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East Lancashire Railway
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East Lancashire Railway
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IU 04xxxx series


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ELR, Bury Baron Street shed** *** **** Greg Hartle
East Lancashire Railway** *** ****Peter Wreford
East Lancashire Railway** *** ****Kev Adlam
East Lancashire Railway** *** ****Dennis Graham
East Lancashire Railway** *** ****Kev Adlam
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  • ADS 70025

    24 April 2009 - Ben Williams

    This became 041614 and is now at East Lancs Railway

  • ADS 70025

    1 May 2009 - Martin Allen

    Earlier history is: Built in 1935 to diagram 3103 as S 2223. To Departmental Service as DS 70025 on 25-4-59, withdrawn 23-4-82.

  • 25 July 2020 - Peter Hall

    This has recently been offered for sale through Tractionads along with 083523. It is possible one of the pair has now been sold and moved to the Middleton Railway. Can anyone clarify?

  • 29 July 2020 - Stephen Green

    According to Steam Railway magazine Issue 507, it is this van which will be moving to the Middleton to be converted into a passenger carriage, similar to the line's other converted SR vans, and expected to take two years to complete.