Monthly Archives: July 2012

Update 632. More photos of 3650 at Arley, 29/07/12

The photos of 3650 taken today have been added to the album started yesterday. It’s only here for 3 weeks so make the most of it! Link to photos One of the few shots in the sun

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Update 631. GWR 0-6-0PT no. 3650 works its first train at the SVR, 28/07/12

3650 is normally based at the Didcot Railway Centre, but is helping out at the SevernValley which is rather short of working steam locos at the moment. Catching a London Midland train to Kidderminster, I was able to see 3650 … Continue reading

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Update 630. 43106, 50031, 50135, D821 & D1062 at Arley, 22/07/12

Yes, another visit to Arley, and in brilliant sunshine! 43106 was on the Severn Valley Limited, all the other services were hauled by diesels, due to the lack of working steam locos. Link to photos

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Update 629. 66719 & 50044 at Kidderminster, 23/07/12

50044 failed on a railtour on Saturday, but the Class 66 on the rear of the train was able to get the train to the destination. 66719 had to be used today to bring 50044 back to the SVR and … Continue reading

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Update 628. 66432 on 4M36 Tesco Express at Old Hill, 22/07/12

The train doesn’t always run on this route, so I have to make the most of it when it does. 66432 was passing at a higher speed than the previous trains I had seen, but did seem to slow down … Continue reading

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Update 627. 7812, 43106, D821, D1062 & D8059 at Arley, 21/07/12

Another outing to Arley. Only 2 steam locos available at the moment, 1 of which was needed for a Footplate Experience turn, so 3 diesels were required for the other service trains. Link to photos 7812 approaches as D8059 waits … Continue reading

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