UK railway news round-up

Chiltern Railways is to withdraw its two Class 121 single-car DMUs.

On May 19 Chiltern Railways is to withdraw its two Class 121 single-car DMUs, which are used on the Princes Risborough – Aylesbury route. The company said the 1960s units are the ‘last remaining trains in service that use vacuum brakes’, and have become expensive to maintain.

Please sign in or register for free to view this page

 

Sub Advert

You have reached your limit of news stories for this week. Register for FREE to read this article and get:

  • Unlimited access to online news coverage from:
  • Railway Gazette International covering the global railway industry
  • Metro Report International covering the urban transport sector
  • Rail Business UK industry news for the British railway market
  • Weekly e-mail newsletters covering the sector(s) of your choice
  • Exclusive offers for Railway Gazette Events.

If you are already a registered user or a subscriber you can SIGN IN now