News – 05/06/12

News – 05/06/12

Great Central Crompton

Bill Pizer’s photos of the SDDT’s Class 33 “Sea King” currently visiting the GCR.  In typical Bank Holiday weekend weather 33 002 nears Quorn & Woodhouse with the 11.00 Loughboro’-Leicester North, arrives at Rothley with the 13.45 Leicester North-Loughboro’, after arrival at Loughboro’ with the 13.45 ex Leicester North and at Woodthorpe with the 16.00 Leicester North-Loughboro’ 03/06/12:

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SVR 20’s

Rob Sheffield’s photos of the SVR based Class 20’s.


D8059 and D8188 stand Kidderminster, 8059 on the days booked 09.55 diesel departure and 8188 waiting for the coaching set for 10.35 departure filling in for a failed steam engine praire 5164, only working as far as Bridgnorth where praire 4566 took over the diagram.


D8059 at Bridgnorth waiting the departure time for the 11.55 to Kidderminster.

20 031 at the KWVR

Lewis Mitchell’s photos of 20 031 working the morning Diesel turns on the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway on the 4th June 2012 taken at Haworth Top Field:


Preserved Diesels