Monthly Archives: January 2013

Update 725. 37611 & 37259 on The Enigmatic Logistician at Smethwick Galton Bridge, 12/01/13

Running over 2 hours late, the train is seen heading towards Birmingham. It was a really cold day & I found it difficult to hold the camera still, having been standing around for hours. The shot would’ve been better from … Continue reading

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Update 724. Just a few “units”, 12/01/13

The Pathfinder tour was due through Smethwick, so I went to see it. These are the other photos I took – nothing exciting at all! No trains were running via the Lickey & the Birmingham to Hereford trains were diverted … Continue reading

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Finally caught up with photos from first week in 2013

Christmas holiday period over, decorations down, even did some gardening today! Nothing exciting happening in the coming days, maybe I can sort all those forgotten photos from last year? Time will tell!

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SVR re-opens 16th February 2013 for half-term week!

6 weeks to go before the trains run again!! I believe Arley station kiosk is open for refreshments for a few hours during the day on Sundays while the line is closed, so somewhere to take KC for a walk … Continue reading

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Update 723. Final day of SVR trains before winter closure, 06/01/13

Over the next few weeks no service trains will run and essential maintenance work will be carried out. The Grotto coaches were due to be collected from Arley, using 50135 as the loco. Yet another excuse for a few hours … Continue reading

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Update 722. Final day in steam for 42968, seen at Highley, 05/01/13

42968 is due a major overhaul and was working a special train between Bridgnorth & Highley. A good excuse to go to Highley and see it! Before catching a train at Kidderminster, I hesitated before taking photos of D2961, thinking … Continue reading

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