Late December saw the last loco-hauled workings by Northern on the Cumbrian Coast route following the cascade from ScotRail to Northern of three Class 156 and three Class 158 DMUs.
Five different examples of the DRS fleet saw use in December, Nos. 37401/3/9, 37424/5, with No. 37425 in action on all but two of the 20 days that locos were used.
The final day’s workings were powered by Nos. 37424 and 37425 – the former carrying a ‘Cumbrian Coast Express’ headboard for at least part of the day.
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