Monthly Archives: August 2010

4965 on the Shakespeare Express

Yet another ride to Dorridge to see the train on the second run back to Birmingham. Thats 5 Sundays in a row I’ve seen the train, still not sorted the photos though!

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SVR 29th August

5 train service again, 50135 on the diesel turn today. Same steam locos as Saturday – 3802, 5164, 7812 & 43106. Bit of a downpour as we were eating our sandwiches, just as the Limited came in, but it didn’t … Continue reading

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Update 377. D8188 is used to shunt the yard at Arley. 07/07/10

I had edited these photos weeks ago, but didn’t get round to uploading them – obviously more important things to do (or feeling lazy). D8188 was on shunting duties, which included swapping the sleeping cars at Arley. When I reached … Continue reading

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Update 376. 3802, D821, 5164 & 43106 at “Arley-on-Sea”. 28/08/10

It’s “Seaside Special” weekend & we were at the “seaside”, oh alright – it was just Arley. Just a few photos of the trains, but also one of the backdrop behind the beach (sorry, sandpit!) Link to photos Here is … Continue reading

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SVR 25th August

First trains I’ve seen since Sunday, having withdrawal symptoms. Not a day for photos as dull & wet, which means I have to try & remember the locos – so here we go….. 11.54 at Bewdley and 5764 was on … Continue reading

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Shakespeare Express 22nd August

Went to Dorridge again to see the above train, hauled by 5043 today. The Castle had been used on a railtour to Llandudno yesterday and made a change from the Hall seen the previous 3 weeks.

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