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68008 in London Marylebone 20/02/24 "waiting to leave with the 18:07 service to Stourbridge Junction"
B Bates

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SITE UPDATED
Wednesday February 28, 2024 07:15
SECTIONS/PAGES UPDATED
Tuesday 27/02/24

PUBLICATION TIME/S - 07:15 (Wed)

NEWS
D200 & D5500 on the move from York, new pool for BB Class 20s created

FLEET STATUS REFERENCE
Database Updated - 07:00 (Wed)

JOURNAL
PHOTO NEWS - 43277 & 43257 visiting Central Rivers while working 0Z30 from/to Derby RTC, 66089 taking 6V32 to Trostre, 56051 solo again on 6J37, 66794 to Whitemoor on 6T70 with 66765/to March Down Yard with 66783, 66099 on the Marcroft/Arpley wagon trip, 66304 & 66765 with two FEA wagons forming 6L99, 185149 forming 2P78 from York to Manchester Piccadilly

REPORTAGE
PREPARATIONS - 47830 running between Crewe and Rugby, 47828 running between Crewe and Chester, various units being commissioned
STOCK CONTROL - 57303 & 57306 taking barrier coaches to Widnes, 66792 hauling Class 466s to Doncaster, 57010 collecting stock from Burton, 47826 & 57314 returning stock to Burton
STEAM ON THE MAIN - Sir Nigel Gresley on test between Crewe and Chester, 46100 running from the NYMR to Crewe, 61306 & 46100 running between Crewe and Southall, 34046 heading to Carnforth, 44871 running from the NVR to Southall, 44871 running between Carnforth and Southall, 34067 and a large puddle at Manchester Oxford Road

PORTFOLIO
Images from between February 14th and February 25th 2024

VIEW
68005 passing Helwith Bridge with the 6K05 Carlisle Yard to Crewe Basford Hall engineers working

Monday 26/02/24

PUBLICATION TIME/S - 19:05 (Mon) 02:15 (Tue)

NEWS
STOCK CHANGES
DBC fleet changes, Colas Class 59 into service, repainting Class 69s notes, WCRC traction to York for an NRM transfer

FLEET STATUS REFERENCE
Database Updated - 18:41

JOURNAL
PHOTO NEWS - 66169 & 66129 on freight workings off route due to the Camp Hill line closure, 69007 taking 6N71 to Tyne, 56051 solo again on the Chirk logs, 56096 & 56015 on the Dalston to Grangemouth working, 56113 & 70803 either end of 6C97 from Llandeilo Junction to Westbury, grubby 66759 on a Mossend to Carlisle Yard working, 90042 & 90041 with 66522 inside on 4M87, 47810 on Eastleigh Works, 66797 & 66762 with the 3Y03 SITT in Tonbridge, 66793 66772 & 66754 on diverted Grain/Colnbrook workings, 66740 taking 4E53 through the tram-train platforms at Rotherham Central, 350002 & 66023 at Knottingley, 56081 on Longport

REPORTAGE
TOURING - 40013 & 47805 to Inverness and back with the Whistling Highlander excursion, 44871 & 47802 powering the White Rose to York, 34067 & 57314 on the steam hauled sections of the Settle & Carlisle Winter Express, 86259 light to Crewe for working football specials, 86101 & 47712/86259 & 86401 with football specials running between Liverpool and Wembley, 47815 then 44871 & 57601 on the Winter Cumbrian Mountain Express, 47805 & 47810 powering the Settle & Carlisle Circular, 67021 & 67024 with the Belmond Pullman for a run out to Bath

PORTFOLIO
Images from between February 12th and February 23rd 2024

VIEW
60046 crossing the River Nene, Peterborough with 6M89 from Middleton Towers to Ravenhead Sidings

Friday 23/02/24

PUBLICATION TIME/S - 21:30 (Fri) 04:35 (Sun)

NEWS
Western Consort Mk2, TPEX Class 68 notes, Longport moves but not 69011

FLEET STATUS REFERENCE
Database Updated - 21:30 (Fri)

JOURNAL
PHOTO NEWS - 66112 working the last train of Welsh mined coal from Cwmbargoed, 66054 West Ealing bound with a new tamper, 56051 solo on the Chirk logs, 43480 & 43468 hauling 20205 to Kings Norton, 57309 hauling Railvac 2 to Toton, 66764 & 66750 on the Totton SITT operation, 60096 on 6F69 from Ribblehead, 66024 working 6E97 from Newbiggin, 66031 & 66422 light as 0K05 from Carlisle to Crewe, 68004 light as 0K05 from Carlisle to Crewe, 69005 with 66559 & 66562 at the head of 6Y48, 91105 back running as 91105, 57309 on the midlands engineers circuit again, DBC 66s shunting 5199 at Didcot

REPORTAGE
STOCK CONTROL - 47727 transferring Class 360s between Kettering and Northampton EMUD, 37510 taking 730211 to Oxley, 57314 & 47826 collecting tour stock from Burton, 20096 & 20107 collecting stock from Toton, 37667 & 37409 being stock north from Eastleigh, 47727 returning 379020 to Worksop, 175004 & 175009 running to Ely Papworth, 69010 taking 720502 to Litchurch Lane
PREPARATIONS - 66061 on a training run to Hellifield, 50008 visits Darlington, 66176 running between Bow and Ipswich, 805005 in Holyhead, 185109 training around Sheffield, 730212 & 730210 near Rugeley on a mileage accumulation working
CAROLINE - 37418 & 975025 running between Peterborough and York via Hull, Bridlington and Scarborough

PORTFOLIO
Images from between February 12th and February 18th 2024

VIEW
66797 & 66751 running through Wandsworth Town as 0Y65 from Eastleigh East Yard to Tonbridge West Yard

 

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