Monthly Archives: March 2011

Fotopic.net / Snappy Designs going into liquidation. 31/03/11

http://www.amateurphotographer.co.uk/news/Fotopicnet_owner_goes_into_liquidation_news_306622.html Just in case visitors here don’t read the various transport forums, the link above has some news, although some of the figures don’t look too accurate.

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Update 439. Statfold Barn Open Day, 26/03/11

I had a fun day photographing the trains at the open day, but unfortunately no sun. 10 locos were seen running (I didn’t get to see the one on the garden railway) but the most interesting loco for me was … Continue reading

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Update 438. 5164 on a ballast train at Bewdley, 24/03/11

Just happened to be at Bewdley at the right time. Soon after finishing lunch, I was given a shout that 5164 was returning with the ballast train. Just time to grab the camera for a few shots of it running … Continue reading

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Update 437. 37423 & 37087 on 6M67 at Old Hill, 25/03/11

It had been a lovely sunny day, but this train ran much later than usual and by the time it reached Old Hill the light was very poor, to say the least. Even set at ISO1600 my camera does not … Continue reading

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Update 436. 6201 Princess Elizabeth at Small Heath, 25/03/11

6201 was heading to Crewe from Tyseley to work a special to Carlisle tomorrow. Link to photos

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Update 435. NMT 43013/43014, 66030, 66554 & 66603 at Dorridge, 23/03/11

The last time I went to Dorridge to see the NMT the London Midland trains were running late, this in turn delayed a northbound freight, which was checked by signals as it passed slowly through the station. It was at … Continue reading

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