NIR Tamper 7
At a glance:
|Builder:||Plasser & Theurer (Austria)|
|Original company:||Northern Ireland Railways|
|Final company:||Northern Ireland Railways|
|Arrived at DCDR:||2008|
We acquired Tamper 7 in May 2008 when it was withdrawn by NIR, and it has been in near-constant use on our railway ever since. Though over 40 years old at this point, it is as reliable as ever; indeed, NIR still have one built to an identical design in 1976 on their books today.