WD Class 8F 2‑8‑0’s Nos. 90000‑90399 – updated from amendments and queries only to full disposal details of the entire class including verification queries.
During the past few days we have updated a significant amount of WHTS Volumes with additional data appertaining to disposals and storage all of which help to enhance the WHTS data trails for the individual locomotives recorded on the website. Volumes 1‑21 & Vol. 26 (soon to be online) has amassed over 208,500 words which […]
Warwickshire Railway Society Birmingham (New Street) – Crewe – Birmingham (New Street) 1Z65 Haulage throughout behind BR Britannia Class 4‑6‑2 No. 70042 Lord Roberts (5A Crewe – North) 2F BESCOT (passing) LMS: Class 4F 0‑6‑0 No. 44188. Class 5 4‑6‑0 No. 45089. Class 8F 2‑8‑0’s Nos. 48338 (9B Stockport), 48522. WD: Class 8F 2‑8‑0’s Nos. […]
The winter of 1963 was one of the coldest and longest on record. For two months or more it snowed and froze without let‑up with the temperature constantly below freezing. No double‑glazing and central heating in those days – just a hot water bottle to keep you warm at night and in the morning the […]
EARLSWOOD LAKES Chapter One 18.1.65‑28.2.65 Although the goods yard had already closed and the tracks lifted one could still see where it had been and the loading deck was still in situ in 1965. Situated at the summit of the inclines from Tyseley and Stratford‑upon‑Avon on the North Warwick Line the intermediate boxes were at […]
‘CLASS 3 2‑6‑0’s Nos. 77000‑77019 CLASS 2 2‑6‑0’s Nos. 78000‑78064 CLASS 4 2‑6‑4T’s Nos. 80000‑80154 CLASS 3 2‑6‑2T’s Nos. 82000‑82044 & CLASS 2 2‑6‑2T’s Nos. 84000‑84029′ – updated from amendments and queries only to full disposal details of the entire class including verification queries.
12A CARLISLE (KINGMOOR) LMS: Class 4 2‑6‑0’s Nos. 43049, 43121. Class 5 4‑6‑0’s Nos. 44669, 44699 (67A Corkerhill – Glasgow), 44775, 44790, 44816 (8L Aintree), 44817, 44825 (works), 44878, 44883, 44884, 44886, 44912 (55A Leeds – Holbeck), 44937, 44993, 45061, 45069 (8A Edge Hill – Liverpool), 45135, 45196 (10F Rose Grove), 45215 (10F Rose Grove), […]
CHESTER & SHREWSBURY WOLVERHAMPTON WORKS YARD – passing GWR: County Class 4‑6‑0 No. 1024 County of Pembroke (82B St. Philip’s Marsh). 94xx Class 0‑6‑0PT No. 9475 (87B Duffryn Yard). 57xx Class 0‑6‑0PT No. 9612 (82D Westbury). 84B OXLEY – passing GWR: Hall Class 4‑6‑0 No. 4943 Marrington Hall (86G Pontypool Road). Grange Class 4‑6‑0 No. […]
Into November and the day of reckoning for my examination by a signals inspector was drawing ever nearer. My time was split between learning the ropes in Hatton West box and brushing up on the rules in Hatton South box. The day in question arrived on 13th November and after a lengthy grilling I was […]
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