Monthly Archives: May 2015

Update 1059. Photo & video of 66430 at Old Hill, 24/05/15

First time I have seen the”Tesco Express” here for a long time, and of course a DMU came downhill at the same time. Link to photo Go direct to YouTube playlist

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Update 1058. Photos & videos of 31465, 73952, 7812, 2857 & D3201 at Kidderminster, 27/05/15

31465 ran from Derby to Kidderminster, I filmed it arriving there. Also seen are 7812 & 2857 on trains, with D3201 shunting empty stock. Link to photos Go direct to YouTube playlist The 31 & 73 appeared in a previous … Continue reading

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Update 1057. Photos & videos of 31465 collecting 73952 from Kidderminster, 27/05/15

31465 ran from Derby to Kidderminster, returning with 73952 which had been on test at the Severn Valley Railway. It is seen first at Kidderminster, then hauling the 73 through Rowley Regis in the afternoon. Link to photos Go direct … Continue reading

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Update 1056. Photos & videos of 2857, 34027 & D8059, 24/05/15

Also seen is the framework for the new diesel depot, filmed from a passing train. I travelled to Arley for my lunch, but didn’t stay long, returning behind D8059. Link to photos Go direct to YouTube playlist My first sighting … Continue reading

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Update 1055. Photos & videos of 34053, 34027 & 55019 at Arley, 25/05/15

The start of a new “project”, let’s see if I can keep it going! I miss being able to quickly refer to photos in my galleries to see what has been happening, so I’m hoping to add photos taken from … Continue reading

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Photos captured from video

Using a camcorder all the time I miss seeing the recent photos in my galleries, so I’m trying something different – taking a frame from a video & cropping it to the size I would use in my galleries. The … Continue reading

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Update 1054. Video of 66213 at Stourbridge, 20/05/13

Checking a TOPS list I noticed 66213 was on a steel train to Round Oak, and I didn’t have a video of that Class 66 – so, a trip down the Junction to film it. I didn’t have time to … Continue reading

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Update 1053. Video of 34027 Taw Valley on Golden Jubilee Pullman at Arley, 16/05/15

On arrival at Bewdley, 34027 replaced the Deltic to haul the Pullman train to Bridgnorth. As the train was longer than the passing loop, it was held outside Arley station until the southbound train had arrived. It did take a … Continue reading

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Update 1052. Video of D9009 & 67005 passing Stourbridge, 16/05/15

Following on from the previous update, the second video of this Pullman train is at Stourbridge. The timings at Tyseley were perfect, a local train followed the special which was booked into Rowley loop for a few minutes and so … Continue reading

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Update 1051. Video of D9009 & 67005 passing Tyseley, 16/05/15

The Golden Jubilee Pullman ran from London Victoria to Bridgnorth on the Severn Valley Railway. I filmed it several times & thought it would be better to have individual updates instead of one playlist. My first sighting of it was … Continue reading

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Back to the usual routine soon

After a wet an windy week in Cornwall, things will be back to normal tomorrow. A few videos at Boscarne Junction was all I managed as we walked the dog, and weather conditions weren’t good. Oh, mustn’t forget the train … Continue reading

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