Logs phots 120915 update featuring 1985 - 2015

Many thanks your recent contributions.  

Fareham, 181085

181085330081205cfpor.jpg Fair to say that i wish had done more mileage on these superb trains. 33008 has made the tight plus at Fareham on the 1205 Cardiff- Pompey, so a quick phot

before joining 33021 on the 1510 Portsmouth - Bristol. Also out on Pompeys that day were at least 33005, 010, 014, 019, 020, 023, 032 and 050.  Proper railway !!

 

Salisbury, 200393

200393477111015wasacsr.jpg NSE livery looking good on 47711 with the stock of the 1015 ex Waterloo, which for so long was a "Crompton" turn

Leighton Station, 280815

28081557309r.jpg 57309 drags a Pendo North. Whats rare is that this the 1923 Euston - Wolves which the "Ronnie" dragged throughout. Credit to Virgin for dragging rather than caping the demic Pendo's service.

Mangapps, 290815

2908152325n03197r.jpg A busy Mangapps scene 03197 waits for Drewry 2325 to arrive at the terminus. The excellent Mangapps is well worth a visit. 

29081503197r.jpg Good to see a 302 unit again, 03197 is leaving Old Dean the other terminus of the .75 mile long line

 Chelmscote, 030915

030915duchessr.jpg The "Duchess of Sutherland" heads South through an autumnal Chelmscote with a Rugby-Bristol kettlex. 47760 was tailing.

Leighton station, 030915

03091537422r.jpg 37422 just off Norwich - Yarmouth passenger turns heads towards Wolverton for an ECS move back East

Leicester, 040915

04091556sr.jpg A fine selection of grids and a "can!" outside Leicester depot

GCR gala, 040915

04091524081r.jpg 24081 is the first preserved class 24 to visit the GCR and she looks good at Leicester North with the 1000 ex Loughborough

04091527n26r.jpg 27056 with visiting 26007 lurking behind creating a  classic Type 2 scene at Loughborough North. 25035 was also out to give an excellent day on 4 Type 2s

Tring, 050915

05091567029r.jpg Loco hauled off Tring, 67029 eases into Platform 5 with the UK Railtours Northampton - Paignton charter. More images of the day here

Soulbury Road, 060915 thanks to Andrew Chambers

060915319r.jpg The new order, albeit only 4 sets expected. En route to the Abbey line for trails 319429 on 5F55 Bletchley-St Albans Abbey/5B55 return

 

Leighton Station, 080915

080915321415n417r.jpg Not long to go now locally for these quality BREL York units. 321415 with 417 up front are leaving "top shack" with the 1630 Euston - M.Keynes. Just 4 321's remain on LM so one of the 321 diagrams on alternate days is 350s. On Friday 11th a single am BY-EU and back pm peak turn was worked

Saunderton Lee North, 090915

09091556312r.jpg 56312 eases her load of empty spoil towards Saunderton on 6Z57 Calvert - Willesden, plenty noise too!

Ledburn, 120915

12091590044r.jpg One of those early mornings where it seemed to get darker! Freightliner's 90044 takes 1M16 2046 (11/9) Inverness - Euston South

Continental Corner, Pirdop, Bulgaria - thanks to "Red Cow"

05091587013r.jpg 87013 the former WCML workhorse "John O'Gaunt" in Pirdop yard with tanks on 050915

The weeks that were, local gen

Thursday 27 August

86101 1S26 Euston - Glasgow

86622/604 4M54 Tilbury-Crewe

86639/632 4L92 Ditton - Felixstowe

37667 tnt 37605 3Z06 Derby - Old Oak Common

37059 0Z37 Norwich - Wolverton/5Z37 Wolverton - Norwich with Mk3 10200

70017 4M56 London Gateway - Crewe

37611/609 Dungeness flasks

 

Friday 28 August

86610/622 4M54 Tilbury-Crewe

37405/47828 0Z37 Crewe - Ilford (then 5Z37 to Norwich)

70004 4M87 Felixstowe - Trafford Pk

70017 4M56 London Gateway - Crewe

Cancellations due to derailment at Felixstowe.

 

Saturday 29 August

86101 1M11 Glasgow - Euston

319425 5M81 Wolverton - Bedford

 

Sunday 30 August

87002 1S26 Euston - Glasgow

 

Monday 31 August

319002 5M80 Bedford - Wolverton

 

Tuesday 1 September

87002 1M11 Glasgow - Euston/1S26 Euston - Glasgow

86628/639 4L41 Crewe - Felixstowe/4M87 Felixstowe - Trafford Pk

86607/609 4M54 Tilbury-Crewe

90037 1A97 Warrington - Willesden (3 x 325)

70003 4M56 London Gateway - Crewe

70004 4M93 Felixstowe - Lawley St

 

Wednesday 2 September

86628/639 4L89 Crewe - Felixstowe/4M87 Felixstowe - Trafford Pk

86605/612 4M54 Tilbury-Crewe

90037/90036 5K23 Wembley - Crewe (2 x 325)

