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An overhead view of 66109 in Tees Yard 17/06/19, one of seven Class 66s in the yard on this occasion, A Wood

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SITE UPDATED
Thursday June 20, 2019 04:48
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Wednesday 19/06/19

PUBLICATION TIME/S - 04:50 (Thu)

NEWS, STOCK CHANGES, LISTS & LOCATIONS, STATS
DBC fleet changes, 08757 on the road, 47715 leaves the Wensleydale, Class 56/69 conversions notes

FLEET STATUS REFERENCE
Database Updated - 04:45 (Thu)

JOURNAL
37402 touring the Cotswolds with Caroline, DRS 37s on Burton...

REPORTAGE
Units/stock transfers - 57305 & 47815 with 710257 to Willesden, 43122 & 43153 on a GWR stock transfer from Doncaster, 37601 with another Class 345 to Worksop, 66746 with the Royal Scotsman stock to/at/from Hamilton, steam on the mainline - Galatea to York, the Tornado to St Philips Marsh...

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66727 at Stourton (Leeds) with the 6E89 Wellingborough to Rylstone empties

Tuesday 18/06/19

PUBLICATION TIME/S - 05:10 (Wed)

NEWS, STOCK CHANGES, LISTS & LOCATIONS, STATS
DBC fleet changes, LNER 90s end, TPEX addition, DRS Class 37s notes, 37116 resurfaces, GBEE 20s note

FLEET STATUS REFERENCE
Database Updated - 04:54 (Wed)

JOURNAL
Double Grids on 6S31, traction and kit heading to Long Marston for Rail Live 2019, TPE training continues, 442s return to Clapham Junction, LNER 800s Eastleigh bound, 56087 and three tanks from St Philips Marsh...

REPORTAGE
Colourful sheds - 66587 on a variety of workings between the 13th and the 18th, 66780 hauling 4M11 through the midlands...

VIEW
70006 70005 & 70010 on Southampton Maritime

Monday 17/06/19

PUBLICATION TIME/S - 14:55 15:30 20:00 20:50 (Mon) 02:25 (Tue)

NEWS, STOCK CHANGES, LISTS & LOCATIONS, STATS
DBC fleet changes, 37401 notes, DBC Class 59s to be sold, 43155 & 66167 repainted, 08503 back on the road, Rhymney 37s start running, short set 37s notes, LU stock transfers come to an end

FLEET STATUS REFERENCE
Database Updated - 14:24

JOURNAL
60066 with the MRC visitors to Toton, 60039 debuts on 6E92, 565103 light engine to Willesden, recently named 66780 in traffic, 37038 & 37059 assisting the Royal Scotsman, 57312 with the last unit from Glasgow Works, 89001 at Barrow Hill...

REPORTAGE
Tours - 37419 & 37402 with the Three Peaks Challenge by Rail between Barrow and Fort William then from Fort William to Crewe, 34046 on the English Riviera Express, 7029 & 47773 taking part in the Oxford 175 celebrations, 60103 on the Cotswold Venturer to Worcester Shrub Hill, 47810 & 47853 with the Settle Carlisle and Coastal Statesman to Carlisle, 601063 with the Yorkshire Pullman between London Kings Cross and Scarborough, 57313 & 57601 with the Northern Belle to Ely, 67001 & 67012 in north Wales with a SRPS tour from Glenrothes & Thornton to Chester and Llandudno, events - diesel gala action at the Midland Railway Centre and on the North Norfolk Railway, steam in the valley on the Ecclesbourne Valley Railway, 7903 in action at the Didcot Railway Centre during Oxford 175, stock movements - 37402 & 37419 with tour stock to Burton, 57003 with 82133 to Canton, 73107 & 73136 taking a rake of ancient coaches to West Ruislip, 57312 with scrap Class 313s to Newport Docks for disposal, 37601 taking another Class 345 to Worksop, 37668 with stock to Fort William, 47813 with a barrier coach from Leeds, 47853 & 47810 returning to Crewe...

VIEW
02003 & D2868 at Barrow Hill

 

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