Local Area phots, April 83 to 2010, 080810 update

Many thanks your contributions of late, bumper update below!

Coventry, 010483 thanks to Trevor Rolfe

01048325247n08919r.jpg Unusual Coventry combo, 25247 drags 08919 East of the station

Wolverhampton, 041188

04118820158n139r.jpg Classic DBV (diesel and brake van) move with 20158 and 20139 presumably Bescot bound

Rugby, 061193

06119347525r.jpg 47525 in her twilight years, once ECML’s D1108 but in this Rugby view a departmental sector loco. 47525 retained her faded Inter City mainline till withdrawl in 1998. 47525 was finally cut at Kingsbury in July 2010. 

Wembley EFOC 190297, thanks to Robin Morel

19029747362r.jpg Late 90’s Wembley variety with 33025, 47362, 92028 and 86605 

Kingmoor Open Day, 110505 thanks to Mark Beal

11060587028r.jpg During “Lord Presidents” short trial with DRS, 87028 looks smart at Kingmoor

Ledburn, 310710 Sa

31071090026r.jpg Not the most glorious of Summer mornings at Ledburn greets 90026 with M16 up “beds”

31071086501r.jpg 86501 is back seen here with the early 4M45 Dittons

Leamington, 020810 Mo thanks to “PB”

02081067014r.jpg WSMR meeting at Leamington, 67014 arrives with the 1630 Marylebone-Wrexham

Wolverton, 040810 We thanks to “AC”

04081086637n621r.jpg Power haul can on tour with 86637 and 86621 on 4L57 at Wolverton

Aylesbury Vale Parkway, 060810

060810165016r.jpg Chiltern’s newest shack, 165016 with the 1330 Marylebone service. The Claydon freight line passes to the left, a sizeable, manned station building is behind the unit. Parkway is still in a Greenfield site area

Local Gen Snippets:

·        313’s still on all day DC diags all week again, 313123 starring

·        Another tour off Leighton, Sat 30th October Sn C circular from Rail Blue charters as below

·        Yet another tour off Leighton!, Sat 11th December, Rail blue charters “Royal Scot” from local shacks to Glasgow Central, more gen at http://www.rail-bluecharters.co.uk/news/2010/07/autumn_and_winter_programme

·        Branch Hastings unit thumper!, a first? 4th December more gen at http://www.hastingsdiesels.co.uk/railtours/

The week that was 0108-0608 plus 010884gen

Sunday 1 August

66169 4E32 Wembley-Scunthorpe steel empties diverted via Bletchley, Bedford

 

Monday 2 August

86638/609 4M54 Tilbury-Crewe

86639/607 4L92 Ditton-Felixstowe

66088/90024/euroshed 66029 6G15 Wembley-Bescot autoballasters

70001 returned after a long layoff on a late 4M93 Felixstowe-Lawley St

 

Soulbury Tuesday 3 August

Apart from the lovely Caroline, lots of entertainment this lunchtime....

66566 1206 4M94 Felixstowe-Lawley Street

37409 1208 2Z01 Tilbury-Liverpool pushing Caroline

66146 1218 0Z67 Wembley-Wolverton

90048 1234 4L75 Crewe-Felixstowe

90039 1234 6B41 Wembley-Daventry vans

47790 1259 5Z02 Norwich-Wolverton with 12103

67015 1301 5Z23 Willesden-Gresty Bridge with 4 blue/grey mk3s

66540 1305 4O35 Crewe-Southampton

66537 1309 late 4L93 Lawley St-Felixstowe

86621/86637 1318 4M54 Tilbury-Crewe with 66617 dit

90044 1327 4M81 Felixstowe-Ditton

66532 1359 4L57 Daventry-Tilbury

47790 1403 5Z03 Wolverton-Norwich with 12097

66569 1419 4M58 Southampton-Crewe

66146 1436 5Z70 Wolverton-Stewarts Lane with 442418

66711 1445 4M23 Felixstowe-Hams Hall

and Wolverton....

66533 1513 4M88 Felixstowe-Crewe

66417 1517 4M71 Tilbury-Daventry - quite a few "normal" boxes on the back today.

90039 1524 0A42 Daventry-Wembley l/e

323201 1527 5Z??  Soho-Wolverton

86501 1537 4M87 Felixstowe-Trafford Park

also later

67015 returned 0M05 Crewe-Willesden

86604/639 4L92 Ditton-Felixstowe

37603/604 6K51

Wet Wednesday 4 August

67024/006 1Z69 Liverpool-Olympia N Belle

47826 0Z37 Southall - Carnforth

86621/637 4M51 Tilbury-Daventry and 4L57 return

86501 4M81 Felixstowe-Ditton

86610/613 4M54 Tilbury-Crewe

86627/622 4L92 Ditton-Felixstowe

 

Thursday 5 August

172001 5Z72 Derby-Willesden via Bedford-Bletchley

47760 5Z47 Carnforth-Southall

321414 returned from Doncaster

86605/632 4M54 Tilbury-Crewe

86627/622 4L92 Ditton-Felixstowe

37603/604 6K51

 

Friday 6 August

321417 Northampton-Doncaster for repaint, etc, just 413/415 in S’Link now

90024 1P06 1846 FO Euston-Carlisle

37610/601 6K51  

 

1984 Wed 1st August

86006 1925 M.Keynes-Watford Jn in lieu of failed 310

Called all stations MK-WJ  incl Chedd!5B08 cobbler ecs, rear 4 locked out, last hauled train to Apsley and KL too?

 

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