DRS Class 88 Nos. 88007 Electra and 88008 Ariadne made a rare visit to the Great Eastern Main Line on January 18.
The pair worked from Willesden Brent Sidings to Ipswich (East Suffolk Jct) having come south from Crewe Gresty Bridge the previous day.
The visit was in connection with filming as part of the introduction of the Class 755 Stadler bi-mode multiple units into the Greater Anglia franchise later in the year.
The end of No. 88008 has two cameras in the cab, the pair being seen passing Shenfield. DR IAIN C SCOTCHMAN
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