Monthly Archives: June 2012

Just completed some software updates

Coppermine galleries needed upgrading to 1.5.20. WordPress blogs needed updating also. Well that’s taken up a few hours of my time over the past few days. It’s not just updating, but making backups of all the files & databases used … Continue reading

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Update 615. Dunrobin, 4566 & 7812, 21/06/12

7812 is now back in service & hauled my train to Bridgnorth, where I took some photos of Dunrobin in the yard. The boiler is undergoing repair at Bridgnorth. 4566 was working the other train. Looking at the photos, I … Continue reading

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Update 614. 66423 on 4M36 at Old Hill, 17/06/12

Probably the only regular freight up through Old Hill and even then it’s only once a week – unless it is diverted via Hereford. Can’t go to any other stations to see it as there are no stopping trains here … Continue reading

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Update 613. 4566, 5164, 43106, 50044 & 50135 17/06/12

Once again, Arley was the destination, but by train. Surprisingly, it stayed dry all the time we were there – but don’t tell KC, as we told her it would be raining and she was left at home. 50135 was … Continue reading

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Update 612. 5164, 7812 & 42968. 24/05/12

This was the day the Olympic Torch was carried on the train from Bewdley. The photos of 7812 were uploaded a couple of weeks ago but they are now also included in an album for that date along with the … Continue reading

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SVR 16th June – lazy day, no photos

Forecast not very good so KC had her walk round the park instead of going to Arley. We caught the train 11.15 from Kidder, hauled by 4566, to Highley. On the way we passed 43106 at Bewdley on a Footplate … Continue reading

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Update 611. 37608 & 37069 at Old Hill on the Easter Chieftain, 06/04/12

Some more photos I edited a couple of months ago but never uploaded. I was pleased to see this tour was routed round the “Dark Side”. I get so fed up with trains going via the Lickey as getting across … Continue reading

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Update 610. 56312 and 56302 on 6Z34 at Kings Norton, 20/04/12

I’ve been looking through recent photos for those which haven’t been uploaded and found these taken at Kings Norton. When I knew two Class 56 locos would be on 6Z34 it was too good an opportunity to miss. The train … Continue reading

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Update 609. 5164, 7812, 42968 & D821 at Arley, 26/05/12

Some shots of 7812 & 42968 from down by the river before heading up to the station for some photos of D821, and the sun was shining. Link to photos

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Update 608. 57002 & 57309 passing Tyseley, 31/05/12

There is a photo of 57309 already in the gallery, but that was when it was in Virgin livery. I have a photo of 57002 in Freightliner livery, but it had never been uploaded to the gallery, so seeing these … Continue reading

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Update 607. Keighley & Worth Valley Railway Diesel Gala, 25/05/12

20031, 25059, 31466, 33103, 37075 & D2511 are seen in action at the KWVR gala. The sun was shining and a steamer through Keighley – what more could you want? The afternoon didn’t quite go as planned, as 50026 had … Continue reading

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Update 606. 6201 Princess Elizabeth at Keighley, 25/05/12

A change of scenery for a day. Went to the diesel gala at the KWVR on the Friday, the bonus for the day was 6201 passing through Keighley on the Cathedrals Explorer.Also seen are a couple of the Class 333 … Continue reading

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