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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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