News Archive for October 2017

 Colas RHTT Driving Training for DB Cargo

Published on 4th October 2017

A series of driver training runs took place during October to train Colas Tamper Drivers on Class 66's ahead of the RHTT season.

These crews will supplement DB Cargo's own drivers. In a strange turn of events a Freightliner Class 66 was used for the training trips, providing the rare sight of a single locomotive hauling the Rail Head Treatment Train. On the 4th October 2017 Class 66/9 No. 66957 'Stephenson Locomotive Society 1909-2009' passes Norton Fitzwarren working the 6Z77 09:11 Exeter Riverside to Exeter Riverside via Fairwater Yard and Par.

A series of driver training runs took place during October to train Colas Tamper Drivers on Class 66's ahead of the RHTT season. These crews will suppliment DB Cargo's own drivers. In a stange turn of events a Freigthliner Class 66 was used for the training trips, providing the rare sight of a single locomotive hauling the Rail Head Treatment Train. On the 4th October 2017 Class 66/9 No. 66957 'Stephenson Locomotive Society 1909-2009' 'Stephenson Locomotive Society' passes Norton Fitzwarren working the 6Z77 09:11 Exeter Riverside to Exeter Riverside via Fairwater Yard and Par.

(Photo: Sclub)


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