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66167 at Brocklesby 22/04/21 with an Immingham to Santon (Scunthorpe) iron ore working, P Brackenbury

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SITE UPDATED
Friday April 23, 2021 05:41
SECTIONS/PAGES UPDATED
Thursday 22/04/21

PUBLICATION TIME/S - 05:40 (Fri)

NEWS
Class 57 survey

FLEET STATUS REFERENCE
Database Updated - 05:39 (Fri)

JOURNAL
37025 taking 3Q93 to/from the High Marnham circuit, 73964 & 73965 on test train workings through Didcot, 66031 staying solo, 56098 shunting heritage traction at Leicester, 66607 Hope bound passing Brush Traction, 90016 solo with 4L89 after 90009 was removed from the working at Lichfield, 66060 with 6E98 being unloaded at Boston, 08892 at Worksop, 08531 & AB659 at LH Group

REPORTAGE
Additional views of 37521 & 37688 engaged with LSL training runs into North Wales 20/04/21 & 21/04/21, 67007 on a trainer to/from Huddersfield, 66192 on the Severn Beach line, 70802 into West Wales with a trainer from Westbury, 720568 & 720546 on test on the WCML
47739 with barriers and boxes to Chaddesden

PORTFOLIO
Images from between April 11th and April 18th 2021

VIEW
66053 near Helwith Bridge with the 6E97 Newbiggin to Tees Port gypsum empties

Wednesday 21/04/21

PUBLICATION TIME/S - 04:30 (Thu)

NEWS
Chaddesden HST set movement notes, 47843 off its plinth, 08632 on the road

FLEET STATUS REFERENCE
Database Updated - 04:14 (Thu)

JOURNAL
37402 & 37407 causing a stir working 6Z37 from Parkeston Yard to Westbury

REPORTAGE
Traction training/testing 20/04/21 & 21/04/21
66705 tripping stock to Hamilton, 57312 taking 365530 to Ely Papworth

PORTFOLIO
Images from between April 12th and April 18th 2021

VIEW
56096 stabled with 70811 70802 70808 66846 & 70803 in Westbury

Monday/Tuesday 19/04/21-20/04/21

PUBLICATION TIME/S - 14:55 (Tue) 00:20 (Wed)

NEWS
66108 to Toton. RailAdventure 43s it is

FLEET STATUS REFERENCE
Database Updated - 14:53 (Tue)

JOURNAL
68001 & 68016 with the first flask working to/from Sizewell in over a year, 66420 assisting 70008 from Toton with 6G65 to Walsall, 66152 taking 6Z25 to Cricklewood, 60028 on Chaddesden/on 6C59 to Carlisle, 43048 & 43089 in Chaddesden, 25904 229 & 10544 at Reid Freight, Class 150s covering for Class 195s on the Calder Valley route, 66952 and the new view at Millerhill

FOCUS
Continuing maintaining the Deltic locomotives at Barrow Hill

REPORTAGE
37884 hauling 769949 to Burton, 66705 with doomed stock to Mossend for forwarding to Hamilton, 37611 & 37601 escorting 730003 to Old Dalby, 37800 hauling 6344 to Derby, 57312 & 57305 with 6330 to/from Canton, 37884 after dropping another Class 465 into store at Ely Papworth
Traction training and/or testing from between 14/04/21 and 19/04/21
62005 Fort William bound, day for at the Severn Valley Railway's Spring Steam Up event

PORTFOLIO
Images from between April 5th and April 11th 2021

VIEW
66778 leading 66710 & 66200 on 6Y48 from Eastleigh to Hoo Junction

 

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