Monthly Archives: February 2010

Update 292. 4566, 7812 & the DMU working trains at the Severn Valley Railway. 28/02/10

The end of another month & I’m just about keeping up with my SVR photo diary. Only 6 photos today, but it was dull & cold – maybe I’m saving myself for next weekend and the Gala! Link to photos … Continue reading

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New-born lambs, seen yesterday from the train

For several weeks we’d been saying there were no baby lambs around, not surprising really with this cold winter, but on Saturday whilst on the train between Highley & Arley we saw some in the fields. Other parts of the … Continue reading

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Update 291. Bewdley & Highley, including 5786 at the Severn Valley Railway. 27/02/10

5786 arrived several days ago, also 7802 has returned, the 2 locos being seen at Bewdley. DMU & 4566 seen working trains, but I was not expecting 7812 on an “extra”, although did manage a shot of the headboard. A … Continue reading

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Update 290. 70013 & 30777 at Small Heath, 22/02/10

A light engine plus support coach working from Bury to Tyseley. Later in the day, 70013 ran to Southall. The original plan was to take photos from the road bridge outside the station, but due to road works it was … Continue reading

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Update 289. Road vehicles at the Severn Valley Railway Classic Transport Day, 20/02/10

96 photos of vehicles, taken at Kidderminster, Bewdley, Arley & Highley. A bitterly cold day, can’t be much fun driving in the older vehicles without heaters! Link to photos I’ll get round to adding registrations sometime soon. These cars were … Continue reading

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Update 288. 4566, 7812 & DMU in service at the Severn Valley Railway, 21/02/10

A covering of snow during the night, but it melted quickly in most places so not much seen in the photos. There was sunshine, but it still felt very cold & we were glad to get back on the train … Continue reading

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Update 287. 7812 & 46443 working trains at Bewdley on the Severn Valley Railway, 18/02/10

Half term week & a 2 train service. We saw both the trains when we called in at Bewdley for lunch. Link to photos Managed to get 3 locos in this shot…

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SVR 21st February

Mrs. S. wanted to give the DMU a miss today (she prefers “real” trains) so we travelled behind 7812 on the diner to Arley to get our sandwiches & drinks. We were glad when the diner returned, as it was … Continue reading

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SVR 20th February

After watching the double-header from Tyseley on the main line, off to Kidderminster to see some of the classic cars on show. Then catching the first train behind 4566 to Arley, then DMU to Highley, 7812 back to Bewdley & … Continue reading

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SVR 18th February

A journey from Bewdley to Highley & return behind 7812. 46443 was hauling the other train. Didn’t forget my Highley Slice – yummy!

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31105 was on 0Z31 Tyseley to Derby today, 15/02/10

It was apparently at Tyseley TMD for wheel turning today. Small Heath is an easy, and free, journey for me by train, so it was a simple decision to go and see it return to Derby. As a bonus, it … Continue reading

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Update 286. DMU, 46443, 7812 & D8059 in action, 14/02/10

The Class 20 was an unexpected bonus today. I was planning to continue to Highley after lunch at Arley, but the sound of an approaching diesel meant a change to my plans. D8059 had run up from Bewdley after the … Continue reading

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