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Wrexham & Shropshire loco hauled set.
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No: 9618   Contributor: Mick Baker   Year: 2010   Manufacturer: Alstom   Country: England
Wrexham & Shropshire loco hauled set.

Class 67 loco, no. 67012 on one end & a DVT on the other (82305). The mark 3 coaches consist of three TSO's & a GFW.
This is set 5 in the Wrexham & Shropshire fleet, one of five sets.
Photo taken at Wembley depot, opposite Wembley Stadium on the 26th. September 2010.
Picture added on 28 September 2010 at 08:10
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Hi Mick, a very neat and well framed photo. Great!

Added by Marcel Gommers on 28 September 2010.
Interesting colour scheme that is actually reversed on the other side of the loco.
You can buy a 00 model of 67012 although it is a "dummy" no motor or lights.
She does get about a bit, I have seen photos of her on railtour duties at Fort William!
Oh and Marcel is right, good photo Mick.

Added by John Southall on 28 September 2010.
I really like class 67 and this photo just proves why.

Added by P. Hynes on 29 September 2010.
Thanks for the comments from all of you.
When the Chiltern Railways loco hauled stock comes out, the mark 3 coaches will have powered doors which are from a large modification programme(plug type doors similar to Irish Railways mark 3 stock).
On the subject of models, there was available for a little while, a model of 67010 which had a set of nameplates to be attached, with the name 'Charles Darwin'. This was in N-gauge & I think there was a run of 200 of them.
This loco apparently will be named something else instead, so it would be a collectors item soon.

Added by Mick Baker on 09 October 2010.
This loco has now had the 'Wrexham & Shropsire' decals removed. The nameplate remains, for the time being.

Added by Mick Baker on 09 March 2011.
my Nan used to work on this train

Added by Ruby aged 4 on 03 December 2012.
Well thanks Ruby.
Do you know what your Nan used to do on the train?

John : co-editor of the website.

Added by John Southall on 03 December 2012.
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