Irish Rail marks four decades of the ‘071s’

Iarnród Éireann (Irish Rail) has applied an historic paint scheme to its pioneer General Motors Class 071.

Irish Rail marks four decades of the ‘071s’
Newly repainted ‘GM’ No. 071 stands at Dublin Connolly on a glorious May 13 as it prepares to haul the RPSI’s ‘071 40th Anniversary Railtour’ to Waterford. FIONNBARR KENNEDY
This new look comes hot on the heels of GWR’s repainting of HST power car No. 43002 into its original livery.

Both the Class 071 and HST are celebrating their 40th anniversary this year.

Read more in June’s edition of The RM

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