Monthly Archives: February 2017

Video and photos, 43106, 7802 & 7714, 19/02/17

Today I just visited Kidderminster but once again filmed all the three steam locos running. Also included are a couple of clips of the Coalyard Miniature Railway. Link to YouTube video.

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Video and photos, 43106, 7802 & 7714, 18/02/17

The SVR had been closed for 6 weeks for winter engineering works and on this date train services resumed. It was only a brief visit but I had a ride from Kidderminster to Arley and back, filming each of the … Continue reading

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Video and photos, 170512 and 153375 at Old Hill, 19/02/17

My journey back from the SVR was just in time to see this ecs working from Worcester to Tyseley. I wasn’t sure what to expect, but at least it was something other than the usual Class 172 units normally seen … Continue reading

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Video and photos, 57305 and 57312 on Northern Belle ecs, 14/02/17

An ecs move from Kidderminster to Preston. Running as 5Z38 with 57305 leading, it was booked into Rowley loop, this gave me a chance to see it at Old Hill and catch the next train to Langley Green to see … Continue reading

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Video and photos 68008, 68025 and 68001 Stourbridge, 12/02/17

The Friday morning ecs working was too early for me but the Sunday evening return run from Coventry was at a time I could manage, although it was in the dark. I chose Stourbridge for the video as the downhill … Continue reading

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Video and photos, 68025 and 68023 Old Hill, 09/02/17

The two Class 68s bring a Northern Belle coach from Crewe to the Severn Valley Railway, running as 5Z80 and will work the ecs the following morning from Kidderminster to Victoria. That leaves the SVR about 4am so I won’t … Continue reading

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Watch how my Severn Valley Railway timetable app works

An image of a mobile screen doesn’t really show much, so I made a YouTube video to show the app in action. It’s very simple, but works. It can be downloaded from the playstore

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Minor update to timetable app

After a suggestion from Ian, I have “centred” the text. It does look better than the original which started close to the left of the screen.

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SVR timetable app as seen on my 5″ mobile phone

The previous post showed the app on my tablet, these are screen prints from my mobile.

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Severn Valley Railway 2017 android timetable app (on tablet)

It’s that time of year again. I edited the old 2016 app, added the new calendar and timetables and it seems to be working. I’ve still some testing to do as I usually miss an error or two, but should … Continue reading

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Video and photos, 57312 moves Northern Belle stock to SVR, 02/02/17

It was announced today that the Northern Belle stock will be based at Kidderminster on the Severn Valley Railway. 57312, with 57305 at the rear, is seen passing through Old Hill with 5Z25 Crewe to Kidderminster empty stock. Later in … Continue reading

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