IN THIS MONTH: AdTranz launches Turbostar for Midland Mainline

In this month 17 years ago (November 3 1998), rail manufacturer AdTranz unveiled the first of the brand-new Class 170 Turbostars. 

Click the image below to read the original news story from RAIL 344 (published November 18 1998): AdTranz launches Turbostar for Midlands Mainline.


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  • Andrewjgwilt1989 - 09/11/2015 11:12

    The Class 170's Turbostar's are in fact very good reliable diesel multiple unit trains that AdTranz (now Bombardier) who made these new trains and is being used in Scotland, Southwest England, Northern England, The Midlands and East of England and also was used in London as well.

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