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Growlette: News Archives - February 2017

News Archives - February 2017

February 9th, 2017


A number of Class 37w recently offered for sale by Direct Rail Services ahve been sold, 5 to other mainline operators and one into preservation. Class 37/6 no. 37601 has been acquired by Europheonix and will soon transfer to the Leicester based company, joining 'Sisters' 37608 and 37611. Class 37/5 no. 37688 has been purchased for preservation by the D05 Preservation group. It is believed that Harry Needle Railroad has acquired Class 37/5 no. 37667 and Class 37/6s no.s 37607, 37610 and 37612.

February 8th, 2017

Another one bites the dust!

Formerly part of the DRS fleet, a start has been made on the disposal of Class 37/0 no. 37194 at the CF Booth yard in Rotherham. The bodyside has been removed, along with the nose ends, with the remaining shell being grounded to allow the bogies to be retrieved for further use.



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