DRS DBSO set for November return

Direct Rail Services 9710 stands inside Railway Vehicle Engineering Ltd’s Derby facility on June 26, undergoing a rebuild before entering traffic in November.

Bought from DCRail, the Mk 2f Driving Brake Standard Open (DBSO) is destined for use on the Cumbrian Coast Class 37-hauled trains operated by Northern Rail.

It will be painted in Northern livery when it is released, and will follow 9705/707, which have already been refurbished but have yet to enter traffic.

After 9710 is released, two more DRS DBSOs will be released, each eight weeks apart. RICHARD CLINNICK. 

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  • Ethan - 26/05/2018 18:58

    The DBSO's Are Funny Looking Things Personally I Think It Is Cruel That The Class 68 My Favourite Locomotive Spoils The View You Get Of The Mark 2 DBSO But I Love The Class 68 Better Than The Class 37/4 But I Love The DRS Compass Livery And Northern Rail Uniform Together I Think Northern And DRS Are Close Friends Long Live The Class 68!!!

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