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66161 passing Bolton le Sands 27/05/23 with 4M25 from Mossend Down Yard to Daventry, M Rivett

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SITE UPDATED
Wednesday May 31, 2023 21:39
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Wednesday 31/05/23

PUBLICATION TIME/S - 21:40

NEWS
Traction on the road

FLEET STATUS REFERENCE
Database Updated - 21:34

JOURNAL
PHOTO NEWS - 69003 & 69004 into Devon with a weed killer set, 47749 getting into position for the next Class 701 transfer to store, 66721 on its third week on the Mountfield gypsum circuit, 66589 leading 66558 & 66550 to Leeds

REPORTAGE
UP THE JUNCTION - Pairs of GB Class 73s on the Eastleigh/Hoo engineers workings
HERITAGE TRACTION/EVENTS - 37075 operating the KWVR diesel diagram, 37275 working between Paignton and Kingswear, heritage traction on the Great Central Railway/running to Nunckley Hill and exhibits at the Mountsorrel & Rothley Community Heritage Centre, 08784 08922 43025 & 10602 at Ruddington, D821 on the SVR Bank Holiday diesel diagram, views from the Bo'ness & Kinneil Railway's Diesel Gala, a visit to the Midland Railway Centre/trains working on the narrow gauge Golden Valley Light Railway during the line's 25th Anniversary, 60103 78022 & 75028 at Oxenhope during the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway's Flying Scotsman Festival, 34027 & 7714 working the Severn Valley Railway's Bank Holiday Monday steam services, traction in the Engine House at Highley, 9681 working good on the Dean Forest Railway, 5239 12082 & 08377 at Ropley, 45105 27066 07012 & 37372 in the sidings at Barrow Hill, 5553 at Bodmin Parkway, 5025 on a Broomhill service at Aviemore

PORTFOLIO
Images from between May 9th and May 20th 2023

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60087 at Long Preston with 6F69 from the virtual quarry at Ribblehead to Liverpool Tuebrook

Tuesday 30/05/23

PUBLICATION TIME/S - 17:45

NEWS
LS collections and returns to Crewe/47712

JOURNAL
PHOTO NEWS - 37401 taking FNA wagons to the lathe at Roberts Road, 88005 & 68004 taking 4Z45 through the Midlands, 37254 leading 37421 37607 & 56113 to Eastcroft, 97302 with 37612 & 56078 stabled on Shrewsbury Coleham, 60066 assisting 60017 on 6M00, 50008 & 67028 to Belmont, 57010 in Newark

REPORTAGE
CROMPTONS WEST - 33029 & 33025 on the Crompton Torbay Adventurer tour to/from Paignton
TOTON, LONG EATON, EARLESWOOD, EATON LANE, EDINBURGH/DALMUIR AND NORTHAMPTON - Traction on Toton/in Toton Yard, four engineers and a track machine passing Long Eaton, four engineers workings from Oxted passing through Earleswood, ECML services passing Eaton Lane, Caledonian Sleeper operations one morning in Edinburgh and at Dalmuir, two liners and a solo 68 through Northampton

PORTFOLIO
Images from between May 10th an May 21st 2023

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66506 crossing the Aire & Calder Navigation at Altofts with 4E91 from Southampton Maritime to Leeds

Sunday 28/05/23

PUBLICATION TIME/S - 05:25 (Mon)

NEWS
STOCK CHANGES, LISTS
LSLO 43s allocated, GBRG 69s round up

FLEET STATUS REFERENCE
Database Updated - 05:04

JOURNAL
PHOTO NEWS - 69005 & 69002 with a weed killing set to Toton, 70001 66513 & 66564 on 4O27 to Southampton, 66717 66789 66731 & 66772 in convoy to Peterborough, 66035 66013 66095 & 66041 in convoy to Tyne

REPORTAGE
TOURING - 57313 47813 then 40145 on the Darlington to Appleby and back Northern Belle, 66748 & 66765 into the shrubbery in Harwich with the Parkeston Panorama, 47593 taking 47712 and the Yorkshire Coast Statesman to Scarborough, 47802 & 47812 then 45596 taking the South Devon Explorer to Plymouth, 66746 between Royal Scotsman duties at Aviemore, 57313 & 47813 taking the Northern Belle to Euston, 67024 on the Belmond Pullman from Bath, 50008 & 67028 taking the Retro Devon Belle II to Paignton
STOCK CONTROL - 66716 hauling 465923 to Doncaster, 40145 & 57313 returning to Carnforth with the Northern Belle stock, 66765 & 66748 returning tour stock to Burton

PORTFOLIO
Images from between May 7th and May 21st 2023

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66780 in Didcot with the 6O01 Scunthorpe Trent Yard to Eastleigh East Yard working

 

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