Monthly Archives: October 2009

SVR 31st October

Tornado was tender-first through Arley this morning, so no point in going straight to the station – this meant KC had her walk down by the river first. 42968 on the train from Bridgnorth, 1744 first away from Kidder, then … Continue reading

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Update 212. D1916/47812 on 6Z48 at Acocks Green, 29/10/09

A few more photos of Tornado on the SVR, or see a 47? Well, I could get to Acocks Green for free, so the 47 won! Didn’t have any recent photos in my gallery of this loco working, so that … Continue reading

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SVR 30th October

Tornado & 1744 hauling trains again. 42968 on the other Bridgnorth train & 7812 on the Highley local service. Don’t think I saw the sun once today & the forecast for the weekend isn’t good. At least I have plenty … Continue reading

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SVR 28th October

Called in Bewdley today for lunch. 7812 passed by with the Highley – Kidder local. Later on 1744 headed for Bridgnorth with a train. Didn’t hang around to see Tornado today

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SVR 27th October

No photos, just a train ride today. Took our grandson to Bridgnorth for a train ride to Bewdley. Caught the 12.10 hauled by 1744, but a few problems with brakes on the stock caused the train to stop on the … Continue reading

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Update 211. 60163 “Tornado” passing the Engine House, also 1744 & 7812, 26th October

Caught the first train from Kidderminster, hauled by 1744. At Highley, the new footbridge enables you to get across the tracks to see the train depart – very handy, a better shot than from the platform. From the Engine House, … Continue reading

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Update 210. 60163 Tornado, 1744, 7812 & 42968 at Arley on 25th October

A few more photos of Tornado at Arley, from the other platform this time. Link to photos Three other locos also seen in action. Will try a shot from the Engine House tomorrow as I am out on my own.

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Update 209. 60163 “Tornado” working trains on the Severn Valley Railway

After arriving yesterday evening, Tornado was busy hauling a 9 coach train today. 42968 worked the first train off Kidderminster, 1744 taking over at Bridgnorth for the rest of the day. 7812 was on Footplate Experience. 5164 was on the … Continue reading

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Update 208. 60163 “Tornado” at Cradley Heath, heading for the Severn Valley Railway

This afternoon, Tornado passed through Cradley Heath on its way to the SVR, where it will be hauling trains for the next 9 days. Link to photos (only 2)

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Don’t forget 60163 “Tornado” at the Severn Valley Railway

See the SVR site for times of trains during half-term week 24th Oct – 1st Nov:- http://www.svr.co.uk/timetable.php

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Update 207. 1501 is removed from SVR Engine House & 7714 moved in

D8188 towed 7714 from Bridgnorth to Highley today. The loco last ran during August, I believe, and was taken out of service during September – requiring boiler repairs. On arrival at Highley, D8188 was uncoupled and headed for the Engine … Continue reading

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Changing to new host in a day or two!!!

This has been a long job. Over 4Gb of data had to be uploaded, which amounts to about 70,000 files. KC’s album & the Midlands album have been uploaded and seem to be working with the new host, and I … Continue reading

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