Monthly Archives: October 2012

Update 701. 6M67 at Walsall with 37218 & 37607, 25/10/12

The original plan had been to go to Coventry to see 2 of the 37s on the move from Dollands Moor, but they only got as far as Wembley. I only heard about the problem as I was walking to … Continue reading

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Update 700. 47786 & 86217 on 0Z87 at Bromsgrove, 26/10/12

47786 was taking 86217 to Willesden, probably for testing, before it leaves the country. A bonus was seeing 60071 on 6E41 tanks and 60054 on 6E66 empty steel. 66150 was also seen on 6V92, another empty steel train. 43303 & … Continue reading

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Update 699. 1501, 2857, 34053 & 43106, 28/10/12

I was on my own today, so made the most of a ride from Kidderminster to Arley & return. 2857 to Arley and return behind 1501. Link to photos The rain can be seen in this photo of 1501

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Update 698. 34053 & 43106 at Arley, 27/10/12

A rather cool day, so we didn’t stay long – at least it was sunny though. Only 2 trains seen. Link to photos One of the Halloween characters looked good blowing in the wind!

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Update 697. Morgan 3-wheeler and 34053 at Arley, 26/10/12

A charity event to raise money for Children in Need. Tony Hirst, an actor from the cast of Coronation Street (he plays the fireman) was driving the Morgan. Vicky Gomersall, a Sky Sports presenter was on the footplate of 34053. … Continue reading

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Update 696. 86701 on Colas test run with 56087, 24/10/12

56087 hauled the train from Rugby OLE to Milton Keynes as 4Z56, 86701 worked the return run as 4Z86. Back at Rugby, the 86 and Motorail vans stabled in the siding alongside the station & the 56 headed north, probably … Continue reading

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Update 695. 1501, 2857, 34053 & 42968 at Arley, 21/10/12

Same locos as previous day, a long wait to get one chimney first though, as I just missed 2857 on the Bridgnorth set pass through in the morning. Link to photos KC didn’t hide under the seat as 1501 passed … Continue reading

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Update 694. 1501, 2857, 34053 & 42968 at Arley, 20/10/12

A misty day, but at least it was dry. You could tell it was getting close to Halloween by walking around the station, I didn’t look in the coffin though! Link to photos The only loco facing the right way

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You can now send an e-card from Sharpo’s World gallery

Something else that has been switched off for ages, but I have reset it. It’s not something I would normally use, but it is a fun way to send an e-mail photo to somebody. It’s just the intermediate size image, … Continue reading

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Some new options in the main Sharpo’s World gallery

I was browsing through the setup for the gallery & noticed a couple of things worth trying. Firstly, I activated “Sidebar”. I wasn’t sure what it would do or if it would be useful, but it could be helpful to … Continue reading

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Update 693. 1501, 2857, 31806, 34053 & 42968 at Arley, 14/10/12

Lovely weather made it a pleasant few hours at the station, especially with the frequent train service. Probably my last chance to see 31806 operating, as it will return to the Mid Hants soon. Link to photos 31806 approaching Arley

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Update 692. 31806 in rain at Highley and then a rainbow at Arley, 03/10/12

I got drenched getting the photos of 31806 at Highley, but by Arley it was beautiful sunshine – and a rainbow. Link to photos Rainbow at Arley

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