Published on 15th July 2018
With driver training and testing on the new Hitachi Class 800 and 802 Bi-mode units in full swing, Friday 13th July 2018 saw to diagrams passing Taunton within two minutes of one another.
First to pass south was nine car set No.802101 operating 5Z22 09:22 London Paddington - Plymouth, next to pass through was Class 802 pair No.802001 & No.800002 operating the 5Z83 09:39 Laira - London Paddington diagram. The 28th July will see the introduction Class 800/802 diagrams for passenger use south of Taunton.
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