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Class 800s "Voyegerised" at Dawlish.

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Class 800s "Voyegerised" at Dawlish. - Posted: December 20, 2019 - 1:09 PM Quote and reply
Thursday 19th December 2020
1A82 (0915 Penzance to Paddington) has reported loss of all "GU's" after a wave strike on the wall. Driver coasting at present. Hitachi aware.
12:23 1C75 (0937 Paddington to Paignton) now stood on the do wn at Dawlish with loss of GU's after being hit by a wave.
The Voyager antidote is installed awaiting testing
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GU - Posted: December 22, 2019 - 3:28 AM Quote and reply
Could be please explain what "GU" is please?

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Re: GU - Posted: December 22, 2019 - 7:19 PM Quote and reply
CTAYLOR said:
Could be please explain what "GU" is please?

I gather its Generator Unit i.e. diesel engine and the associated alternator. Have seen gensets used as well. Just don't call them diesels...

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