On-Track Machine and Road-Railer Roundup - April 2019
1 May 2019
A round-up of on-track machine and road-railer deliveries during May 2019.
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Crossrail Elizabeth Line
Crossrail's new Linsinger MG31 milling unit arrived at the end of March via Immingham Docks, and subsequently moved to Plumstead for commissioning. GBRailfreight will be operating this machine (and the Plasser/Robel units) for the next five years.
The new Plasser/Robel units were also delivered to Plumstead in the middle of April, having been at West Ealing since July 2018.
99 70 9127 006-3 / 79101 - Linsinger MG31-UK Milling Unit.
Coombes UK have taken delivery of two Liebherr A924 excavators (supplied by Allan J Hargreaves), and four Predator trailers for use on their new CP6 contracts in the South-East.
99709 940882-2 - Liebherr A924 rail.
99709 940885-5 - Liebherr A924 rail.
Network Rail (Scotland) have also taken delivery of a new Kubota buggy from Permaquip, and four new Ford R2R Ranger vehicles from Aquarius.
99709 975129-6 - Permaquip/Kubota RTVX900.
99709 976098-2 / YG68KHR - Aquarius/Ford R2R Ranger.
99709 976099-0 / YG68KHP - Aquarius/Ford R2R Ranger.
99709 976100-6 / YG68KHU - Aquarius/Ford R2R Ranger.
99709 976101-4 / YG68KHT - Aquarius/Ford R2R Ranger.
GOS have delivered new Doosan Ultimate 270s to Quattro and Total Rail Solutions
99709 910146-8 / QPL 1152 - GOS/Doosan DX170W-5 Ultimate 270.
99709 910147-6 / TRS1037 - GOS/Doosan DX170W-5 HS Ultimate 270.