SR N CLASS 2‑6‑0 Nos. 31400‑31414 & 31810‑31821/31823‑31875 – updated from amendments and queries only to full disposal details of the entire class including verification queries.
We were asked via Twitter a question relating to Pug engines by Dave Salter; @chasing_steam, two shunting locos, Annabel & Rosabel at Courtaulds Wolverhampton, in use or scrapped!!!!! #locos — Dave Salter (@PastieD) October 6, 2014 So we asked our team to look into these engines to see if we could unearth any information and […]
September/October 1964 Having made a reluctant departure from Barnt Green Main Line Signalbox on Saturday 19th September I duly reported for duty at Hatton station on my trusty Raleigh Runabout moped on the morning of Monday 21st September and made myself known to the Stationmaster. Hatton had three signalboxes, all long since swept away, which […]
With the introduction of the winter timetable on Monday 10th September 1962 it brought to an end the long reign of the GWR King Class 4‑6‑0’s on the Paddington to Birkenhead expresses via Birmingham (Snow Hill) and Wolverhampton (Low Level) and by the 29th of the month eleven withdrawn examples were set aside in sad […]
Hindsight is an impossible place to visit until after the event. If only we were blessed with hindsight in advance, then future mistakes would be a thing of the past. In hindsight, I wish I had visited the scrapyard at Cashmore’s, Great Bridge in the Black Country during the 1960’s. Then, they were butchering steam […]
Although we had Charlie and his master Mr. Lawrence Kelly a year or two ago, we venture to show them again in memory of the great work done by horses over 150 years for the railways of Great Britain. First in their construction, also shunting, but above all, the carting on the streets of our […]
Following an appeal in the autumn 2014 edition of the Severn Valley Railway News for verifications of former GWR locomotives destined for Cashmore’s, Great Bridge I would like to thank Les Wheeler for sending me a photograph of Manor Class 4‑6‑0 No. 7818 Granville Manor in the exchange sidings at Wednesbury (Central) on 28th March […]
LMS CLASS 2‑6‑0 – updated from amendments and queries only to full disposal details of the entire class including verification queries.
FROM THE SPOTTING NOTES OF PETER HANDS – 12TH SEPTEMBER – OBSERVED ON THIS DATE IN WEST GERMANY IN 1974
LAUDA MPD: (DIREKTION STUTTGART) 023 Class 2‑6‑2’s Nos. 023‑001, 023‑012, 023‑020, 023‑029, 023‑040 LAUDA STATION 050 Class 2‑10‑0 No. 050‑646 – light engine 023 Class 2‑6‑2 No. 023‑016 – Wurtzburg to Crailsheim passenger 050 Class 2‑10‑0 No. 053‑089 – shunting empty stock 023 Class 2‑6‑2 No. 023‑042 – express to Stuttgart BAD MERGENTHEIM STATION 023 […]
GWR 43xx Class 2‑6‑0’s – updated from amendments and queries only to full disposal details of the entire class including verification queries.
LNER B16 CLASS 4‑6‑0 Nos. 61410‑61476 – updated from amendments and queries only to full disposal details of the entire class including verification queries. Oct 23, 2014WHTS