Monthly Archives: May 2009

SVR 31st May

An hour at Arley, both Panniers working trains (5764 & 7714) and 46443 on Footplate Experience. No camera today, as not easy to use right hand for anything fiddly. I’m managing capital letters a bit easier though, and using the … Continue reading

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47760 and 37516 Skegness to Cardiff

Went to Arley via Bromsgrove, to see the above railtour. I did try some photos by resting the camera on the bridge, but haven’t checked them yet.

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SVR 30th May

An hour at Arley. 7812 northbound & 5764 southbound. Next southbound was the diesel turn with D8188.

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SVR 29th May

5764 on teaks, 42968 on blood and custards, seen at Bewdley. No photos as I cannot hold camera with arm in plaster!

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Broke my wrist today

Rather messed up my day out, on way up steps on footbridge to photograph 60040, didn’t get shot. Arm in plaster, so not typing very well with left hand.

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Update 138. 47727, 87033-7, 87029-5, 87020-4 passing Stafford

Finished the photos eventually. I’m glad I saw those 87s, having missed them the previous week. Other photos at Stafford include 66s, (including Eddie the Engine) a 67, 86s, a 90 & a 92. Link to photos I’m getting round … Continue reading

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Yet another Coppermine security release

This has kept me busy the last few days – I was one of the people who had problems with the previous security fix. http://forum.coppermine-gallery.net/index.php/topic,59681.0.html So if anybody runs a Coppermine gallery,  get busy and upgrade it!

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Update 137. 5764, 7714, 7812, 42968, D444 at Arley. 25/05/09

Dull but dry, at least it wasn’t the heavy rain forecast for the day. Same as yesterday, except it was the turn of D444, oh, and running to time during the middle of the day when we were out & … Continue reading

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SVR 25th May. 5764, 7714, 7812, D444 & 42968 at Arley

Dull, but the forecast was for heavy rain, so mustn’t complain. “We” were running to schedule, as were the trains today. From down by the river, 5764 headed south towards Arley, then after crossing at Arley, 7714 headed north. At … Continue reading

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Update 136. 5764, 7714, 7812, 42968, D1062 & coaching stock at Arley. 24/05/09

Trains delayed by failure of 37906, which was replaced by D1062. Lovely weather though, and the chance for some good shots of passing coaches on the “Limited”. Link to photos 8 coaches plus loco in the platform limits shots of … Continue reading

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Coppermine security update release

Just applied the manual fix to my galleries to keep them secure. Current Coppermine release is 1.4.23 as per:- http://forum.coppermine-gallery.net/index.php/topic,59551.0.html

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SVR 24th May

37906 had failed, I believe an 08 had been sent to rescue the train, timetable up the creek! At Arley, 7714 was waiting with a train for Bridgnorth, eventually 5764 came in with a train from Bridgnorth. Next trains to … Continue reading

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