Log's phots 14 March 2015 update featuring 1981 - 2015

Many thanks  your recent contributions..

Three Arches, 140315

15031547580n237r.jpg The horse obviously prefers "sheds"! 47580 and 47237 in tandem are viewed just to the South of Leighton with the down "Cumbrian Mountain Express".

Tunnel Hill, 120315

12031586101sr.jpg 86101 returns to WN after a training run to Rugby. The loco is in a revised Caledonian sleeper blue livery tho as yet unbranded.

Norwich, 100315 thanks to "PB"

100315478102P17r.jpg 47810 arrives at Norwich with 2P17 1117 ex Yarmouth with 47790 tailing, the last substitute turn of this day

Aylesbury, 090315

09031567007r.jpg The Oxford - Bicester military freight continues to be diverted via London and Aylesbury during Oxford-Bicester rebuilding. Heres 67007,  a former RETB Scotrail "skip" approaching Aylesbury with the usual short consist.

Hitchin, 060315 thanks to Mark Beal

06031587002n92033n018r.jpg Newly Caledonian liveried convoy with 87002 dragging 92033 and 92018 South on 0M92 Doncaster - WN

Langford, 060315  thanks to Mark Beal

060315911051N211430kxncr.jpg With the new East coast franchise a few days old Virgin liveried 91105 takes 1N21 1430 Kings X - Newcastle North

Stoke Hammond, 050315 thanks to Andrew Chambers

05031568003r.jpg A burst of sunlight illuminates 68003 with 1Z54 Wembley-Glasgow return Childs charter, 68002 was tailing

Oakley, 040315  thanks to "TC"

04031560021r.jpg The lighter afternoons have allowed us to phot the likes of 60021 on 6E38 1434 Colnbrook - Lindsey tanks. Having recently gone over to Colas operation 60021 has featured on most turns with 60002 and 60087 also producing.

Doncaster, 010315  thanks to "Red Cow"

01031567022r.jpg East Coast drags with 67022 having dragged 91128 on the 0911 Kings X - Edinburgh from Peterborough via Lincoln.

Euston, 280215  thanks to Trev Rolfe

28021547237r.jpg Confined on this date to Cumbrian Mountain express ECS as a 68 was up front, 47237 at the Euston blocks

Kidderminster, 280215

2802153201r.jpg An immaculate D3201 at Kidderminster SVR on pilot duties. The former 08133 was Sheerness steel works owned for much of the 80/90s being Lincoln an Polmadie based before then.

Ledburn, 080904

08090460031r.jpg 60031 with spoil empties from Forders to Kings X Goods

Wolverhampton, 040683

04068347205r.jpg Former Midland CW slow speed fitted regular, 47205 passes Wolves  with loaded MGR's possibly for Ironbridge PS.

Bletchley Flyover, 051281

05128125314r.jpg Taken from a passing train on the mainline, 25314 eases across the west end of Bletchley flyover with UKF empties from Aceman St.

The weeks that were- local gen

Diversions

DB intermodals and car trains returned to the Banbury line on Friday 13th, with Freightliners due to restart on Monday 16th. 

 

Saturday 28 February additional

319367/369 5M80 Bedford - Wolverton

57313 1Z87 Carlisle - Euston (from Farington Jn)

 

Monday 2 March

86613/628 4M54 Tilbury - Crewe

86639/614 4L92 Ditton - Felixstowe

47828/57008 6ZZ0 Crewe - Willesden (for Eastleigh)

57008 0Z69 Willesden - Crewe (from Eastleigh)

57315 5M43 Southall - Carnforth

86101 0Z87 Mossend - Willesden

70007 4O09 Trafford Pk - Southampton

70016 4M56 London Gateway - Crewe

70008 4M93 Felixstowe - Lawley St 

70019 4M98 Southampton - Garston

70001 4M99 Southampton - Trafford Pk

 

Tuesday 3 March

86605/622 4M54 Tilbury - Crewe

86614/612 4L92 Ditton - Felixstowe

66177 7X01 Derby - Wembley with 38405/406

70013 4O09 Trafford Pk - Southampton

70001 4O27 Garston - Southampton

70006 6z69 Crewe - Willesden/0Z69 Willesden - Crewe

70016 4M56 London Gateway - Crewe

70018 4M93 Felixstowe - Lawley St 

 

Wednesday 4 March

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

86614/612 4L92 Ditton - Felixstowe

57301 5Z47 Wolverton - Norwich with 10401

70001 4O15 Hams Hall - Southampton

70019 4M56 London Gateway - Crewe

70008 4M93 Felixstowe - Lawley St 

70020 4M99 Southampton - Trafford Pk

 

Thursday 5 March

86622/605 4L89 Crewe - Felixstowe/4M87 Felixstowe - Trafford Pk

86613/628 4M54 Tilbury - Crewe

86614/612 4L92 Ditton - Felixstowe

68002 tnt 68003 1Z53 Glasgow Central - Wembley Central /1Z54 return

57305 tnt 57312 1Z56 Crewe - Wembley Central/1Z57 Return

66177 7X01 Derby - Wembley with 378201

168214 5Z00 Aylesbury - Stourbridge Jn

70020 4O09 Trafford Pk - Southampton

70016 4M56 London Gateway - Crewe

70018 4M93 Felixstowe - Lawley St 

70013 4M99 Southampton - Trafford Pk

37419/612 Dungeness flasks

 

