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60010 at Gatcombe 21/07/21 "passing with 6B13 from Robeston to Westerleigh" D Parsons

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SITE UPDATED
Monday July 26, 2021 02:38
SECTIONS/PAGES UPDATED
Sunday 25/07/21

PUBLICATION TIME/S - 02:35 (Mon)

NEWS
COTS traction allocation round up/notes/survey, another orange Class 90 into traffic

FLEET STATUS REFERENCE
Database Updated - 01:44 (Mon)

JOURNAL
PHOTO NEWS - 43058 & 43059 powering week one of the Staycation Express, 68026 & 68030 in York

REPORTAGE
TOURING - 35028 working the Belmond British Pullman 'Surrey Hills Luncheon Excursion', circular outing from/back to London Victoria via Chertsey, 60103 & 47237 working the Hadrian tour between Derby and Carlisle, 57313 & 57601 with the Northern Belle running between Crewe and Edinburgh, and Telford and Carlisle, 45596 working the West Somerset Steam Express between London Paddington and the West Somerset Railway, 45596 & 47245 working the Kentish Belle between London Victoria and Faversham, 35018 on the Settle-Carlisle line with the Dalesman, 67006 & 67005 with the Dorset Maiden running between Peterborough and Bournemouth/Weymouth
SCOTLAND - Three days in Scotland - views from north of the border from between 13/07/21 and 16/07/21
NORTH NORFOLK - The North Norfolk Railway's mixed traction gala

PORTFOLIO
Images from between July 13th and July 23rd 2021

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60087 at Horbury Bridge and Brighouse working 6E09 from Liverpool Biomass Terminal to Drax Power Station

Friday 23/07/21

PUBLICATION TIME/S - 15:35 (Fri) 07:00 (Sat)

NEWS
LISTS/LOCATIONS, STATS
Power cars to/from the Severn Valley Railway, 66004 goes green

FLEET STATUS REFERENCE
Database Updated - 06:33 (Sat)

JOURNAL
PHOTO NEWS - Clearing Midland Road for track work re-modelling, 66847 on the Crewe/Longport Pinnox job, 56094 & 56049 on the Preston/Lindsey tanks, 66021 then 66086 on the normally Class 60 powered Lindsey/Kingsbury tanks workings, 66085 & 66221 shunting heritage vans at Didcot, 37667 returning to Crewe, 37716 on the Crewe/Bescot/Toton engineers circuit/returning to Crewe with 66091, 47727 & 47749 light engines between Leicester and Derby, 69001 with a raft of GBRf Class 73s in Tonbridge Yard, newly repainted 60087 on 6E09

REPORTAGE
STOCK CONTROL - 67006 & 67005 with the blue/grey Mk2s from Burton, 37884 hauling 321419 & 321429 from Clacton to Worksop, 37608 & 37800 with 730102 on transfer from Derby Litchurch Lane to Crewe LNWR, 47727 & 47749 with 720579 on transfer from Derby Litchurch Lane to Worksop, 47727 with 720578 on transfer from Derby Litchurch Lane to Worksop

PORTFOLIO
Images from between July 12th and July 18th 2021

VIEW
70817 powering up the incline towards Bruton

TIMES
24/07/21 The Hadrian
24/07/21 Northern Belle
24/07/21 The West Somerset Steam Express
27/07/21 Pendle Dalesman
27/07/21 Royal Windsor Express
27/07/21 Sunset Steam Express
29/07/21 Scarborough Spa Express
29/07/21 Private Charter
29/07/21 The Leicester Circle
30/07/21 Northern Belle
30/07/21 Glorious Goodwood

Thursday 22/07/21

PUBLICATION TIME/S - 15:20 (Thu) 02:00 (Fri)

NEWS
LISTS/LOCATIONS
Power cars from Neville Hill to the SVR, damaged power car from Crewe to Neville Hill

FLEET STATUS REFERENCE
Database Updated - 01:59 (Fri)

JOURNAL
PHOTO NEWS - 57312 to Peterborough for a Class 365 move/towed back to Derby after failing, 153311 makes its debut as a Network Rail unit

REPORTAGE
STOCK CONTROL - 50007 & 50049 hauling 701017 to Worksop/returning with 701508 & 701509 to Derby, undertaking a run to Chesterfield with a turning manoeuvre for 701504, 701504 37800 hauling 317891 to the scrap man, 37884 with 57312 & 37608 returning stock to Castle Donington, a Thumper motor coach on a low loader in Brechin
PREPARATIONS - 37402 takes a run to the Yorkshire coast, 66534 on training run covering the Penistone line, 196006 in Stafford, 67005 on runs between Toton/Crewe and Uttoxeter
TOURING - 67024 & 67021 taking the Belmond Pullman to Oxford, 45231 & 47805 with the Severn Valley Enterprise between Carnforth and the Severn Valley Railway, 45690 working the Pendle Dalesman between Lancaster and Carlisle, 60163 & 47813 working the Viking Venturer tour between York and Linlithgow, 46115 working the Welsh Mountaineer between Preston and Blaenau Ffestiniog

PORTFOLIO
Images from between July 12th and July 18th 2021

VIEW
97303 & 97304 on a Cambrian engineers at Talerddig

 

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