SR DEMU farewell tour

This article created on 30 November 2004

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To commemorate the end of rostered SR DEMU passenger workings, H&SUPS and Southern ran The Last Thump railtour, using an eight-car DEMU formation. The tour visited London Victoria, Gatwick, Hastings, Brighton, Uckfield and London Bridge. It is seen here passing St. Leonards depot. Photo by Mike Pannell.

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