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Class 50s take for­mer Anglia Mk 3s to new home

- JACK BOSKETT. Greater Anglia · Worcester · United Kingdom · GB Railfreight · Defiance · Norton · UK Rail Leasing · Long Marston

GB Rail­freight 50049 De­fi­ance and 50007 Her­cules lead a rake of six for­mer Greater Anglia Mk 3s through Nor­ton Bar­racks (near Worces­ter) on Novem­ber 9. The coaches had been stored at Long Marston, but have been ac­quired by the Auck­land Project for the Weardale Rail­way. They were be­ing taken to UK Rail Leas­ing’s Le­ices­ter de­pot ahead of for­ward­ing to the North East. The stock was Buf­fet Stan­dard (TSOB) 10417 and Trailer Stan­dards (TSO) 12015/034/084, 12108/126. The ‘50s’ are owned by the Class 50 Al­liance but hired by GBRf on a reg­u­lar ba­sis for moves such as this, re­leas­ing Class 66s for other du­ties.

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