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67027 stabled in Worcester Yard 27/09/23
S Widdowson

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SITE UPDATED
Thursday September 28, 2023 18:59
SECTIONS/PAGES UPDATED
Thursday 28/09/23

PUBLICATION TIME/S - 19:00

NEWS
LISTS/LOCATIONS, STATS
XC HST/power cars finale ECS/fleet round up, XHSO 37s/RHTT prep, one naming and two repaints

FLEET STATUS REFERENCE
Database Updated - 18:48

JOURNAL
PHOTO NEWS - 56051 & 56113 in Swindon on 6Z20, 97s and 37405 on the Aberystwyth/Chirk logs workings, NR 153s in Ipswich, 777013 & 507020 representing the Merseyrail changeover

REPORTAGE
STOCK CONTROL - 47739 hauling 701009 to store, Class 158s ECS through Worcester
TOURING - 142003 working the Saint Tudno Wanderer, 34046 & 47804 on a Steam Dreams outing to Bath, 47712 & 47810 with the Statesman working out of Hull, 67021 & 67006 with a Belmond Pullman run to Chesterfield

PORTFOLIO
Images from between September 1st and September 22nd 2023

VIEW
43277 & 43274 passing Henwick and in Worcester while working 1Q16 from Landore to Derby RTC

Tuesday 26/09/23

PUBLICATION TIME/S - 07:45 (Wed)

NEWS
STOCK CHANGES, LISTS/LOCATIONS
DBC fleet change, 90050 to be broken up, 66421 ready got GB, 25909 on the road, 43007 & 43008 power the XC HST Farewell jolly, 37608 hauls a redundant Castle HST to Ely, maintenance facility developments at Carlisle Upperby and Peterborough GB

FLEET STATUS REFERENCE
Database Updated - 07:26 (Wed)

JOURNAL
PHOTO NEWS - 66794 leading 66797 66726 & 66770 to Doncaster, 59206 & 59205 again working 7A09 to Acton, 37800 on test in Derby, 67027 to Worcester, 37608 light to Laira

REPORTAGE
STOCK CONTROL - 56081 taking AWC branded 805005 to Oxley, two days with 37601 dragging failed Stadler units to Crown Point, 47746 & 45596 to Kingsland Road, 66746 taking 465904 to Doncaster, 55022 on a lorry in Lymm, 50007 & 50049 collecting 458423 from Widnes, 37884 taking 769959 to Kilmarnock, 47739 taking 701514 to Eastleigh, 158848 ECS from Hull, 57309 collecting 220110 from Carlisle
PREPARATIONS - RHTT preparations continuing, 66104 on the Peterborough/Ipswich trainer, 66531 training off Fairwater Yard, 69001 on a run from Doncaster to Barnetby and back

PORTFOLIO
Images from between September 4th and September 15th 2023

VIEW
60087 at Featherstone with 6E36 from Liverpool Biomass Terminal to Drax

Monday 25/09/23

PUBLICATION TIME/S - 16:35

NEWS
Class 56/69 notes/progress table updated, XHSO Class 37s notes/sales update & allocation survey, GBSD 66s notes, WSR Castle action and further exports speculation, RA43s fleet increase in the offing

FLEET STATUS REFERENCE
Database Updated - 15:51

JOURNAL
PHOTO NEWS - 37405 & 97303 in Chester with 6C55, L52 & L21 in a possession at Rickmansworth, 66746 on Doncaster engineering work, 66799 working engineers between York and Tyne

REPORTAGE
PREPARATIONS - 66044 & 66155 testing a Didcot RHTT set, 69003 & 69004 on one of the Broxbourne RHTT sets, covering the Cumbrian Coast route with DRS Class 66s
STRATFORD WORTING LAIRA TIDAL & EASTLEIGH - GWF trio in Stratford, six workings through Worting, power cars on Laira, shunting devices and 66714 at Cardiff Tidal, traction on Eastleigh Works/in the Eastleigh area
TOURING - 45596 to Par with the Royal Duchy, 66718 73109 & 73212 working the Bluebell Railway to/from the Bluebell Railway, 66736 & 66743 on the Royal Scotsman in Glasgow, 5043 & 47773 on the Melton Pieman to Melton Mowbray, 34067 on Shap with the Northern Belle S&C Special, 46100 & 47593 in York with the Steam Dreams excursion from/back to Shoeburyness
GALA WEEKEND - D2170 D9516 20110 20227 25909 31438 & 47635 in action at the Epping Ongar Railway, 6695 73003 03022 D3261 & W79978 working trains at the Swindon & Cricklade Railway, 50042 47306 121020 & 08359 in traffic during the gala at Bodmin, Autumn Steam Gala at the Didcot Railway Centre, the open day at the London Underground Museum at Acton, views from the North Yorkshire Moor's 50th Anniversary Gala

PORTFOLIO
Images from between September 2nd and September 17th 2023

VIEW
66782 passing through Bradford on Avon with the 6F05 loaded ballast from Westbury to Bristol West Junction

 

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