Monthly Archives: June 2013

Update 783. Class 60 60010 on 6E51 leaving Doncaster, 25/06/13

It will probably be a while before I sort the photos taken on my visit to Doncaster, but I did film one train – as it was a Class 60. It is seen departing with a stone train from Peak … Continue reading

Posted in Sharpo's World Photo Updates | Leave a comment

Update 782. 7812, 50135 & D8059 on 26/06/13

A mix of photos & film again. We travelled behind 50135 to Highley, which I filmed twice, the other being of D8059 with one coach working to Bridgnorth. Returning behind 7812, I filmed from the front carriage on the climb … Continue reading

Posted in Sharpo's World Photo Updates | Leave a comment

Update 781. 5029 Nunney Castle on loaded test run, 25/06/13

After a main line test run last week, 5029 works a Vintage Trains loaded test run from Tyseley to Leicester & return via Castle Donington. It is seen passing Washwood Heath, with 47773 as part of the load. Link to … Continue reading

Posted in Sharpo's World Photo Updates | Leave a comment

Update 780. 1501, 2857, 5164, 7812 & D8059 at Arley, 23/06/13

I’m getting behind again, not sorted Saturday’s photos yet! Anyway, this update, a mix of photos and videos. The photos are mostly simple or quiet shots, and the videos are when there might be some sound from the locos. The … Continue reading

Posted in Sharpo's World Photo Updates | Leave a comment

Update 779. More diverted freights up the “Dark Side”, 18/06/13

Another opportunity for some freight trains up through Old Hill, due to diversions away from the Lickey. First freight was 66039 on 6E30 Margam to Hartlepool loaded steel, with 66059 banking. Next was 66427 on 4M36 “Tesco Express” Wentloog to … Continue reading

Posted in Sharpo's World Photo Updates | Leave a comment

Update 778. 5029 Nunney Castle at Tyseley, and Solihull, 19/06/13

I started with a video shot of it as it passed Tyseley station and headed towards Whitlocks End. Then up to the road bridge for some photos when it returned. Rushing home for my tea (mustn’t stay out too long … Continue reading

Posted in Sharpo's World Photo Updates | Leave a comment

Update 777. 6M69 66122 banked by 66059 at Old Hill, 17/06/13

Freight from the Lickey was diverted up the Dark Side & the Portbury to Ratcliffe Power station coal train, with a banker, was too good to miss. Link to video

Posted in Sharpo's World Photo Updates | Leave a comment

Update 776. 2857, 4566, 5164, 34053 & D821 at Arley, 16/06/13

This is starting to get complicated – a mix of photos & videos again. Seems like I try videos when there is likely to be some sound, such as a train pulling away etc. and photos for the quieter moments. … Continue reading

Posted in Sharpo's World Photo Updates | Leave a comment

Update 775. 2857, 4566, 5164, 34053 & D821 at Arley, 15/06/13

A mix of photos & videos today. All the locos were photographed, but only 2857 & 5164 are seen in videos. Link to photos Link to videos 5164 waits for the arrival of 34053

Posted in Sharpo's World Photo Updates | Leave a comment

An update to 771. Another video of 5643 added, taken on 09/06/13

It is the middle video in the page, showing the train entering the station. I wasn’t going to include it as I thought it was over-exposed, but it isn’t too bad! Link to videos

Posted in Sharpo's World Photo Updates | Leave a comment

Update 774. 5043 Earl of Mount Edgcumbe passing Small Heath, 14/06/13

Loco and support coach on the way to Crewe to work a railtour. Link to video

Posted in Sharpo's World Photo Updates | Leave a comment

Update 773. 37109 at Arley on the Severn Valley Railway, 02/06/13

This was the first time I had seen 37109 run at the SVR. It was working a “Diesel Footplate Experience” and is seen arriving at and departing from Arley. Link to videos

Posted in Sharpo's World Photo Updates | Leave a comment