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66621 in Derby 26/02/24 "passing through on the 6Z80 Banbury to Tunstead Sidings empty aggregates working"
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SITE UPDATED
Saturday March 02, 2024 05:19
SECTIONS/PAGES UPDATED
Friday 01/03/24

PUBLICATION TIME/S - 05:15 (Sat)

NEWS
STOCK CHANGES, LISTS/LOCATIONS
Another red Class 66/DBC fleet changes, 66311 on the move, LR Tugs movements & notes

FLEET STATUS REFERENCE
Database Updated - 04:50 (Sat)

JOURNAL
PHOTO NEWS - 66623 on 6G65 being passed by 66065 & 66097 on 6E54 at Elford, 70017 & 66525 on 4O95 to Southampton, 57308 hauling 66426 to Crewe, 73970 collecting 73966 from Inverness, 66205 taking 6E97 over the freight only S&C route, Royal Class 67s light from Crewe EMD to Toton/Wembley, shunting device 66004 in Westbury, shunting device 66086 in Doncaster Wood Yard

REPORTAGE
INTREPID TO THE RESCUE - 68002 called on to assist 66418 on 6K50 to Crewe Basford Hall
STOCK CONTROL - 69010 towing 360107 to Northampton, 47727 hauling 701012 to Derby, 37800 transferring Class 387s between Ilford and Reading, 57605 collecting 57603 and stock from Plymouth, 69010 Doncaster bound to move 379005 to Worksop
SIR NIGEL - 60007 & 47805 with tour stock to Southall

PORTFOLIO
Images from between February 14th and February 25th 2024

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70804 & 70809 passing through Crewe light as 0Z30 from Doncaster to Rugby DED

Thursday 29/02/24

PUBLICATION TIME/S - 22:40

NEWS
DBC speculation and brief loco tender, 69008 named at Victoria, DCR Class 56/56098 notes

FLEET STATUS REFERENCE
Database Updated - 22:23

JOURNAL
PHOTO NEWS - 59003 taking 6M50 to Bescot, 70817 then 60085 on workings at Eaglescliffe, 68033 taking 6D95 to Bescot, 68005 on 6K05 again, 66725 hauling 6M60 through Peterborough

REPORTAGE
STOCK CONTROL - 47727 & 69010 bringing 720503 in from Worksop, 37800 collecting 730038 from Gascoigne Wood, 37608 & 37611 escorting 175112 to Central Rivers, 37800 taking 730015 to Old Dalby, 175109 runs to Central Rivers
PREPARATIONS - 66108 on a training run to East Kilbride, 47812 on a run to Northallerton, 321429 on the Chase Line
HERITAGE TRACTION - 92214 retiring from service at the GCR, traction at Peak Rail, D9516 31270 18000 & 08604 at the Didcot Railway Centre, 09004 08888 08202 31130 08925 09015 & 70043 at the Avon Valley Railway, 44422 33021 & 33102 20057 & 75014 at Cheddleton, 94474 in retirement in South Yorkshire

PORTFOLIO
Images (of red Sheds) from between February 19th and February 27th 2024

VIEW
60046 working the 6Z82 loaded stone working from Derby Chaddesden to Brandon

Tuesday 27/02/24

PUBLICATION TIME/S - 07:15 (Wed)

NEWS
D200 & D5500 on the move from York, new pool for BB Class 20s created

FLEET STATUS REFERENCE
Database Updated - 07:00 (Wed)

JOURNAL
PHOTO NEWS - 43277 & 43257 visiting Central Rivers while working 0Z30 from/to Derby RTC, 66089 taking 6V32 to Trostre, 56051 solo again on 6J37, 66794 to Whitemoor on 6T70 with 66765/to March Down Yard with 66783, 66099 on the Marcroft/Arpley wagon trip, 66304 & 66765 with two FEA wagons forming 6L99, 185149 forming 2P78 from York to Manchester Piccadilly

REPORTAGE
PREPARATIONS - 47830 running between Crewe and Rugby, 47828 running between Crewe and Chester, various units being commissioned
STOCK CONTROL - 57303 & 57306 taking barrier coaches to Widnes, 66792 hauling Class 466s to Doncaster, 57010 collecting stock from Burton, 47826 & 57314 returning stock to Burton
STEAM ON THE MAIN - Sir Nigel Gresley on test between Crewe and Chester, 46100 running from the NYMR to Crewe, 61306 & 46100 running between Crewe and Southall, 34046 heading to Carnforth, 44871 running from the NVR to Southall, 44871 running between Carnforth and Southall, 34067 and a large puddle at Manchester Oxford Road

PORTFOLIO
Images from between February 14th and February 25th 2024

VIEW
68005 passing Helwith Bridge with the 6K05 Carlisle Yard to Crewe Basford Hall engineers working

 

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