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60043 & 60097 heading the two lines of stored Class 60s in Toton Yard 14/05/19, J Taylor

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Saturday/Sunday 18/05/19-19/05/19

PUBLICATION TIME/S - 20:50 (Sun)

NEWS, STOCK CHANGES, LISTS & LOCATIONS, STATS
DRS fleet changes, Maritime Intermodal 4 into traffic

FLEET STATUS REFERENCE
Database Updated - 20:37 (Sun)

FOCUS
The final day of full size HST sets operating for GWR into/from Paddington...

JOURNAL
56091 & 56103 working 6Z56 6Z51 6Z09 & 0Z56, 56094 & 56096 with four empty log carriers, 6Z56 from Carlisle Yard to Doncaster Roberts Road, 800102 at Kings Cross with 1A12 from Hull/prior to returning north as 1D11 to Leeds, 170515 working the final Fridays only 1V30 Birmingham New Street to Gloucester via Worcester Shrub Hill...

REPORTAGE
Tours and charters - 37405 & 37409 working the EACH Express 3, 67004 & 67021with the Belmond Pullman being utilised for the Andy Perry Hospice Fundraiser tour from Horsham via Brentford to Surbiton, 66723 & 66779 working the Welsh Dragon tour, 61306 & 47802 with the final leg/day of the the nine day Highlands & Islands tour, 70000 ascending Shap with the Lakelander tour, 45690 ascending Shap working the steam section of the Cumbrian Mountain Express to Carlisle, 7029 & 47773 working the Cotswold Explorer, 47832 & 47854 with the Stratford Flyer III tour running between Newcastle and Stratford on Avon, 37669 at Mallaig with the return afternoon Jacobite working to Fort William...

VIEW
08442 'going back to nature' at Eastleigh

Thursday/Friday 16/05/19-17/05/19

PUBLICATION TIME/S - 18:00 18:35 (Fri) 04:20 (Sat)

NEWS
Another orange Class 66, a third stripped out Class 56 a Longport, shunter movements - corrections/new, errant 70808 on the move again

FLEET STATUS REFERENCE
Database Updated - 04:20 (Sat)

JOURNAL
37402 working 5Z37 from Eastleigh Works to Norwich with the stock for the following day's DRS Class 37 short set farewell tour, 47813 with saloon 6320 from the Midland Railway Centre to Derby, then at/departing Derby with a Rail Operations Group jolly to Barrow Hill, 47853 & 45231 Carlisle bound from Crewe for tour duties, 25904 on hold at Reid Freight. Longton, 57304 & 68023 at Crewe after 57304 had been sent to recover 3C91 following the failure of 68023, 43162 & 43071 at Paddington after arrival with one of only two HST diagrams into Paddington, 43093 & 43188 with a Penzance to Paddington working then 43009 leading a Paddington to Plymouth service through Edington, 90041 & 90042 powering with 90045 & 90048 inside on the late running Coatbridge to Daventry intermodal, 73119 & 73128 hauling LT45029 & 12 2Z82 from Eastleigh Works to West Ruislip, 66001 with 755418 755326 & 755418 on transfer 5Q99 from Ripple Lane to Norwich Crown Point, 975025 being propelled by 37409 2Z02 from Exeter St Davids to Kensington Olympia, Class 230s have entered full service on the Bedford/Bletchley - 230003 arriving at Millbrook then 230004 at Lidlington...

REPORTAGE
Moving stock - 47593 with Mk2 3188 'Cadair Idris' 5Z48 from Burton to Crewe DMD, 37608 & 57305 moving brand new 710105 5Q58 from Derby Litchurch Lane to Old Dalby, 20905 20901 & 66767 with LU set 521/522 on transfer 7X08 from Derby Litchurch Lane to Banbury, restored steam - 48305 the newly restored 8F on its first public outings at last weekends GCR Goods Galore event...

VIEW
66779 at Hook with the 6Y48 Eastleigh Yard to Hoo Junction engineers

TIMES
18/05/19 The Cumbrian Mountain Express
18/05/19 The Welsh Dragon
18/05/19 The Lakelander
18/05/19 Horsham-Brentford-Surbiton
18/05/19 The Cotswold Explorer
18/05/19 Each Explorer III
22/05/19 The Stratford Flyer III
23/05/19 Northern Belle
23/05/19 The Cathedrals Express
23/05/19 Worcester Evening Diner
24/05/19 Northern Belle

Wednesday 15/05/19

PUBLICATION TIME/S - 05:30 (Thu)

NEWS, STOCK CHANGES, STATS
Loco transfers to the SVR/89410 registration, additional FL90s note, 45015 update, Gronk on the road

FLEET STATUS REFERENCE
Database Updated - 05:17 (Thu)

JOURNAL
86639 & 86605 returning TPE Mk5 stock to Longsight, 91122 & 91126 running nose to nose on the 1S05 Kings Cross to Edinburgh and 1E14 Edinburgh to Kings Cross LNER services, LNER Azuma passenger debut saw 800113 working the 1D11 London Kings Cross to Leeds, 47593 returning from training duties in the south west, 43061 with the final midweek LNER HST working into/from Hull, Double Grids working 6Z56 from the virtual quarry at Carlisle Kingmoor to Boston then 6Z57 back to Carlisle Kingmoor from Boston, 56087 & 56105 on the 6E32 Preston Docks to Lindsey working while 56113 & 56090 made the debut for the Class on the 6S31 Doncaster to Millerhill engineers...

REPORTAGE
Moving stock - 57312 hauling 769008 5Q78 from Brush Traction at Loughbourgh to Cardiff Canton, 47815 with another redundant GWR stock transfer 5L46 from Plymouth Laira to Ely Papworth, 66743 with stock 5Z84 from Polmadie to Bishop Auckland, 43023 & 43037 on a stock transfer 5V81 from Wabtec Doncaster to St Philips Marsh...

VIEW
66770 arriving at Bescot with stone from Stud Farm

 

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