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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