Monthly Archives: November 2010

Steamer yesterday, 97s today

Tamworth yesterday to see Clan Line and Aston today to see 97s top and tailing a test train. May upload the photos this evening.

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Update 402. 47727 and Floyd 86218 at Kings Norton, 24/11/10

Probably the last time I will see 86218, as it has now been overhauled & repainted in Floyd livery for export to Hungary. It was being hauled from Long Marston to Crewe for testing before being shipped across to Hungary. … Continue reading

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SVR 27th November

Gave the river walk a miss today & walked to Bewdley station instead, caught the DMU to Arley and had about half an hour for sandwiches & a cuppa before the DMU returned from Highley and took us back to … Continue reading

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Saw 47727 + 86218 at Kings Norton

The 47 went to Long Marston this morning to collect 86218 (in Floyd livery) and take it to Crewe.

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Update 401. 35028 Clan Line at Crewe on a test run, 22/11/10

As mentioned in an e-mail posting yesterday, had a trip to Crewe to see Clan Line, which was due to run 2 test runs to Chester & return. I couldn’t get there to see it depart on the first run, … Continue reading

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35028 Clan Line at Crewe

A few hours up at Crewe to see the loco on a test run. It was running to Chester and back, twice.

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