Monthly Archives: February 2009

“Gresley” through Old Hill

60007 rolled down through the station just before 8pm and running a bit late. Tried some photos, but not sure what they’ll come out like.

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SVR Saturday 28th Feb

46443, 7812 & 5164 working trains today, all seen at Arley lunchtime.

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183 photos uploaded

All the photos from the 60s Transport Day are now online. Still a few comments to add, but all registration numbers are there. http://www.sharpos-world.co.uk/cpg/thumbnails.php?album=554

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Main line tours

I keep looking for any tours at weekends around this area, but still very quiet. The Birmingham -York & return tomorrow, 47 hauled on outward trip & 60007 on return, is too early leaving for me to see & gets … Continue reading

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60s Transport Day photos

Have been busy working on these, uploaded those from Highley & Bridgnorth – plenty more to follow Photos here

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Saw 97301 & 97302 today

After missing them yesterday, I was determined to have another go today. Went to Water Orton 2 hours earlier and was there earlier enough to see them. So even more photos to play with now……..

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I seem to keep losing days

They don’t half fly by. Yesterday was trying to create some more maps, then backing up hard drives – it all takes time. And I don’t seem to have done anything worthwhile tonight, too many fiddly things keep getting in … Continue reading

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3 hours at Water Orton today

Usual mixture of trains, but 97301 & 97302 went through 45 minutes before I got there. 47727 was seen and the highlight was Fastline 56303

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SVR Sunday 22nd Feb

5764, 7812 & 4566 all working trains, seen lunchtime around Arley

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Wolverhampton page

This has now been created and links from the map and from the “via Sandwell & Dudley” route. Wolverhampton page link

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SVR Saturday 21st Feb

It was 60s Transport Day. Loads of road vehicles on display at Kidderminster, Bewdley, Arley, Highley & Bridgnorth. Stopping off at all the above stations, travelled on DMU & hauled by 46443 & 7812. The 3rd steamer was 4566.

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Gradually improving the map

The “interactive” map has had more links added. Most of the stations between Snow Hill & Stourbridge now have a page, which links to all the photos at that station or close by. Three stations on the Sandwell & Dudley … Continue reading

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