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2017-02-24 - [ES/GB] Beacon Rail / DRS Class 88: the start of a journey

Home 2017-02-24 - [ES/GB] Beacon Rail / DRS Class 88: the start of a journey

The future Beacon Rail / DRS 88003 heads for the Port of Sagunto on a low loader on February 15, 2017. Picture by Malcolm Wilton-Jones.


Recently, five Class 88 locomotives have embarked on a journey to the UK. Locomotives 88001, 88003, 88004, 88005 and 88008 gathered in the Port of Sagunto to await the start of their journey to UK where the will join loco 88002, which is already there for certification, static and dynamic testing. On February 23, loading of the locomotives onto the Eemslift Nelli took place, which is now on its way to the Port of Workington.


The future Beacon Rail / DRS 88005 is loaded onto the Eemslift Nelli on February 23, 2017. Picture by Malcolm Wilton-Jones.


The future Beacon Rail / DRS 88003 is loaded onto the Eemslift Nelli on February 23, 2017. Picture by Malcolm Wilton-Jones.


The future Beacon Rail / DRS 88004 is loaded onto the Eemslift Nelli on February 23, 2017. Picture by Malcolm Wilton-Jones.


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