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Pacer train finds new lease of life as home for mental health charity

Redundant carriage will be based at Huddersfield Station

Mark Moran
16 July 2021
The retired Pacer is lowered into position

 

A retired train has been new home at Huddersfield Station as part of the ‘Transform a Pacer’ competition.

The carriage was lowered into position at Huddersfield Station for local mental health charity Platform 1 on 10 July.

The 19-tonne carriage was lifted into position overnight by a crane positioned on St George’s Street, hoisting it over the high wall into the station.

The vehicle is the second of the retired trains to be delivered to community projects as part of...

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