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Old June 12th 09, 04:06 PM posted to uk.railway,misc.transport.urban-transit,
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Default Modern Railways, June

On Jun 11, 8:33*am, Peter Beale wrote:

their predecessors, the standard stock, always looked old-fashioned
because of the clerestories.

But today does clerestory roof tube stock look old ?

Modern tube stock with the externally hung doors - 1992/1995/1995
stock - have a very similar external appearance albeit for very
different reasons, although unlike standard stock it is not apparent
from the head on view.

I do think the 1995/1996 front ends seem to me sort of vaguely in a
way reminiscent of standards, and 1992 stock with the first CLR m.u.
sets. Perhaps its because there is little variation you can put into
tube stock front ends without doing something radical like centre
driving position [they already tried that] or assymetry.