdog45 Active Member

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    Hi, I was wondering what each colour of head code means and what the numbers mean.
     
  2. Rudolf

    Rudolf Active Member

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    Fort Crompton you mean?
     
  3. Mkdog45

    Mkdog45 Active Member

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    Yea
     
  4. KiwiLE

    KiwiLE Active Member

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    The two digit headcodes were used to denote the route the loco was working, for example, 62 was Charing Cross to Gillingham via Lewisham, 38 Victoria - Canterbury West or Margate via Herne Hill and Orpington.

    Two white rectangles were displayed if the service was light loco (with 2 red on the rear cab) or if the service was inter-regional (or freight).
     
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