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66623 passing through Hanley 20/09/21 with 6M52 from Paddington Yard to Wembley, D Bellamy

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SITE UPDATED
Wednesday September 22, 2021 15:13
SECTIONS/PAGES UPDATED
Tuesday/Wednesday 21/09/21-22/09/21

PUBLICATION TIME/S - 15:10 (Wed)

NEWS
STOCK CHANGES, LISTS/LOCATIONS, STATS
RHTT ramping up report/survey, GWF 90009 into traffic, XHCS 68s, 45015 saga update, exporting 43s notes, testing the 69s

FLEET STATUS REFERENCE
Database Updated - 14:19 (Wed)

JOURNAL
PHOTO NEWS - 37667 & 37521 in Wakefield returning to Crewe after moving Sir Nigel, 68003 & 37069 on test to Chester, 66746 & 66743 in Inverness, 66793 & 66794 at work, stored Class 60s in the South Headshunt at Toton, stored Class 86s and 90050 in Crewe Basford Hall, 222013 and its retro style door

REPORTAGE
PREPARATIONS - 37059 & 37422 on Anglia RHTT tests - working the 3S60 then 3S01 diagrams, 66721 & 66718 taking a RHTT water cannon set on test from Whitemoor, 37423 light to Stowmarket, 66206 & 66114 arrive in Peterborough for RHTT work, 802301 in Edinburgh on a trainer from Kings Cross
STOCK CONTROL - 37059 & 37422 on Anglia RHTT tests - working the 3S60 then 3S01 diagrams, 66721 & 66718 taking a RHTT water cannon set on test from Whitemoor, 37423 light to Stowmarket, 66206 & 66114 arrive in Peterborough for RHTT work, 802301 in Edinburgh on a trainer from Kings Cross
TOURING - 60103 in Salisbury with a tour from London, 35018 being assisted over the S&C by 37668

PORTFOLIO
Images from between September 13th and September 18th 2021

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61306 & 33025 in Reading with the Goodwood Revival railtour

Monday 20/09/21

PUBLICATION TIME/S - 13:05 (Mon) 01:25 (Tue)

NEWS
STOCK CHANGES, LISTS/LOCATIONS, STATS
HHPC power cars on the road, 45015 note, traction to Toton for repainting, 60008 move/WBRT round up/notes

FLEET STATUS REFERENCE
Database Updated - 01:11 (Tue)

JOURNAL
PHOTO NEWS - Penelope and Caroline head off to York, 66702 working to Ribblehead Quarry Sidings, 68015 leading 66302 57303 57002 & 37423 from Crewe to Willesden Brent, 68007 88010 68001 & 68033 with DRS Mk2 coaches 9506 & 9508 returning to Kingmoor, 66199 passing the iconic but doomed Dorman Long Coal Silo, 60046 working between Willesden and Derby while 60055 was working between Middleton Towers and St Helens, 92044 hauling new Freightliner wagons in from Dollands Moor

REPORTAGE
TYNE VALLEY DIVERSIONS - LNER passenger services running diverted via the Tyne Valley route
TOURING - 66798 then 50007 & 50049 taking the Mazey Day Cornishman to Penzance, 86259 & 46115 working the Cumbrian Coast Express, 47805 & 47828 working the Settle & Carlisle Coastal Statesman, 61306 on the Steam Dreams outing from Paddington, 60163 on the Jorvik Express
HERITAGE EVENTS - The East Lancashire Railway's two day Autumn Diesel gala, the West Somerset Railway' Mixed Traction gala, activities at Kidderminster during the Severn Valley Railway's gala
HERITAGE TRACTION - D9537 in action on the Ecclesbourne Valley Railway, traction/railway equipment at Isfield on the Lavender Line, 31466 & 40106 on the Severn Valley Railway, 37152 parked with 46035 08417 & 73138 at Rowsley, 34092 D832 & D9531 working service trains on the East Lancashire Railway

PORTFOLIO
Images from between September 6th and September 17th 2021

VIEW
90007 & 90008 near Rugeley with the 4M45 Felixstowe to Garston intermodal working

Friday 17/09/21

PUBLICATION TIME/S - 06:45 (Sat)

NEWS
D1015 & 86401 return to the mainline, 47786 towed to Burton

FLEET STATUS REFERENCE
Database Updated - 06:30 (Sat)

JOURNAL
PHOTO NEWS - ROG/Europhoenix 37884 & 37611 on test train formations, 68003 taking two Class 37s to Crewe, 66797 on 6N71, 66069 on top of 90037 & 90024 and a very late running 4M25 Mossend to Daventry intermodal, KFA93361 in Stafford after causing 47830 to work a freight train

REPORTAGE
STOCK CONTROL - 68033 68001 88010 & 68007 escorting two coaches to Whitemoor, 47749 & 56081 escorting 720570 to Wembley, 46100 heading the tour stock ECS back to Crewe, 170540 returning to Haymarket
PREPARATIONS - 37402 on another RHTT trainer from York, 73961 & 73964 with RHTT sets to Tonbridge, 66088 on the Crewe/Derby route trainer, 67007 on a run between Toton and Wolverton
STEAM ON THE MAIN - 35018 to Carnforth, 60103 to Southall

PORTFOLIO
Images from between September 6th and September 15th 2021

VIEW
66782 at Helwith Bridge approaching Arcow Ground Frame with the 6M69 empties from Hunslet

TIMES
18/09/21 The Mazey Day Cornishman
18/09/21 Settle & Carlisle Coastal Statesman
18/09/21 The Cumbrian Coast Express
18/09/21 Northern Belle
19/09/21 Steam Dreams/Paddington-Chichester & Southampton

 

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