NR offers its final Class 31s for sale [Rail]

Date: 03/08/2018

The last two Network Rail-owned Class 31s are for sale. The locomotives are stored at Derby Railway Technical Centre. 31105 was withdrawn from main line duties in October 2014, but was used as a yard shunter and has had various exams, while 31233 was withdrawn in April 2017.

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NR offers its final Class 31s for sale


The last Class 31s owned by Network Rail are put up for sale

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