Leighton class 37s late Dec 2018

The week before Christmas 2018 saw some variation from the more usual sheds, Pendos and 350s with 6 37s visiting the Leighton area.

Sunday Dec 16th 2018

16121837025webr.jpgLarge logo blue 37025 propels a Derby - Hither Green test train through Leighton.

Wednesday Dec 19th 2018

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191218convoybr.jpgTheir RHTT duties over 37606 hauls grubby 37602, 57002, 37038 and 57003 North through Leighton with 0Z65 Stowmarket - Crewe.

Thursday Dec 20th 2018

20121837884n315813webr.jpg37884 the former "South Wales steamer" 37183 hauls

doomed 315813 from Ilford to Wolverton Works for stripping

 

Friday Dec 21st 2018

A rare visit from 37716 dragging a Stoneblower from Preston to Paddock Wood

 

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20058337050308n315webr.jpgFor many years Eastern 37s dragged units to and from Wolverton Works from Ilford and East Ham. Back on May 20th 1983 37050 returns ex works units from Wolverton to Ilford through Leighton.

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