British Rail MPV

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Railtrack MPV, nos. DR98917+DR98967, at Doncaster Works on 27th July 2003. These purpose-built departmental vehicles were built to replace older trains converted from former passenger vehicles.
DR98915 and DR98965 passing through Lincoln on the 26 October 2007
DR98915 and DR98965 passing through Lincoln on the 26 October 2007
DR98926 at Swanwick on the 10 November 2007

The Multiple-purpose Vehicle or MPV is a purpose-built departmental derivative of a diesel multiple unit. Twenty-five two-car units were ordered by Railtrack to enable it to replace its motley collection of ageing departmental vehicles, many of which were converted from redundant passenger stock.