Monthly Archives: January 2014

Update 878. Kidderminster, convoy departs & shunters around turntable, 16/12/13

The convoy photos were seen in the main line section, but I have included some of those photos here in the SVR section along with some shunters around the turntable. The convoy to Eastleigh consisted of 56312 hauling 50026, 50031 … Continue reading

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Update 877. Arley Santa trains in daylight & darkness, 22/12/13

Having a camera & camcorder creates problems – video or photo! Spending a few hours at Arley gave me the opportunity to do a bit of both, filming the moving trains & photographing “still” shots. As yet I haven’t sorted … Continue reading

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Update 876. 5164, the last day, at Kidderminster. 05/01/14

I wanted to see 5164 on its final day. I decided against a video as it was quite breezy (should’ve had my camcorder with me the previous day when it was calm!) so made do with photos. Also seen are … Continue reading

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Update 875. 5164 at Kidderminster, 04/01/14

The last weekend of running for 5164 before the boiler ticket expired. It was working the Bridgnorth set and I took a few photos of it during the short time I was at Kidderminster. Must say it still looked very … Continue reading

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Update 874. 47727 & D8188 at Old Hill, 11/01/14

D8188 had been at Washwood Heath for about a year for some repair work & was hauled back to the Severn Valley Railway behind 47727. The locos are seen passing Old Hill on the way to Kidderminster. The 47 should … Continue reading

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Firefox on Windows 8 wouldn’t play youtube, but I fixed it.

I thought everything on a new pc would work perfectly! After installing the latest version of Firefox, I soon found youtube videos wouldn’t play. The videos would stop after a second or two. After a few searches, I found lots … Continue reading

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A Windows 8 computer replaces the old XP machine.

I suppose it had to happen one day! The old pc kept locking up for no apparent reason, also it didn’t have enough processing power to handle the videos from the camcorder. With this new pc everything happens so fast, … Continue reading

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Update 873. 150001 on 2Q08 & 66183 on 6V07, 09/01/14

After what seems a very long time, I’ve actually got around to sorting some photos. These were from a little outing yeterday, the yellow DMU was running from Tyseley to Derby via Stourbridge and running as far south as Kidderminster. … Continue reading

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My Severn Valley Railway timetable app for 2014

I don’t seem to have done much in the last few weeks, but am pleased to say the above app now appears to be working. I know a few people used the one I wrote for last year, but don’t … Continue reading

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