Pacer trains 'could be used as village halls' [BBC News]





Date: 29/05/2019

Pacer trains could be used as villages halls or cafes when they are taken out of service, the government has said. A call for ideas for using the 30-year-old carriages as public spaces is to be launched. The trains - described as 'buses on train wheels' - were only intended for short-term use. They are to be retired this summer and replaced with new rolling stock. The National Railway Museum in York is planning to take one.


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Pacer trains 'could become village halls'
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Community groups are being asked for ideas to reuse the 30-year-old carriages as they end service.