Category Archives: “Mostly Midlands” gallery

“On This Day” (years ago) April 29th. 2006, 2007 and 2017

Not much to chose from for this date! Site for The Engine House in 2006, D3022 at Arley in 2007 and 66238 at Old Hill in 2017. Photos below:-

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Photos and Video, D1944 t&t D1935, Wolverhampton 05/02/18

5Z69 Locomotive Services test/training run with 47501 & 47805 seen at Wolverhampton. Couple of photos and a video.

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Photos and Video, 37259 37609, Old Hill 01/02/18

The rain put me off last week but today I braved the wind and cold to see the 6M56 Berkeley – Crewe with the “usual” pair of 37s. It’s all I get to see up here now, must get out … Continue reading

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Photos and Video, 68008, Rowley Regis 28/01/18

Called in at Rowley Regis this morning to see 68008 on the Kidderminster – Marylebone train. I do like the sound those locos make as they get a train on the move. I’m doing well today, edited the video, uploaded … Continue reading

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Photos and Video, 66779 50026 37688, Old Hill 24/01/18

66779 hauled 50026 and 37688 from Dereham to Kidderminster SVR as 0Z50 and are seen passing through Old Hill. later in the afternoon the Class 66 headed back to Peterborough running as 0Z51.

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Photo and Video, 68008 Old Hill, 07/01/18

Nothing much happening, no SVR trains for 6 weeks and too cold to stand around anywhere – but at least a Sunday train with a 68 up here. Link to video A single photo in the gallery looks a bit … Continue reading

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Video – 1Z68 68021 Old Hill, 16/07/16

1Z68 Taunton – Carlisle. I was looking forward to filming a clear shot of the 68 with a decent load climbing up the bank, but it was half an hour late and came through at the same time as a … Continue reading

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Video – 0Z97 31233, 97301 and 97304 Old Hill, 13/07/11

After spending a couple of days at Kidderminster (SVR) the 31 hauled the 97s back to Derby. The timing must have been entered on RTT during mid morning, as when I checked first thing there no mention of it. It … Continue reading

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Video – 0Z73 97304, 73952, 31433, 73951 and 97301 Old Hill, 11/07/16

This was one not to miss, Derby – Kidderminster SVR. The 97s were to have some test runs on the SVR. I was only expecting a 31 and the 97s but checking for posted sightings of the train it was … Continue reading

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Link pages from web site to “Midlands” gallery

I’m quite good at uploading photos to galleries, but can never keep the accompanying web site pages updated. So perhaps it is time to move away from the old style sites and add the pages to this blog instead. It … Continue reading

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Update 155. 31285 on 2Z08 Exeter to Derby RTC

31285 was working an Exeter to Derby test train. It was a loco I had not seen before, so suggested to Margaret that we take KC for a walk over Bromsgrove way. She knows there is always an ulterior motive … Continue reading

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Updated Coppermine for “Midlands” gallery to latest version

Here in boredom city (because of arm in plaster) there is not much I can do. Spent some time today updating all the Coppermine files, hopefully I haven’t forgotten anything & that it all works properly!

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