Monthly Archives: April 2012

Update 588. 60079 on 6V07 at Stourbridge, 20/04/12

My second Class 60 in the new livery! I’d heard this loco had worked a train to Round Oak this morning and decided it was worth a trip to Stourbridge to see it Link to photos 60079 working the empty … Continue reading

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Update 587. 7752 (L94) & 9600 on The East Midlands Rambler, 14/04/12

I had two chances of seeing this railtour today. First sighting was at Aston with the Panniers running bunker-first to Birmingham International, then an hour or so later running chimney-first at Gravelly Hill as the train headed for Coalville. Link … Continue reading

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Update 586. 2857, 4566, 5164, 7812 & 42968 at Arley, 08/04/12

Another visit to Arley, with some shots down by the river & others at the station. With 5 locos in action there was plenty to see. Link to photos Something different, full zoom looking up the river

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Update 585. 2857, 4566, 7812, 42968 & 50049 at Arley, 07/04/12

A dull day, plenty of drizzle, but a record of what was seen at Arley. 50049 was not expected and came as a complete surprise. Link to photos 2857 waits at the station as 42968 approaches

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Update 584. LNER Class J72 69023 Joem at the SVR, March 2012

69023 was one of the visiting locos  for the Spring Gala at the Severn Valley Railway. I have created an album to show some of the photos of it working during the 3 days. Link to photos In the photo … Continue reading

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Update 583. Day 3 of the SVR Spring Gala, 25/03/12

Final day of the Gala and I walked to the embankment by the Safari Park – it makes a change from my more usual shots. I wanted to make sure I got some decent photos of 4464 before it left … Continue reading

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Update 582. 86215, the new Floyd loco, 03/04/12

47245 on 0Z86 was hauling 86215, or 450005 as it is now, from Long Marston to Willesden. It has received an overhaul and repainting in Floyd livery and I believe it will be heading to Bulgaria after the electrics have … Continue reading

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Update 581. Thomas the Tank at the SVR, 01/04/12

Didn’t have time for a photo of Thomas the day before, but just made it to Kidderminster in time to see it today. Before that though, a walk by the river & a few hours at Arley. Link to photos … Continue reading

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Update 580. A few photos at the SVR Thomas the Tank event, 31/03/12

Not really an event for photographers but always good to see the trains in action. Just look at those eyebrows on Daisy! Link to photos Daisy the DMU

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