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  • Stadler ‘FLIRTs’ in service in Texas

    Stadler ‘FLIRTs’ in service in Texas

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    TEXAS gained a new commuter railway in January, which is operated using eight Stadler-built ‘FLIRT’ DEMUs, incorporating central diesel power pack units. Stadler assembled the trains at its new factory in Salt Lake City, Utah.  The 43km TEXRail line links two stations in central Fort Worth with DFW Airport, and currently has five other intermediate…

  • Dartmoor Railway’s English Electric weekend

    Dartmoor Railway’s English Electric weekend

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    THE Dartmoor Railway held an English Electric weekend on June 8-9.  In use were Class 31 No. 31452 with a five-coach set of stock, ‘Berkshire’ DEMU set No. 1132 (Nos. S60150+S60831), and Class 08 No. D4167.  The plan was to run two trains on the Saturday, one from Okehampton towards the Colford boundary with Network Rail, and the other…

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