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MRCE ER 20-006 is leased to LTE from Austria. It has been on lease since 03.07.2013. - KAR

StLB's latest addition to fleet, ER 20-004, has received a new livery. The loco now has a white body with green elements and StLB logos. An impression can be found here and here.

In the meantime, Beacon Rail/GBRf 66751 has been transported to Longport, Stoke-on-Trent, where it will be prepared for use in the UK by Elektro-Motive Services International Ltd.. It could be seen in Stafford, awaiting further transfer to Longport, on the 12th (see image).

Of the 20+ new Class 66, which are to be delivered from 2014, 8 will have a career with GBRf.

On 28.07.2013, DB Schenker 247 029-2 had to save a stranded DB Regio BR146 with a rake of double deck coaches when a fallen tree brought the overhead wires down. An image of this remarkable combination in Bielefeld can be found here: link.

PowerHaul demonstrator loco 70099 has been transported from Eastleigh Depot to Colas Rail's depot at Cardiff Canton on 05.08.2013. It's expected that Colas will test it in active service.

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