More 68s complete as Class 88 heads for Velim

APRIL saw the arrival of three more Class 68s locomotives for Direct Rail Services, which completes the second batch of locos ordered.

More 68s complete as Class 88 heads for Velim
The first Class 68 visit to Swansea came on April 1 when Nos. 68004 and 68002 top-and-tailed a Network Rail track assessment train from Old Oak Common. MARTIN TURNER
On March 23, Nos. 68020-022 arrived at Workington and were followed on April 4 by Nos. 68023-25, which arrived on the MV Eendracht.

They were unloaded the next day and tripped to Carlisle Kingmoor on April 6.

Read more in May’s edition of The RM

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