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90045 at Crewe 24/08/16, running from Crewe LNWR to Crewe Basford Hall with a reversal in platform 8, M Turner

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SITE UPDATED
Saturday August 27, 2016 00:01
SECTIONS/PAGES UPDATED
Thursday/Friday 25/08/16-26/08/16
PUBLICATION TIME/S - 14:15 (Thu) 10:30 12:45 00:00 (Fri)

NEWS, RSL, LISTS & LOCATIONS, STATS
DBC fleet changes, Colas 56s news, Freightliner pool changes reversed, locomotives on the road round up

FLEET STATUS REFERENCE
Database Updated - 23:57 (Fri)

REPORTAGE
47812 & barrier vehicles to Glasgow Works, 56105 & 56078 return to revenue earning traffic, 56087 light engine from Crewe, 56302 on Yorkshire Railvac workings, 60085 0C37 Washwood Heath-Carlisle, Colas Tugs at Carlisle, 37219 on 3Z10 to Old Dalby, 37254 at Paddock Wood with 3Q40 from Hither Green, Colas 66s on ferry loco duties - 37901 to St Leonards & 56113 to Etches Park, Double 66s and two wagons on 6O41, double sheds and a converted wagon at Carlisle, 7X09 Choppers through Castle Gresley, Double Class 47s deployed to the Scarborough Spa Express, Pinza - NYMR passenger workings then light engine to the NVR

VIEW
90020 & 67010 crossing Esk Viaduct

TIMES
27/08/16 The Ayr Apparent
27/08/16 Maidstone East-Windsor & Eaton Riverside
27/08/16 The Northumbrian Explorer
27/08/16 Northern Belle
27/08/16 Summer at the Palace
28/08/16 Borders Line Steam Specials
28/08/16 The Cathedrals Express
28/08/16 The Shakespeare Express
29/08/16 A Tale of Two Ports
29/08/16 Class 442 Railway Children Charity Charter

Wednesday 24/08/16
PUBLICATION TIME/S - 18:30

NEWS, RSL, LISTS & LOCATIONS, STATS
Slug1 on the move, DBC change, 20142 livery change, Class 60s for sale, Gronks on the road

FLEET STATUS REFERENCE
Database Updated - 17:20

REPORTAGE
GA & FL electric traction on Cattawade, ROG37s 5T47 Derby-Burton, classic traction at Burton, ROG37s 0T37 Burton-Leicester, FL66s S Wales on coal workings, 66431 & 90006 0Z90 to Norwich, 56302 with Railvac 5 in Leeds, 6201 takes the Cathedrals Express to the WSR, 45699 takes the Dorset Coast Express to Weymouth, 33018 33035 & 40012

VIEW
Freightliner 70s on Midland Road

Monday 22/08/16
PUBLICATION TIME/S - 06:30 (Tue)

NEWS, RSL, CODES
Colas returnees on test, Freightliner pool allocation re-organisation review and table

FLEET STATUS REFERENCE
Database Updated - 05:16 (Tue)

REPORTAGE
Peterborough fuel stop for 20107 & 20314, Recent returnee 60044 on the 6M57 Lindsey-Kingsbury tanks, Graffiti damaged 66724, 66731 on Carstairs engineers, 66715 with now infrequent coal from Hunterston, Two names for 45133 on the Mid Norfolk, two Class 50s working on the SVR, 6201 5Z47 MRC-Southall

VIEW
66139 approaching Cowburn Tunnel

 

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