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Monday, 9 February 2015

More Winter Shots

The winter theme continues with more snow on view in today's post, 9th February 2015. The post comprises fifteen shots from seven contributors.


First up today is Jeff Nicholls with the first of his four shots, the first three all taken in winter snow. Pictured at Bury on 18th January 2015 is Collett 0-6-2T loco No.5643, running round its freight train.

Also from Jeff is DBS class 92, 92029 Dante at Winwick on 30th January 2015 heading the Tesco intermodal.

Jeff's third shot features ex BR 'Standard' class '4' 2-6-4, No.80080 at Ramsbottom on 18th January 2015.

Final shot from Jeff is (EWS) DBS class 67, 67016 with the 'Tugging Shedmaster' stock passing Warrington's famous industrial skyline and Arpley Junction signal box. The pic is dated 9th January 2015.

Next are three pics from David Quayle. First is double heading Stanier 'Black Fives' 44871 and 45407 The Lancashire Fusilier at Irwell Vale, on 18th January 2015.

David's second shot shows ex LMS Hughes/Fowler 2-6-0 'Crab', No.13065 (BR 42765), waiting at Bury on 18th January 2015.

The double heading 'Black Fives' are shown again in the third shot from David also taken on 18th January 2015. The location was Bury.

John Smith is up next with a shot taken at Winwick on 26th January 2015. Arriva liveried class 67, 67001 is pictured with a Manchester Piccadilly - Holyhead working.

The following three pics are from Alan Rigby. First up is DBS class 67, 67027 on a Derby to Derby test train running via Crewe - Liverpool - Crewe - Manchester. The location was Liverpool South Parkway and the date, 6th February 2015.

On the tail of the above working at Liverpool South Parkway on the same date, was Chiltern railways (Mainline) class 67, 67012 A Shropshire Lad.

Also taken at Liverpool South Parkway on 6th February 2015 was Alan's third shot. Featured is London Midland class 350, 350252 working Liverpool Lime Street - Birmingham New Street. On the right is First Trans Pennine class 185, 185116 with a Liverpool Lime Street working from Scarborough.

A couple of shots from David Wood are shown next. First is Freightliner 'PowerHaul' class 70, 70003 on an Ellesmere Port - FFPS working through Daresbury on 3rd February 2015.

Next from David is a Lea Green shot, showing the wires in place, and GBRf class 66, 66713 Forest City with a mid-day working. The pic is dated 20th January 2015.

The final two shots have been sent in by Bevan Price. First is a shot taken at Bamford on 7th February 2015. Pictured is Freightliner class 66, 66523 with a Dewsbury - Earles Sidings working of empty cement tanks - Freightliner class 66, 66564 is just visible on the tail. 

Two class 20s are shown in our last shot of this post, again from Bevan. Privately owned class 20, 20189 and class 20, 20205 owned by the Class Twenty Locomotive Society, are pictured double heading a Peak Forest - Chadderton test run at Edale on 7th February 2015.

We have lost a few contributors over the past few months for a variety of reasons and the frequency of posts has suffered as a result. If you haven't posted before but like what you see, please send in your railway pics for inclusion on the blog. Nobody has ever been refused. 

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