Monthly Archives: March 2016

Video – 37025 at Walsall,11/03/16

My final video of the day filmed at Walsall, but the only one uploaded so far – as it is the most interesting. It was 6Z90 Crewe Basford Hall – Didcot. Link to Youtube video

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Photos – 68009 at Birmingham Moor Street, 08/03/16

My train was due to leave before the 68, so I took a couple of photos of it. I used the camcorder and the results are good – much better than a frame captured from a video but obviously not … Continue reading

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Videos – 66588, 37602, 37605 and 66431 Walsall, 08/03/16

After my brief visit to Northfield I went to Walsall and saw the 37s on the flask train again, along with 2 other freight. 170505 also seen. Go direct to YouTube playlist View images from camcorder in gallery

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Videos – 56098, 37602, 37605 & 66144 at Northfield, 08/03/16

First part of a few hours out, 3 freight trains at Northfield. 323211 and 323217 are also seen. From here I went to Walsall and saw the 37s on the flask train again! Go direct to YouTube playlist View images … Continue reading

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Videos – 7802, 7812 and 34027 Kidderminster, 07/03/16

Had a visit to Kidderminster Railway Museum and also filmed the three locos working trains. Go direct to YouTube playlist View images from camcorder in gallery (there are 6 in the gallery)

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Using a screen capture from camcorder as a photo

I rarely take photos now and concentrate on videos instead. A disadvantage of this is the lack of a quick photo reference to what has been seen. After much thought I am trying to add “photos” taken from the video … Continue reading

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Videos – 56104, 56081 and 66006, Walsall 04/03/16

The 56s were on a stock move, 5S56 Laira – Kilmarnock. 66006 was working 6V35 Bescot – Avonmouth. Also seen was 153365 on a Walsall to New Street service. Go direct to YouTube playlist View images from camcorder in gallery … Continue reading

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Video – 57312 and 57310 Stourbridge Junction, 04/03/16

Starting at Coventry, the Northern Belle is seen pausing briefly for a crew change before continuing south on a round trip via Oxford back to Coventry and finally to Birmingham International. Link to video View images from camcorder in gallery

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56081 at Kings Norton, 03/03/16 – video

I was tempted to see the 56 today. In fact I had to start walking to the station before it had departed from Leicester – but was prepared to head back home if RTT showed it wasn’t running. Fortunately it … Continue reading

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Two months since the last posting here!!

Wow, didn’t realise it has been that long. Hopefully the winter will be ending soon, but progress on the “winter projects” has not been good. Where does the time go to?

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