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66554 at Coppenhall (Crewe) 16/03/19 laying down a smoke screen passing with a Felixstowe to Garston intermodal working, D Bailey

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SITE UPDATED
Monday March 18, 2019 20:10
SECTIONS/PAGES UPDATED
Monday 18/03/19

PUBLICATION TIME/S - 20:10

NEWS
Class 68s round up/survey

JOURNAL
37610 stabled in Carlisle light engine 0Z37 from Carlisle to Derby RTC, 37218 & 37606 in Hull with the four-weekly test train now in the hands of DRS traction, 60074 on shunting duties at Toton, 60097 heading the lines of stored Class 60s in Toton Yard, 45231 stabled amongst the array of diesels on Toton...

REPORTAGE
Tours - 47810 & 47853 working the Portsmouth Harbour Statesman, 59201 & 59206 working the Somerset Strimmer between London Victoria and Cranmore, 67028 & 67024 with the British Pullman on an outing from London Victoria to Gillingham, 57601 & 57316 with the Liverpool Pullman running between Hull and Liverpool Lime Street, 35018 worked the Nigel Dobbing Memorial Train between Kings Lynn and Melton Mowbray, 67005 & 60163 working the Cumbrian Mountaineer tour, 60163 at Edinburgh with the Aberdonian, 86259 then 48151 working the Cumbrian Coast Express...

Features - A look at some ScotRail/GWR power cars from between 12/03/19 and 17/03/19, Units - 180102 in a spot of bother at Doncaster, Testing and training with the new kit continues with various Class 800s, 801101, 195103, 755407 & Class 710s, 802202 on display in Hull, 165037 on 5Z56 from Aylesbury to Long Marston, 442410 to Eastleigh Works, 321307 & 321338 working 1P24 from Liverpool Street to Norwich in lieu of a Class 90 powered Mk3 set, 315211 314214 & 314215 on suburban passenger workings Glasgow Central, 314213 on a trailer at Wishaw, 365519 at Edinburgh on what was possibly the last day for Class 365s operating in Scotland, 3022 & 3044 at Gornergrat climbing the highest outdoor railway in Europe...

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66718 passing Cold Meece at the head of the 6V35 Clitheroe to Avonmouth cement working

VIDEO PLAYLIST
Several videos added to the playlist

Friday 15/03/19

PUBLICATION TIME/S - 14:05 (Fri) 04:40 (Sat)

NEWS
GBRf Class 73s notes/survey

JOURNAL
To the Cheltenham Races with 57313 & 57314, 66724 with an infrequent MoD working to Warminster...

REPORTAGE
Stock/units on transfer - 37884 hauling 314206 to Simms, Newport for breaking up, 37601 with 387130 on transfer 5Q51 from Reading to Ilford, 47815 & 57305 either side of 710107 on transfer 5Q58 from Derby Litchurch Lane to Old Dalby, 37706 with an ECS working 5Z60 from Bo'ness Junction to Joppa Straight, 43010 & 43190 making a now regular run through Rotherham on its way back to Hull from St Philips Marsh, 67006 with the tour stock from Burton to Wembley...

PORTFOLIO
Images from between March 9th and March 11th 2019...

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At the end of the rainbow in Doncaster, you'll find a Class 88

TIMES
16/03/19 The Cumbrian Mountaineer
16/03/19 The Cumbrian Coast Express
16/03/19 The Portsmouth Harbour Statesman
16/03/19 The Liverpool Pullman
16/03/19 The Somerset Strimmer
16/03/19 The British Pullman
17/03/19 The Nigel Dobbing Memorial Train
20/03/19 The Scenic Carlisle Express II
20/03/19 Kings Cross-Cambridge
20/03/19 The British Pullman
21/03/19 The British Pullman

Thursday 14/03/19

PUBLICATION TIME/S - 02:30 (Fri)

NEWS
Long absent Class 37 up and running again at Carnforth, 08645 on the road, Peak Grids notes

FLEET STATUS REFERENCE
Database Updated - 02:28 (Fri)

JOURNAL
57312 taking Flex Unit 769002 from Brush Traction at Loughborough to Cardiff Canton, 56091 & 56103 utilised to collect Railvac 2 from Doncaster and haul it to Leicester, 67016 shunting 82306 & 10259 at Cardiff Canton, 92020 passing Acton Bridge on its second day in service again working the 6L48 Garston to Dagenham Dock Car terminal, 37423 with another rake of eight new FNA flask wagons 6Z37 from WH Davies at Shirebrook to Crewe...

REPORTAGE
37884 hauling 314204 through Kirkwood 5Q06 from Yoker to Glasgow Works, 37601 at Melton Mowbray in the process of running around 345058, 47727 arriving at Leicester with barrier coaches from Toton, DBC/LNER thunderbird 67028 in action with a failed LNER set running 5E02 to Bounds Green, 90037 & 90019 in Leeds, 800109 on a training run in comparison with 90019 on the rear of an LNER working passing at Doncaster, 90019 & 90037 at Stevenage on LNER passenger workings, 90020 hauling 92036 through Nuneaton 0A06 from Crewe to Wembley, 90028 & 90018 a little way south of the snow capped Lake District hills at Docker, 01544 01545 D9523 20166 37250 & 47715 at Leeming Bar...

PORTFOLIO
Images from between March 9th and March 11th 2019...

VIEW
66059 & 66151 working the heavily delayed Bescot to St. Blazey

 

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