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66418 near Bishton Flyover (Newport) with the 4O51 Wentloog to Southampton intermodal, C Brunnock

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SITE UPDATED
Friday February 24, 2017 07:38
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Thursday 23/02/17
PUBLICATION TIME/S - 01:35 07:30 (Fri)

NEWS, RSL, LISTS & LOCATIONS, STATS
DBC fleet changes, loco scrapped at Booths, Gronks and a Ped on the road, 37610 & 37667 sale update, Tonbridge Choppers on SITT, 70812 and incoming 88s notes

FLEET STATUS REFERENCE
Database Updated - 07:12 (Fri)

REPORTAGE
56302 & 56078 0Z56 Barnetby-Crewe Basford Hall, 66548 and part HOBC at Acton, Colas 66s on engineers at Abbey Wood, VTEC Skodas at the Cross, Traction & barrier 508s in Tonbridge Yard, 60044 with one TEA through Cardiff, 707s on test at Wokingham and Reading, Old and new Eurostar sets at St Pancras, old and new units at Kings Cross, Thaila & Rochester Castle in action at Chatham Dockyard, Palmerston in London

VIEW
180 & 43272 at Kings Cross

TIMES
24/02/17 Carmarthen-Edinburgh Rugby Special
25/02/17 London Victoria-Whitstable
25/02/17 The Buxton Spa Express
27/02/17 Motherwell-Carmarthen Rugby Special

Wednesday 22/02/17
PUBLICATION TIME/S - 06:55 (Thu)

NEWS, LISTS & LOCATIONS
Booths breaking an 86, 70812 update, Class 88s in Spain, shunter movements, DRS 37s notes, Freightliner 90s notes, Longport list

FLEET STATUS REFERENCE
Database Updated - 06:29 (Thu)

REPORTAGE
31452 and the Loram Rail Grinder 4Z01 to Derby, 37425 on test to Penrith, 68024 dragging 57311 to Crewe, Class 58s in Spain at Albecete & Monoforte Del Cid, 66025 hauling a HTA set on 6Z98 to Acton, 66043 on a wheel skate at ADJ, Double 66s on 6S66, 92044 on 6S94, 66304 in compass colours at Carlisle, 66301 & 66421 in basic style at Bagillt

VIEW
67010 on the WAG at Shotton

Tuesday 21/02/17
PUBLICATION TIME/S - 17:45 (Tue) 05:20 (Wed)

NEWS, RSL, LISTS & LOCATIONS, STATS
DRS fleet change & sold 37s review/round up, 37422 update, 66303 repainted, first Colas painted Class 67 at Toton, 70812 delivery update, DRS 88s en route report

FLEET STATUS REFERENCE
Database Updated - 05:19 (Wed)

REPORTAGE
31233 & 67024 5Z67 Derby-Derby via Stafford, 56312 DCR route learner to Foxton sidings, 67022 0Z67 Dollands Moor-Dollands Moor, 68024 & 37405 5Z19 Norwich-Eastleigh Works, 66429 & 68012 0Z10 Barrow Hill-Crewe Gresty Bridge, Eastleigh Works shunters - 08790 & 47818, 58041 & 58043 to Dollands Moor, TJT full of Class 56s, Toton Yard full of coal trains, 31101 & 429 on the Avon Valley Railway, IEP

VIEW
37227 at Burton

 

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