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Saturday, 21 July 2012

Lucky Thirteen

Another thirteen pics are posted today, 21st July 2012, representing seven enthusiasts. Several of the pics were taken on the same day, 18th July 2012.


WINWICK


Jeff Nicholls' shot of the Northern Belle (NB) is up first taken on the WCML near Arpley on 20th July 2012. The loco in NB livery is 47790, Galloway Princess, running Euston - Blackpool.

Code - July W11






Next, pic number two, is a shot from Bob McClellan taken at Winwick on 16th July 2012. DRS class 66, 66302, is shown with a Springs Branch - Daventry repaired wagon move.

Code - July W12






Pic number three is from Alan Rigby. Freightliner 'HeavyHaul' class 70, 70002, is pictured passing through Winwick with a LBT - Rugeley Power Station coal working on 4th July 2012.

 Code - July W13








David Wood's shot is next, pic number four. Freightliner 'PowerHaul' class 70, 70011, is shown at Twelve Arches with a coal working on 30th April 2012.








The fifth and final shot in this local section has been sent in by Jeff Nicholls. Featured are double heading EWS (DBS) class 92s, 92027 and 92025 (DIT) on the daily Arpley - Carlisle test working of 4-wheeled, engineers wagons.

Code - July W14





ALTERNATIVE UK PICS



First up in this section, pic number six, is from Colin Platt's last visit to the Severn Valley Railway. Taken at Kidderminster on 24th March 2012, ex GNR class 'N2' 0-6-2T, No.1744 (69523), is shown at the station.











Next, pic number seven, is from Bob McClellan. Class 37, 37109, is pictured entering Ramsbottom Station on the ELR on 14th July 2012.

Code - July A8







EX LMS, Stanier 'Black Five' 4-6-0, No.45379, is shown in David Quayle's shot, number eight, taken at Ropley on the MHR on 18th June 2012.








Bob McClellan's third shot in this post, number nine, was taken at Horton - Ribblesdale on 18th July 2012. Featured is Ex LMS, Stanier 'Black Eight' or class '8F' 2-8-0, No.48151, working hard on 'The Fellsman' railtour.

Code - July A9





David Wood has sent in pic number ten, taken Hellifield on 18th July 2012. Ex LNER, Gresley class 'A4' 4-6-2 ('Streak'), No.60009 Union of South Africa, is pictured standing at Hellifield after taking on water. The working was a Carnforth - Hellifield - Carnforth test run.
Code - July A10




The same locomotive and working was pictured leaving Hellifield by Alan Rigby on the same date, 18th July 2012. This is pic is number eleven.

Code - July A11









Our twelfth pic has been sent in by Geoff Monks. GBRF class 66, 67709, sporting its recent livery advertising the MSC (Mediterranean Shipping Company), is depicted passing Manchester Oxford Road with a Trafford Park - Felixstowe intermodal on 18th July 2012.

Code - July A12





The final pic in this post, number thirteen, is from Alan Rigby. Featured are three EWS (DBS) class 92s, 92019/027/025 on a Carlisle Yard - Arpley test run. Alan's pic is dated 18th July 2012 and the location was Euxton.

Code - July A13






Voting continues for the 'Pic of the Month', June 2012 competition.  Details in the previous post.
Due to other commitments I need to end the on-going July competition early, on July 27th. So,  get your July dated pics in before then, to qualify; no voting until the 28th, though. For the same reason the June competition voting will also end early, on July 26th, so that I can post the results on the 27th July. You have just 5 days to vote. Please vote now if you havn't already done so, and thank you to all of you who vote - your efforts are very much appreciated.

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