Monthly Archives: September 2011

Update 519. 7812 & 2857 at Bewdley, 29/09/11

Too hot for KC today, so I went to Kidderminster by bus – to save on a train fare (the advantage of a bus pass) 42968 was running backwards from Kidderminster but I did manage some shots of 7812 & … Continue reading

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Update 518. 4160 & 92212 soon to leave the SVR, 26/09/11

4160 was due to leave on the Monday, so KC & I walked up to Old Hill station to catch the train to Kidderminster. Walking down the car park, the trailer was in position and soon 4160 was being winched … Continue reading

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Update 517. 60163 “Tornado” at Old Hill, 28/09/11

Tornado was in action at the SVR gala over the weekend and is seen heading through Old Hill on the way to Stewarts Lane to work a railtour later in the week. The light is always very difficult here but … Continue reading

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Update 516. Day 1 of the SVR Autumn Gala, 23/09/11

Plenty of photos taken at stations between Kidderminster & Highley. Main locos seen are 828, 2857, 4160, 6024, 7812, 60163 & 92212. A very enjoyable day! Link to photos 828 at Kidderminster

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Severn Valley Railway Gala starts tomorrow

Yes, it’s that time of year again! September 23 – 25 & 3 days of action up the Valley! I only took a photo of 1 loco at Bewdley today, as the weather was so dull. 7812 & 4160 were … Continue reading

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Update 515. GWR 2-6-2T 4160 at Bewdley, 21/09/11

4160 (visiting from the WSR for the gala this coming weekend) was listed as working the Bridgnorth set today, so we (KC & I) headed to Bewdley by train – including travelling on a Class 150 DMU to Kidderminster. 7812 … Continue reading

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Just had a week in Cornwall

Back home last Friday, so might get back to the normal routine – whatever that is. Saw 50042 at Bodmin on the previous Saturday. 30120 & 5521 were working the train during the week, unfortunately City of Truro had boiler … Continue reading

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Update 514, 50044 & 57304 on The Snowdon Ranger at Crewe, 03/09/11

50044 is seen at Crewe as it heads The Snowdon Ranger to Holyhead. 50049 was unavailable and 57304 was attached to the rear of the train to assist with shunting movements etc. Link to photos Seen here departing from Crewe

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