Logs phots featuring 1983-2012, 030312 update, thanks your contributions

Old Linslade, 050383

05038340084n86olfbr.jpg Further to our Silver Jubilee tour feature from last week, heres 40086 and 084 approaching bridge 139 at Old Linslade, the noise was loud the atmosphere superb as we stormed down the fast to Crewe with the return leg of the tour

Tinsley TMD, 250389 thanks to Mark Beal

25038945106r.jpg Fire damaged 45106 celebrity days are sadly over in Mark’a atmospheric view here. 45106 had caught fire at Hendon on 030289. 45106 had failed on 1C15 0712 Derby-St Pancras at Wellinboro, 97472 assisted the train South with disastrous consequences at Hendon, a sad end for 45106

Ledburn, 180303

18030387031r.jpg The evocatively named “Hal of the Wynd” ( 87031) screams North across the Ledburn levels, the WCML today without the likes of “Hal”  just isn’t the same…

Bragenham Lane, Linslade, 190212

190212350r.jpg 350 in the local landscape, many Chelmscote landmarks can be seen too

Watford Jn, 260212

260212171128r.jpg Southern’s 171728 on early Sunday morning high speed/brake block test runs

Euston, 260212

26021286259r.jpg A quiet Sunday morning sees 86259 pan down at the blocks at Euston awaiting release from the previous nights return Cumbrian tour

Aylesbury, 010312 (0110) thanks to Robin Morel

01031220142n227r.jpg 20142 and 20227 about to haul 7X09 new LUL stock delivery to Neasden out of Aylesbury, 20302 and 301 were the tail power

Gayton, 020312 thanks to David Percy

02031290045r.jpg 1G28, 15.03 EUS-BNS, 90045 “adding a bit of colour to the bland plastic pendo main line” on an uncommon all day loco hauled turn .

Chelmscote, 030312 thanks to Andrew Chambers

03031270020r.jpg “New out of the box”, shiny 70020 4M20 Felixstowe-Lawley St at Chelmscote, 70020 was commissioned 25 Feb and had test runs prior to 0312.

Sunday 26 February footexs:

67013 1I28 Moor St-Wembley Stadium

47790 TnT 47832 1Z26 Chester-Wembley Central Northern Belle (started at Chester due to Winsford derailment)/1Z27 return

47818 TnT 47841 1Z24 Liverpool S Parkway-Wembley Central/1Z25 return

90045 1T29 Liverpool-Euston (dragged via Warrington by 57313)/1T42 return

171728 early morning test runs to MK 

Monday 27 February

56302 0Z34 Burton-Wembley

86609/622 4M54 Tilbury-Crewe

37610 5Z10 Norwich-Crewe with 47828 for Crewe, 82127 for Wolverton

70007 4M93 Felixstowe-Lawley St

20308/309 Sizewell flasks

 Tuesday 28 February

86627/605 4M54 Tilbury-Crewe

70007 4M93 Felixstowe-Lawley St

70009 4L92 Ditton-Felixstowe

70017 4M51 Tilbury-Daventry/4L57 Daventry-Tilbury

 Wednesday 29 February

86501 4L75 Crewe-Felixstowe

86627/605 4M54 Tilbury-Crewe

70007 4M93 Felixstowe-Lawley St

70009 4L92 Ditton-Felixstowe

70017 4M51 Tilbury-Daventry/4L57 Daventry-Tilbury

950001 2Q08 Derby-Derby via Bedford-BY-Fenny S-Swanbourne-MK-Swanbourne-Bedford

 Thursday 1 March

86501 4L75 Crewe-Felixstowe

86607/610 4M54 Tilbury-Crewe

86632 4M88 Felixstowe-Crewe

70007 4M93 Felixstowe-Lawley St

70009 4L71 Ditton-Felixstowe

Steam 70013 Oliver Cromwell 5Z57 Carnforth-Southall

37229/409 Dungeness flasks

 Friday 2 March

86501 4L75 Crewe-Felixstowe

70017 4M54 Tilbury-Crewe (86614/639 DIT)

70009 4M88 Felixstowe-Crewe

70020 4L73 Lawley St-Felixstowe

90045 out on Birminghams all day 1G03/1R26/1G15/1B44/1G28/1B70 then 1K39 Euston-Crewe

Leighton fire damaged 350232 departed Wolverton for Northampton with 350262

2 x 390 in multiple Wembley-MK? Test run, pantograph lights on for evaluation purposes, pass LB 2120

 Saturday 3 March

86639/86614 4L80 Garston-Tilbury with 70019

66059 7M04 Old Oak Common-Wolverton with 332011

66059 6X48 Wolverton-Slade Green with 465160

70020 4M20 Felixstowe-Lawley St

86627/605 4M41 Ipswich-Crewe

 Wolverton works movements include:

Arrivals 153309 332011 465186

Departures 153306 153371 313036 350232 465160

 Gen snippets - Next Week:

Friday 9th: 1Q13 Derby-Old Oak (Bedford 1100, BY 1147-1222, Bedford 1311-1316, BY 1355-1443) -beware early running!

Friday 9th 44932 5Z27 Carnforth Lancs-Southall, LB around 1710

On this day in history, Saturday March 5th 1983

 40084/40086 York-Euston-Liverpool-York via Leighton a truly great CFPS tour…

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