Monthly Archives: August 2011

Update 513. 2857, 7812, 42968 & 50031 at the SVR, 29/08/11

Bank Holiday Monday & usual weekend routine. We were early at Bewdley today & saw 2857 heading for Bridgnorth with the Cornish Riviera Limited headboard, we caught the next train to Arley, hauled by 7812 with Pembroke Coast Express headboard. … Continue reading

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Update 512. 2857, 92212 & 37906 at the SVR, 28/08/11

The forecast wasn’t good, but it was still dry when we arrived at Bewdley. 2857, with The Mayflower headboard, took us to Arley, where 92212 was seen with a train for Kidderminster. Only stayed long enough for sandwiches & a … Continue reading

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Update 511. 4965 Rood Ashton Hall at Dorridge on The Shakespeare Express, 28/08/11

Another trip across to Dorridge to see The Shakespeare Express. This week it was 4965, and the sun was shining. Link to photos

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Update 510. 47760 heads The Statesman through Old Hill, 27/08/11

This was running from Crewe to Kingswear, with 47760 leading & 47804 at the rear. My only chance for a photo was in the morning, as the return run was due after 10pm through Old Hill. Link to photos The … Continue reading

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Update 509. 7812, 92212, D8059 & D8188 at the SVR, 27/08/11

A showery day and the first of the Seaside Special weekend. We only stayed long enough for a ride from Bewdley to Arley & back. 7812, with Pembroke Coast Express headboard, took us there & crossed with 92212, the 20s … Continue reading

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Update 508. 5043 Earl of Mount Edgcumbe at Dorridge, 21/08/11

The Shakespeare Express is seen again at Dorridge, hauled by 5043. Link to photos Nicely framed under the footbridge

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Update 507. 2857, 5164, 7812, 46443 & D821 at the SVR, 20/08/11

The usual two locations for photos, at least I photographed all the locos working, all that was missing was sunshine! Link to photos D821 was working the diesel turn, 46443 on Footplate Experience

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Update 506. 5043 Earl of Mount Edgcumbe at Dorridge, 14/08/11

With the sun shining, The Shakespeare Express is seen racing towards Dorridge on the second trip of the day. Link to photos About to pass under the footbridge

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Sunday at the SVR & I didn’t take any photos!!!

Doesn’t happen very often, but today was one of those days. 42968 was running tender-first as it arrived at Bewdley on our train – so didn’t bother with that. The 9F was due in next from Bridgnorth, but I couldn’t … Continue reading

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Update 505. 7812, 42968, 46443, 92212 & D8059 at the SVR, 13/08/11

D8059 was on the diesel turn & I also managed to get the 4 steamers all facing the right way. We were in no hurry, so had plenty of time for the photos, but I think KC was glad when … Continue reading

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Update 504. 4566 & 92212 at Bewdley, 09/08/11

On this mid-week visit we only had time to see two of the trains, fortunately both facing the right way & one of them was the 9F. Link to photos Must admit, I like the 9F

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Update 503. 5164, 7812, 9212 & 50031 at the SVR, 07/08/11

50031 was on a diesel driving experience, the other locos working service trains, seen at Bewdley & Arley. It’s not easy getting different shots, always going to the same places, but using the zoom lens for a change can add … Continue reading

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