Monthly Archives: September 2013

Update 840. Metropolitan no.1 at Arley, 28/09/13

After taking some photos I thought I would try filming no. 1 as it departed from Arley. TFL drivers were receiving training on the loco, so the train was not in public service.

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Update 839. 5043 Earl of Mount Edgcumbe passing Langley Green, 28/09/13

“The Welsh Marches”, run by Vintage Trains, is seen passing Langley Green on the way from Tyseley to Hereford. I noticed a head hanging out of the cab on the far side as the train approached, and it wasn’t going … Continue reading

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Update 838. 925 Cheltenham at the SVR 2013

Last of the visiting locos seen at the Autumn Gala is Schools Class 4-4-0 no. 925 Cheltenham. I did see it briefly during a visit to the Mid Hants gala earlier in the year, but had more opportunity to photograph … Continue reading

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Update 837. 4936 Kinlet Hall at the SVR 2013

Another set of photos from the SVR Autumn Gala, this time showing 4936 in action. Also included are some photos of it at Smethwick Galton Bridge as it headed to Kidderminster before the gala. It hasn’t left the SVR yet, … Continue reading

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Update 836. Photos of 46233 Duchess of Sutherland at the SVR 2013

As well as photos of it at the gala, it is seen arriving at Kidderminster on the Thursday and at Cradley Heath as it returns to Butterley on the Monday after the gala. Link to photos 46233 departing from Highley

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Update 835. Photos of Metropolitan no. 1 at the SVR

Having uploaded my gala photos, it seemed a good idea to create an album to show all the photos of no. 1. You will also see the photos taken in 2012 when it ran some high speed test runs between … Continue reading

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