News – 30/06/11

D7076 Test Run
Hymek D7076 went out on its first test run with its new Maybach 870 engine late yesterday afternoon 29/6/11 .

It first went light engine from Bury to Heywood then with 6 coaches & 37109 (load 8).

All went well with a few minor adjustments to make before it appears at the East Lancs Railway Diesel gala this weekend 1-3 July 2011.

Gilbert Hammond’s photo of D7076 at Heywood and link below to some clagg-tastic footage of the test runs…

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0171l0-4NFA

50 044
Two of Mike Turner’s photos of 50044 back on the mainline and back in BR Blue running through Sutton Park and Wilnecote dragging 50035 0z39 Kidderminster-Barrow Hill 27/6/11

RB004
RB004 successfully ran 4 return trips each day last weekend at the Llangollen Railway Railcar Gala.  Photo Dave Shell Northumbria Rail Ltd

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Posted June 30, 2011 by presgen in PD News 2011, Preserved Diesels News