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Azuma on diversion: weekend closures north of Newcastle on the East Coast main line during the autumn have meant the diversion of LNER’s Anglo-Scottish services via the Tyne Valley line to Carlisle and thence via the West Coast main line. This is No 800108 working the 07.30 King’s Cross to Aberdeen at Abington on 18 September 2021.
David Andrews

During the evacuation of Kabul, a United States Air Ford C19 Globemaster transport aircraft set a new record by carrying 823 passengers. Although C19 can be fitted with palletised seating modules, to pack in this number the passengers sat on the cargo deck, each row squashed up between the legs of the row behind. Not so much full and standing as full and seated.

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