Monthly Archives: June 2010

SVR 30th June

Seen at Bewdley, 42968, 4566 & 7812 on service trains, 5764 on diner.

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Update 366. 50031 on Footplate Experience at Bewdley, Severn Valley Railway. 25/06/10

50031 was one of the locos seen on my trip to Bewdley by train from Kidderminster. It was seen arriving then running round the 8-coach train. At Kidderminster, a Bristol double-decker, GHN189, was seen in the car park. This was … Continue reading

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Update 365. 1940s Weekend day 2 at the Severn Valley Railway. 27/06/10

Another very hot day at Arley. Managed a photo of all 6 locos today, same runners as yesterday. A Dragon Rapide flew over, so some shots of that as well. Quite a few photos of the period clothing today, including … Continue reading

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Update 364. 1940s Weekend day 1 at the Severn Valley Railway. 26/06/10

A selection of photos, including the Hurricane seen in the previous update. I have only included photos of 5 of the locos – 4566, 5764, 7802, 7812 & 42968. 5164 was the 6th loco and running bunker-first as it entered … Continue reading

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Update 363. Hurricane Mk IIc PZ865 flying over the Severn Valley

The Hurricane flew over the Severn Valley Railway during the 1940s Weekend event. It approached from the northern end and flew over Bridgnorth towards Highley, where it circled over the Railway as the “battle re-enactment” was taking place outside The … Continue reading

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SVR 23rd to 25th June

On Wednesday, 5164, 5764 and 42968 were in use. On Thursday, same again, but when 42968 arrived at Bridgnorth it stayed at the end of the train and 7812 was attached to the other end to haul the train to … Continue reading

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SVR 22nd June

Saw 2 of the trains cross at Bewdley, 5764 was on the train from Kidderminster and 42968 on the one from Bridgnorth. I was by the buffet as the Pannier passed by & managed a photo but 42968 arrived at … Continue reading

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Update 362. 5164, 5764, 7802, 42968 & D8188 at Arley, Severn Valley Railway. 20/06/10

Same place, as always, but the sun was shining, the trains were running & we enjoyed a few hours out. The grass is getting a bit long on the path down towards Victoria Bridge so we go upstream for a … Continue reading

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Update 361. 4566, 5164, 5764, 42968 & 50135 at Arley, Severn Valley Railway. 19/06/10

Down towards Victoria Bridge, 5164 was on the first train seen heading for Bridgnorth, a few minutes later 4566 headed towards Kidderminster on the first train from Bridgnorth. At the station, 42968 arrived on Footplate Experience, then 50135 working the … Continue reading

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SVR 16th June

Took KC for her walk along the riverbank to Bewdley today, called in at the station for lunch – it was really hot sat in the sun. Only saw the one train, hauled by 4566. We would have had to … Continue reading

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Update 360. More photos of the poppy field, 16/06/10

Took some more photos of the poppy field today. Probably in a few days they will be past their best, fortunately the sun was shining as I took the photos and the colour was fantastic. It also featured on the … Continue reading

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Improved the train photo web site for mobiles

I’ve merged the test site & my SVR timetable into a working site. It’s still early days & I can’t test it on anything other than my own cheap mobile but it appears to work without problems. The images can … Continue reading

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