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37218 light engine through Nuneaton and Cathiron 21/06/18 on an outing from Crewe Gresty Bridge to Daventry (that ran as far as Rugby then turned) and back, H Cobbold & D Bellamy (2 pictures)

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SITE UPDATED
Saturday June 23, 2018 23:06
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Friday 22/06/18

PUBLICATION TIME/S - 14:05 (Fri) 23:05 (Sat)

FLEET STATUS REFERENCE
Database Updated - 22:41 (Sat)

NEWS, LISTS & LOCATIONS, STATS
XHSS duo to Kingmoor, 37610/47853 notes

JOURNAL
Caledonian Sleeper stock on test/shadow operations, 37669 & 57316 then 33029 & 57316 powering the Lakelander trains between Oxenholme and Windermere, 37407 on test from/to Crewe, TPE 68s on training to/from Carlisle, 66701 with converted hoppers from Shirebrook & 66183 covering for failed 66729

REPORTAGE
Rail Live 2018 and the Class 73 powered event specials from Paddington, Class 73s with 4TC sets - 1988 & 2018, 37611 & 345046 from Long Marston, 37800 & 345038 from Old Dalby, 37601 & 37611 & 710261 to Derby, 88004 67023 & 67027 returning from Rail Live 2018 at Long Marston, 66585 with hoppers to York/with Mk5s to Polmadie, 47804 with the Scotsman and stock to Scarborough, 45212 to the KWVR, 35028 from Bristol to Southall, 47805 & 34046 to Bristol from Crewe

VIEW
Framed by the platform access gates - 700007 at Blackfriars

TIMES
23/06/18 Durham Grosmont & Whitby
23/06/18 Another Liverpool Docker
23/06/18 Mazey Day Cornishman
23/06/18 The Scarborough Flyer
23/06/18 The Cumbrian Mountain Express
23/06/18 Northern Belle
24/06/18 English Riviera Express
25/06/18 Kings Cross-Cambridge
26/06/18 The Royal Windsor Express I
26/06/18 The Fellsman
27/06/18 Victoria-Gillingham
28/06/18 The Cathedrals Express
28/06/18 The Scarborough Spa Express

Thursday 21/06/18

PUBLICATION TIME/S - 21:40

NEWS, LISTS & LOCATIONS, STATS
First GB Class 56s almost moved from Leicester, disposal at Sandbach, also - 66957 & 70007 at Stourton, 37407 with a failed GA set transfer, 66786 with Rail Milling Machine DR76901, 66304 hauling 88001 through Shipley, 70015 getting underway at Nuneaton

FLEET STATUS REFERENCE
Database Updated - 21:21

REPORTAGE
37409 & Caroline 5Z02/2Z02 Didcot-Oxford-Crewe then 2Z02 Crewe-Crewe, 59201 hauled to Toton, 59003 on 6M40 again, 70811 on tank wagons transfers to/from Long Marston, 66784 taking 6E84 to Monk Bretton, 66303 on 6U77 to Crewe, 66727 & 4TC to Ferme Park, 57002 on Kingmoor/Crewe ferry duties, 37884 with 365s to Northampton, Five to Crewe, four to Tees, three to Tyne Dock, 33207 & 37517, 47826 & 47832 on Scarborough tours, 48151 then 47580 & 47746 on the Lakes Express, 68016/the former Belle 57s on the Three Peaks Challenge, 47804 37516 & 48151 on the Dalesman, LNER branded 829011 (800311) at Doncaster, Nine car 800/3s into service with GWR

VIEW
43078 near Westbury passing the (currently not so) White Horse

Tuesday 19/06/18

PUBLICATION TIME/S - 21:20

NEWS, LISTS & LOCATIONS, STATS
Repaired Class 56 on test from Leicester, Colas/GBRf Class 60 situation/update, Freightliner Class 70s notes/survey, also - 88004 to Long Marston, 37409 into service, 37669 & 57313 on the Windermere line shuttles, GWR 43s to Wabtec, 57303 solo at Stockport, 66507 solo at Water Orton

FLEET STATUS REFERENCE
Database Updated - 21:09

REPORTAGE
DRS Class 37s/Class 68s on the Yarmouth air show extras, The dustman on the Middleton Towers/Goole workings, 37611 with 350251 from Long Marston then with barrier coaches to Craigentinny, Diesel gala activities at the Midland Railway Centre and on the North Norfolk Railway, Pullman 67s on the Surry Hills, 35028 with the Cornishman, 45212 & 60103 on the Lakes Express

VIEW
55009 and the HOBC passing at Tuxford

Saturday/Sunday 16/06/18-17/06/18

PUBLICATION TIME/S - 11:10 18:30 (Sun)

NEWS, RSL, LISTS & LOCATIONS, STATS
Freightliner fleet change, Colas/GBRf Class 60s notes, shunters on the road, Class 56s from Leicester note, ScotRail power cars from Brush Traction, also - 37716 56113 & 66753 at Peak Forest, 66027 assists 66013 on 6M50, 47643 almost complete at Bo'ness, Derby North Dock closed

FLEET STATUS REFERENCE
Database Updated - 18:10 (Sun)

REPORTAGE
47813 & 47812 delivering TPE Mk5 stock Portbury to Manchester, 37884 taking 365519 & 365529 to Scotland, 57303 with 455821 to Wolverton, 37884 & 320304 through Springburn, 37611 & 350252 to Long Marston, Alycidon on the Albert Gilmore Memorial outing, 47832 & 47826 on the Snowdonia Statesman, 1001 to Paignton, 34046 to Cardiff, 60009 to Worcester, MRC diesel gala with 60100 66065 67005 & 67006 in action alongside the heritage traction array

VIEW
55009 at Newcastle

TIMES
18/06/18 The Lakes Express (Day 1)
19/06/18 The Dalesman
20/06/18 Rail Live 2018/Long Marston Special
21/06/18 Rail Live 2018/Long Marston Special
21/06/18 The Jorvic & Scarborough Spa II
21/06/18 The Scarborough Spa Express
21/06/18 Northern Belle
21/06/18 The Lakes Express (Day 4)

VIDEO PLAYLIST
Several videos added to the playlist

 

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