Monthly Archives: April 2009

Coppermine, security update – if you host your own

There is a security release:- http://forum.coppermine-gallery.net/index.php/topic,59247.0/topicseen.html I did the manual fix on mine, as it only takes a few seconds to update each gallery.

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71000 “Duke of Gloucester” at Highley today

Official opening for the Engine House today, 71000 worked a special train from Kidderminster for the occasion, carrying invited guests. Due to leave Highley soon after 2pm (I think?) Needless to say I have some photos, some at Kidderminster as … Continue reading

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Update M124. 47818 + 43056 power car move

Only at Bromsgrove for about 20 minutes, during that time I photographed 170523, 170633, 43303, 43384 and finally 47818 with power car 43056, which was being moved from Brush at Loughborough to Landore.. A cloud passed over as the HST … Continue reading

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SVR 26th April

Down by the river to see 42968 on the Venturer, heading for Arley. Up at the station, 7802 was on the LMS set, passing 46443 on Footplate Experience. Next trains to Cross were 7812 on the GW diner & 4566 … Continue reading

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5Z47. 47818 + 43056 Loughborough – Landore

Heard this move was on today, so headed to Bromsgrove. Good job I was there early as the train passed about 25 minutes ahead of schedule. Took a few photos, will sort them later.

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SVR 25th April

With the rain falling quite heavily when I opened the curtains this morning, the walk to Arley looked like it was off. Fortunately it brightened up and we made it to the station. The 11.38 for Kidderminster was hauled by … Continue reading

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Went to Llangollen Railway today

Made a change to get out of the local area & see a few different trains (and not have to drive, thanks to Andrew) Good to see 6100 & 246, long time since I saw 1306 as well. Just need … Continue reading

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Trains around Birmingham, 23rd April

I had plans to see 3 trains today, would I succeed in seeing them all? Unfortunately it was not possible to go to just 1 location to see them, so had to move for the 3rd train. The day got … Continue reading

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47749 & 47739

Seen at Dorridge, working the Colas train to Dollands Moor. — Sharpo, out & about with camera & low-tec communicating device www.sharpos-world.co.uk – Web site home page www.sharpos-world.co.uk/blog – Blog, for all updates & my latest news

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37670 0D44

37670 hauling 66250 & 66124 through Walsall 13.09 — Sharpo, out & about with camera & low-tec communicating device www.sharpos-world.co.uk – Web site home page www.sharpos-world.co.uk/blog – Blog, for all updates & my latest news

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62005 today

Seen passing through Walsall today — Sharpo, out & about with camera & low-tec communicating device www.sharpos-world.co.uk – Web site home page www.sharpos-world.co.uk/blog – Blog, for all updates & my latest news

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Update M123. Longbridge, for 6M67 “Nuke”

Makes a change for me to be adding photos again. Haven’t really got back into a routine as yet, so will tie up loose ends later. http://www.sharpos-world.co.uk/BB3cpg/thumbnails.php?album=347 As mentioned in the “Main Line” category, I saw 6M67 at Longbridge today … Continue reading

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