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70815 at Moorswater 11/07/18 "after arrival with 6C35..."
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SITE UPDATED
Wednesday July 18, 2018 06:39
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Tuesday 17/07/18

PUBLICATION TIME/S - 06:40 (Wed)

NEWS, RSL, LISTS & LOCATIONS, STATS
GBRf fleet change, DBC fleet changes, Chopper for Chinnor

JOURNAL
57303 deployed to work 4V44 from Daventry to Wentloog, 47813 & 47812 with new TPE Mk5 stock 5Q32 from Portbury to Manchester, 50007 & 50008  working 6Z16 Leicester to Leicester again, 37069 & 37218 on 6K27 Carlisle to Crewe, 47805 on a LSL trainer, 43138 de-branded, 47749 taking 20132 to Barrow Hill

FLEET STATUS REFERENCE
Database Updated - 05:24 (Wed)

REPORTAGE
37611/37800 on 5Q72 to Wembley, GB20 on 7X08, 66136 returning stock to Eastleigh, 37409 to Ilford, Diesels and ale in the dales on the Wensleydale Railway, Tram/train tests underway at Rotherham, Southgate station renamed, football decals on 800018

VIEW
D1023 55002 & 40122 sporting an array of classic headboards at the National Railway Museum

Monday 16/07/18

PUBLICATION TIME/S - 14:55 22:00 23:30

NEWS, RSL, LISTS & LOCATIONS, STATS
DBC fleet changes, Colas fleet change, Freightliner fleet changes, Choppers to Crewe, repaired 08 returned to Middlesbrough, GBOB notes/survey

JOURNAL
47727 taking the Arlington barriers to Eastleigh, 47812 & 47813 with barrier stock 5V81 to Portbury, 50007 & 50008 working 6Z16 from Leicester to Leicester 37518 on Scottish engineering duties at West Calder, 37884 visits Bo'ness for an exam, newly named 43013 working with 43062, ScotRail power cars 43169 & 43183 waiting release from Wabtec, Doncaster

FLEET STATUS REFERENCE
Database Updated - 21:37

REPORTAGE
66704 assisting with coal transfer at Ferryhill, 73969 & 73970 in Glasgow with 5B26, Portfolio - DFGI Class 70s, 47749 & 47727 working the Tees & Wear Explorer, 73961 & 73963 on the Sunny South Explorer, 67020 & 67002 on the Gin Train, 86259 on the CME to Carlisle, 47826 & 47746 with the Statesman to Carlisle, 57314 & 47832 on the Belle, The Royal Scotsman Great Britain tour, The Scarborough Spa Express, the Conway Valley Explorer and two Northern Belles, Assisted steam on the Torbay Express, the Surry Hills Luncheon and the Fellsman, After the tours - several Sunday ECS workings

VIEW
20304 on the line of stored Class 20s at Barrow Hill

Friday/Saturday 13/07/18-14/07/18

PUBLICATION TIME/S - 13:15 (Fri) 04:00 15:25 (Sat)

NEWS, LISTS & LOCATIONS
Another 56 to Longport, 92041 update, FL08s top/from Felixstowe, stopped for repairs at Toton

JOURNAL
66184 ready for repainting at Eastleigh Works, 56007 being shunted again at Leicester, 67004 on a training run from Doncaster, 37219 with a video recording run in South Wales, recently re-liveried 43092 & 43098 into service

FLEET STATUS REFERENCE
Database Updated - 15:13 (Sat)

REPORTAGE
Portfolio - DRS Class 68s/88s, 25185 in service on the P&DR, narrow gauge diesels on the Snowdon Mountain Railway, 142s in Tees, 321s on GA Liverpool Street workings, 801102 on test, 156480 in Air Force livery

VIEW
66035 making its way north through Floriston

TIMES
14/07/18 Peterborough/Ely Shuttles
14/07/18 The Tees & Wear Explorer
14/07/18 The Sunny South Express
14/07/18 Settle & Carlisle Statesman
14/07/18 The Cumbrian Mountain Express
14/07/18 Northern Belle
15/07/18 The Torbay Express
15/07/18 Northern Belle
17/07/18 The Dalesman
19/07/18 Scarborough Spa Express
20/07/18 Northern Belle

Thursday 12/07/18

PUBLICATION TIME/S - 22:40

NEWS, LISTS & LOCATIONS
Long term stored 92 released from CE, GBRf's new 73s on the road, more 56s from LR movement planned, GBOB 66s update

JOURNAL
66745 bringing the first Class 717s into the UK, 37219 with video equipment to Canton, 67030 requiring assistance taking 5Z60 to Bo'ness, 47805 from Southall, 90011 to Crewe

FLEET STATUS REFERENCE
Database Updated - 22:28

REPORTAGE
GB20s & 66715 on 7X10 then back to a Class 20 quartet for 7X08 back to Banbury, 37424 (and later with 37401) with Caroline to Carlisle, York then Crewe, 33207 on the Fellsman, Belmond 67s to Downham Market, 60009 taking the RAF100 to the RAF100, 37800 & 37611 taking 710262 to Willesden, 37601 taking 345025 to Old Oak Common, Toddington (GWR) Buckfastleigh (SDR) & Highley (SVR), 21 shunting devices, FR20 bidding farewell to the Ribble Railway, 45407 on the Jacobite in the rain at Fort William, 717s on Ferme Park

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66508 in the morning mist at Basingstoke

 

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