19 March 2021
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Eversholt Rail / Off Lease
This ex Greater Anglia unit has now been confirmed for a conversion project. Eversholt plan to convert the unit to a parcels train capable of 100mph running whilst carrying up to 12 tonne of parcels
321349 / 321366
Both of these units had previously been sent off lease by GA and both have now been transferred from Clacton to Sims Metal at Newport Docks for scrapping
Another of the new fleet to be completed at Derby Litchurch Lane and this unit has now transferred to Wembley where it will remain in storage until testing commences
London North Eastern Railway
Having been involved in both the Hatfield and Great Heck rail accidents, this loco's unfortunate life reaches a conclusion as it has now been transferred from Doncaster to Sims Metals at Nottingham, where it will be scrapped. This is the first of the Class 91 to find itself in a scrap yard but others are due to follow in due course....
This loco has now transferred from Leeming Bar on the Wensleydale Railway to Shires Removals and Storage at Kinsley in Yorkshire