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RVEL Ultra 73 - Progress

photograph by Martin Longshaw

Progress on, and introduction to service, of the RVEL (Railway Vehicle Engineering Ltd) re-built Class 73s, subclass 73/95, termed "Ultra 73s", has been significantly slower than the Brush re-built 73/96s which are already in service in quantity. However, 73951 and 73952 were seen together at 15:15 Derby on 19th February 2016. It appears that these two are about to receive nameplates.

Read our original report from June 2014 by clicking here.