Logs phots, 130714 update featuring 1983-2014 - many thanks yr contributions

Old Linslade, 090714

09071486638n614r.jpg Timeless WCML scene…86638 and 86614 round the curve at Old Linslade with 4M88 liners

Ledburn, 060714

06071447818r.jpg 47818 takes Silverstone bound breakfasters North on a Euston - M.Keynes “Northern Belle” working, 47790 was tailing.

Old Linslade, 040714 thanks to Andrew Chambers

04071460078r.jpg Colas convoy 60087 and 70804 with 70810 tailing on 6Z70 Rugby-Eastleigh

Marylebone, 040714

04071467010r.jpg Proper train home!, 67010 reverses the rear of the 6 Mk III’s plus DVT to form the 1750 Banbury “commuter”

 

02071408202r.jpg 08202 at Brownhills on the Chasewater railway.  08202 was mainly a Southern Region gronk but ended her BR days at Canton incl loans to long lost S.Wales NCB pits. This excellent small railway has a whole host of power with diesel operation on Thursdays. Link to railways website here

Old Linslade, 020714

02071437402n604r.jpg In the shadow of “the tree” the Crewe bound flask is hauled North by 37604 and 37602

Old Linslade, 071102

07110243101n431541040etnblar.jpg Pre gantry Old Linslade view of 43101 and 43154 on the 1040 Euston - Blackpool

New St, 220701

22070156120r.jpg New St grid, 56120 adjacent to the local black horse

Real Rugby, 050691

05069147297r.jpg 47297 eases 4E69 through Rugby in happier times

Euston, 240285

240285501ar.jpg Vintage Euston as a 501 approaches from Watford Jn via the DC

Leicester, 040483 thanks to the “Axeman”

04048345141r.jpg 45141 approaches Leicester with 0905 Sheffield-St Pancras (1M14) amongst the semaphores

Local gen snippets

East West Rail link delayed yet again, Bucks Herald link with interesting Swanbourne phot.

Blockades coming with Watford PSB works local WCML blockades weekends of 9/10, 16/17, 23-26 Aug

Farce of the fortnight - Sleepers have been disrupted by various eevents all week but 90035 was the villain on 1S25 on 8/7’s departure-

90035 failed in the Nuneaton/Atherstone area with assistance eventually coming from 66232 which reportedly worked to Edinburgh where all 3 portions were caped around 7am.

67027 out on Chiltern, after a few farces 67027 worked on Chiltern services on 110714, may continue a while…

On this day in history -20th July 1989

85023 on the 1400 Glasgow - Euston suffered a high speed derailment of the rear coaches of the train at Harrow- 0 serious injuries

The weeks that were, local gen

Monday 30 June

86638/604 4L89 Crewe-Felixstowe

86632/610 4L92 Ditton-Felixstowe

86628/609 4M87 Felixstowe-Trafford Park

31465 3Z68 Derby-Euston BOR/3Q68 Euston BOR-Old Oak Common via MK

70018 4M56 London Gateway-Crewe

70013 4M93 Felixstowe-Lawley St

90034 WB64 5Z57 Wembley-Rugby/5Z58 Rugby-Wembley

 

Tuesday 1 July

86639/613 4M54 Tilbury-Crewe

86610/86632 4L92 Ditton-Felixstowe

47853 tnt 47790 1Z71 Manchester Victoria-Olympia/1Z73 Olympia-Manchester Victoria

31465 3Z69 Old Oak Common-Bletchley

70018 4M56 London Gateway-Crewe

70017 4M93 Felixstowe-Lawley St

90034 WB64 5Z57 Wembley-Rugby/5Z58 Rugby-Wembley

 

Wednesday 2 July

86604/638 4M54 Tilbury-Crewe

86610/86632 4L92 Ditton-Felixstowe

31465 3Q70 Bletchley-Derby

47501/47818 5Z47 Norwich-Wolverton with 12116/0Z48 Wolverton-Willesden

70018 4M56 London Gateway-Crewe

70013 4M93 Felixstowe-Lawley St

37402/604 Dungeness flasks

 

Thursday 3 July

86607/637 4M54 Tilbury-Crewe

86605/86612 4M87 Felixstowe-Trafford Park

86610/86632 4L92 Ditton-Felixstowe

47501 0Z47 Willesden-Wolverton/5Z48 Wolverton-Norwich with 11093/12015

47810/813 0Z69 Willesden-Crewe

70018 4M56 London Gateway-Crewe

70017 4M93 Felixstowe-Lawley St

90034 WB64 5Z57 Wembley-Rugby/5Z58 Rugby-Wembley

90034 WB64 1G40 Euston-New St/1B94 New St-Euston

 

