Monthly Archives: January 2018

“On This Day” (years ago) Jan 31st. 2003 and 2010

In 2003 I spent some time at Coventry station and have chosen 47355 from the 53 photos in the gallery for that day. The SVR photo in 2010 shows 4566 at Bewdley.

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Preview of Severn Valley Railway 2018 timetable Android app

For several years now I have written an Android app to show the SVR timetable on my mobile. The one for this year is finished and as far as I can tell is correct. I have uploaded two videos of … Continue reading

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“On This Day” (years ago) Jan 30th. 2010, 2014 and 2017

Photos and a video today, nothing at the SVR yesterday so 2 photos today, the DMU and 4566. Then 66008 down the Junction on 6V05 and finally 37608 on a test train at Widney Manor.

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“On This Day” (years ago) Jan 29th. 2009, 2010 and 2012

No SVR photos today, or “Sheds”, but for me still worth seeing. Tug 60009 at barnt Green, 70006 at Bromsgrove and 47749 at Lye.

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Photos and Video, 68008, Rowley Regis 28/01/18

Called in at Rowley Regis this morning to see 68008 on the Kidderminster – Marylebone train. I do like the sound those locos make as they get a train on the move. I’m doing well today, edited the video, uploaded … Continue reading

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“On This Day” (years ago) Jan 28th. 2006, 2011 and 2015

The SVR photo is from 2006 and shows 60009 Union of South Africa in the yard at Bridgnorth with casing at front open for access to smokebox door. In 2011 I photographed the last WSMR train from Wrexham to Marylebone, … Continue reading

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“On This Day” (years ago) Jan 27th. 2007 and 2015

A photo and a video on this date. In 2007 it was a photo of 48773 near Country Park Halt and then a video of 66061 down the Junction in 2015.

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“On This Day” (years ago) Jan 26th. 2011 and 2016

Not much choice again for this date, but one outing was to Dorridge in 2011 for the 20s on the “tube stock” as it’s called. The other was “down the Junction” to see a pair of 37s on the test … Continue reading

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You can now subscribe to this blog!

I now have over 500 subscribers to my YouTube channel and thought about the option to subscribe to this blog. Looking through some plugins that were available for WordPress, I tried one and after a little problem or two, managed … Continue reading

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“On This Day” (years ago) Jan 25th. 2004 and 2010

I’m surprised there are no photos in my gallery of the outing, but in 2004 I photographed a few trains at the east Lancs Railway, so just one photo of 6201 added to this post. In 2010 it seems I … Continue reading

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Photos and Video, 66779 50026 37688, Old Hill 24/01/18

66779 hauled 50026 and 37688 from Dereham to Kidderminster SVR as 0Z50 and are seen passing through Old Hill. later in the afternoon the Class 66 headed back to Peterborough running as 0Z51.

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“On This Day” (years ago) Jan 24th. 2010

Looks like another day with very little choice. It was a Sunday in 2010 and we must’ve gone to Bewdley again. At least two locos can be seen in the photo.

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