IN THE JULY 2017 ISSUE: First Hitachi IET reaches Penzance

Above: Is this the first electric train to visit Penzance? 800004 and 800003 cross Forder viaduct with a special working, train 5X90, the 05.02 North Pole-Penzance. Additional signals have been installed to reduce block section lengths to permit increased train capacity, seven level crossings have been upgraded, and the line south from Plymouth will be controlled from ’boxes at Plymouth, Lostwithiel and Roskear. Via railwaymagazine.co.uk

 

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