Daily Archives: February 24, 2018

Photos of 6023 in steam, Kidderminster 24/02/18

I called in at Kidderminster this afternoon hoping to see 6023 before it headed to Bridgnorth. It was outside the carriage works, but after about 15 minutes it steamed slowly away then ran backwards and forwards on both platform roads, probably for gauging purposes. Around 4pm after the arrival of a service train it headed away towards Bewdley and Bridgnorth. I did film it all but the first upload failed and the second attempt is only 25% complete, so here are some photos clipped from the video.

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“On This Day” (years ago) Feb 24th. 2009, 2010, 2013 & 2014

First photo from 2009 at Water Orton and 56303, then Bromsgrove in 2010 sees 66105 running down and entering the old station. A treat at Stourbridge in 2014 was 37605 on a test train, thinking about it – haven’t seen a test train round here for ages! The SVR photo shows 1501 at Arley in 2013.

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