News Roundup - April 2014

1 May 2014

News Roundup - April 2014

Lundy's new Colmar (photo: P Moseley)

A round-up of on-track plant, road-railer and trailer news from April 2014.

ABC Electrification

ABC Electrification continue to expand their fleet, with several new Rexquote Genie Accessrailers and trailers.

99709 912069-0 - Genie Z60/34 300 Accessrailer

99709 912072-4 - Genie Z60/34 300 Accessrailer

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Aspin Foundations

Aspin have added three new excavators to their fleet - two Liebherr A900CZWs and a Colmar T10000FS.

99709 940780-8 RRV15 - Liebherr A900CZW 1384

99709 940781-6 RRV16 - Liebherr A900CZW 1384

99709 940782-4 RRV14 - Colmar T10000FS

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L&W Contractors

99709 910030-4 RRV140 - Komatsu PW160 Megarailer

Lundy Projects

Another new Colmar T10000FS joins Lundy's fleet.

99709 940783-2 - Colmar T10000FS

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Network Rail

Network Rail have acquired several Land Rovers, a Ford Ranger and two new Kawasaki Mules from Aquarius. The Land Rovers are based in Wessex, and the Ford Ranger & Mules will be heading to Scotland.

99709 975116-3 - Kawasaki Mule 4010

99709 975117-1 - Kawasaki Mule 4010

99709 976003-2 Juliet - Land Rover 130 Crew Cab Pick-Up

99709 976020-6 Jessica - Land Rover 130 Crew Cab Pick-Up

99709 976021-4 Jolene - Land Rover 130 Crew Cab Pick-Up

99709 976022-2 Janice - Land Rover 130 Crew Cab Pick-Up

99709 976041-2 Jenni - Land Rover 130 Crew Cab Pick-Up

99709 976052-9 - Ford Ranger Crew Cab pick-up

Readypower Engineering

A fourth Manitou ART access platform has been delivered to Readypower, noted working at Pitsea over the Easter weekend.

99709 912074-0 FR1360 - Manitou ART17T Access Platform

Story Contracting

Story Contracting are in the process of renumbering their ex Caledonian fleet. Interestingly they carry both new fleet number and old fleet number. Noted so far are:

1101-20, ex 20

1102-21, ex 21

1103-22, ex 22

1105-24, ex 24

1109-28, ex 28

1111-02, ex RA02

Logically there are several gaps in the sequence, ie 1104-23, 1106-25, 1107-26, 1108-27, 1110-01, 1112-03, 1113-04, 1114-05, 1115-06, 1116-07, 1117-08. As we know, logic isn't always applied when numbering things, so please keep an eye out!

Story have also taken delivery of at least two new 5m trailers from Chieftain - 010772 & 010773.

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Total Rail Solutions

Two new GOS T5020AAS trailers have joined TRS's fleet - TRS330 (010775) and TRS331 (010776).

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  • Some more of the GW electrification factory train should have arrived recently.

    There is a recent i/net pic of 2 MPVs and 4 flats heading through northern France in this direction.

    http://lapassiondutrain.blogspot.com.au/2014/04/hazebrouck-passage-dun-rame-particuliere.html

  • Thanks Peter - an interesting link.

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