Thursday, July 30, 2015

Railgrinder and Flask

37607 + 37259 head 6M56 Berkeley - Crewe CS flask train through the Park this afternoon, followed by a Speno Railgrinding machine running from Northampton to Walsall.

Friday, July 24, 2015

Plasser Theurer

An on-track machine seen returning to Bletchley from Bescot. This is a very late posting from 2012!! Plasser&Theurer DR77002. What a beauty !

Thursday, July 23, 2015

HST Test Train

The 'flying banana' NR HST test train is seen returning to Derby on the Sutton Park line during the afternoon of 22nd July, and also flask train 6M63 with 37612 + 37610 Bridgwater - Crewe CS around the same time. Both captured by the camera of Richard Coghlan.

WCRC Charter

47786 'Roy Castle' heads a charter express past East View Rd during the morning of 22nd July, with 57316 bringing up the rear. The train was running from St Helens to Oxford (the return service ran via Stourbridge & Bescot). Again, thanks to Richard Coghlan for these shots.

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Class 57's With Flask

Quick snap of 57002 + 57004 with 6M56 Berkeley - Crewe CS this afternoon, taken at Streetly.

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

60039 Hauling 6E08 Empty Steelsheds

And 66511 with the late running 4O09, both Sutton Park bridge 36, 7th July 2015.

Saturday, July 4, 2015

Northern Belle takes a trip over the Park

57305 + 57304 top-and-tail a Coventry to York outing this morning, seen at 0910 through Sutton Park.

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

6V73 Early Morning Flask

37605 + 20305 storm through the Park Lime Pits well before 0600 this morning with the 6V73 Crewe CS - Berkeley flask train. Also seen was a Speno railgrinder returning to Washwood Heath from Aston.