Monthly Archives: May 2018

Video – Echills Wood Miniature Railway part 2. 20/05/18

Continuing the walk around the Water Park, a good mix of miniature railway and traction engines as we head back to the car. Video below:-

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“On This Day” (years ago) May 27th. 2010, 2012, 2013 and 2015

4566 at Bewdley in 2010, 42968 at Arley in 2012, 50135 at Arley in 2013 and 31465 hauling 73952 at Rowley Regis in 2015. Another one of those days with very little to choose from. Photos below:-

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Video – Echills Wood Miniature Railway part 1. 20/05/18

After 3 busy days filming at the SVR I needed a change of scenery and could take Mrs. S and KC with me! The miniature railway would be running trains plus the added attraction of minature traction engines. No hills … Continue reading

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“On This Day” (years ago) May 26th. 2002, 2003, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013 and 2016

The old Echills Wood Railway in 2002, Miniature Railway at Wythall Transport Museum in 2003, 66136 at Old Hill in 2009, 37603, 20303, 20313, 20307 & 20314 at Dorridge in 2010, D821 at Arley in 2012, 1501 at Arley in … Continue reading

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“Old Rallies” Carrington Steam Rally, 25th May (2003)

Another rally that never made it to my gallery, so a quick browse through the photos and 17 added here. Some brief details added, might find more if I can find the programme from the event. Photos below:-

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Video – Tug, Shed and Dogbox up the Dark Side, 24/05/18

Three clips, in reverse order – the first clip is of 60096 on 6M51 Baglan Bay – Chirk log train, running rather late – much to the annoyance of Mrs. S who was at home anxious to get her beauty … Continue reading

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“On This Day” (years ago) May 25th. 2003, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015 and 2016

D444 and 7812 at Arley in 2009, Alfred and Judy at Bodmin in 2011, 33103 and 20031 at Keighley in 2012, 5164 and 1501 at Arley in 2013, 47237 at Old Hill in 2014, 20142 and 20205 at Old Hill … Continue reading

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“On This Day” (years ago) May 24th. 2003, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015 and 2016

4965 at Old Hill in 2003, 46443 at Arley in 2008, 5764 and 7714 at Arley in 2009, 30120 at Bodmin Parkway in 2011, 42968 near the Safari Park in 2012, Tree across the line near Foley Park in 2013, … Continue reading

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Videos – Day 2 of the Severn Valley Railway 2018 Diesel Gala 18/05/18

On the first day of the Gala at Kidderminster I was standing for about 7 hours as I filmed the trains, so on this day I wanted something more relaxing. With a couple of folding chairs, Andrew and I had … Continue reading

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Videos – Day 1 of the Severn Valley Railway 2018 Diesel Gala 17/05/18

I don’t like starting the day at silly o’clock but timed my arrival at Kidderminster to film the shunters departing on the 09.25 local and stayed to see D832 depart on the 16.11. Most of the filming was from the … Continue reading

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“On This Day” (years ago) May 23rd. 2004, 2009, 2010, 2012 and 2015

Another one of those days with little choice for photos. Sutton Flyer and Sutton Belle at Cleethorpes Miniature Railway in 2004, 46443 and D1062 at Arley in 2009, 43106 at Highley in 2010, with commemorative headboard, 40 years since the … Continue reading

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Video – 153365 Old Hill, 21/05/18

After a mad rush to the station to see the 88 which ran early the previous day, I had to take it easy to see 66726 and 47712 returning to Crewe – so ambled out of the house before their … Continue reading

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