Monthly Archives: December 2010

4566, 5164, 7812 & 42968 at Bewdley, Dec 31st

Out for lunch yet again, the Prairies were just seen departing with their trains as we headed for the station. We stayed long enough to see the next trains – 7812 was on the diner & 42968 on the train … Continue reading

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42968 & 5164 at Bewdley, Dec 30th

Out for lunch again. No diner today so trains weren’t crossing at Bewdley but 42968 was on the same train as yesterday, the 1.13 and then 5164 was seen on a train for Bridgnorth at 1.44.

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7802 & 42968 at Bewdley, Dec 29th

First visit to the Railway since Christmas. A very misty day and I didn’t take any photos, but we had a nice lunch & met up with many of our regular friends. 7802 was on the diner, crossing with 42968 … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas & a Happy New Year

Trust me to leave it until Christmas Day to add the photo. I think it was taken at the end of November, so there has been plenty of time to prepare – but no, like everything else I do, it … Continue reading

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-13 Centigrade here this evening

Roads still slippery & covered with snow from Saturday, so no visit to the SVR today. Pity really, as I would have liked to have taken some photos of the trains in the snow – and the sun was shining!! … Continue reading

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Snow in the West Midlands

Snow too deep to go to the SVR today. Spent some time watching vehicles trying to get up the hill on the nearby main road, it would probably have been easier if grit had been put on the roads – … Continue reading

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Update 406. 9600 and 168107 at the “new” Moor Street, 11/12/10

Travelling back from Small Heath, I had to change at Moor Street. There was just time for a few photos before my train arrived. 9600 was seen in action, before moving out of the way for 168107 to arrive. The … Continue reading

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Update 405. 5043 Earl of Mount Edgcumbe on “The Inter-City” from the New Moor Street platforms, 11/12/10

Looking out of the window as my train headed into Birmingham, I thought it was going to be too dark for photos, but the light increased enough for some good photos at Small Heath. Fortunately I was able to rest … Continue reading

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Castle and Pannier

Just seen 5043 at Small Heath on the train to London and 9600 at the new Moor Street platforms.

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Update 404. 35028 “Clan Line” on loaded test run passing Tamworth, 29/11/10

After completing my household “chores” I was able to get a few hours out to see Clan Line at Tamworth. It was heading south from Crewe on a loaded test run to Northampton, then just loco & support coach to … Continue reading

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Just updated blog to WordPress 3.0.2

The photo gallery updates were completed yesterday, the blog today. All hard work on the poor old brain, but saying that – WordPress more or less updates itself, all I have to do is make sure I back up the … Continue reading

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The big gallery just updated to version 1.5.10

That’s all the galleries updated, again. Only seems a few weeks since I updated to 1.5.8. Suppose it gets easier each time, probably have forgotten it all again by the time the next update is relased. There is a later … Continue reading

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