Logs phots 06 December 2014 update featuring 1982-2014-tks yr contributions

Old Linslade, 061214

061214321413r.jpg 321413 reflects the rising sun around 0815 with 2B68 0724 Euston - M.Keynes. Will we retain our Saturday 321 diagrams in December 14th’s new timetable?

Chelmscote, 031214 thanks to Andrew Chambers

03121490048r.jpg Nice light down Chelmscote way for 90048 on 4L41

Ledburn, 031214

031214321415r.jpg 321415 is viewed from across the Ledburn levels with 2K28 1247 M.Keynes-Euston

03121437218r.jpg 37218 closely followed the “bin” with refurbished Mk III 12082 on 5Z37 Wolverton-Norwich. Note the background blot on the landscape, a new 450ft high windturbine at Doubles Arches, off Eastern Way to the North of Leighton.  

Old Linslade, 251114

25111490043ar.jpg The first harsh frost locally and 90043 on 4L41. The background “Cliffs” support a badger sett but no sign of action there on this chill morning!

25111492019ar.jpg 92019 and failed “shed” 66186 on a late running “Tunstead tanks” en route to Willesden some 4 hrs down. Electrics only feature on his train after a failure such as this one which assisted from Rugby

Luton Crescent Road, 221114 thanks to Robin Morel

22111467003r.jpg Arriva liveried 67003 is an unusual sight in Luton yard having failed on RHTT, after a long slow drag to Toton, she was soon back on the Midland RHTT

Stonehenge, 011011

011011caravanr.jpg The LBNGR’s Network rail liveried “Caravan” is clagging nicely on demonstration turns at “the Henge”.

Ampthill Station, 200607 thanks to “TC”

20060760044rr.jpg Taken at a flat crossing close to the site of the long closed Ampthill station. 60044 with 6M68 Acton Yd - Stud Farm stone empties a Midland freight flow that goes back to the late 70’s

Glasgow Central, 060883 thanks to “GJ”

06088325210r.jpg The magic of the “GSW” is about to be enjoyed by a few on the 1350 Glasgow-Carlisle with 25210 the power

“The Jn” - Llandudno Jn, 210882

21088240129r.jpg Split box 40’s always looked good, 40129 is stabled at Llandudno Jn between freight turns

On this day in history..091282

09128281016olcaar.jpg Tragedy at Old Linslade. The driver of 8/12’s late running 1S18 2255 Euston - Glasgow was killed when 81016 was derailed in Linslade tunnel and collided with bridge stantion of Stoke Road in the early hours of 091282. Despite all coaches being derailed there were no serious injuries to the overnight train’s passengers. 81016 never worked again due a twisted mainframe. Image copyright -N.Ross collection.  

The weeks that were..local current WCML gen

Monday 24 November

86607/614 4M54 Tilbury - Crewe

66566 4L90 Trafford Pk - Felixstowe with 86501 dit (86501 failed Npton, rescued by RHTT set, 66566 forward)

68011 0Z68 Crewe-Wembley LMD

70013 4M56 London Gateway - Crewe

70015 4M93 Felixstowe - Lawley St

 

Tuesday 25 November

86609/610 4L89 Crewe-Felixstowe/4M87 Felixstowe-Trafford Pk

86605/639 4M54 Tilbury - Crewe

92019 6A50 Tunstead-Willesden with 66186 dit (66 failed Rugby)

70013 4M56 London Gateway - Crewe

70018 4M93 Felixstowe - Lawley St

 

Wednesday 26 November

86604/627 4L41 Crewe-Felixstowe

37409 0Z37 Norwich - Wolverton/5Z37 Wolverton - Norwich with 10214/12030

66536 7X33 Derby-Bletchley with 387112

70013 4M56 London Gateway - Crewe

70015 4M93 Felixstowe - Lawley St

37218/605 Dungeness flasks

 

Thursday 27 November

86614/612 4M54 Tilbury - Crewe

90019 0B41 Wembley - Daventry/6A42 Daventry - Wembley vans

70013 4M56 London Gateway - Crewe

70018 4M93 Felixstowe - Lawley St

 

Friday 28 November

86632/637 4L89 Crewe-Felixstowe/4M87 Felixstowe-Trafford Pk

86614/612 4M54 Tilbury - Crewe

37409/405 0Z21 Norwich - Crewe

66514 7X33 Derby-Bletchley with 387113

70009 4M56 London Gateway - Crewe

70015 4M93 Felixstowe - Lawley St

 

Saturday 29 November

86622/609 4L89 Crewe-Felixstowe

86501 4L93 Crewe-Felixstowe

 

Monday 1 December

86501 4M45 Ipswich - Ditton/4L90 Crewe - Felixstowe

86613/638 4M54 Tilbury - Crewe

86622/609 4M87 Felixstowe - Trafford Pk

37218/57306 6L70 Crewe - Willesden (flask wagons for Eastleigh)

68007 5Z68 Norwich - Wolverton with 11072 & 12061/0Z68 Wolverton - Willesden

70009 4M56 London Gateway - Crewe

70015 4M93 Felixstowe - Lawley St

 

Tuesday 2 December

86622/614 4L89 Crewe - Felixstowe/4M87 Felixstowe - Trafford Pk

86637/632 4M54 Tilbury - Crewe

86501 4L90 Crewe - Felixstowe

66131 7X01 Derby - Wembley with 378/1 coaches 38437/38438/38440

67027 tnt 67015 1Q28 Derby - Euston - Derby

70009 4M56 London Gateway - Crewe

70018 4M93 Felixstowe - Lawley St

 

Wednesday 3 December

86607/604 4L89 Crewe - Felixstowe/4M87 Felixstowe - Trafford Pk

86613/638 4M54 Tilbury - Crewe

37218 0Z37 Willesden - Wolverton/5Z37 Wolverton - Norwich with 12082

70015 4M88 Felixstowe - Crewe

70009 4M56 London Gateway - Crewe

70007 4M93 Felixstowe - Lawley St

 

Thursday 4 December

86614/622 4L89 Crewe - Felixstowe

70020 4L92 Ditton - Felixstowe

70009 4M54 Tilbury - Crewe

70015 4M56 London Gateway - Crewe

70018 4M93 Felixstowe - Lawley St

 

Friday 5 December

86632/637 4L97 Trafford Pk - Felixstowe

90035 0B41 Wembley - Daventry/6A42 Daventry - Wembley

70015 4M54 Tilbury - Crewe

70009 4M56 London Gateway - Crewe

70020 4M93 Felixstowe - Lawley St

 

 

RHTT

66079/122 19/11 to 23/11

66015/122 24/11

66015/198 25/11 on

 

387 Commissioning

387107/108 (25/11) and 387109/110 (3/12) have completed testing and have transferred to Brighton.  387101/102/104/111-113 are now at Bletchley. 387101/102/104 have been out on overnight testing.

387’s expected to commence Brighton - Bedford normal services on 8/12.


Wolverton works movements include:

Arrivals 319363 (from Allerton) Mk3s 11072/12061

Departures 153359 (by road), 319362 (to Allerton), MK3s 10214/12030/12082

 

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