Friday 6 March

86622/638 4L89 Crewe - Felixstowe/4M87 Felixstowe - Trafford Pk

86609/639 4M54 Tilbury - Crewe

86614/612 4L92 Ditton - Felixstowe

168109 5Z00 Stourbridge - Wembley LMD

57301 5Z55 Norwich-Wolverton with 10247/0Z56 Wolverton-Norwich

66201 7X02 Willesden - Derby with 378231

47851/804 5Z00 Kilmarnock - Old Oak Common HST stock

70013 4O09 Trafford Pk - Southampton

70019 4M56 London Gateway - Crewe

70020 4M99 Southampton - Trafford Pk

 

Saturday 7 March

90035 tnt 67005 1Z90 Newcastle-Wembley Central/1Z92 return

82301/67017 5Z00 Stourbridge Jn -Wembley Lmd 

47810 0Z61 Crewe - Willesden

47804 /851 5Z01 Old Oak Common - Kilmarnock HST stock

67014 5Z01 Wembley - Stourbridge Jn

70019 4O29 Crewe - Southampton 

 

Monday 9 March

86638/612 4M87 Felixstowe - Trafford Pk

86632/627 4M54 Tilbury - Crewe

86614/622 4L92 Ditton - Felixstowe

92033/018 0H92 Willesden - Crewe

57310/011 0Z69 Willesden - Crewe (from Eastleigh)

70013 4O09 Trafford Pk - Southampton

70016 4M56 London Gateway - Crewe

70018 4M93 Felixstowe - Lawley St 

 

Tuesday 10 March

86613/628 4M54 Tilbury - Crewe

86614/622 4L92 Ditton - Felixstowe

67027 TNT 67012 1Q28 Derby - Euston - Derby

92033/66747 4L18 Trafford Park - Felixstowe

66569 4O09 Trafford Pk - Southampton with 70001 dit

70008 4M61 Southampton - Trafford Pk

70016 4M56 London Gateway - Crewe

70014 4M93 Felixstowe - Lawley St 

70019 4M99 Southampton - Trafford Pk

 

Wednesday 11 March

86613 4M54 Tilbury - Crewe

86614/622 4L92 Ditton - Felixstowe

92033/66747 4M21 Felixstowe - Trafford Pk/4L18 Trafford Park - Felixstowe

70016 4O09 Trafford Pk - Southampton

70019 4O27 Garston - Southampton

70008 4M56 London Gateway - Crewe

70018 4M93 Felixstowe - Lawley St 

70013 Southampton - Garston

 

Thursday 12 March

86637/605 4M54 Tilbury - Crewe

86614/622 4L92 Ditton - Felixstowe

92033/66747 4M21 Felixstowe - Trafford Pk

66112 7X01 Derby-Wembley with 38407/8

86101 0Z86 Willesden - Rugby - Willesden

57301 0Z47 Crewe - Wolverton/5Z47 Wolverton-Norwich with 12105/062

70015 4M56 London Gateway - Crewe

70014 4M93 Felixstowe - Lawley St 

70019 4M99 Southampton - Trafford Pk

37218/607 Dungeness flasks

 

Friday 13 March

86627/607 4L89 Crewe - Felixstowe/4M87 Felixstowe - Trafford Pk

86614/622 4L92 Ditton - Felixstowe

60079 6B10 Peak Forest - Bletchley/6H10 Bletchley - Peak Forest

70011 4L41 Crewe - Felixstowe/4M89 Felixstowe - Ditton

70019 4O09 Trafford Pk - Southampton

70014 4M88 Felixstowe - Crewe with 66571 dit

70015 4M56 London Gateway - Crewe

70018 4M93 Felixstowe - Lawley St 

 

Saturday 14 March

47813 0Z47 Crewe-Willesden

47237/580 1Z86 Euston - Carlisle (to Carnforth)/1Z87 Carlisle-Euston (from Farington Jn)

70016 4O27 Garston - Southampton

 

 

 

Class 387 commissioning

387124-127 delivered to Brighton.  Nothing currently at Bletchley.

 

Wolverton works movements include:

Arrivals: 319367/369 (Sat 28th), 323xxx, 456xxx (by road), Mk3 10247

Departures: 150276, 323204, 319380/366 (to Allerton), Mk3s 10401/12105/062

 

On these days in history, March 73

on 130373 1070 Western Gauntlet worked the Leagrave stone.

on 150373 33201/204 worked the am Northfleet-H.Regis cements to Luton

followed by Baby Deltic 5901 on the Derby-CW test train...

All booked power at the time but rateable enough !

Local Gen snippets

WCML blockades at Easter - Hemel - Euston closed 3,4,5,6th April - Sleepers via ECML, additionals on Chiltern

Chiltern Mainline resumed 13th March - 68008(Banbury comm), 68011 plus Chiltern stalwarts 67013/14/17 worked .

319's up North, 319362/3 amongst others have been working Liverpool - Manchester Apt via Earlstown, Eccles and Picc from 5th March

LNBGR diesel hauled services all day on 22/29 March.

Thats yr lot, thanks again to our contributors

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