Her­cules pow­ers test runs for Vin­tage Trains

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Class Fifty Al­liance 50007 Her­cules stands at Birm­ing­ham Moor Street on Novem­ber 24, with a test run for Vin­tage Trains’ Po­lar Ex­press. The English Elec­tric Type 4 re­placed its Sulzer equiv­a­lent af­ter 47773 failed, ap­par­ently with an elec­tric train heat­ing prob­lem that was later traced to a fault on a coach.

MARK MILLER.

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