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66727 on the 6M05 Tinsley to Coton Hill aggregates train at Burton 31/01/23, F Lees

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SITE UPDATED
Friday February 03, 2023 04:08
SECTIONS/PAGES UPDATED
Thursday 02/02/23

PUBLICATION TIME/S - 04:05 (Fri)

NEWS
LISTS/LOCATIONS, STATS
Power cars to Sims Metals, second attempt to get Class 91s to Sims pathed, Tonbridge to Longport path, 08799 repainted and named, DBC Class 90s notes/fleet survey

FLEET STATUS REFERENCE
Database Updated - 03:26 (Fri)

JOURNAL
PHOTO NEWS - 56091 in Wembley/working 6Z48 from Burton to Derby, 56078 on 6Z76 from Redcar to Longport, 56098 on Leicester LIP, 37116 returning to Derby, 37401 & 37419 on Stowmarket/light to Whitemoor, 37405 with an engineers in Stockport, full house at St Philips Marsh on strike day

REPORTAGE
STOCK CONTROL - 56081 hauling two Class 805s to Oxley
975025 - Caroline returns to Derby

PORTFOLIO
Images from between January 23rd and January 28th 2023

VIEW
66508 passing Long Dyke Junction on an engineers formation working 6A41 from Westbury to Radyr

Wednesday 01/02/23

PUBLICATION TIME/S - 05:55 (Thu)

NEWS
LISTS/LOCATIONS, STATS
Another GWR power car released for disposal, four Class 69s to Peterborough, another red Class 66 out-shopped at Toton, IKB on shed

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

JOURNAL
PHOTO NEWS - 37401 & 37419 on an engineers working to Wickford/returning to Stowmarket, 56078 on 4Z75 to Redcar, 56091 on 6Z44 to Acton, 92032 on test through Hartford, 66143 on 6X11 with new boots

REPORTAGE
STOCK CONTROL - 37800 hauling Class 317s to Sims, 47727 taking 720119 to Wembley
PREPARATIONS - 37610 patrolling the North West, 37611 patrolling the South West, 90001 to the smoke, Class 720s getting more miles in
975025 - 37418 takes Caroline to London

PORTFOLIO
Images (of red sheds) from between January 23rd and January 30th 2023

VIEW
68018 & 66526 on 6K05 from Carlisle Yard to Crewe Basford Hall through Long Preston

Tuesday 31/01/23

PUBLICATION TIME/S - 13:45 22:15

NEWS
LISTS/LOCATIONS, STATS
WQAA 66s returned to Toton, Class 91s move to Sims cancelled, second Class 47 disposed of at Carnforth, D1023 enterers DHC, GBRG Class 69s notes/survey

FLEET STATUS REFERENCE
Database Updated - 13:20

JOURNAL
PHOTO NEWS - 37418 collecting wagons from Doncaster, 57308 hauling 66429 to Gresty Bridge, 57003 in Liverpool after assisting 6E10, 37401 to Brent, 37116 in Bristol

REPORTAGE
STOCK CONTROL - 47810 & 47805 taking ERS stock to Great Yarmouth, 47727 hauling 360111 to Cricklewood, 43055 & 43046 from Eastleigh to Crewe, 67005 taking stock to Peterborough
975025 - Caroline stepping out in a fresh coat
PREPARATIONS - 43468 & 43480 on a circular run out from/to Kings Norton, 47812 running to South Wales and back, 730010 & 730005 on Birmingham cross city training, 197015 on a TFW trainer from Chester to Landore
THREE YELLOW TRACTORS - 97302 97303 & 97304 on the Cambrian, 97303 to Eastcroft
GREAT CENTRAL RAILWAY - The GCR three day winter steam gala

PORTFOLIO
Images from between January 16th and January 28th 2023

VIEW
60024 passing Pengam Sidings with 6B41 from Westerleigh to Robeston

 

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