Monthly Archives: August 2013

Update 822. The day 34053 “Sir Keith Park” was recommissioned, 31/08/13

I was not at Kidderminster in the morning, but saw 34053 pass through Arley & then drove to Bridgnorth to try & photograph the loco with a Hurricane & Spitfire flying overhead. Did I succeed – what do you think? … Continue reading

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Update 821. 47818 & 57003 on Northern Belle at Witton, 30/08/13

A little outing to see the Northern Belle. Decided to try Witton, as at Aston there is more chance of another train blocking the view. It was running late & I missed the train I had planned to travel back … Continue reading

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Update 820. “Joan” & 823 on the W&LLR, 27/08/13

Hope you’ve noticed we’re trying to get to a few different railways this summer? This time it was to Welshpool for a ride to Llanfair Caereinion & our loco was “Joan”. It was a longer day out than usual for … Continue reading

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Update 819. 2857, 34053, 43106 & D8059 at Arley, 26/08/13

Just the 4 locos running today, but there was some sunshine. Also managed a few video shots today, but I will put those in another update as it is getting rather late now. Link to photos Steam & diesel in … Continue reading

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Update 818. 2857, 7812, 34054, 43106 & 50031 at Arley, 25/08/12

First day back in service after a repaint, 43106 was looking very smart. 50031 was on the diesel turn. I think 7812 was finishing today & then will be transported to the gala at Llangollen, which is on next weekend. … Continue reading

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Update 817. 66847 at Langley Green, 24/08/13

There was a working from Bescot Engineers to Cardiff Canton, but I didn’t know what it would be. Travelling back from Kidderminster, I checked this train was running & worked out there was just time to get to Langley Green … Continue reading

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