Czech trip for Caledonian Sleeper Class 73

Caledonian Sleeper (CS) is sending a Class 73/9 to the Velim test track in the Czech Republic.

The electro-diesel, owned by GB Railfreight (GBRf), will be used for testing the Mk 5s on order for CS, which are being built by Construcciones y Auxiliar Ferrocarriles (CAF).

  • For much more on this EXCLUSIVE story, including details of the test, which '73' is heading abroad and when, read RAIL 818, published on January 18.

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