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Friday May 22, 2015 02:30
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Thursday 21/05/15

PUBLICATION TIME/S - 02:30 (Fri)

NEWS, RSL, LISTS & LOCATIONS, STATS
DBS change/long term stored Class 90 reinstated, HNRC/GB/Riviera Class 47s notes & fleet survey

FLEET STATUS REFERENCE
Database Updated - 02:27 (Fri)

REPORTAGE, PHOTO SET/S
37609 on the Cumbrian job, 56103 on scrap, Clayton battery locomotives arrive at Nemesis for tests, FGW power cars in pairs, FGW HST sets in pairs, two Tugs on the WR, 57312 & 57310 through Kensington Olympia

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60076 Bristol Temple Meads

Wednesday 20/05/15

PUBLICATION TIME/S - 02:45 (Thu)

NEWS, RSL, LISTS & LOCATIONS, STATS
DBS fleet changes/loco movements, DC Rail liveried Class 31 at the SDR, GBNB store/traffic loco swap, 08742 on the move from Didcot

FLEET STATUS REFERENCE
Database Updated - 02:24 (Thu)

REPORTAGE, PHOTO SET/S
Cumbrian 37s 20/05/15, 37402 & Caroline, triple loco on 6D44, 56312 & 56103 on 6Z36, 56303 90037 & 67026 at Nuneaton, 90020 on 1M16, 90021 & 90028 on 6S94, 50007 & 50017 at Boston, 27056 on the road, 03120 being shunted at Didcot, 47237 & 45690 on the Dalesman 19/05/15

VIEW
73202 at Stewarts Lane

PAINT & PLATES
31601

Tuesday 19/05/15

PUBLICATION TIME/S - 17:55 23:10

NEWS, RSL, LISTS & LOCATIONS, STATS
DBS fleet changes, 50007 & 50017 activity - Colas 37 transfer & Boston steel, DRS Class 37s on the Cumbrian Coast/notes

FLEET STATUS REFERENCE
Database Updated - 16:53

REPORTAGE, PHOTO SET/S
Cumbrian Coast passenger operation gets underway, Northern Belle from Victoria to Victoria, 90014 on transfer again, 31128 shunting at Burton, 70s on daytime Marches coal, 6X04 66s, Avon Valley diversions, double headed 86s, 90s and 67s, 1Q23 73s, Barnes 66s

VIEW
67023 on Cefn Viaduct

Sunday 17/05/15

PUBLICATION TIME/S - 02:00 (Mon)

NEWS
59003 update, Class 60 overhaul survey

FLEET STATUS REFERENCE
Database Updated - 01:35 (Mon)

REPORTAGE, PHOTO SET/S
37703 in action at Bo'ness, Asfordby from above, 37667 & 37606, 60s on Railvac 3, Colas engineers at Devonport, 66063 at Stourton, LU locomotives at Ealing Broadway, Rowsley shunters, Wembley shunters, Taw Valley on the SVR, Winifred photo charter on the Bala Lake Railway

VIEW
165003 & 68011 at Moor St.

PAINT & PLATES
59003

Video playlist section fettled and back in use
Photo payments database updated

 

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