RESTORED prototype HST power car No. 41001 has been withdrawn from all forthcoming engagements.
This follows detection of possible engine problems during operation at the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway’s (KWVR) May 3-6 diesel and mixed traffic gala.
The power car was conveyed by rail from the KWVR to Kidderminster on May 7 in convoy 5Z89, hauled by GBRf-liveried Class 50 No. 50007 Hercules.
It travelled with Class 31 No. 31163, Class 47 No. 47727 and Class 50 No. 50031 Hood.
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