This looks to be based on the same chassis as the battery Powered Railbus but with an extra powered bogie.
Photos of the Metrovic are extremely rare however Lightline have a few here.
I'm very lucky to now own a Metrovic, details here.
Mike Barton's Metrovic, Sir Christopher Wren, which you can see has slightly different body detailing to
David Hardy, my Metrovic above.
Below are a couple adverts from August 2006 for the Locomotion Metrovic. Kindly supplied by Bob Brown.
The second one also shows a version of the Battery Railbus.
I'm greatly indebted to Mike Barton who got in touch recently and managed to shine a little light on the origins of the Metrovic.
This is the Metropolitan Railway Electric locomotive number 12 "Sarah Siddons" constructed by Metropolitan Vickers 1922-23.
Twenty of these locos were built, only Number 12 is still preserved and in working order. Although John Hampden, Number 5
is on static display in the London Transport Museum. The similarities are fairly obvious and Metrovic can be derived from
This is Number 5, John Hampden.
Number 1, John Lyon.
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