Monthly Archives: April 2014

Update 909. Videos of 60039 & 66076 at Stourbridge, 25/04/14

My previous blog posting was of D1015 & D1062 at Stourbridge, but shortly before the Westerns passed through a couple of freights were seen. 60039 was on a loaded steel train to Round Oak & 66076 on the empties from … Continue reading

Posted in Sharpo's World video updates | Leave a comment

Update 908. Video of D1015 & D1062 at Stourbridge, 25/04/14

After wheel turning at Tyseley LMD D1062 is returned to the SVR. The two “Westerns” are first seen approaching Stourbridge, then a few hours later D1015 is seen passing Old Hill on the way to Tyseley. Tomorrow it will work … Continue reading

Posted in Sharpo's World video updates | Leave a comment

Update 907. Video of 34046 “Braunton” at Warwick Parkway, 23/04/14

A Steam Dreams railtour to Stratford-upon-Avon. Makes a change for me to see a steamer on the main line. Link to video It was spotting with rain but fortunately not blowing towards the camcorder lens

Posted in Sharpo's World video updates | Leave a comment

Update 906. Video of 66426 again at Old Hill, 20/04/14

Yes, it’s the Tesco Express again. Unlike last week when the sun was a problem, this time it was the rain! Link to video Full dull, typical Old Hill

Posted in Sharpo's World video updates | Leave a comment

Update 905. Video of D1015 at Old Hill, 22/04/14

D1015 was used to collect D1062 from the SVR for wheel turning at Tyseley LM Depot. It ran as 0Z52 to Kidderminster, returning as 0Z62. Link to Video This is what it looked like on the return run.

Posted in Sharpo's World video updates | Leave a comment

Update 904. Videos of 70805, 4 Class 20s, 2 Class 66s & 2 Class 67s, 16/04/14

A trip across to Olton to see 20132 & 20118 tnt 20096 & 20107, also 70805, 66007, 66555, 67012 & 67013. With the evenings getting lighter it is becoming easier to film now, but I still haven’t decided where the … Continue reading

Posted in Sharpo's World video updates | Leave a comment

Update 903. Videos of 1501, 7812, 34053 & the DMU at Arley, 05/04/13

The bonus on this date was 1501 on a charter & we took a walk down towards Victoria Bridge to see it. The other videos were, as usual, at Arley station. Link to videos 1501 climbing away from Victoria Bridge

Posted in Sharpo's World video updates | Leave a comment

Update 902. Video of 56078 at Old Hill, 12/04/14

Dull conditions but worth attempting a video of such an interesting working. The DMU was a practise shot before the 56 appeared, I used manual focus – which probably was the safest bet in low light. Link to videos Well, … Continue reading

Posted in Sharpo's World video updates | Leave a comment

Update 901. Videos of 1450, 2857, 4936, 7812 & 43106 at Arley, 12/04/14

Working backwards through the videos, quite normal for me, Saturday was the day that 1450 & the auto train worked through Arley at a convenient time for me. Four other locos were also seen, making a pleasant change from the … Continue reading

Posted in Sharpo's World video updates | Leave a comment

Update 900. Video of 66426 at Old Hill, 13/04/14

First time in daylight for ages, the “Tesco Express” and of course a DMU coming downhill at the same time. Link to video I think the angle of the sun gets worse as the evenings get lighter

Posted in Sharpo's World video updates | Leave a comment

Update 899. Videos of 1501, 2857, 4936, 7812 & 43106 at Arley, 13/04/14

Managed a video of all 5 locos at Arley on Sunday. As with all my photos at Arley, it’s not possible to get many more different types of shot, but some sound and movement makes up for that. Link to … Continue reading

Posted in Sharpo's World video updates | Leave a comment

Update 898. Video of 20302 & 20304 at Old Hill, 14/04/14

Good to see a pair of 20s on the Berkeley flask train again. Following the stopper so not running very fast. Link to video Just the one video & only 23 seconds long

Posted in Sharpo's World video updates | Leave a comment