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68016 & 68003 passing Dumfries 30/09/22 "working 6M23 from Hunterston to Sellafield conveying flask containers 9028 9040 & 9032"
A Harris

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SITE UPDATED
Sunday October 02, 2022 21:17
SECTIONS/PAGES UPDATED
Sunday 02/10/22

PUBLICATION TIME/S - 21:15

NEWS
STOCK CHANGES
Fourth DRS Class 66 transfers to GB/66301-66305 survey, 57602 on test, GB 56s farewell tour rearranged

FLEET STATUS REFERENCE
Database Updated - 20:38

JOURNAL
PHOTO NEWS - 66177 & 88009 on strike day freight workings, Freightliner Class 90s spending strike day parked in Mossend

REPORTAGE
PREPARATIONS - 66426 66126 & 66424 despatched to Stowmarket, 66084 & 66100 testing the Toton RHTT set, 37419 & 37425 testing/out with a York based RHTT set
STOCK CONTROL - 56098 & 56081 hauling barrier coaches 6393 & 6394 to Crewe
TOURING - 86101 on the Friday Charter, 66743 & 66746 in England with the Royal Scotsman, 47828 47853 & 34046 on the returning Lakes Express charter

PORTFOLIO
Images from between September 12th and September 23rd 2022

VIEW
88002 near Rugeley 27/09/22, and passing Heamies Farm 28/09/22 - on both occasions working 4M27 Mossend to Daventry

Friday 30/09/22

PUBLICATION TIME/S - 18:55

NEWS
STOCK CHANGES, LISTS
COTS allocation reduced

FLEET STATUS REFERENCE
Database Updated - 18:46

DOWNLOADS, FLEET STATUS
Fleet Status issue 204

JOURNAL
PHOTO NEWS - 57312 dragging 57306 to Norwich, 66304 solo on 4E20, 60010 & 60062 on 6D11, 66606 clagging away in Leeds, 69005 on the Mountfield job

REPORTAGE
COAL - Restarted coal workings to West Burton, established coal workings between Immingham and Ratcliffe, coal to Drax to follow...
PREPARATIONS - 43257 & 43251 visiting Peterborough on a run out from Derby, 68001 & 68017 traversing the Tyne Valley with 6Z44 then 6Z45
STOCK CONTROL - 43058 & 43049 powering 5Z58 to Crewe

PORTFOLIO
Images from between September 12th and September 18th 2022

VIEW
66503 passing Soham working 4L87 from Leeds to Felixstowe North

Tuesday/Wednesday 27/09/22-28/09/22

PUBLICATION TIME/S - 16:20 (Wed) 03:00 (Thu)

NEWS
LISTS/LOCATIONS
69007 test to be rescheduled, 91120 on the move, COTS traction changes/notes/survey, RHTT 2022 - operators gearing up and diagrams now operating, two namings at Kidderminster

FLEET STATUS REFERENCE
Database Updated - 02:45 (Thu)

JOURNAL
PHOTO NEWS - 43465 & 43484 with barrier wagons to Humberstone Road, 66304 hauling 4L20 into Felixstowe, 66304 & 66730 hauling 4E20 from Felixstowe, freshly painted 66014 passing Hessle Road Junction with a steel train from Rotherham, 60021 light to Toton from Doncaster, power cars and units in store at Ely Papworth, 56049 then 56105 on the Crewe/Longport Pinnox job, double 56s on 6Z51 from Baglan Bay, pre-named 43366 with 43184 powering north with the 1E63 Cross Country service from Plymouth to Leeds, RA power cars 43465 & 43484 at Kings Norton

REPORTAGE
STOCK CONTROL - 47749 taking 720112 to Wembley, 37510 & 37608 with barrier coaches from Crewe, 47593 & 47853 returning stock to Crewe
PREPARATIONS - RHTT sets out on shake down runs, 67005 running between Hull and Knottingley, 802201 on LNER training between Peterborough and Doncaster, 730004 out on the WCML again
975025 - Caroline with two choppers
TOURING - 34046 then 70000 with 47804 working the Lakes Express to Oxenholme, 43366 & 43184 working the Modern Railways 60th Anniversary tour between Leeds and the Severn Valley Railway, 35018 working the Pendle Dalesman between Lancaster and Carlisle

PORTFOLIO
Images (of locomotives stabled/parked between duties) from between September 13th and September 25th 2022

VIEW
91127 passing Werrington leading 1D19 from London Kings Cross to Leeds

 

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