Monthly Archives: February 2014

Update 887. 47501 & 47805 at Tyseley, 14/02/14

After working a train from Crewe to Bicester the previous day, the two Class 47s returned light engine via Tyseley. Link to photos The two locos have just passed me as they head towards Birmingham

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Update 886. 60040 & 66162 at Stourbridge, 11/02/14

Even though it was raining, I decided to go to Stourbridge as there was an opportunity to photograph yet another Class 60 on a Round Oak train. The rain turned to snow, as you can see in the DMU photos. … Continue reading

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Getting some photos uploaded, and about time!

This is such a slow time of year, nothing much happening & not much to photograph with no SVR trains until next weekend. At least the test trains & a few Class 60s have given me something to go and … Continue reading

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Update 885. 31105 on 3Z02 at Acocks Green, 18/01/14

Another recent test train working, along with a few DMU photos – just to fill in my time as I waited. Link to photos A different sort of photo, 9702 propelled by 31105

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Update 884. 31285, 37218 & 37608 at Wolverhampton, 20/01/14

Another one of those days when 2 test trains are due here within a short space of time. 1Q14 with the 37s had been to Stafford and was returning towards Birmingham before heading back to Derby. 3Q01 with the 31 … Continue reading

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Update 883. 66008 & 66197 at Stourbridge, 30/01/14

No 60s today, just a couple of 66s. 66197 on Margam – Round Oak & 66008 running south with the empties. Think I’ll stick with the 60s in future, they are more interesting. Link to photos 66197 on the loaded … Continue reading

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Update 882. 60062 on 6M81 at Stourbridge, 03/02/14

Another Class 60 at Stourbridge seen recently. I’m pleased it was 60062 as I had no photo of this in my gallery. There was another 60 at Round Oak, but I didn’t see it as it ran very late. Link … Continue reading

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Update 881. 97304 & 31105 at Wolverhampton, 05/02/14

97304 was on a light engine working from Coleham, running via Smethwick Galton Bridge & Bescot, and I was able to photograph it twice. 31105 was on a test train which reversed at Wolverhampton. Link to photos 31105 & 350101 … Continue reading

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Update 880. 60059 & 66092 at Stourbridge Junction. 06/02/14

An opportunity to see a different Class 60 today. Wonder how long it will take me to see all the operational 60s at Stourbridge? Both freights were running late today and my train home left 2 minutes after the 6o … Continue reading

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Update 879. 60001 & 60100 at Stourbridge Junction. 29/01/14

Here we go, trying to catch up with a few recent photos. Two Class 60s within 12 minutes at Stourbridge, couldn’t miss photographing that! Link to photos This is 60100 on 6V05 empty steel from Round Oak to Margam  

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