First DRS class 88 electro-diesel ready for testing [IRJ]





Date: 16/04/2016

THE first of 10 Stadler Rail Valencia (formerly Vossloh Rail Vehicles) class 88 EuroDual electro-diesel locomotives for British open-access operator Direct Rail Services (DRS) was delivered by rail to the VUZ Velim test centre in the Czech Republic on April 15 for dynamic testing. DRS ordered the locomotives in 2013 through Beacon Rail Leasing, with assembly being carried out at Stadler Rail Valencia's plant in Albuixech, Spain. [From Richard Buckby]


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First DRS class 88 electro-diesel ready for testing

International Railway Journal

THE first of 10 Stadler Rail Valencia (formerly Vossloh Rail Vehicles) class 88 EuroDual electro-diesel locomotives for British open-access operator Direct Rail Services (DRS) was delivered by rail to the VUZ Velim test centre in the Czech Republic o...