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70809 passing through Chester 15/05/24 with the 4D61 Longport (Land Recovery) to Penmaenmawr Quarry working, conveying empty Land Recovery branded JNA wagons
T Rogers (2 pictures)

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SITE UPDATED
Monday May 20, 2024 22:47
SECTIONS/PAGES UPDATED
Monday 20/05/24

PUBLICATION TIME/S - 22:45

NEWS
93001 on the move/loco history to date, latest Class 57 repaint into service

FLEET STATUS REFERENCE
Database Updated - 22:40

JOURNAL
PHOTO NEWS - 56098 & 56103 returning to London on 6Z61 from Merehead to Willesden, 66652 on the Toton/Boston/Wolverhampton steel circuit, 60021 & 60056 top and tail on 6N23 at Morpeth, 66776 & 66307 in N Wales with 3Q00 from/to Coleham, 92018 on the ECML with the diverted 1M16 CS working, 37240 awaiting new wheels fitment at Tyseley

REPORTAGE
TOURING - 34046 & 47828 to Carlisle with the Lakelander, 47712 & 47812 working the Snowdonia Statesman tour, 44871 & 47815 working the Edinburgh Flyer, 57315 & 47802 working the Northern Belle between Manchester and Edinburgh
SEVERN VALLEY DIESELS - Diesel traction in action during the Severn Valley Railway's Spring Diesel Gala

PORTFOLIO
Images from between May 6th and May 11th 2024

VIEW
66148 passing Coychurch with 6F07 from Margam to Newport Docks

Friday 17/05/24

PUBLICATION TIME/S - 07:25 (Sat)

NEWS
LISTS/LOCATIONS
former DRS Class 37s in service/on the move, two repaints

FLEET STATUS REFERENCE
Database Updated - 07:01 (Sat)

JOURNAL
PHOTO NEWS - BB Choppers in Nuneaton, 56098 & 56103 working 6Z60 to Merehead, 60055 on 6Z59 from Tytherington, 69004 on 6E88 from Middleton Towers to Goole, 56094 working 6Y85 to Halling Sidings, 66719 & 66757 working 3Q98 between Exeter and Margam

REPORTAGE
STOCK CONTROL - 47749 hauling Class 379s to Hornsey, 69011 transferring Class 360s to Northampton, 37800 taking 175113 to Landore, 805111 running to Oxley
TOURING - 34046 & 47805 operating the Welsh Marches Express

PORTFOLIO
Images from between May 7th and May 12th 2024

VIEW
69005 on the Doncaster/Toton engineers circuit

Thursday 16/05/24

PUBLICATION TIME/S - 17:30 (Thu) 02:25 (Fri)

NEWS
STOCK CHANGES, LISTS/LOCATIONS, STATS
93001 on the move, EP Class 37s emerge from Leicester, WQDA reduction, 66652 into service/66653 sighted, 97304 (officially) named

FLEET STATUS REFERENCE
Database Updated - 02:22 (Fri)

JOURNAL
PHOTO NEWS - 69009 & 73119 heading to Kidderminster for the gala, 37612 taking 7M18 to Toton, 56103 & 56098 on 6Z82 from Tyne to Humberstone Road again, D1015 returning to Kidderminster, 60026 at Dairycoates with a Rylstone working, BB Choppers running between Kings Norton and Nuneaton with barriers, 69004 on 6E88 to Goole

REPORTAGE
STOCK CONTROL - 37884 taking 730023 to Willesden, RA43s bringing Class 777s to Kirkdale from Long Marston, 68023 taking TP12 to Long Marston
HERITAGE TRACTION - Traction at Kinsley, 2890 37109 & 34092 working trains on the East Lancashire Railway, 2999 20227 & 45132 at North Weald, 7063 and DMU sets at Butterley, 03022 & 73003 at the Swindon & Cricklade Railway

PORTFOLIO
Images from between May 6th and May 12th 2024

VIEW
08580 busy shunting at Whitemoor Yard

 

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