Friday 4 July

86627/639 4M54 Tilbury-Crewe

86609/628 4M87 Felixstowe-Trafford Park

86632/613 4L92 Ditton - Felixstowe

60087/70804 TNT 70810 6Z70 Rugby-Eastleigh

90036 6B41 Wembley-Daventry/6A42 Daventry - Wembley

70019 4M56 London Gateway-Crewe

70013 4M93 Felixstowe - Lawley St

90034 WB64 1G40 Euston-New St/1B94 New St-Euston

37607/603 Sizewell flasks

 

Saturday 5 July

86612/605 4L89 Crewe-Felixstowe

90036 1Z86 Euston-Carlisle/1Z87 Carlisle-Euston (to Crewe/from Preston)

31190/601 6Z31 Willesden-Washwood Heath with the railvac

 

Sunday 6 July

47790 tnt 47818 1Z91 Euston-Milton Keynes via Northampton/5Z91 Milton Keynes-Wembley/5Z92 Wembley-Milton Keynes/1Z92 Milton Keynes-Euston via Birmingham Northern Belle for Silverstone

 

Monday 7 July

86604/638 4M54 Tilbury-Crewe

86605/612 4M87 Felixstowe-Trafford Pk

66413 6Z22 Crewe-Calvert (binliner from Northenden)

56303 5Z63 Crewe-Swanage with 60163 Tornado and support

70019 4M56 London Gateway-Crewe

70013 4M93 Felixstowe-Lawley St

 

Tuesday 8 July

86622/607 4L89 Crewe-Felixstowe/4M87 Felixstowe-Trafford Pk

86628/609 4M54 Tilbury-Crewe

86632/613 4L92 Ditton-Felixstowe

57313/314 5V42 Carnforth-Southall

70805 6C30 Bescot-Wembley/6C30 Wembley-Bescot

70019 4M56 London Gateway-Crewe

70017 4M93 Felixstowe-Lawley St

 

Wednesday 9 July

86614/638 4L89 Crewe-Felixstowe/4M87 Felixstowe-Trafford Pk

86632/613 4L92 Ditton-Felixstowe

66413 6Z22 Crewe-Calvert (binliner from Northenden)

66068 0A06 Crewe-Wembley with ECR 66214

70805 6C31 Bescot-Wembley/6C31 Wembley-Bescot

70019 4M56 London Gateway-Crewe

70013 4M93 Felixstowe-Lawley St

37611/37218 Dungeness flasks

 

Thursday 10 July

86614/638 4L41 Crewe-Felixstowe

86639/607 4M54 Tilbury-Crewe

86604/637 4L92 Ditton-Felixstowe

70805 6C32 Bescot-Wembley/6C32 Wembley-Bescot

57313 tnt 57314 5M43 Southall-Carnforth with 34016 Bodmin (terminated at Rugby)

47853 0Z47 Crewe-Willesden 

70019 4M56 London Gateway-Crewe

70017 4M93 Felixstowe-Lawley St

90034 WB64 5Z57 Wembley-Rugby/5Z58 Rugby-Wembley (1G40 Pendolino)

Sleepers cancelled overnight 9/10 July and liners affected by overhead line damage north of Carlisle.

 

Friday 11 July

86632/609 4L89 Crewe-Felixstowe/4M87 Felixstowe-Trafford Pk

86605/612 4M54 Tilbury-Crewe

86604/637 4L92 Ditton-Felixstowe

70019 4M56 London Gateway-Crewe

70013 4M93 Felixstowe-Lawley St

37603/402 Sizewell flasks

(1G40 Pendolino)

 

Saturday 12 July

86614/638 4L89 Crewe-Felixstowe

86259 1Z86 Euston-Carlisle/1Z87 Carlisle-Euston (to Carnforth/from Farington Jct)

Hastings DEMU 1001 1Z06 Hastings-Crewe/1Z07 Crewe-Hastings

47810 tnt 47790 1Z52 Liverpool-Olympia/1Z53 Olympia-Liverpool

319373/001 5M81 Wolverton-Bedford

166221 5V65 Wolverton-Reading

 

Wolverton Works Moves include:

Arrivals: 456003 (by road returning from display at Wimbledon), Anglia Mk3 12116

Departures: 319373/001, 166221, Anglia Mk3s 11093/12015

 

 

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