On the ASLE&F plus RMT train drivers strike day of 3 February 2023, the only trains to run on the Coastway West route, were two empty stock workings from Stewarts Lane to Hove sidings and Lover's Walk, Brighton respectively. Both trains were surprisingly formed of red liveried Class 387/2 GatEx units. Here a full 12-car formation comprising unit Nos.387217, 387221 and 387215 approaches Goring-by-Sea with train 5Z00, the 10.50 from Stewarts Lane, routed via Dorking, Horsham and Barnham. John Vaughan
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