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60074 in Swindon 11/05/21 "waiting time prior to working the Swindon Stores to Toton Up Sidings service" S Conquest

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Saturday May 15, 2021 18:32
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Friday 14/05/21

PUBLICATION TIME/S - 14:20 (Fri) 18:30 (Sat)

NEWS
STOCK CHANGES, LISTS/LOCATIONS, STATS
Freightliner fleet change, QCAR 43s update, 08870 moved by road, Class 91s into service/moving and scrapped

FLEET STATUS REFERENCE
Database Updated - 09:13 (Sat)

DOWNLOADS, FLEET STATUS
Fleet Status issue 192

JOURNAL
43102 & 43274, 43272 & 43309 on the final weekday of EMR HST operations, 37402 on ferry loco duties - taking 37038 to Derby RTC/collecting 68009 from Doncaster Roberts Road, 66788 returning from Immingham with 6M66 to Mantle Lane, 365502 365520 & 365522 together as a 12-car set on the sole Class 365 and final weekday diagram, 321437 viewable at Widnes, 755423 hauling failed 755328 from Colchester to Norwich Crown Point

REPORTAGE
37688 taking 5366 & 41162 to Toton for tyre turning, 47749 hauling 360115 to Northampton EMUD, 68021 & 68029 to Gascoigne Wood to collect set TP09, 47802 with 37516 inside taking the SRPS stock to Bo'ness
43046 & 43055 on the fifth of five days training runs traversing the S&C route, Class 360s on MML workings to/from Kettering, 37800 in Crewe between training runs to Holyhead, 67010 on a TFW Mk4 set on arrival in Crewe from Holyhead

PORTFOLIO
Images from between May 1st and May 9th 2021

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56081 & 47739 at Braybrooke light engines from Wembley to Leicester

Thursday 13/05/21

PUBLICATION TIME/S - 05:55 (Fri)

NEWS
STOCK CHANGES, LISTS/LOCATIONS, STATS
Freightliner fleet change, two Class 08s repainted, ECML Class 91s update

FLEET STATUS REFERENCE
Database Updated - 05:41 (Fri)

JOURNAL
66778 with the new scrap flow working from Stanton Gate, 66503 & 66534 working the delayed 4O95 Leeds to Southampton liner, 70812 & 66846 Okehampton bound with another engineers working to the Taka line project, 800310 in Didcot - the sole 9 car operating at the moment forming 1L12 from Newport to Reading, 800303 working 1Z16 from Swansea to Paddington, 80006 at Parkway on the 10th - one of three GWR IET in service on this occasion

REPORTAGE
43274 & 43102 working the East Midlands 125 Farwell tour, 1970s technology 43102 & 56098 in Leicester, 37667 & 37521 at Blaydon with the Orcadian LSL private charter
90005 running into Harwich Town with the trainer from Ipswich, 43046 & 43055 in Carlisle on day four of the LSL S&C HST training runs, 37800 route learning on the North Wales Coast route, 800204 running between Neville Hill and Edinburgh via the Tyne Valley route, 68011 in Kidderminster with a Chiltern trainer from/to Stourbridge Junction, 66525 on a circular outing from/to Lawley Street
47749 hauling 701007 from Eastleigh to Widnes, 57305 hauling 321439 & 321443 to Gascoigne Wood, 57310 with barrier coaches from Eastleigh Works to Derby, 73141 & 73201 with barrier vehicles from Eastleigh Works to Tonbridge, 317340 317883 & 317338 on the Dovercourt line at Harwich

PORTFOLIO
Images from between May 2nd and May 8th 2021

VIEW
66777 at Swarkestone working 6X44 from Bescot to Toton North Yard

Wednesday 12/05/21

PUBLICATION TIME/S - 17:10 (Wed) 00:10 00:55 01:55 02:10 (Thu)

NEWS
LISTS/LOCATIONS, STATS
Class 91s returning to service with LNER, 08924 on the road/several Class 08s sold, 60050 on the move by road, second pair of NR Mk3 DVTs moved to store at Long Marston

FLEET STATUS REFERENCE
Database Updated - 02:04 (Thu)

JOURNAL
20227 & 20205 making their way to the gala at the Severn Valley Railway, 59203 & 66543 doubled up with the 7C64 Acton to Merehead empties, 59101 & 59201 doubled up with the 7C77 Acton to Merehead empties, 60024 London bound with 6Z24 from Bristol, 222015 on the diversionary route at Swarkestone, 66786 working 6E57 between Renwick Road and Scunthorpe, 66508 in Didcot with rail monitoring equipment mounted, 66503 & 66772 on intermodal workings from/to the new Intermodal Terminal at Tinsley, 166215 in Newport substituting for a IET working 1L14 to Reading, 387145 & 387144 working the hourly shuttle service between Paddington and Swindon, 66540 working through Chesterfield with 6X73 from Doncaster to Toton, 66172 & 66011 light engines to Exeter for weed killing duties, 57306 with Class 387s to Reading for hire to GWR, 43207 & 43239 in Swindon on the XC cover for GWR shuttle service, 165102 in Evesham on the Oxford/Worcester Shrub Hill contingency shuttle service, 387201 running with 387107 at Waterbeach

REPORTAGE
90005 on a trainer between Ipswich and Harwich Town, 43046 & 43055 continue with the LSL S&C HST training runs, 67012 on a training run to Peak Forest, 67010 in Crewe with 5J92 to Holyhead, , 170416 on an EMR training run between Nottingham and Sheffield, 60046 on DCR training to/from Kings Lynn then back to Willesden, 60028 returning to Willesden from St Helens, 67027 on a circular run out from Derby RTC, 701016 on the Class 701 test outing from Eastleigh
47749 hauling 701022 from Litchurch Lane to Derby Way and Works Junction, 37611 to Derby RTC with stock from MoD Bicester, 57310 hauling a raft of barrier coaches to Ely Papworth

PORTFOLIO
Images (of DB red liveried traction) from between April 26th and May 8th 2021

VIEW
37116 & 37612 at Barham working 1Q47 from Doncaster CHS to to Doncaster CHS via Shenfield

 

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