70018 4L92 Ditton - Felixstowe

70020 4M56 London Gateway - Crewe

 

Thursday 3 September

87002 1M11 Glasgow - Euston/1S26 Euston - Glasgow

86607/609 4L89 Crewe - Felixstowe/4M87 Felixstowe - Trafford Pk

86610/622 4M54 Tilbury-Crewe

46233 "Duchess Of Sutherland" tnt 47760 1Z62 Rugby - Bristol (steam only to Hanwell Bridge due to gauging problems)

47760 1Z63 Bristol - Rugby/5Z64 Rugby - Southall

37422 0Z55 Norwich - Wolverton/5Z56 Wolverton - Norwich with 11090/12057

37059/47828/68012/57310 5K59 Willesden - Crewe

70020 4M56 London Gateway - Crewe

20305/308 Dungeness Flasks

 

Friday 4 September

86622/637 4L89 Crewe - Felixstowe

86604/613 4M54 Tilbury-Crewe

47854 tnt 47826 1Z76 Carnforth-Windsor/1Z78 return

70015 4M45 Felixstowe - Ditton

70020 4L41 Crewe - Felixstowe with 90043 dit

70007 4M87 Felixstowe - Trafford Pk  with 66570 dit

70006 4L92 Ditton - Felixstowe

70013 4M56 London Gateway - Crewe

 

Saturday 5 September

87002 1M11 Glasgow - Euston

67029 1Z14 Northampton - Paignton (UK Railtours)/1Z15 return

37419 0Z68 Crewe - Willesden

321416/412 5Z21 Northampton - Doncaster

 

Sunday 6 September

319429 5F55 Bletchley-St Albans Abbey/5B55 return

 

Monday 7 September

37425 5Z57 Norwich - Wolverton with 10404 & 12108/0Z57 Wolverton - Crewe

70006 4M87 Felixstowe - Trafford Pk

70008 4L75 Ditton - Felixstowe

70004 4L90 Trafford Pk - Felixstowe

70020 4L92 Ditton - Felixstowe

70015 4M56 London Gateway - Crewe

70014 4M93 Felixstowe - Lawley St

 

Tuesday 8 September

86613/604 4L89 Crewe - Felixstowe/4M87 Felixstowe - Trafford Pk

86627/628 4M54 Tilbury-Crewe

70017 4O13 Daventry - Southampton

70013 4L92 Ditton - Felixstowe

70006 4M56 London Gateway - Crewe

70020 4M93 Felixstowe - Lawley St

 

Wednesday 9 September

86607/609 4L89 Crewe - Felixstowe/4M87 Felixstowe - Trafford Pk

86627/628 4M54 Tilbury-Crewe

70014 4L92 Ditton - Felixstowe

70009 4M36 Felixstowe -Trafford Pk

70006 4M56 London Gateway - Crewe

70016 4M93 Felixstowe - Lawley St

 

Thursday 10 September

86610/607 4L89 Crewe - Felixstowe/4M87 Felixstowe - Trafford Pk

86637/638 4M54 Tilbury-Crewe

66177 0Z66 Bescot - Wembley with ECR 66226/67023/67016

70004 4M36 Felixstowe - Trafford Pk

70009 4L41 Crewe - Felixstowe

70013 4L92 Ditton - Felixstowe

70006 4M56 London Gateway - Crewe

70008 4M93 Felixstowe - Lawley St

 

Friday 11 September

86632/605 4L89 Crewe - Felixstowe/4M87 Felixstowe - Trafford Pk

86639/627 4M54 Tilbury-Crewe

87002/92038 0Z86 Willesden - Crewe

70004 4L41 Crewe - Felixstowe

70016 4L92 Ditton - Felixstowe

70007 4M56 London Gateway - Crewe

70013 4M93 Felixstowe - Lawley St

 

Sleeper notes

Freightliner 90041/43/44/45/47 have all seen use on sleepers along with various DB including 90035/36/37.

Class 86/87 workings reported above.

 

Wolverton works movements include

Arrivals 150219, 150232, 319002, 319379 from Stockport, Mk3s 10404/12108

Departures 319376 to Allerton, 319425, 323215, 456013 (by road), MK3s 10200/11090/12057

 

On this day in history. September 16th 1974

 

33034 was "borrowed" to go down to Dunstable as the local 25 that normally worked the evening cements was unavailble.

Approaching Maple Road (near LTFC) the "Crompton" derailed on catch points, would love to see the Southern's control

reaction to this!  This was probably the only 33 to ever derail on the Dunstable branch, you always get the top trivia on the "logs!"

 

 

Local gen Snippets

More Calvert spoil - Calvert gets busier than ever! A new afternoon Cricklewood North - Calvert GBRf spoil stated 8 Sep.

321 swansong - Hopefully our much liked 321 units have another week left in traffic , get em in!

LBNGR diesel gala with Simplex action on Sun Sep 27th

Showbus is back at Woburn on Sun Sep 20th

The West Coast Cardiff tour that stopped at Leighton and elsewhere on Oct 16th is cancelled due Network rail engineering work

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