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Tuesday, 1 May 2012

Pics of the Month, March 2012 - RESULTS




Here are the results for the March 'Pic of the Month' 2012 competition. Congratulations to our winners, Matthew Chambers and Barry Rigby.


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1st   Matthew Chambers  Posted 13th March 2012; Pic no.5

BR 'Standard' class 4-6-2 70013 Oliver Cromwell is featured in Matthew's shot, number five, at Bank Quay. The pic is dated 1st March 2012.





2nd  Bob McClellan Posted 24th March 2012; Pic no.5

This pic, number five, from Bob McClellan is unusual. Bob has captured two class 390 Pendolinos and a class 221 Super Voyager in the same shot, very close together, but separated with split second timing. His pic is dated 23rd March 2012.





3rd  Dave Harris Posted 27th March 2012; Pic no.1

Dave Harris's pic shows DRS class 37s, 37069 and 37611 with two spent nuclear fuel flasks behind them. The location was Red Bank and the pic date was 24th March 2012.






ALTERNATIVE PICS (UK and WORLD)





1st   Barry Rigby Posted 13th March 2012; Pic no.13

Barry's pic shows BR 'Standard' class '7', No.70000 Britannia, as it attacks the incline to Birkett Tunnel on the S&C. The pic is dated 10th March 2012.







2nd=  David Quayle Posted 27th March 2012; Pic no.8

David is a frequent visitor to the UK's heritage railways. He was at the Severn Valley Railway's Gala  recently and has sent in some of his shots; here is one of them. This features the ex GWR 'Manor' class 4-6-0, No.7812 Erlestoke Manor, working in the fog. The date was 24th March 2012 and the location,  Bewdley.





2nd=  Geoff Monks Posted 31st March 2012; Pic no.1

This pic, from Geoff Monks, was taken at Sackville Street car park, Manchester. GBRf class 66, 66715 VALOUR, is pictured on a Barton Dock - Felixstowe container working. The pic is dated 27th March 2012.






2nd=  Colin Platt  Posted 31st March 2012; Pic no.6

This shot is from Colin Platt and continues our SVR link. Featured is ex GWR' 4500' class 'small prairie' (2-6-2) No.4566, at Hampton Loade. The engine sports the 'Cathedrals Express' headboard. The pic is dated 25th March 2012.

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