Monthly Archives: October 2013

Update 857. 5164, 7812, 34053 & 43106 at Arley, 20/10/13

Yes, this was a “backward” day. The first 4 trains were all the “wrong” way. I do remember it was a warm & sunny day and it was pleasant enough to wait for the return of 5164 – facing the … Continue reading

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Update 856. 2857, 5643, 34053 & 43106 at Arley, 19/10/13

3 forwards & only 1 backwards today, it was very different the following day! Link to photos You can see the halloween poster in the background

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Update 855. Just 4936 & 34053 at Arley, 12/10/13

It must have been a dull day, only 2 photos uploaded. Can’t remember it now but it was probably cold & we didn’t stay for long. Just noticed I also took a video of 4936 departing & people on the … Continue reading

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Update 854. 4930 comes out of The Engine House, 06/10/13

Another of my forgotten updates. We caught the train from Arley to Highley to see 4930 Hagley Hall come out of The Engine House, to be replaced by 45110. The shunter was 12099, which we saw pass through Arley as … Continue reading

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Update 853. Day 3 of Severn Valley Railway Diesel Gala, 05/10/13

Yet another set of photos not mentioned here. The day was mostly at Bewdley with a brief visit to Arley for my sandwiches. Locos seen the same as the previous day – 5081, 12099, 37109, 50031, 55002, D1062, D3201, D6700, … Continue reading

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Update 852. Day 2 of Severn Valley Railway Diesel Gala, 04/10/13

I uploaded the photos days ago but forgot to add a post in the blog. Starting with a couple of hours at Kidderminster, then calling at Bewdley & Arley before a few hours at Highley. D9009 was running today & … Continue reading

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Update 851. Inside The Engine House at Highley, 03/10/13

On the first day of the Diesel Gala I had a look in The Engine House to pass some time. Also an opportunity for a few photos of 4930 before it was moved to Bridgnorth for overhaul. Also seen were … Continue reading

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Update 850. 37602 & 37605 on 6M56 at Lye, 14/10/13

After having seen this train at Old Hill, I was able to catch the stopper to Langley to see it again. Link to photos 37602 was looking very smart

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Update 849. 47805 & 47810 on the Northern Belle at Lye, 26/10/13

Another one of those decisions, on the bridge or the platform! I chose the bridge, but wouldn’t have had too much of a problem on the platform. As you will see, the DMU was well clear before the train reached … Continue reading

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Update 848. Video of 37602 & 37605 on 6M56 at Old Hill, 14/10/13

It’s quite worrying how you soon get out of  a routine when you stop doing it for a while! After messing around with the computer last week I have to try and catch up with things on here and get … Continue reading

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Update 847. Video of 37261 & 37605 at Cradley Heath, 24/10/13

Once again, 6M56 was running round the Dark Side. The only train I have seen so far this week! Link to video

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Isn’t it fun when a computer starts playing up!

You know what it’s like – occasional error messages that mean nothing to you, then the thought of losing all your files. I remember about 4 years ago when the c-drive started playing up, I decided to replace it. Couldn’t … Continue reading

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