Monthly Archives: November 2009

Update 238. River Severn at Arley, high river levels, November 2009

We normally park by the river, but the access lane is quite close to the river. After the heavy rain over the previous week or so, we decided it would be more sensible to park at Bewdley and travel by … Continue reading

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Update 237. 7812, 5764 & D8188 at Arley. 6024 at Bewdley

Last “normal” day before Santa operations begin next weekend. Didn’t photograph 5164 which hauled us to Arley, as it was bunker-first. At Arley the other two trains crossed, the bonus being D8188, which will be a spare loco in case … Continue reading

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Update 236. River Severn at Bewdley, high river level, 26/11/09

We had a walk into Bewdley to see how high the River Severn was. The flood barriers had been erected as a precaution, but at the time of our visit they did not seem to be needed – better safe … Continue reading

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Update 235. 60040 on 6E41 at Kings Norton, also 66140 & 66058.

After seeing the Class 31 at Dorridge, I headed to Kings Norton to see 97301 return to Derby, unfortunately it had run early & I missed it. Still, 60040 on 6E41 was worth seeing, and also a late running steel … Continue reading

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SVR 29th November

KC was with us today, we caught the 12.15 from Bewdley, hauled by 5164. This crossed with 7812 at Arley. After our sandwiches, it started raining just as we walked down towards the river, which was higher than last weekend. … Continue reading

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SVR 28th November

We wanted some lunch at Highley today, so no KC with us, probably a good job as our 12.15 train from Bewdley was delayed. Not sure exactly what the problem was, something to do with signalling problems I believe, but … Continue reading

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