EX IRISH RAIL
Mk2 STANDARD OPEN 303
|Withdrawn||Irish Rail, 2008|
|Companies||CIÉ, Irish Rail (5203), RPSI (303)|
|Preservation Career||2008 to present|
|Current Status||In traffic|
This former Irish Rail Mk2d coach arrived at Whitehead in 2008 having narrowly escaped scrapping.
It is a vacuum-braked, air-conditioned standard open delivered to CIE in 1972 as part of the 'Super Train' fleet.
Like the rest of the ex CIÉ Mk2 fleet, 303 has a small brake compartment at one end.