Weed-killing vehicle, 2000.
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Weed killing vehicle number DR98910 at Doncaster, by Lynn Patrick. This vehicle cleans the East Coast Main Line. It clears leaves from the track in the autumn and kills weeds. Weeds often grow in between the tracks, which, if left, can grow over the tracks and potentially cause problems with trains slipping on or catching on the leaves. Therefore the weeds have to be killed, and the leaves cleared, on a regular basis.