Monthly Archives: July 2009

Update 161. Class 31 no. 31190/D5613 at Small Heath

31190 was running as 0Z47 from Tyseley to Washwood Heath. Yesterday it had brought a Class 47 from the NVR to Washwood Heath and was stabled at Tyseley overnight. I couldn’t get to see the locos yesterday but I’m pleased … Continue reading

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Update 160. Class 20 no. 20059 is latest arrival at the SVR

On the way back from Bewdley we stopped off at Kidderminster, I was curious to see if 20059 had arrived. It was, and better still, in a place where I could get some photos from the nearby footpath. It is … Continue reading

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Update 159. 47739 on 6Z48 Burton to Dollands Moor at Widney Manor

I’d tried for this train twice before here, first time I missed it because it had been re-timed to run earlier, second time it was running extremely late and I couldn’t wait. Today worked out well, even the sun was … Continue reading

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Update 158. 2Z03 – 57601 and WCRC saloon at Old Hill on a Slough to Swindon working

Didn’t expect to see this, the only working of interest down the “Dark Side” this week. I only had one appointment during the week, for a physiotherapy session at the local hospital at 13.30 – which was just a few … Continue reading

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Update 157. 56312 on 4Z91 Dollands Moor to Hams Hall at Rugby

The working I missed a couple of weeks ago! This time I was determined to see it, and after checking the train was actually running, headed down to Rugby to wait for it. I was at Rugby well before it … Continue reading

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SVR 28th July

A ride on the train from Bewdley to Bridgnorth and return today. 7802 was our loco, 46443 & 4566 were the other locos working trains.

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