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66754 passing through Settle 10/08/22 with the 4N00 Carlisle to Clitheroe cement empties working, I Reid

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SITE UPDATED
Friday August 19, 2022 05:05
SECTIONS/PAGES UPDATED
Thursday 18/08/22

PUBLICATION TIME/S - 05:05 (Fri)

NEWS
47843 & 59004 ready for movement, shunters on the move by road

FLEET STATUS REFERENCE
Database Updated - 04:52 (Fri)

DOWNLOADS, FLEET STATUS
Fleet Status issue 203

JOURNAL
PHOTO NEWS - 67006 leading 60096 60047 66154 & 66134 to Toton, 60056 working to Shap, 66524 in Bilsworth CE Sidings, 64748 & 64740, part of 456003 along with 455801 & 455807 at Sims

REPORTAGE
STOCK CONTROL - 43049 taking one to Eastleigh, 47739 hauling 701050 to Eastleigh
TOURING - 47593 & 47853 then 37521 & 70000 in Bristol with the Welsh Marches Express, 34067 & 47815 on the Northern Belle S&C Steam Special, 67005 to Bath with the Belmond Pullman

PORTFOLIO
Images from between August 9th and August 13th 2022

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66518 & 66593 working 6Y15 from Totnes to Fairwater Yard

Wednesday 17/08/22

PUBLICATION TIME/S - 06:45 (Thu)

NEWS
Another Class 91 disposed of, another DB Class 66 in red at Toton

FLEET STATUS REFERENCE
Database Updated - 06:07 (Thu)

JOURNAL
PHOTO NEWS - 69004 on 4Y19, 66599 powering 6O01 from Scunthorpe, 69001 re-visits Leicester

REPORTAGE
STOCK CONTROL - 43059 & 43049 head to Crewe, 47739 taking 720110 to Wembley
PREPARATIONS - Several preparations/training runs/workings from between 09/08/22 and 17/08/22 featuring TPE Class 68s on runs to Scotland, 197010 on the North Wales Coast main, Class 231s training between Cardiff and Swindon, Cross Country Class 43s on 5Z43 along with 66848 and a Class 701 in Basingstoke
HERITAGE TRACTION - A bit of a blue theme to this collection - D1062 (as D1040) carrying a remembrance wreath to honour the three men who died in the accident at Knowle and Dorridge in 1963, 55009 in service on the Great Central Railway, 20048 40106 50035 & D1062 in action on the Severn Valley Railway, 31128 37264 37403 & 47840 on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway, 33202 topping D9526 at Rolvenden

PORTFOLIO
Images from between August 8th and August 12th 2022

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60002 passing Plumley West and Oakenshaw with 6E09 from Liverpool Bulk Terminal to Drax

Tuesday 16/08/22

PUBLICATION TIME/S - 05:45 (Wed)

NEWS
91101 gets a repaint, Colas hire a EP Class 37, 59004 to the Leeds lathe, 08756 with GBR voting branding

FLEET STATUS REFERENCE
Database Updated - 05:39 (Wed)

JOURNAL
PHOTO NEWS - 57307 assisting 68005 on 6U77 forward from Rugeley, 57307 working 6D95 to Toton, hitching a lift back on 6X97 from Toton, 66302 & 66031 taking engineering/HOBC kit to High Marnham, 66425 heading to Wentloog, with 614219 on test at Bo'ness, Freightliner green/orange pairs at Rugeley, and orange/green pairing at Cattawade, 60010 with 6B33 on its new routing, 66599 on the Hoo-Whitemoor run, 37716 returns to Crewe, 66556 & 66589 in MB mode at Reading, 57304 parked with RHTT sets in Carlisle

REPORTAGE
STOCK CONTROL - 69001 hauling Class 455s away for disposal, 47593 & 47853 on stock to Southall, 37611 taking 720606 to Wembley, 67007 & 67006 returning tour stock to Burton
WARE/HERTFORD EAST ENGINEERS - Ware and Hertford East station improvements
EX-PAT - 56101 at work with FLOYD in Hungary
SPOTTING - Several workings through Newport, three shunters and a Class 25 at Worksop, 6E70 through Rotherham Parkgate twice, two takes of 66614 passing Slindon

PORTFOLIO
Images from between August 8th and August 13th 2022

VIEW
Inter City liveried 87002 90002 & 43049 in Crewe/on Crewe DMD

 

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