Class 91

  • First Class 91 withdrawn to become spares donor

    First Class 91 withdrawn to become spares donor

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    LNER Class 91 No. 91108 became the first of the 31-strong class to be taken out of service on July 22. Withdrawal of Class 91s was anticipated following the introduction of the Hitachi ‘Azuma’ trains on LNER services, and is in line with LNER’s plans to hand locos back to the leasing company.  The operator made…

  • Class 91s facing sidelines as Mk4 stock goes for store

    Class 91s facing sidelines as Mk4 stock goes for store

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    THE first Class 91 locos are expected to be withdrawn by LNER from July. They are becoming surplus to requirements as diagrams for the Hitachi ‘Azuma’ sets increase every week, and with LNER now announcing a start of services from Edinburgh on August 1.  LNER has already ceased use of DB Class 90s and the…

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