Not much photography taking place lately so today's post, 23rd December 2013, features just seven December shots, from two contributors.
I will also take this opportunity to wish all our contributors and followers a Merry Christmas and a Prosperous New Year.
Just two shots in this section both from Jeff Nicholls. Pic number one shows Freightliner class 90, 90041 on a Crewe Basford Hall - Coatbridge working at Winwick, on 11th December 2013.
Code - December W7
Jeff's second shot features a NRTT with Test Car Mentor sandwiched between DRS class 37, 37194 and NR class 97, 97301. The location was Parkside Junction and the date, 20th December 2013.
Code - December W8
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The first four pics in this section are also from Jeff Nicholls. Pic number three, overall, shows DRS class 47, 47501 Craftsman, heading Northern Belle Pullman coaches at Wigan, near Springs Branch. The working was Crewe - Liverpool - Hellifield and the date, 18th December 2013.
Code - December A1
Pic number four from Jeff features Colas Rail class 56, 56094 on a Carlisle - Sinfin (nr Derby) working of aviation fuel tanks.The location was Bamfurlong and the date, 19th December 2013.
Code - December A2
Jeff's next shot, number five, was taken on 18th December 2013 at Wigan. Pictured is DBS class 60, 60059 Swinden Dalesman with a Preston Docks-Linsey Oil Refinery bitumen empties working.
Code - December A3
Pic six shows Freightliner 'HeavyHaul' class 70, 70002 at Bamfurlong, on a Crewe - Carlisle engineers working. The pic is dated 19th December 2012.
Code - December A4
The final pic in this section, number seven, is from Ieuan Wood. Ieuan travelled to York on 14th December 2013 and took this shot of the Collett 'Castle' class 4-6-0, No.5043 Earl of Mount Edgcumbe.
Code - December A5
Voting is underway for the 'Pic of the Month', November 2013 competition. The voting system is simple - just send me the yellow November code numbers of the three pics you have chosen as 1st, 2nd and 3rd in each section, Winwick, and Alternatives (UK and World combined). All November dated pics posted between 12th November and 3rd December are eligible, and have code numbers. My email address is at the top of the blog. Everyone, contributors or not, can vote.