Logs phots 140815 update featuring 1984 - 2015

many thanks yr recent contributions

Dawlish, 080784

08078420169n184r.jpgSummertime at Dawlish as 20169 and 20184 head the "Devonshire Dart" F & W tour towards Plymouth. This tour included Bere Alston and Meldon but was perhaps over ambitious as was very late on return with many worried about getting home for work the next day, as this was a Sunday tour. Recent Summer storms once again caused line issues after a rockfall South of Dawlish closed the line for a while on 140815...

Coventry 220385 thanks to the "Axeman"

22038558025n47620r.jpg58025 dragging 47620 on 1M07 1254 Brighton - Manchester at Cov, the 47 having failed at Oxford. Staff uniforms, mail bags all add to this real railway scene where freight locos were still allowed to rescue passenger services.

Milton Keynes, 100798 thanks to Mark Beal

10079887035n3302r.jpgNow preserved 87035 "Robert Burns" passes Eurostar 3302 on a test run at MK. Eurostar 3302 is now on long term loan to SNCF

 

NRM York 010815 thanks to "PB"

0108151023r.jpgD1023 "Western Fusilier" looking the part in the NRM main hall, when is 87001 going to appear there too?

High Wycombe, 030815 thanks to Trev Rolfe

03081568010r.jpgDown Platform extension at Wycombe has sadly seen the former subway filled with concrete prior to the new platform sections going in. Photted from the replacement footbridge, 68010 is heading North with the 1715 Marylebone - Kidderminster.

 

Old Linslade, 050815

05081567003n016r.jpg67016 with 67003 tailing a Derby - Euston test train rounding the Old Linslade curves

Leighton Station, 060815

06081556104r.jpg56104 passes under the first of Leighton station's 3 overbridges returning to Leicester via the Bletchley -Bedford branch from WN

Chelmscote, 070815

07081590037n039r.jpgStill canal waters but no sun for 90037 and 90039 in multiple with a single spoil wagon in tow

Clapham Jn, 070815 thanks to "Red Cow"

07081573201n107n66r.jpgGBRf Clapham convoy with 73201 and 73107 plus 2 sheds Eastleigh bound for engineers turns

Leighton Station, 080815

08081586401r.jpg"Have a break, have a Kit Kat!", 86401 returns light to Euston after a night stop at Bletchley. This was 86401's first week of main line usage.

Ledburn Jn, 100815

10081590045r.jpgMore sleeper variety, Hired in Freightliner power in 90045 on 1M11 up sleeper at Ledburn. 90043 is expected to work some sleeper

turns next week after 90045 failed early on 120815

 

Wolverton Station, 100815 thanks to Andrew Chambers

 

10081560009r.jpg60009 "Union of South Africa" with 5V42 Crewe - Southall

 

Old Linslade "dip", 100815

10081590021n19n37n36r.jpgMany 90's! 90021 drags 90019/90037/90036 South on 0A06 Crewe - Wembley

Watford Jn, 130815

13081586101r.jpg86101 during the booked early morning stop with 1M11 at a dark, grey Watford Jn. New signalling in evidence with reversable working too. Watford Jn still lacks any North crossovers though.

On this day in history

August 15th 1973 - 6586 (later 33201) worked the late afternoon Hither Green - Luton light engine turn. The "Crompton" returned south with the cement empties from Dunstable, 7666 (later 25316) having worked the train from Dunstable...All history now...

Coming up!

Sunday August 16th 2015 - Chinnor diesel and steam gala, 8568 should be out!

The weeks that were - local gen

Wednesday 29 July

86614/612 4L92 Ditton - Felixstowe

66710/67004 1M16 Inverness - Euston Sleeper after 90024 suffered pantograph damage at Edinburgh. Train terminated Milton Keynes 3 hours late due to failure of 66710, rescued by 92010, then 5M16 to Wembley.

73961/963 0Y73 Crewe - Tonbridge

70019 4M56 London Gateway - Crewe

70018 4M93 Felixstowe - Lawley St

 

Thursday 30 July

86628/605 4L89 Crewe - Felixstowe/4M87 Felixstowe - Trafford Pk

86614/612 4L92 Ditton - Felixstowe

70011 4O13 Daventry - Southampton

70016 4M56 London Gateway - Crewe

70013 4M93 Felixstowe - Lawley St

20305/308 Dungeness Flasks

 

Friday 31 July

86604/627 4M54 Tilbury-Crewe

86614/612 4L92 Ditton - Felixstowe

57301 tnt 57305 5Z69 Crewe - Euston/1Z70 Euston - Birmingham Intl/1Z71 Birmingham Intl - Euston/5Z72 Euston - Crewe

68014 0Z68 Crewe - Willesden

70001 4O13 Daventry - Southampton

70019 4M56 London Gateway - Crewe

70004 4M93 Felixstowe - Lawley St

 

Saturday 1 August

86637/607 4L93 Crewe - Felixstowe

68014/37059 0Z68 Crewe - Wembley LMD

68008/47813/37405 0Z69 Wembley LMD - Crewe

57315 tnt 47802 1Z55 Crewe- Windsor Statesman/1Z57 return

 

Monday 3 August

86607/637 4M87 Felixstowe - Trafford Pk

86605/628 4M54 Tilbury-Crewe

86612/639 4L92 Ditton - Felixstowe

57305 6Z70 Crewe - Eastleigh/0Z69 Willesden - Crewe (0Z68 ex EH)

