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66124 passing Methley 22/02/19 with 6Z37 from Neville Hill (Sidings) to CF Booth, Rotherham conveying former Redland hoppers for scrap
J Kirk

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SITE UPDATED
Saturday February 23, 2019 19:26
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Saturday 23/02/19

PUBLICATION TIME/S - 19:25

NEWS
GBCM electrics future notes, 90037 into service with LNER (briefly), 90202 cleared from tests, 70007 returned from hire

JOURNAL
66017 on arrival then reversing at Holmes Junction/Booths Rotherham with redundant (some still loaded) Redland hoppers 6Z17 from store at Neville Hill to CF Booth, Rotherham, GWR power cars 43097 & 43122 stabled alongside Wabtec, Doncaster, 40013 currently out of service with an engine fault being shunted at Crewe, 66784 running round 4E27 at Rushcliffe Halt then at Hotchley Hill on departure with 4E27 to Dawson's, Middlesbrough, 66731 stopped for repairs at Peterborough, 158826 in Transport for Wales livery at Porthmadog, 222104 on a trainer passing through Rotherham...

REPORTAGE
Engineering/engineers works round up - demolition of the concrete footbridge at Feltham and the site after clearance of the debris, electrification overheads being installed on the bridge spanning the River Usk at Newport and in place at Maindee Junction, Freightliner Class 66s doubled up on engineers workings through Waterbeach, 66780 then 66732 on East Suffolk line engineers workings at Woodbridge, 70810 at Carstairs looped with the 6K30 engineers, 73965 & 73964 at Kangaroo Spinney passing the developments near Wellingborough, 170638 800312 and an unidentified Class 170 passing the part constructed Worcestershire Parkway station, Bamber Bridge box and its support structure...

PORTFOLIO
Images from between February 18th and February 20th...

VIEW
43180 & 43189 coming off the single line section approaching Pinhoe station

Thursday 21/02/19

PUBLICATION TIME/S - 17:20 22:45 (Thu) 03:05 (Fri)

NEWS
GBEE 20s notes, further tests for 92020, 90037 being prepared for LNER work, Eastleigh Works Class 47s

JOURNAL
20189 & 20142 on snowplough tests between Derby and Stoke, 92023 on a Caledonian Sleeper stock test between Polmadie and Carlisle, 87002 on the Caledonian Sleeper from Glasgow, 66025 with refurbished wagons from Shirebrook, 37418 & 37175 returning to Derby after a stint traversing South Wales, 37610 in Kings Cross on 3Q70, 37175 & 37418 touring South Wales with Cardiff based test train operations, 56090 on tests from/to Nottingham, additional/clearer views of 68033 & 88002 stabled in the sidings at Oxford then leaving Oxford to Bicester, the lesser seen nocturnal 57306 at Paddington prior to taking the GWR overnight sleeper train from London to Penzance, 50017 at its new home, Hull Trains HST returns to Hull, 7029 on loaded test runs between Tyseley and Stratford on Avon...

REPORTAGE
Class 87s/Class 92s in Bulgaria, looking down on the traction at Bo'ness, units - Various Class 800s and 801101 undergoing tests on the ECML, 153367 north as 5C18 from Cardiff Canton to Doncaster Works, 165003 sporting new/revised Chiltern Railways by Arriva decals, 397003 undergoing tests on the WCML, 319456 running trials on the Great Central Railway, 802201 on tests between Hull and London, 345028 arriving at Reading with a training run, 802106 at Worcester Shrub Hill on its first day in service, 755407, the second Stadler Flirt unit being commissioned following 755405, undergoing trail running...

PORTFOLIO
Images from February 18th and February 19th 2019...

VIEW
66150 approaching Beeston/laying down a smoke screen with the 6X55 Beeston to Toton engineers

TIMES
23/02/19 The Winter Cumbrian Mountain Express
23/02/19 Six Nations Rugby Special (Victoria)
23/02/19 Six Nations Rugby Special (Paddington)
24/02/19 Northern Belle

Tuesday 19/02/19

PUBLICATION TIME/S - 06:55 (Wed)

NEWS
ROG 47s to/from Eastleigh Works and a naming, 92020 on test, 37418 to South Wales

FLEET STATUS REFERENCE
Database Updated - 06:34 (Wed)

JOURNAL
59205 on the Mule with 7C23, 9121 slab end first on 1E09 to the Cross, 68033 & 88002 taking 6Z66 to Oxfordshire then taking up residence in Oxford, 08580 on the main through Finsbury Park, 43010 & 43190 back to St Philips Marsh...

REPORTAGE
20154 & 41001 with the GCRN  Mk3 set, 20166 & former MOD shunter 01544 at Leeming Bar, 141113 covering for steam on the MRC, 73156 & 48624 in action on the GCR...

PORTFOLIO
Images from between February 15th and February 17th 2019...

VIEW
68023 at Burton Salmon 0M68 York to Manchester International

 

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