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…

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


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