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8001F

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Accelerating UP Lickey Bank. - Posted: August 8, 2018 - 7:33 PM Quote and reply
A bit surreal but here's how a 6 car 323 set handled the incline:

0.00 BROMSGROVE 0.00
0.86 MP 54.75----- 1.18.72 57
1.11 MP 54.50----- 1.34.32 59
1.36 MP 54.25----- 1.49.55 60
1.61 MP 54--------- 2.04.32 61
2.11 MP 53.50----- 2.33.16 64
2.61 MP 53.00----- 3.01.94 64
3.81 Barnt Gn fb--- 4.00.74 86/92
-------------------- XSL 40/53

6.44 LONGBRIDGE-- 7.03

A 3 car almost equalled this but eased off at the summit as it was calling at Barnt Green.
Ian U



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Re: Accelerating UP Lickey Bank. - Posted: August 9, 2018 - 12:01 PM Quote and reply
8001F said:
A bit surreal but here's how a 6 car 323 set handled the incline:

0.00 BROMSGROVE 0.00
0.86 MP 54.75----- 1.18.72 57
1.11 MP 54.50----- 1.34.32 59
1.36 MP 54.25----- 1.49.55 60
1.61 MP 54--------- 2.04.32 61
2.11 MP 53.50----- 2.33.16 64
2.61 MP 53.00----- 3.01.94 64
3.81 Barnt Gn fb--- 4.00.74 86/92
-------------------- XSL 40/53

6.44 LONGBRIDGE-- 7.03

A 3 car almost equalled this but eased off at the summit as it was calling at Barnt Green.
Ian U



In contrast my last Voyager run passed Bromsgrove station (new) at 81, reached 83mph and had a minimum of 64mph recovering to 67mph at Blackwell in the rear of 5coaches on a 221 with a keen driver and a full gps signal,
John Heaton

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