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"Mauzin" Train Tests

Testing & Commissioning Manager acting as on-board Tester in Charge providing instructions to the Engineers and the Pilotman in the front diesel locomotive during the runs of the SNCF "Mauzin" track recording car.

The "Mauzin" was transported diesel hauled from France via the Channel Tunnel and the CTRL-Section 1 operational railway in order to verify the geometry of the track system before anymore tamping adjustments could be scheduled.

The "Mauzin Train" then returned on the project on two occasions and in particular just before the start of the Dynamic tests in March 2007.


CTRL Section 2 Project
Entente Cordiale
Arrival of First ever Train at St Pancras International
Eurostar under the Barlow shed
Preparation on-board Eurostar before test runs
Review of CTRL-Section 2 project
Test Run on board Eurostar Test Train
Eurostar Test Train T&C Team
Eurostar test train at Stratford
Convoy of RRV
Installation of OCS equipment
Structure Gauge Checks
Gauge 'Hot Spots' checks
Test Track
View of London Tunnel
Multi-Purpose Gantry
Transition Slab & Ballasted Tracks
Multi Purpose Gantry (MPG)
Slab Track Team
Train Tunnel Ventilation Tests
Mauzin Train Tests
Michael Palin visits CTRL