DRS-owned, Northern Belle liveried Class 57/3 No. 57305 powers train 5Z52, the 09.55 Old Dalby to Ilford past Brentingby in Wyfordby just east of Melton Mowbray, on 16 December 2014, hauling Class 379 No. 379013. The Class 379 has been fitted with a prototype battery to increase its flexibility as Britain electrifies more of the rail network, and has been on test at the Old Dalby test track.
Visit our Picture of the Day Index
After many months without the full Traction Recognition pages being operational, detailing all modern traction technical data for locomotives and multiple unit stock, this important feature of the TRC website has now been returned in a much improved format and fully updated. Select the Traction Recognition link from the sidebar to display the full menu.
The new Direct Rail Services Class 68
Visit our special Class 68 section, with illustrations and a full technical description of this new class now arriving in the UK and set to enter service this summer. Class 68