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Wednesday, 15 February 2012

Eight Diesel, Two Steam Locos

Four pics per section comprise today's post, 15th February 2012, and eight photographers are represented.


WINWICK



First up is a pic from Jeff Nicholls taken at Winwick on 4th February 2012. The two class 37s, 37676 and 37685 were on a 'Sptfire Railtours' special from Birmingham to Fort William. Jeff adds that the first coach is a generator vehicle to supply heat to the train.



** This pic qualifies for Winwick Area 'Pic of the Month 2012', February.



Pic number two is from Bob McClellan. Bob's shot shows EWS class 60, 60018, on an intermodal through Winwick  15th October 2005.








Another of Alan Rigby's Tangmere shots is next, pic number three. The Bulleid 'Pacific', No.34067, is shown with support coaches at Winwick on 26th January 2012.








Pic number four in this Winwick area section is from Dave Harris. The location was Earlestown and the date, 1st February 2012. The loco is a first use of a Gti (Refurb) class 60 on the Fiddlers Ferry coal hoppers. DBS class 60, 60007 The Spirit of Tom Kendell, is pictured leaving platform three at Earlestown, destined for Liverpool Bulk Terminal.


** This pic qualifies for Winwick Area 'Pic of the Month 2012', February.


ALTERNATIVE UK PICS


Pic number five, showing two class 66 locos, is from John Smith. Taken at Calder Bridge Junction, Wakefield,  on 6th November 2011, EWS class 66, 66040, is depicted with an intermodal working Wakefield Europort - Southampton. A Freightliner class 66 can be seen on the left.






The next pic, number six, is from Matthew Chambers. Taken at Wigan North Western on 23rd January 2012 Matthew's pic shows the DRS class 66, 66434, in its latest Malcolm livery.








Barry Rigby has sent in pic number seven, number three in this section, showing Freightliner 'PowerHaul' class 70, 70007, at Acton Bridge on 17th January 2012. The working was Ditton - Felixstowe.







The last pic, number eight, is from David Quayle. Featured is BR 'Standard' class 8, No.71000 Duke of Gloucester, at Bury on the East Lancs Railway. The pic is dated 21st January 2012.







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