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68009 near Northampton 21/05/22, heading north light engine working 0K69 from Wembley to Crewe Gresty Bridge
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SITE UPDATED
Wednesday May 25, 2022 06:00
SECTIONS/PAGES UPDATED
Tuesday 24/05/22

PUBLICATION TIME/S - 06:00 (Wed)

NEWS
Additional blue power car, 33012 gets south, 57314 leaving Bo'ness, Class 69s survey

FLEET STATUS REFERENCE
Database Updated - 05:57 )Wed)

JOURNAL
PHOTO NEWS - 66850 with 70801 inside taking 6E2 to Lindsey, 66710 with 73107 inside taking 6L37 to Whitemoor, 66751 & 66718 escorting a weed killer set to Eastleigh66850 with 70801 inside taking 6E2 to Lindsey, 66710 with 73107 inside taking 6L37 to Whitemoor, 66751 & 66718 escorting a weed killer set to Eastleigh

REPORTAGE
SVR - The (evidently rather popular) four day Severn Valley Railway spring diesel gala featuring 'Western Queen', four days of heritage and modern diesel haulage between Kidderminster and Bridgnorth, and views of traction and and around the MPD and carriage shed/sidings at Kidderminster
STOCK CONTROL - 66765 hauling two more Class 455s away for disposal, 47805 & 47810 with stock to Southall, 37601 with barrier coaches to Crewe, 37611 with barrier coaches from Ely, 47749 hauling a Class 360 through Reading
CROSSRAIL - Day one operating as the Elizabeth Line, Crossrail has opened for business

PORTFOLIO
Images from between May 11th and May 20th 2022

VIEW
43299 & 43290 at Mostyn powering 1Q30 over the North Wales Coast line

Monday 23/05/22

PUBLICATION TIME/S - 15:05 23:50

NEWS
LISTS/LOCATIONS
Guest traction leaving the SVR, traction on the road round up, Toton repaints, Toton depot and raising monies for charity

FLEET STATUS REFERENCE
Database Updated - 23:34

JOURNAL
PHOTO NEWS - 66850 assisting 70801 forward with 6M32 to Preston Docks, 66434 working a diverted 4V38 Daventry to Wentloog intermodal, 60066 on the Kingsbury empties, 66519 66846 & 66848 in engineering possessions at Dartford and Lewisham, 66731 in an engineering possession at Clapham Junction

REPORTAGE
60046 & 60019 - 56091 despatched to assist 60046 from Brandon, 60019 on DCR workings
STOCK CONTROL - 37601 in Derby with 730009 on transfer, the Midland Pullman returning to Crewe, 66703 hauling 465907 to Doncaster, 170396 returning to Haymarket
TOURING - 97304 & 97302 along with 66034 working the Cambrian Coast Express running between Bristol Temple Meads and Pwllheli, 4498 & 47853 working the A4 Locomotive Trust Charter between Crewe and Carlisle, 67006 powering the Eden Project between London Paddington and Penzance, 46115 & 86259 with the Cumbrian Mountain Express running from London Euston to Carlisle, 43046 & 43049 powering the Torbay Riviera Pullman between Barrow in Furness and Paignton, 37521 & 37688 with a Locomotive Services' charter running between Crewe and Blaenau Ffestiniog then Llandrindod and Weymouth, 47812 & 47813 working the Northern Belle on an outing between Stoke on Trent and Holyhead, 47813 & 47812 powering the Northern Belle on an outing running between Manchester Victoria and Edinburgh

PORTFOLIO
Images from between May 10th and May 18th 2022

VIEW
43049 & 43046 in the Carriage Sidings at Barrow

Friday 20/05/22

PUBLICATION TIME/S - 11:10 15:55 (Fri) 04:55 (Sat)

NEWS
STOCK CHANGES
67007 note/DBC fleet change

FLEET STATUS REFERENCE
Database Updated - 04:41 (Sat)

JOURNAL
PHOTO NEWS - 82113/19001 in its new livery at Bo'ness, 43257 & 43251 on 1Q83 in Blackpool, 37422 working 4Z22 to Motherwell TMD, 37218 rescuing a rail grinder from Church Fenton, TFW tram train 398001 on Old Dalby

REPORTAGE
STOCK CONTROL - 66703 taking the Metro Marauder Class 455s away for disposal, 37800 hauling Class 317s away for disposal
YORKSHIRE TRACTORS - 37264 on the NYMR/37403 on the NYMR and at Whitby
ON LOCATION - 66088 & 66165 in Cornwall on china clay operations, 37610 into Cornwall with 3Q52, 66080 66109 66107 & 60092 in Tees Yard, Class 66s & 325004 in Tyne Yard, freight workings passing Kensington Olympia and/or Clapham Junction, track renewal at Freshford/66515 making its way over the newly re-laid formation at Freshford, 66106 66084 66414 66702 deployed to East Croydon engineering works

PORTFOLIO
Images from between May 9th and May 14th 2022

VIEW
66736 on the S&C with 4N00 to Clitheroe

FOR SALE
Mk2 RFO 1213 & Mk2 BFK E17033

TIMES
20/05/22 Cambrian Coast Express
21/05/22 Torbay Riviera Pullman
21/05/22 Cumbrian Mountain Express
21/05/22 Northern Belle
21/05/22 The Eden Project
21/05/22 A4 Locomotive Trust Charter
21/05/22 Locomotive Services Charter

 

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