Logs phots, 27th July 2014
update featuring 1982-2014
Many thanks your contributions..
Chasewater Church St, 240714
former S.Wales 08359 at the blocks after working the 1100 ex Brownhills on the
superb Chasewater Light Railway
Princes Risborough, 230714
extension at Risboro and also at Wycombe is well underway as 67023 awaits
departure time with the “Banbury commuter”
Leighton Station, 170714
the late evening gloom, 20304 with dead 37402 and flask opens up from a single
yellow peg with 6M69, was quite loud!
Old Linslade, 170714
to get bridge 139 on the logs as background to 90036 on the Crewe-Wembley pm
light engine turn which can produce a variety of power
Milton Keynes, 160714 thanks to
with 67025 tailing at Milton Keynes on 1Q29 Crewe-Derby
Warwick loco hauled, 67014 “Tottering Thomas!” makes the booked stop with the
1045 Marylebone - Birmingham SH
“Princess” Risborough, 160714
doors policy! Due extreme heat down Risboro way. The blue machine is about to
work the 1800 to Aylesbury which is a non stop run and loads lightly as it
follows a 165 and is highly recommended on a Summers evening!
Old Linslade, 120714 thanks to Andrew
beast! 1001 on 1Z06 Hastings - Crewe
Bury (East Lancs) 110714 thanks to
repainted Hymek D7076 runs into Bury Bolton St. to couple up to 1J75 1205
Heywood - Rawtenstall.
Clapham Jn, 020209
the evenings now drawing in, a timely reminder that winter is approaching!,
73208 with deicer at Clapham after a hefty South London snowfall
Wolverton, 090397 thanks to Mark Beal
Blackpool Tower on an engineers job
Kensington Olympia, 230201
rare service train working for 59204. The 59 rescued a failed 47807 at East
Croydon on the 1418 Brighton-Manchester. A second 47 reportedly replaced the 59
Bletchley, 290783 thanks to the
81001 arrives at Bletchley with 1B08 Evening Cobbler.
Birmingham New St, 110882
passes a BRUTE on the platform at New ST with a late afternoon van train for
On this day in history…August 1st
Class 40 215 (later 40015) worked the
0820 Euston-Manchester through Leighton, common place at the time…………
Local gen snippets - Blockades
The weekends of August 9th,
16th and 23rd see 48-64 hour blockades with no WCML rail traffic
South of Hemel. Heard it all before!!
5 car 377'7s are now solid on Saturdays but 1-2 4 car 377'2 remain on mon-fris at present
That’s all folks!
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