Bat­tle­field trans­fer for ex-DB ‘58s’

Rail (UK) - - Fleet News -

Two Class 58s (58012 and 58023) have moved by road to Shack­er­stone on the Bat­tle­field Rail­way.

The lo­co­mo­tives had been stored at Ron Hull Jr’s scrap­yard at Rother­ham, hav­ing been sold for scrap by DB Cargo ear­lier this year. 58023 will be re­turned to traf­fic.

Nei­ther has op­er­ated this mil­len­nium. EWS with­drew 58012 in Septem­ber 1999 and 58023 in July 1999.

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