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DR98917 and DR98967 at Doncaster Works
Railtrack MPV, nos. DR98917+DR98967, at Doncaster Works on 27th July 2003. These purpose-built departmental vehicles were built to replace older trains converted from former passenger vehicles.
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DR98915 and DR98965 passing through Lincoln on the 26 October 2007
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DR98915 and DR98965 passing through Lincoln on the 26 October 2007
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DR98926 at Swanwick on the 10 November 2007

The Multiple-purpose Vehicle or MPV is a purpose-built departmental derivative of a diesel multiple unit. Twenty-five two-car units were ordered by Railtrack to enable it to replace its motley collection of ageing departmental vehicles, many of which were converted from redundant passenger stock.

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