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Monday, 19 May 2014

Three more class 68s

This post, 19th May 2014, comprises sixteen pics which include three of the latest DRS class 68s.


Our first four pics are from Jeff Nicholls. The first two show locomotives from his recent visit to the Isle of Man. The first features 0-6-0 No.4 Caledonia, at Santon on 11th May 2014.

Also taken at Santon on the same date was pic number two. This is of 2-4-0 No.4 Loch 

Jeff's third shot was taken on 7th May 2014 from under the M62 motorway near Winwick. DBS class 60, 60011 is pictured with FFPS - LBT empties.

Pic number four from Jeff was taken at Stafford on 16th May 2014 and features double heading class 86s. Freightliner locos 86622 and 86609 are shown on a Ditton - Felixstowe working.

David Wood has sent in the next shot but it was taken by Alan Thompson. BR 'Standard' class '7', No. 70013 Oliver Cromwell, is depicted at Chester on 30th November 2013.

The next shot is from Geoff Monks. Featured is the spent nuclear fuels flask working, Sellafield - Crewe, on 17th May 2014. The locos are double heading DRS class 37s, 37688 Kingmoor TMD and 37682. The location was Winwick.

Bevan Price has sent in the next two pics. His first, number seven overall, was taken on 16th May 2014 at Rainhill. Shown are three of the latest DRS class 68s, 68005/004/003 being towed by DRS class 37, 37609 from Seaforth Docks.

Bevan's second shot shows the Northern Belle railtour passing over Carr Mill viaduct on 5th April 2014. At the head is class 47, 47790 Galloway Princess.

The following three shots are all from Ieuan Wood. Pic number nine overall features double heading locos, class 47, 47580 County of Essex with  class 37, 37706 behind. The location was Winwick on  10th May 2014 and the working was a GW stock move.

Ieuan's next shot features was taken at Bank Quay on 17th May 2014. DRS Class 47, 47805 John Scott 12.5.45 – 22.5.12 is at the head, with DRS class 47, 47853 Rail Express behind. The railtour was Carlisle - Swindon.

The third of Ieuan's pics shows class 47, 47805 John Scott 12.5.45 – 22.5.12, at Newton-le-Willows on 10th May 2014. The working was a Scarborough - Hereford railtour.

The next two shots are from John Smith. Pic twelve overall shows Freightliner class 90, 90045  at Chelford on 13th May 2014. The working was Trafford Park - Crewe.

John's next shot depicts GBRf class 66, 66708 Jayne, at Collins Green on 21st April 2014. The working was biomass empties.

The signal box shown in this pic is where David's dad worked. It was taken at Llanfair P.G. on 14th May 2104 and features DRS class 37, 37611 on a NRTT.

Jeff Nicholls has sent in the final two pic,s the first taken at Winwick on 3rd may 2014. Pictured is Freightliner class 66, 66602.

Picture sixteen, Jeff's second, features Freightliner class 66, 66548 at Besct Station on 11th April 2014.

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