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A day in the life of the AGA 'short set'

Since the middle of June, Abellio Greater Anglia has hired two Class 37/4s from Direct Rail Services to top and tail a rake of three DRS Mk 2f carriages. 

AL PULFORD presents a selection of pictures taken on October 29 in RAIL 788, and here, RICHARD CLINNICK presents an afternoon's worth of images taken on November 12.
  • RAIL 788 is available in shops now.
DRS also supplies the coaching stock for the 'short set'. On November 12, Mk 2f Standard Open (TSO) 5919 is coupled to 37405 on the 1736 to Great Yarmouth. DRS also supplies the coaching stock for the 'short set'. On November 12, Mk 2f Standard Open (TSO) 5919 is coupled to 37405 on the 1736 to Great Yarmouth.
Unusually routed into platform 4 at Lowestoft, 37405 stands at the 'stops' with the 1455 from Norwich. The train returned as the 1548 to Norwich with 37419 leading. Unusually routed into platform 4 at Lowestoft, 37405 stands at the 'stops' with the 1455 from Norwich. The train returned as the 1548 to Norwich with 37419 leading.
DRS 37405 waits to leave Norwich on November 12, with the 1236 to Great Yarmouth. On the rear was 37419. DRS 37405 waits to leave Norwich on November 12, with the 1236 to Great Yarmouth. On the rear was 37419.
DRS 37405 stands at Great Yarmouth on November 12, having arrived with the 1236 from Norwich. The return working, the 1317 back to Norwich, was hauled by 37419. DRS 37405 stands at Great Yarmouth on November 12, having arrived with the 1236 from Norwich. The return working, the 1317 back to Norwich, was hauled by 37419.
Unusually routed into platform 4 at Lowestoft, the 1548 return to Norwich, headed by 37419, waits departure. The train arrived with 37405 leading. Unusually routed into platform 4 at Lowestoft, the 1548 return to Norwich, headed by 37419, waits departure. The train arrived with 37405 leading.
Direct Rail Services 37419 stands at Great Yarmouth on November 12, with the 1317 to Norwich. Direct Rail Services 37419 stands at Great Yarmouth on November 12, with the 1317 to Norwich.
In the darkness of November 12, 37419 waits to leave Great Yarmouth with the 1817 to Norwich. On the rear is 37405. In the darkness of November 12, 37419 waits to leave Great Yarmouth with the 1817 to Norwich. On the rear is 37405.
DRS 37419 waits to trail the 1736 to Great Yarmouth from Norwich on November 12. The Class 37 at each end of the train is powered, meaning there is more than 3,000hp available to haul three coaches. DRS 37419 waits to trail the 1736 to Great Yarmouth from Norwich on November 12. The Class 37 at each end of the train is powered, meaning there is more than 3,000hp available to haul three coaches.
DRS 37405 waits to leave Norwich on November 12, with the 1736 to Great Yarmouth. On the rear was 37419. DRS 37405 waits to leave Norwich on November 12, with the 1736 to Great Yarmouth. On the rear was 37419.
DRS 37405 waits to leave Norwich on November 12, with empty coaching stock for Norwich Lower Yard. It had trailed the 1955 from Lowestoft. DRS 37405 waits to leave Norwich on November 12, with empty coaching stock for Norwich Lower Yard. It had trailed the 1955 from Lowestoft.