Monthly Archives: July 2010

SVR 31st July

From down by the river we saw 7802 heading south towards Arley, soon after 7812 headed north. Up at the station, 46443 plus 1 coach on Footplate Experience crossed with D821 s/b on the diesel turn. Final trains seen before … Continue reading

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Update 372. D821 on Footplate Experience & “Prince” inside The Engine House. 30/07/10

You may have noticed that I haven’t been taking so many photos at the SVR recently. It is not easy finding something that hasn’t been photographed before, so sometimes I just watch the trains go by. Occasionally I grab the … Continue reading

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SVR 29th July

Saw all 3 service trains today. Locos were 5164, 7802 & 43106. 46443 was on Footplate Experience with 6 coaches.

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SVR 27th July

Only saw 2 of the trains today at 1.15 at Bewdley, 43106 was heading towards Kidderminster & 7802 the opposite way.

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Update 371. 71000 Duke of Gloucester, on The Midland Tornado climbing the Lickey Incline. 26/07/10

Originally planned for 60163 “Tornado”, which currently has problems with some of the firebox stays, 71000 “Duke of Gloucester” was the replacement loco. The tour started in London, 71000 coming on at Gloucester and hauling the train back to London … Continue reading

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SVR 25th July

Usual routine, down by the river and saw 5164 s/b. At the station, 5764 was n/b and 46443 s/b on Footplate Experience. Then 7802 on the Limited n/b & 43106 s/b. We hung around drinking another cuppa and saw the … Continue reading

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