"The Last Thump":
Mike Etheridge (JRGS 1963-65) writes: Show here is the diesel multiple unit that was supposedly making its last run on Saturday, 27th November 2004. I agreed to go on this special last trip with an old Norbury Manor school friend and my eldest son, Christopher, who used to spot these trains at South Croydon station. The journey covered all the places where Thumper trains would normally visit, including Brighton station, where this image was taken.

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