Class 142

  • Northern withdraws first batch of ‘Pacers’

    Northern withdraws first batch of ‘Pacers’



    NORTHERN has withdrawn the first its Class 142 ‘Pacer’ units – 11 months later than planned.  The first was scheduled for retirement in September 2018, but late delivery and acceptance of replacement units gave the ‘Pacers’ a stay of execution.  Unit No. 142005 was ‘retired’ on August 12, with Northern holding a ceremony at Manchester Victoria…

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