Cabbing a Class 60 with DC Rail

DC Rail is a popular freight operator with lineside and model enthusiasts. JAMES ABBOTT from Modern Railways magazine takes a run through the Chilterns in the cab of a Class 60 - a train that can be replicated with limited editions from the Key Model World Shop.

HS2 – or what’s left of it – plays a key role in the British rail freight market. It is estimated the high-speed rail project is responsible for 15% to 20% of rail freight volumes, with trains hauling in concrete segments for tunnel linings, sleepers, ballast and other track components, and shifting out vast quantities of tunnelled spoil.


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