FOR SALE – MARK III RFM CATERING CAR 10206

10206 Data Panel

As previously circulated in various forums, 125 Group has reluctantly identified that Loco-hauled Mark III catering vehicle 10206 is surplus to requirements. The sale notice can be found here.

The Group now needs to bring this process to conclusion – Anyone wishing to make an offer to purchase 10206 needs to request a bid form from the Group by mailing alex.wood@125group.org.uk. A bid form will be forwarded electronically, together with full details of bid submission rules.┬áBids will only be accepted on the sale form provided. The closing date for bids will be midday on Tuesday 20th February 2024.

Please do not bid unless you have the ability to remove and keep this vehicle – it is approximately 23m long, 3m wide and 4m high, weighing some 35 tonnes. Anyone making a successful bid will be required to remove the vehicle from its current site within 6-8 weeks maximum. 100% of the proceeds from the sale will be utilised by the Group to support its HST fleet and develop its Charitable aims.

Magnificant Severn

Today the Prototype HST Power Car is leaving the Severn Valley Railway following a magnificent weekend at their Spring Diesel Festival and Mixed Traction Day.

We are sorry, because of its engine issues, 41001 was unable to haul trains however thank you to the SVR for having us and to everyone who came along for cab and engine room visits and kindly donated to our cause. 125 Group’s Mk3 coaches worked passenger services all weekend, we hope you enjoyed the ride and thanks to those who purchased items from our sales stand and bought delicious food and drinks from Buffet 125.

Today (Monday 20th May) 41001 is leaving the SVR on GBRf transit move 0Z43 0941 Kidderminster to Derby Etches Park hauled by 60095 and 66789. The full live schedule courtesy of Realtime Trains can be found HERE.

Tuesday 21st May, 125 Group’s Mk3 coaches 10206, 11074, 12087, 12092 and 12134 will be leaving the SVR on transit move 0811 from Kidderminster to Hotchley Hill/Ruddington GCRN. The full live schedule courtesy of Realtime Trains can be found HERE.

These are the planned timings, traction and routing, all of which can change at short notice on the day subject to operational constraints, and trains may run early or late. As always, plans are made and this information is provided in good faith, however all arrangements in railway preservation are subject to alteration in the event of changing circumstances, for which we can not be held liable. 125 Group is custodian of 41001 which is owned by the National Railway Museum.