WINWICK and BEYOND
The first ten pics are from Geoff Monks. First up is Pendolino 390 010, Cumbrian Spirit, in new Virgin livery, on a Euston-Glasgow train at Winwick on 13 May 2018.
Number two features double heading Freightliner class 90s, 90041 and 90043, on a Daventry - Coatbridge intermodal at Winwick, on 13 May 2018.
Location was Millmeece for pic number three, with Freightliner class 70, 70015 on a Felixstowe-Ditton intermodal. The pic was taken between Stafford and Crewe on 14 May 2018.
DB Class 66, 66017, is up next on a Southampton - Garston vehicle working, on 14th May. The location was Millmeece again.
Chiltern Railways class 68, 68011, is shown at Birmingham MS (Moor Street) on a train to Marylebone (loco propelling) on 16th May 2018.
Freightliner class 70, 70003 is up next pictured approaching Leamington Spa Station with a Crewe - Southampton intermodal. The pic is dated 16 May 2018.
Chiltern Railways class 68, 68013, is shown at Leamington Spa Station on 16th May 2018. The train was working Marylebone - Birmingham MS (a 'stitched' shot to produce a panorama).
DB (EWS livery) class 66, 66112 is pictured at Leamington Spa on the same date, 16 May 2018. The working was a Trafford Park - Southampton 'fresh air' intermodal.
Same place, same date for DB (EWS livery) class 66, 66080 on a Southampton - Birch Coppice intermodal.
Last but not least from Geoff is DR class 68, 68005 Defiant, heading a Birmingham MS - Marylebone train. Leamington Spa on 16 May 2018 again.
The next five pics are from Jeff Nicholls all taken at the recent SVR Diesel Gala. His first features class 33, 33108 (D6521) at Highley. on a Kidderminster - Bridgnorth passenger service. the pic is dated 17 May 2018.
Next is diesel class 5, 55019 '(D9019) Royal Highland Fusilier smoking' nicely at Highley on a Bridgnorth - Kidderminster service. Same date as above.
Same date and place for DRS class 88, 88010 and class 20, 20189 (D8189) on a Kidderminster - Bridgnorth service.
Two noisy 'Warship' class diesel hydraulics are up next, D821 Greyhound and D832 Onslaught. Both were at Highley on 17 May 2018 with a Bridgnorth - Kidderminster service.
Pic five from Jeff depicts a Ruston and Hornsby 0-4-0 diesel shunter D2961, which worked for Patent Shaft Steel at the Wednesbury factory. Two others D2957 and D2958 worked for BR.
Bevan Price has sent in the next four pics. His first was taken at Annan on 21 May 2018. Freightliner class 66, 66516 is pictured with a Killoch - Port Talbot MGR.
Next is Colas Rail class 60, 60002 taken near Ramsgreave on 23 May 2018. The class is hauling a Carlisle - Chirk logs working.
The next two pics were taken at Sowerby Bridge on 23 May 2018. Colas Rail 60087 CLIC Sergent is pictured with a Preston - Lyndsey tanks working.
Freightliner class 66, 66525 is shown with a Redcar - Fiddlers Ferry MGR.
The next nine pics are all from Jeff Nicholls. His first shows a brace of class 150 dmu's at Culcheth on a Manchester Piccadilly - Southport service. The second one is a debranded ex Great Western set.
Colas Rail class 60, 60085 is next, hauling the Carlisle - Chirk logs working at Carlisle, on 08 May 2018.
DRS class 66, 66426 is depicted on a Carlisle - Crewe engineers train. The location was Carlisle and the date, 08 May 2018.
DB (EWS livery) class 90, 90039 is pictured at Leeds on 08 May 2018, on the rear of a Leeds - Kings Cross service. The 90 was helping out with a shortage of 91s.
This next shot from Jeff shows an interesting signal box bridging the tracks. The main DMU 142 086, is departing Hexham for Nunthorpe via Newcastle, Sunderland and Middlesbrough on 26 April 2018.
The pair of Colas Rail class 56s - 56302 and 56113 - are shown leaving Preston Docks with empty tar tankers for Lyndsey Oil Terminal on 02 May 2018.
Freightliner class 66, 66603 is pictured passing Church Fenton with a Redcar - Fiddlers Ferry P.S. coal working. The pic is dated 26 April 2018.
DB (EWS livery) class 67, 67008 is at Winwick Junction on 25 April 2018. The working was an early morning Chester - Manchester passenger service.
The final shot from Jeff and for this post was taken at Preston on 02 May 2018. Top and Tailing DRS class 68s - 68003 Astute and 68004 Rapid - were leaving with a service for Barrow. Lots of noise, smoke and phenomenal acceleration.