News Roundup - June 2013
1 July 2013
A round-up of on-track plant, road-railer and trailer news from June 2013.
Story continue to expand their fleet with Komatsu dozer SR1076 (ex S Duffy & Hydrex) and several new GOS T5020AAS trailers. The trailers are notable as they are amongst the first to be built to the new RIS1530PLT Issue 4 standards.
The green TracGopher (76001) that has resided at the Midland Railway Centre for the past few years has left. It joins recently-sold Gopher GR5110 from the NYMR at it's new home with Stobart Rail in Cumbria. This means that Stobart now have four TracGophers and are expected to start work soon on contracts in London and Newcastle.
As mentioned last month, 73250 was sold. It has now moved from the Kent & East Sussex Railway to the North Yorkshire Moors Railway at Newbridge where it joins other machines owned by the "York Area Group".