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Can Anyone Help Me Identify This Train?

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by gobarn, Jun 1, 2018.

  1. gobarn

    gobarn New Member

    Dec 29, 2017
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    A bit off-topic of anything but I want to find out what train used to run on my local branch line in the 70's but I only have one picture to go off.

    (It's in England) The closest I have come is the call 101 DMU but it doesn't have the two rectangles between the cab windows...
    Last edited: Jun 1, 2018
  2. TrainSim-Steve

    TrainSim-Steve Staff Member

    Nov 14, 2016
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    That's a BR Class 101 - which were prolific throughout the Northern Regions being mostly based at Newcastle, Darlington, Leeds and Manchester. They were also used in other regions, here's a clearer picture of one in Norfolk on the Ipswich - Felixstowe service:


    Best, Steve
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  3. Sunscreen

    Sunscreen Guest

    Wow, Steve, slick drills there! :) FYI I'm going to be starting work on a model railway that my father bought for me years ago- have decided to model an aspect of the west somerset railway as it offers so much variation and possibility, and of course I can now drive it too thanks to you guys ;)

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