70013 4M88 Felixstowe - Crewe

70016 4M56 London Gateway - Crewe

70018 4M93 Felixstowe - Lawley St

 

Tuesday 4 August

86628/632 4L89 Crewe - Felixstowe/4M87 Felixstowe - Trafford Pk

86610/613 4M54 Tilbury-Crewe

86612/639 4L92 Ditton - Felixstowe

57310 tnt 57301 5Z81 Crewe - Kings Cross

70006 4O13 Daventry - Southampton

70018 4M88 Felixstowe - Crewe

70013 4M56 London Gateway - Crewe

Also 86401 0Z86 Willesden - Watford - Willesden

 

Wednesday 5 August

86622/637 4M54 Tilbury-Crewe

67016 tnt 67003 1Q29 Crewe Euston - Crewe

70016 4M56 London Gateway - Crewe

70004 4M93 Felixstowe - Lawley St

 

Thursday 6 August

86101 1M11 Glasgow - Euston sleeper (rescued 1S26 from Carlisle Wednesday morning as ecs)

86632/628 4M54 Tilbury-Crewe

37059 0Z37 Norwich - Wolverton/5Z38 Wolverton - Norwich with 12056/139

56104 0Z56 Willesden Leicester (via Bletchley/Bedford)

70013 4M94 Felixstowe - Lawley St

70016 4L92 Ditton - Felixstowe

70010 4M56 London Gateway - Crewe

70008 4M93 Felixstowe - Lawley St

37259/422 Dungeness flasks

 

Friday 7 August

86401 0Z86 Willesden - Bletchley

86610/605 4M54 Tilbury-Crewe

70015 4L41 Crewe - Felixstowe

70004 4M87 Felixstowe - Trafford Pk

70010 4M56 London Gateway - Crewe

90045 (on hire for sleeper work) 1S26 Euston - Glasgow

 

Saturday 8 August

86401 0M16 Bletchley - Euston

68009/008 tnt 57305 5Z11 Crewe - Willesden Northern Belle ecs (68009 for Chiltern, 68008 worked 1Z12 KX - Inverness)

57308 tnt 57310 5Z30 Crewe - Paddington

68010 0Z69 Wembley LMD - Crewe 

 

Sunday 9 August

86101 1S26 Euston - Glasgow

 

Monday 10 August

86609/607 4M54 Tilbury-Crewe

86614/628 4L92 Ditton - Felixstowe

90045 1M11 Glasgow - Euston/1S26 Euston - Glasgow

37605 tnt 37608 2Q08 Derby - Rugby via Bedford/Bletchley (missed Swanbourne)

37059 5Z55 Norwich - Wolverton with 12041 and 12031/0Z56 Wolverton - Norwich

60009 Union of South Africa 5V42 Crewe - Southall

70016 4L41 Crewe-Felixstowe/4M93 Felixstowe - Lawley St

70008 4L75 Crewe - Felixstowe

70004 4M56 London Gateway - Crewe

 

Tuesday 11 August

86101 1M11 Glasgow - Euston/1S26 Euston - Glasgow

86605/610 4L89 Crewe - Felixstowe/4M87 Felixstowe - Trafford Pk

86622/637 4M54 Tilbury-Crewe

86628/614 4M88 Felixstowe - Crewe

68008 tnt 57305 5Z18 Kings Cross - Crewe Northern Belle ecs

37605 tnt 37608 2Q08 Rugby - Derby via Bletchley/Bedford (missed Milton Keynes and Swanbourne trips)

67016 1Q28 Derby - Euston - Derby

70020 4O13 Daventry - Southampton

70013 4M56 London Gateway - Crewe

70001 4M93 Felixstowe - Lawley St

Chiltern Line - 56103 6Z57 Calvert - Willesden

 

Wednesday 12 August

92038 with failed 90045 1M11 Glasgow - Euston

86628/613 4L89 Crewe - Felixstowe/4M87 Felixstowe - Trafford Pk

86609/607 4M54 Tilbury-Crewe

70016 4L92 Ditton - Felixstowe

70013 4M56 London Gateway - Crewe

70004 4M93 Felixstowe - Lawley St

Chiltern Line - 56303 6Z57 Calvert - Willesden (Wednesday onwards)

 

Thursday 13 August

86101 1M11 Glasgow - Euston/1S26 Euston - Glasgow

86628/613 4L89 Crewe - Felixstowe/4M87 Felixstowe - Trafford Pk

86610/605 4M54 Tilbury-Crewe

66155 7X01 Derby - Wembley with 38426/38427

68008 0Z68 Crewe - Wembley LMD

68015 0Z69 Wembley LMD - Crewe

47832 0V42 Carnforth - Southall

70006 4M36 Felixstowe - Trafford Pk

70011 4M56 London Gateway - Crewe 11

20305/308 Dungeness Flasks

 

Friday 14 August

86628/613 4L89 Crewe - Felixstowe

86612/614 4M54 Tilbury-Crewe

86607/609 4L92 Ditton - Felixstowe

66772 0Z66 Crewe - Willesden with 90043 for sleeper work/0Z90 Willesden - Crewe with failed 90045

70006 4L41 Crewe - Felixstowe

70018 4M87 Felixstowe - Trafford Pk

70001 4M56 London Gateway - Crewe

 

Wolverton works movements include

Arrivals 319425, 323215, Mk3s 12031/12041

Departures 57225 from 150225 by road, 319003, 323232 (cab vehicle by road), 456008 by road, Mk3s 12056/12139

 

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