Logs phots 221114 update featuring 1981 - 2014

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Quainton Spring 1981 and Sep 2014 thanks to Trev Rolfe

0481Quaintondmur.jpg Early days at Quainton, A Marylebone based class 115 on the Quantonian shuttle from Aylesbury

12091466515r.jpg 23 years later heres a similar viewpoint with 66515 Calvert bound with the “Manchester bins”. These currently take a circuitous route via the entire WCML, Greenford, Risboro and Aylesbury.

Northampton, 120483

12048386035b09r.jpg 86’0’s were always rare on the tightly timed Euston - Northampton “Cobblers”. Multiple working fitted 86035 rests after working 1B09 1814 Euston  - Northampton “Cobbler”

Portsmouth Harbour, 171190

171190730050915plybrir.jpg “JA” 73005 prior to working the 0915 Plymouth - Brighton forward from Pompey after 50029 had arrived from the West

Leighton station, 270992

27099247635r.jpg Presumably hired in from “Res”, 47635 takes spoil to Bletchley yard. 47635 survives in preservation at Epping-Ongar

Wolverton, 061114 thanks to “RM”

061114387105n6n7r.jpg Currently in the care of Bletchley TMD new build 387105/6/7 head for Crewe after running from BY to Wembley as part of AC mileage accumulation

Ledburn, 101114

10111447810ar.jpg 47810 has an easy task returning a refurbished Mk III from Wolverton to Norwich

Old Linslade, 121114

12111492032r.jpg The GBRf livery sits nicely on 92032 as she heads for Rugby from Wembley at a sunny Old Linslade

Swanwick, MRC 141114 thanks to Trev Rolfe

14111420205r.jpg 20205 being prepared for departure to Ripple Lane with 20227 paired up behind

Old Linslade, 171114

17111486622n627r.jpg Screaming motors herald the approach of a work stained 86622 and 86627 on 4M54 Tilbury - Crewe

171114350126r.jpg 350126 and friend heads towards Linslade tunnel North portal. The tunnel was originally double track with the Down Slow and Up Fast the only running lines until 1888. Mind you with the protracted Watford “rebuild” we perhaps have had a double track WCML for much of 2014 and beyond!

Bradwell, 221114 thanks to Andrew Chambers

221114Bitternr.jpg “Bittern” looking good Chester bound

On this day in History - 151186

15118631159br.jpg Smart clean UKF empties rumble North towards Mursley behind 31159

15118645110swwebr.jpg Some hours late 45110 passes Swanbourne with the “Red Brick Rambler” tour. Full gen courtesy of Rich Stiles here

The weeks that were - local gen

Monday 10 November

86610/628 4M54 Tilbury - Crewe

86501 4M87 Felixstowe - Trafford Pk

86613/637 4L92 Ditton - Felixstowe

46115 "Scots Guardsman" 5Z46 Southall - Carnforth

47810 /0Z47 Willesden - Wolverton/5Z47 Wolverton - Norwich with 12146

59103 0A06 Crewe - Wembley with 92031/90037 dit

319006 5M81 Wolverton - Bedford

66607 7X33 Derby - Bletchley with 387109

70009 4M56 London Gateway - Crewe

70016 4M93 Felixstowe - Lawley St

 

Tuesday 11 November

86609/604 4M54 Tilbury - Crewe

86501 4M87 Felixstowe - Trafford Pk

86613/637 4L92 Ditton - Felixstowe

60062 6B10 Peak Forest-Bletchley/6H10 Bletchley-Peak Forest

31452 0Z68 Lichfield-Willesden

950001 2Q08 Derby - Bletchley (via Bedford - Bletchley, extended to Northampton to stable)

70013 4M56 London Gateway - Crewe

70003 4M93 Felixstowe - Lawley St

 

Wednesday 12 November

86610/628 4M54 Tilbury - Crewe

20901/905 0O20 Crewe-Tonbridge

66956 7X33 Derby - Bletchley with 387110

950001 2Q08 Northampton - Derby (via Bletchley - Bedford)

70003 4M93 Felixstowe - Lawley St

70009 4M56 London Gateway - Crewe

 

Thursday 13 November

86609/604 4M54 Tilbury - Crewe

31452 0Z52 Willesden - Washwood Heath

70004 4M81 Felixstowe-Crewe

70013 4M56 London Gateway - Crewe

70003 4M93 Felixstowe - Lawley St

 

Friday 14 November

86632/612 4M54 Tilbury - Crewe

66533 4M88 Felixstowe - Crewe with 70003 dit

70009 4M56 London Gateway - Crewe

70007 4M93 Felixstowe - Lawley St

 

Saturday 15 November

86501 4L93 Crewe - Felixstowe

166201 5Z65 Wolverton - Reading

166215 5Z66 Reading - Wolverton

57312 tnt 57305 1Z26 Liverpool - Euston Northern Belle/1Z28 return

70004 4L97 Trafford Park - Felixstowe

 

Monday 17 November

86622/627 4M54 Tilbury - Crewe

86501 4M88 Felixstowe-Crewe

86610/607 4L92 Ditton - Felixstowe

57002 5Z57 Norwich - Wolverton with Mk3's 12126 & 12046/5Z68 Wolverton - Norwich with 12148

70013 4M56 London Gateway - Crewe

70004 4M93 Felixstowe - Lawley St


Tuesday 18 November

86501 4L41 Crewe - Felixstowe

86609/604 4M54 Tilbury - Crewe

86610/607 4L92 Ditton - Felixstowe

70007 4M56 London Gateway - Crewe

70001 4M93 Felixstowe - Lawley St

 

Wednesday 19 November

86501 4L97 Trafford Park - Felixstowe

86622/627 4M54 Tilbury - Crewe

86610/607 4L92 Ditton - Felixstowe

57303/47853 0Z23 Ilford - Crewe

66561 7X33 Derby - Bletchley with 387101

70013 4M56 London Gateway - Crewe

70001 4M93 Felixstowe - Lawley St

37409/610 6M95 Dungeness flasks

 

Thursday 20 November

86605/639 4M54 Tilbury - Crewe

86610/607 4L92 Ditton - Felixstowe

37606/405/409 0Z68 Crewe - Wolverton/0Z68 Wolverton - Stowmarket (move of mk3 from Wolverton cancelled, 68011 failed after leaving Crewe and removed)

66528 7X33 Derby - Bletchley with 387111

70007 4M56 London Gateway - Crewe

70001 4M93 Felixstowe - Lawley St

 

Friday 21 November

86638/627 4M54 Tilbury - Crewe

86609/610 4L92 Ditton - Felixstowe

68010 0Z68 Wembley LMD - Crewe

70007 4M56 London Gateway - Crewe

70001 4M93 Felixstowe - Lawley St

 

Saturday 22 November

4464 "Bittern" 1Z91 Euston - Chester Cathedrals Express / 1Z92 return

46233 "Duchess of Sutherland" tnt 57315 1Z32 Sheffield - Euston / 1Z36 return

 

387 Commissioning

387105/106 appear to have completed testing and have transferred to Brighton.  387101/102/104/107-111 are now at Bletchley, 387107-110 have been out on commissioning runs.

 

RHTT

66034/182 6/11 to 10/11,

66122/182 11/11 to 18/11

66079/122 from 19/11

 

Wolverton works movements include:

Arrivals 319438, 456017/18 (by road), Mk3s 12046/126

Departures 51105 (from 185105 by road), 319006, 456006 (by road), MK3 12146/148

 

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