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During the 1980s BR hired three sets of railgrinders, two are illustrated here. They were a complete unit, with their own locomotive and crew dormitories etc. From Italy they had Italian crews. BR also hired a single unit for grinding points etc. DX79206-10 were disposed 6.89, 79211 - 14 returned to Continental Europe 1992-3, DX79500 was scrapped 8.2002. Other rail grinders are now operated by Network Rail such as DR79262 & 79272.

DR79262 & 79272 Harsco Switch & Crossing Rail Grinder @ York NR Thrall Works 2014-02-20 [01w]

DR79262 & 79272 Harsco Switch & Crossing Rail Grinder @ York NR Thrall Works 2014-02-20 [01w]

DR79262 Harsco Switch & Crossing Rail Grinder @ York NR Thrall Works 2014-02-20 [01w]

DR79262 Harsco Switch & Crossing Rail Grinder @ York NR Thrall Works 2014-02-20 [01w]

DR79262 Harsco Switch & Crossing Rail Grinder @ York NR Thrall Works 2014-02-20 [02w]

DR79262 Harsco Switch & Crossing Rail Grinder @ York NR Thrall Works 2014-02-20 [02w]

DR79262 Harsco Switch & Crossing Rail Grinder @ York NR Thrall Works 2014-02-20 [03w]

DR79262 Harsco Switch & Crossing Rail Grinder @ York NR Thrall Works 2014-02-20 [03w]

DR79262 Harsco Switch & Crossing Rail Grinder @ York NR Thrall Works 2014-02-20 [04w]

DR79262 Harsco Switch & Crossing Rail Grinder @ York NR Thrall Works 2014-02-20 [04w]

DR79262 Harsco Switch & Crossing Rail Grinder @ York NR Thrall Works 2014-02-20 [05w]

DR79262 Harsco Switch & Crossing Rail Grinder @ York NR Thrall Works 2014-02-20 [05w]

DR79262 Harsco Switch & Crossing Rail Grinder @ York NR Thrall Works 2014-02-20 [06w]

DR79262 Harsco Switch & Crossing Rail Grinder @ York NR Thrall Works 2014-02-20 [06w]

DR79262 Harsco Switch & Crossing Rail Grinder @ York NR Thrall Works 2014-02-20 [07w]

DR79262 Harsco Switch & Crossing Rail Grinder @ York NR Thrall Works 2014-02-20 [07w]

DR79262 Harsco Switch & Crossing Rail Grinder @ York NR Thrall Works 2014-02-20 [08w]

DR79262 Harsco Switch & Crossing Rail Grinder @ York NR Thrall Works 2014-02-20 [08w]

DR79262 Harsco Switch & Crossing Rail Grinder @ York NR Thrall Works 2014-02-20 [09w]

DR79262 Harsco Switch & Crossing Rail Grinder @ York NR Thrall Works 2014-02-20 [09w]

DR79262 Harsco Switch & Crossing Rail Grinder @ York NR Thrall Works 2014-02-20 [10w]

DR79262 Harsco Switch & Crossing Rail Grinder @ York NR Thrall Works 2014-02-20 [10w]

DR79262 & 79272 Harsco Switch & Crossing Rail Grinder @ York NR Thrall Works 2014-02-20 [02w]

DR79262 & 79272 Harsco Switch & Crossing Rail Grinder @ York NR Thrall Works 2014-02-20 [02w]

DR79272 Harsco Switch & Crossing Rail Grinder @ York NR Thrall Works 2014-02-20 [01w]

DR79272 Harsco Switch & Crossing Rail Grinder @ York NR Thrall Works 2014-02-20 [01w]

DR79272 Harsco Switch & Crossing Rail Grinder @ York NR Thrall Works 2014-02-20 [02w]

DR79272 Harsco Switch & Crossing Rail Grinder @ York NR Thrall Works 2014-02-20 [02w]

DR79272 Harsco Switch & Crossing Rail Grinder @ York NR Thrall Works 2014-02-20 [03w]

DR79272 Harsco Switch & Crossing Rail Grinder @ York NR Thrall Works 2014-02-20 [03w]

DR79272 Harsco Switch & Crossing Rail Grinder @ York NR Thrall Works 2014-02-20 [04w]

DR79272 Harsco Switch & Crossing Rail Grinder @ York NR Thrall Works 2014-02-20 [04w]

DR79272 Harsco Switch & Crossing Rail Grinder @ York NR Thrall Works 2014-02-20 [05w]

DR79272 Harsco Switch & Crossing Rail Grinder @ York NR Thrall Works 2014-02-20 [05w]

DR79272 Harsco Switch & Crossing Rail Grinder @ York NR Thrall Works 2014-02-20 [06w]

DR79272 Harsco Switch & Crossing Rail Grinder @ York NR Thrall Works 2014-02-20 [06w]

DR79272 Harsco Switch & Crossing Rail Grinder @ York NR Thrall Works 2014-02-20 [07w]

DR79272 Harsco Switch & Crossing Rail Grinder @ York NR Thrall Works 2014-02-20 [07w]

DR79272 Harsco Switch & Crossing Rail Grinder @ York NR Thrall Works 2014-02-20 [08w]

DR79272 Harsco Switch & Crossing Rail Grinder @ York NR Thrall Works 2014-02-20 [08w]

Categories & Keywords
Category:Transportation
Subcategory:Railway
Subcategory Detail:
Keywords:Railgrinders