Category Archives: Main line

Video – 153365 Old Hill, 21/05/18

After a mad rush to the station to see the 88 which ran early the previous day, I had to take it easy to see 66726 and 47712 returning to Crewe – so ambled out of the house before their … Continue reading

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Video 88010 Old Hill, 20/05/18

I know I posted a couple of photos a couple of days ago, but here is a link to the video. I don’t know if 88s will ever work a Berkeley flask run so this might be a rare clip … Continue reading

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Update 1054. Video of 66213 at Stourbridge, 20/05/13

Checking a TOPS list I noticed 66213 was on a steel train to Round Oak, and I didn’t have a video of that Class 66 – so, a trip down the Junction to film it. I didn’t have time to … Continue reading

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Update 1052. Video of D9009 & 67005 passing Stourbridge, 16/05/15

Following on from the previous update, the second video of this Pullman train is at Stourbridge. The timings at Tyseley were perfect, a local train followed the special which was booked into Rowley loop for a few minutes and so … Continue reading

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Update 1051. Video of D9009 & 67005 passing Tyseley, 16/05/15

The Golden Jubilee Pullman ran from London Victoria to Bridgnorth on the Severn Valley Railway. I filmed it several times & thought it would be better to have individual updates instead of one playlist. My first sighting of it was … Continue reading

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Trains at Northampton & Tamworth on 25th October

A few hours at Northampton and my first Class 90 in the new Freightliner livery. Amongst the Class 66s seen were a pair on a “leaf buster” train, and mustn’t forget the Class 31 on a test train. From here … Continue reading

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47749, 50135, D1062, 37906 & D6737 convoy from Kidderminster, 23/09/10

I saw the convoy at Old Hill today, heading towards the Nene Valley Railway for a gala. The 37s would also appear at the Mid Norfolk Railway gala this weekend. Took some photos & will sort them later.

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4965 on Shakespeare Express, 05/09/10

Went across to Dorridge to see this train, as I have done over the past few weeks. My train was delayed just outside Dorridge, as were the next 2 departures towards Birmingham. Seems there was a problem with the level … Continue reading

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4 x DRS 20s moved from Eastleigh to Crewe

On Friday, 37218 was used to move 4 Class 20s from Eastleigh to Crewe, the numbers were 20309, 20310, 20311 & 20312. I think they were destined for storage at Carnforth. They were booked to stop in the loop at … Continue reading

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4965 on the Shakespeare Express

Yet another ride to Dorridge to see the train on the second run back to Birmingham. Thats 5 Sundays in a row I’ve seen the train, still not sorted the photos though!

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Shakespeare Express 22nd August

Went to Dorridge again to see the above train, hauled by 5043 today. The Castle had been used on a railtour to Llandudno yesterday and made a change from the Hall seen the previous 3 weeks.

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Dorset Coast Statesman, Shrewsbury to Weymouth at Old Hill

Saw this go down through Old Hill this morning, 47580 leading & 47826 at the rear. Bit slow sorting photos at the moment, but I did take a few – will try to get them uploaded later. Might hear it … Continue reading

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