Utrasonic Test Train (Derby Lightweight)

The British Rail Derby Lightweight diesel multiple units, were the first such trains to be built en-masse for British Railways.

Derby Lightweight DMU pair Nos 79018 + 79612 were rebuilt as an ultrasonic test train(UTU) and were based at Reading, and numbered RDB975007 + RDB975008

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UTU on Reading Depot in the 1980s

Darren Ford

UTU on Reading Depot in the 1980s

Darren Ford

UTU in York station in 1983

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The business area

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The Ultrasonic Test Train RDB975007 & RDB975008 stabled next to 33024 at Bristol Bath Road on,4th May 1985

Steve Hampton

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