Class 92 is Brushed up nicely

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The Class 92s were built from 1993 by Brush for the expected freight boom and the Nightstar sleeper services through the Channel Tunnel. Tunnel freight traffic never came up to expectations and Nightstar, like North of London Eurostar, was stopped before it started when economics overcame politics.

At privatisation the fleet was split, with GB Railfreight eventually buying 16 of them, mostly from the ‘meadow’ fleet, or more accurately from store at Crewe Electric Depot. The Class 92s have become an integral part of GBRf’s efforts to explore new markets to help the rail sector grow.

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