67s on Arriva Trains Wales driver training

67014 at Bangor
To cover for the temporary loss of class 158 units while they were fitted with ERTMS equipment for the Cambrian Line, Network Rail agreed to fund driver training for Arriva Trains Wales staff. The class 67 hauled service was intended to run twice daily between Holyhead and Manchester. 67 014 is seen reversing out of the back platform at Bangor on 4th October 2007, for some unexplained reason it hadn't run through to Holyhead.

67014 at Bangor

67014 at Bangor
It is held for the Holyhead to Manchester, a service it was intended to temporarily supplant.

67014 at Llanfair PG
Four days later, the same locomotive runs light to Holyhead, seen here on Anglesey after passing Llanfair PG.

67014 at Bangor
On 12th November 67 021 rushes through Bangor.

All this proved to be in vain, as a couple of refurbished class 150 units were scraped from the bottom of a barrel.

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