Monthly Archives: August 2017

Photos and video, 66001 and units, Dorridge 10/08/17

The only freight I had a chance of seeing follows a couple of the units filmed at Dorridge. I didn’t stay long but filmed some Chiltern and London Midland trains. Units seen were 168005, 168110, 168215, 168219, 172215, 172217, 172335. … Continue reading

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Photo and video, 68011 Solihull, 10/08/17

Arrival and departure with a London to Birmingham train, nice noise when departing! Link to photo in gallery Link to video

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Photo and video, 66849 70810 70806, Stourbridge 24/07/17

The first evening of the diverted Bescot to Westbury due to Oxford closure, and three locos! I had been hoping to get some interesting wagons on these trains, but the three I saw were all light engines only. Link to … Continue reading

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Photo and video, 70814 Old Hill, 25/07/17

Second day of the Bescot to Westbury working, but just a light engine, rolling down very slowly. Link to photo in gallery Link to video

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Photos and video, 66763 Stourbridge Junction, 25/07/17

An interesting working from Doncaster to the Severn Valley Railway, where the loco worked several charters – as can be seen in one of my other posts. Link to photos in gallery Link to video

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Photos and videos, 66737 66154 68030 68018 60056 Northfield, 27/07/17

I’ve already uploaded a video of the Class 60 which I went to see, but in the space of 4 minutes there were 3 other freights here. On the way from Birmingham I wanted to film 150105 so got off … Continue reading

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Photos and videos, units at Smethwick Galton Bridge, 27/07/17

Filmed a few units as I waited for the train to New Street. 323204, Voyager, 158818, 158835, 170635, 153354. Link to photos in gallery Link to video

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Photo and video, 57306 and 57301 Old Hill, 08/08/17

Very light load today, but on time – not like last week when it ran early & I missed it! 6M56 Berkeley – Crewe. Link to photo in gallery Link to video

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Photos and videos, 68009 and 70813 Stourbridge, 27/07/17

As I waited for 70813, 153354 and 170635 approached – so I filmed them as they make a change from the Class 172 units. Then the empty Chiltern stock from Kidderminster arrived, would I get bowled? Link to photos in … Continue reading

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Photo and video, 66427 almost bowled, Old Hill 06/08/17

It’s almost expected, a train comes down as your filming one climbing the bank. At least it wasn’t a stopping train, and I’ve seen the Tesco many times before so don’t really need to worry about it. Link to photo … Continue reading

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Photos and video, 57301 and 57306 Old Hill, 06/08/17

5Z57 Kidderminster – Birmingham International Northern Belle ecs. Only a short outing today, back again late afternoon. Link to 2 photos in gallery Link to video

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Photos and video, 66763 at Kidderminster, 27/07/17

The Class 66 is seen working a charter with 5 biomass wagons which it had brought from Doncaster earlier in the week. A 7¼” gauge version is also seen on the Coalyard Miniature Railway. Link to 6 photos in gallery … Continue reading

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