Test Car 6

The only Mk2 derived vehicle, Test Car 6 No:ADB975290 was converted from a MK2 coach. The original coach No S13396 was sent to the ORE testing station at Vienna in 1968 prior to being converted into a test vehicle

In 2011 the vehicle was moved to Eastleigh Works, possibly for asbestos removal, having not been used for a number of years.

Test Car 6 was finally scrapped at Eastleigh in July 2013

Photos are BR Official unless otherwise credited

RTC Test car 6 ADB975290 at RTC on 5 August 1992

Colin Marsden

Glenfinnan Behind class 37175 fitted with steering bogies
Whoops! Halfway into the EDU when it was involved in a shunting accident which demolished the doors c1980 Old Dalby 60001 at Old Dalby with TC6 in March 1990

Adrian Tibbles

Sacre bleu At Coquelles, France 1994

Chris Dolman

Carlisle At Carlisle Upperby on 7 September 1994 during the class 92 acceptance trials.

Simeon Gaskell

TC6 test train

Test Car 6 ADB975290 with COV-AB van 201055 and a couple of rail-carrying wagons stands in the yard prior to venturing onto the main line in 1999 GCR In Serco livery at GCR (North) on 21 March 2004

Ben Williams


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