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60087 at Horton in Ribblesdale 20/02/18, approaching with the 6J37 Carlisle Yard to Chirk logs, I Reid

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SITE UPDATED
Saturday February 24, 2018 04:20
SECTIONS/PAGES UPDATED
Friday 23/02/18
PUBLICATION TIME/S - 04:10 (Sat)

NEWS, LISTS & LOCATIONS
DRS stored 37s moved, DB red repaints, 50049/XC training notes, also - 66618 with new light clusters, 37254 in Reading Triangle, 88008 in York, the Royal Train in Cardiff, WCRC 57 on engineering duties

FLEET STATUS REFERENCE
Database Updated - 02:59 (Sat)

REPORTAGE
57301 & 57312 taking the short set to Derby, 345019 on transfer (again), Three Class 60s on tanks through Barnetby, three colourful GBRf Class 66s through Knottingley, Cromwell bids farewell after taking the Cathedrals Express to Norwich, British India Line on test

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70814 working 4Z50 through Cardiff

Thursday 22/02/18
PUBLICATION TIME/S - 06:05 (Fri)

NEWS, LISTS & LOCATIONS
Foxton 47 collected, also - 88008 on the electric engineers, 88008 debuts on the Valley flasks, TPE 68s back on flask traffic, additional views of the long stored 92s at Loughborough, 50049 XC trainers-day four, 66141 on training runs for EMT

FLEET STATUS REFERENCE
Database Updated - 05:57 (Fri)

REPORTAGE
37407 & 37424 on DRS powered passenger workings, 66425 & 66432 with the GBRf liveried JNA boxes to Barrow, Double Tractors for the Berkley nukes, 70805 70809 70812 & 70816 20/02/18-22/02/18, GBOB pairs on 6M73/stabled on Eastleigh Works, 67021 solo to Doncaster, 57316 solo to Rutherglen, 66618 with new lights, 67012 solo at Carlisle, 86607 & 86628 Mossend-Carlisle-Mossend, 86613 & 86627 taking 4Z88 to Coatbridge, Queen Elizabeth to Carnforth, King Edward at Kidderminster

VIEW
66727 passing through Eastleigh with 6M46

TIMES
24/02/18 The North Briton
24/02/18 Belmond British Pullman
24/02/18 The Winter Cumbrian Mountain Express
25/02/18 Football Special (Man U/Chelsea)
28/02/18 The Shrewsbury Steam Special

DOWNLOADS, FLEET STATUS
Fleet Status Issue 156

VIDEO PLAYLIST
Several videos added to the playlist

Wednesday 21/02/18
PUBLICATION TIME/S - 23:40

NEWS, RSL, LISTS & LOCATIONS, STATS
DRS fleet changes, Merl released from BH, GBOB 66s round up/survey, also - 37407 & 37425 at Lowestoft, 50049 on XC trainers-day two & three, dragging 90s

FLEET STATUS REFERENCE
Database Updated -

REPORTAGE
37608 moving Class 345s, Shunting devices at Carnforth (08683) Didcot (08604 & 08742) & Southampton Maritime (08530 & 08585), Freightliner quartets passing Ferryhill, 41001 & 56097 in action on the GCRN/views around Ruddington, Hood ECS on the Severn Valley, the new shed at Kirkby Stephen East, 66083 shunting King Edward at Didcot, 37668 getting ready to move 6201 from the MRC, 365s on Peterborough Nene, 345021 at Abbey Wood, 385103 on test at Waverley, Sir William Heygate on the pier at Southend, narrow gauge steam on the concourse at the Cross

VIEW
88007 taking 4S43 north through Leyland

 

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