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 A bid form will be forwarded electronically, together with full details of bid submission rules. Bids 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.

Running days in July 2023

A side onimage of power car 43159 in Midland Mainline RIO livery

Join us for 43159‘s unveiling & first outing in her new livery with our friends at Midland Railway – Butterley over the weekend of Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd July

Our operations over this weekend are planned to use our record breaking power cars 43159 (the World’s fastest diesel) and 43048 (the first to operate in preservation at 125mph) with Mark 3 coaches 40741, 41067, 42119. 42120 & 42337. Timetable & ticket information for the weekend can be found here.

While on board, come and check out Buffet 125 serving refreshments and snacks throughout the day and enjoy your trip in first class comfort as we operate the Railway’s Yellow timetable of six services each day. Shop 125 will also be open with a wide selection including our new 125 Group and Speed Record branded items.

Other site attractions will be available should you break your journey. Why not take the chance to view 43089 at Swanwick Junction (please note there is no public road access to Swanwick) and maybe take a ride on the Golden Valley Light Railway?

Please come along and support our operation, meet the team and enjoy our early preservation operations along the beautiful Midland Railway.

125 Group would like to take this opportunity to say how very grateful we are to Midland Railway – Butterley for their continued support in both storing and using our lovely HST.