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66731 passing Hawarden and Cardiff 28/11/23 with the 6V75 Dee Marsh Reception Sidings to Margam steel working
M Aspinall & J Taylor (2 pictures)

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SITE UPDATED
Friday December 01, 2023 18:34
SECTIONS/PAGES UPDATED
Friday 01/12/23

PUBLICATION TIME/S - 18:35

NEWS
Traction on the road round up, COTS 43s move to Derby/fleet survey

FLEET STATUS REFERENCE
Database Updated - 18:25

JOURNAL
PHOTO NEWS - 37716 &  37425 on Midland Road/returning to York, 66719 powering through Willington with 6D09, 37255 shunting Class 47s at Burton, RA43s taking Railvac 2 to the Midland Railway Centre, 20142 & 20189 to Rugby

REPORTAGE
STOCK CONTROL - 37611 hauling 331009 to Skipton, 37800 hauling 319378 away for disposal, 37800 with troublesome 730101 at Water Orton, 319378 at Sims, 47593 taking one to Southall, 47773 collecting one from Burton, 165007 & 165038 to Barton Hill, 170476 from Crewe

PORTFOLIO
Images from between November 20th and November 26th 2023

VIEW
43133 & 43182 at Aviemore with the 1H11 Glasgow Queen Street to Inverness service

Wednesday 29/11/23

PUBLICATION TIME/S - 14:20 20:05

NEWS
STOCK CHANGES, LISTS/LOCATIONS, STATS
LS convoy from Barrow Hill to Crewe via Worksop, 31106 on the road, 56301 sold, DBC traction - potential sales

FLEET STATUS REFERENCE
Database Updated - 13:30

JOURNAL
PHOTO NEWS - 56078 working 6C78 through Milford Junction, 73970 returning north from Loughborough, 66529 recovering 1U29, Class 730s in Euston after working in from Tring, 810001 visits Derby, 66728 in the possession at Crumlin

REPORTAGE
STOCK CONTROL - 37611 hauling 331008 to Skipton, 37667 taking three to Reading TCD, 47749 taking Class 701s to store at Long Marston, 47727 taking 360109 to Kettering, 47712 & 47805 taking tour stock to Hull, 47813 & 47848 taking tour stock to Edinburgh
TOURING - 7029 & 47773 visiting York with the Christmas White Rose to York Christmas Market tour

PORTFOLIO
Images from between November 14th and November 25th 2023

VIEW
66142 near March with a completely empty 4L38 East Midlands Gateway to Felixstowe Central working

Monday 27/11/23

PUBLICATION TIME/S - 04:45 (Tue)

NEWS
FL Class 66s for export note, DBC 60s WCAT round up, 20132 collecting Sir Nigel/repaint notes

JOURNAL
PHOTO NEWS - 43097 & 43153 with a Cardiff service at Parson Street, 56301 & 56091 working between Derby and Peak Forest, 55022 on the WCML returning to Crewe, 66775 and three Class 69s to Doncaster on 6D80, 37901 runs to Derby

REPORTAGE
STOCK CONTROL - 37611 on the LNW with 331001, 37800 taking Class 508s to Newport for disposal, 69009 with barrier coaches to Leicester, 47712 & 47805 returning tour stock to Crewe, 172013 traversing the E Midlands on its way to Tyseley, 66713 hauling 465927 to Doncaster
WINTER FESTIVE WORKINGS - Santa Specials and Polar Express operations at the Midland Railway Centre, Wensleydale Railway and Battlefield Line

PORTFOLIO
Images from between November 7th and November 25th 2023

VIEW
37610 & 37254 in Stockport on 1Q44 then 1Q45

 

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