Monthly Archives: October 2010

Update 399. 6M67 “nuke” or flask train at Old Hill, 27/10/10

This train was running with 37682 & 20308, but times are very unpredictable, as is the route. The previous week I waited ages for it, but it was sent via Bromsgrove instead. This week I tried again, to cut a … Continue reading

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SVR 27th – 29th October

Ended up at Bewdley all 3 days, seems like 4566, 7812 & 43106 were working the services each day, although I didn’t see the 3 locos every day. Today was a bit of a hard slog, getting to Bewdley by … Continue reading

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Update 398. Tamworth photos, including 71000 & 47500, 25/10/10

After a few hours at Northampton, we moved to Tamworth to see 71000 heading south & 47500 heading north. Unfortunately missed a few trains on the high level lines, but it makes a change to see the electrics, including an … Continue reading

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Update 397. Photos at Northampton, including 31602. 25/10/10

Following on from an earlier posting, the photos from Northampton have now been uploaded. It’s great photographing in sun, until it is no longer on the side of the trains. Locos seen were:- 31602, 66028, 66029, 66107, 66534, 66541, 66593, … Continue reading

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Trains at Northampton & Tamworth on 25th October

A few hours at Northampton and my first Class 90 in the new Freightliner livery. Amongst the Class 66s seen were a pair on a “leaf buster” train, and mustn’t forget the Class 31 on a test train. From here … Continue reading

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Update 396. The Lady Armaghdale on display in The Engine House, 26/10/10

Half term & grandson wanted to go on the SVR, again! A dull & wet journey to Highley, only a few photos taken inside The Engine House, showing the latest exhibit – The Lady Armaghdale. This loco had been shunted … Continue reading

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