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Class 700 First Testing on the Mainline

700107 at Brighton late night 24th November 2015 during DC testing

photographs by Andy Robertson

700107 was the first Class 700 to run on the mainline under its own power late night on Tuesday 24th November 2015 working:
5Z90 22+44 Three Bridges TL Depot Up Side to Brighton
5Z91 23+26 Brighton to Three Bridges TL Depot Up side,
so commencing DC testing. The unit is pictured whilst at Brighton.

It is expected that AC testing will commence next week between Bedford and Cricklewood.

700107 at Brighton late night 24th November 2015 during DC testing
700107 at Brighton late night 24th November 2015 during DC testing