Tem­po­rary role for Mk 3s

Model Rail (UK) - - OPENING THE BOX -

Transpen­nine Ex­press plans to op­er­ate Class 68s with Mk 3 coaches for a few months this year un­til the Mk 5a coaches are ready to en­ter ser­vice. Crew train­ing trips of­fer the op­por­tu­nity to model some colour­ful trains, such as this one which ran be­tween Wavertree Junc­tion and Crewe Car­riage Sid­ings on May 24. The train com­prised two Class 68s in DRS blue, three Mk 3s from Vir­gin’s ‘Pre­tendolino’ set and a Mk 3 from Greater Anglia. TERRY EYRES

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