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66108 at Stenson 23/03/23 with the 4E49 Tesco intermodal working from Daventry to Doncaster Marshgate Sidings
J Taylor & J Neave (3 pictures)

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SITE UPDATED
Saturday March 25, 2023 05:33
SECTIONS/PAGES UPDATED
Friday 24/03/23

PUBLICATION TIME/S - 15:50 (Fri) 05:30 (Sat)

NEWS
LISTS/LOCATIONS, STATS
Euroshed on test, Alizay 58s, XWSS 57 to Longport

FLEET STATUS REFERENCE
Database Updated - 15:36

JOURNAL
PHOTO NEWS - 92032 & 92044 on the second 4B37 trainer, RA Class 43s in the Northampton area, five 66s on the Eastleigh to Hoo engineers, 68015 on 6D95, 37401 with ploughs again then round to Crewe Heritage Centre with 47712 & 88001, 47813 & 47815 to Landore, 37667 returns to Crewe, 92018 collected from Loughborough, 66728 sans one nameplate, 37401 with ploughs in Crewe, 66593 taking 66957 to Loughborough, 66429 on the rescheduled 4M37 working, 66565 & 66554 on the S&C

REPORTAGE
PREPARATIONS - 88009 on a trainer in Crewe, 67006 on a trainer to Ipswich, 66432 circulating the Midlands, 92032 on loaded training runs between Wembley and Dollands Moor, newly arrived 398007 at Taffs Well, 40013 in Crewe on return from Chester, 197004 on training/tests at Llansamlet, Class 720/730s on tests on the WCML, 170509 on EMR training, 150214 on Northern training
STOCK CONTROL - 47749 taking 701004 to Long Marston, 47804 & 46115 with tour stock to York, the Midland Pullman ECS to Dundee, 66593 in Crewe with 197104, 379008 & 379006 escorting 379014 to Ilford EMUD

PORTFOLIO
Images from between March 1st and March 12th 2023

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66001 arriving into Westmoreland Loop on a diverted 6C03 Northolt Sidings to Severnside bin liner

Wednesday 22/03/23

PUBLICATION TIME/S - 21:45

NEWS
Another red Class 66 out-shopped at Toton, two Class 59s brought north, 43277 on a test train formation

FLEET STATUS REFERENCE
Database Updated - 21:39

JOURNAL
PHOTO NEWS - 66010 with the first 6M95 to Langley, 66106 on the afternoon water train, 57309 deployed to 6K96, 66621 on the diverted 6L45, 66775 light on the North Staffs, 92044 to Crewe

REPORTAGE
STOCK CONTROL - 66002 then the RA quartet hauling three new Class 777s into the UK and through to Warrington, 37800 taking two more Class 317s to Newport Docks for disposal, 37884 & 37611 taking Class 730s to Worksop, 50007 & 50049 escorting Class 720s from Derby to Willesden, 20096 & 20107 continuing through with stock to Crewe, 755336 despatched to Derby
CAROLINE - 37418 & 975025 visit Brighton
HERITAGE TRACTION - 60103 & 33109 working trains on the East Lancashire Railway, shunting devices at the Yorkshire Wolds Railway, views from the Mountsorrel Museum and of 33116, 20087 in service on the Battlefield Line, the Spring Steam Gala at the East Somerset Railway, traction at Barrow Hill, three at Boat of Garten, trains running on the GWR, various located at Crewe Heritage Centre, narrow gauge steam in action at the Statfold Barn Railway's Spectacle of Steam event

PORTFOLIO
Images from between February 15th an March 13th 2023

VIEW
50008 at Shipley Gate on 5Z40 from Gascoigne Wood to Chaddesden Sidings

Monday 20/03/23

PUBLICATION TIME/S - 17:25 (Mon) 03:45 (Tue)

NEWS
STOCK CHANGES, LISTS/LOCATIONS, STATS
Scrapping commences at Alizay, the Bolivian Class 86s rumour, Class 93s/99s notes, 66026 reallocated, 50050 note

FLEET STATUS REFERENCE
Database Updated - 03:39 (Tue)

JOURNAL
PHOTO NEWS - 66732 with new intermodal flats from Dollands Moor, 37422 taking a CWR set to Toton, traditional 67016 solo at Hatton, double Class 158s on Uttoxeter services for the races

REPORTAGE
TOURING - 50008 & 37403 to Whitby with the Second Bite, 43046 & 43047 into Scotland as the West Highland Pullman, 57313 & 47813 with the Gold Cup Special to Evesham, 47805 & 47853 in the snow at Aviemore with the Lord of the Isles Statesman, 67005 taking the Pullman to Bath, 86259 then 46115 on the Winter Cumbrian Mountain Express
STOCK CONTROL - 37884 hauling doomed Merseyrail units to Newport Docks, 20107 & 20096 collecting stock from Eastleigh Works, 37403 & 50008 returning tour stock to Gascoigne Wood, 379022 & 379017 to Ilford
STEAM ON THE MAIN - 45699 to Carnforth, 44932 to Southall then on to the Bluebell Railway

PORTFOLIO
Images from between February 6th and March 3rd 2023

VIEW
20007 & 20205 between shunt duties at Peak Forest

 

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