The KCR, 1980s electrification – coaches built by Metro-Cammell, Birmingham, UK

IDJ has sent this photo which was published in the The Railway Magazine of April 1982. It might be read in conjunction with the two articles linked below.

The text accompanying the image reads: One of 135 coaches being built by Metro-Cammell of Birmingham for the Kowloon-Canton Railway, which is being electrified, en route for Immingham. From the manufacturer, P&O Roadways is moving each three-car e.m.u. consignment to either Southampton or via Immingham, driver accompanied to Rotterdam for shipping to Hong Kong. Photo: P&O Roadways Limited

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Related Indhhk articles:

  1. The Modernisation of the British Section of the KCR, 1983 article
  2. The Modernisation of the British Section of the KCR, 1983 article – follow-up letter

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