Monthly Archives: September 2010

SVR 30th September

Called in at Bewdley, Ivatts doing the business again today & 7802 on a dining charter. An 08 was shunting the yard & the repainted DMU car was in platform 3.

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SVR 29th September

To the Engine House for lunch, Ivatts in charge again – 43106 was on our train both ways & 46443 on the other.

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SVR 28th September

Just a brief visit, 43106 to Arley & 46443 back to Bewdley.

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Update 381, rest of photos from SVR gala on 24/09/10

Finished uploading the photos from Friday, dull weather all day, so no shots in sunlight. Still, you can see how it was on the day The latest photos were taken at Bewdley & Highley and are on the same link … Continue reading

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Update 380. Severn Valley Railway Gala photos, 24/09/10

Only the photos taken at Kidderminster have been uploaded so far, the others will follow in a day or so. Weather was cold, dull & wet, which didn’t help, so not the best of photos. An earlier posting gave details … Continue reading

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7¼” Gauge Society AGM at Echills Wood Railway, 25/09/10

We spent a few hours at Kingsbury Water Park during the day watching the locos running on the 7¼” gauge railway. Good variety of locos in action and the first time I have seen trains running on the extension to … Continue reading

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Severn Valley Railway Gala day 1, 24/09/10

A cold & damp start to the gala. I was at Kidderminster in time to see the first departure – 5690, backwards, as were the next two departures. Manston was on the 4th train & chimney first (not that you … Continue reading

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Update 379. 47749, 50135, D1062, 37906 & D6737 convoy from Kidderminster, 23/09/10

Following on from the posting earlier today, the convoy of the above locos passing through Old Hill on the way to the Nene Valley Railway have now been uploaded. Link to photos All 5 can be seen in this shot

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47749, 50135, D1062, 37906 & D6737 convoy from Kidderminster, 23/09/10

I saw the convoy at Old Hill today, heading towards the Nene Valley Railway for a gala. The 37s would also appear at the Mid Norfolk Railway gala this weekend. Took some photos & will sort them later.

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Update 378. 47749 arrives at Kidderminster with D6737, 21/09/10

47749 had brought D6737 from the South Devon Railway and shunted it onto the SVR at Kidderminster. The 37 will be attending the Mid Norfolk gala with 37906 and will be moved later in the week. During the time I … Continue reading

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Had a week in Cornwall, that’s why no posts recently.

It’s never a good idea to let people know you’re away from home, but if you wondered why there were no postings, that was the reason. A few items of railway interest – saw “Lyd” at the Launceston Railway on … Continue reading

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SVR 11th September

Arley for sandwiches today, first train seen was 4566 s/b and then 7812 n/b. Up at the station 46443 on the LMS set was on Footplate experience & D821 on the diesel turn. Just before we left, 4566 was heading … Continue reading

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