The "Micheline" in England...

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The "Micheline" in England...

Postby Renovater » Tue Jun 01, 2021 1:34 pm

I came across this unusual and rare original photo of the French "Micheline" autorail on test in Watford, the tyres can be plainly seen, it seems well out of place...

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Re: The "Micheline" in England...

Postby Bigmet » Tue Jun 01, 2021 2:27 pm

That elevated driving cab is such a good scheme for a single set of driving controls in a vehicle intended to always run solo. Was it being trialled on the St Albans Abbey branch to assess the suitability of a unit for off peak operation I wonder? (And powered by Bovril too, I never knew that.)

Thanks for putting up such an interesting pic.

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