News – 15/05/12

News – 15/05/12

GCR Diesel Gala

33 002 is due to be moved by road from the SDR to the GCR today.  The loco has been tested along the SDR after recently engine and turbo repairs and has also be partially repainted over the winter.  Photos – Peter Burrow:

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Futher details and the Loco Roster/Timetables can be found here

NVR Gala Sat 19th / Sun 20th

Locos rostered are D9529, 31108,31601,31602,47812,55019,56301,56312 & GBRf 66/7

Evening Beerex, well stocked cafe at Wansford, Real Ale

Ticket prices on the NVR website although for the time being ignore the gala page and roster there due to a fault

Full timetable & roster here… or here in Word Format NENE VALLEY 19 05 12[1]

6940 at Llangollen

Bill Pizer’s photos of 6940 rolling into Glyndyfrdwy with the 11.00 Carrog-Llangollen, 6940 runing round at Llangollen, the 14.00 departure was cancelled due to the failure of 6940-13265 is about to remove the caped train from the station, 6940 heads towards Carrog with the 16.00 ex Llangollen and 6940 approaches Carrog with the 16.00 ex Llangollen 13/05/12:

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Midland Railway – Butterley Diesel Gala

On the 26 / 27th May the Midland Railway- Butterley are holding a diesel gala , the line up so far is :
08590     20048     45041     47401

All subject to the usual.

33 021

33 021 has been used on CVR/Cauldon Lowe services for the past month or so due to no Steam on the Churnet Valley.  Photos from Frank J Richards:

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Preserved Diesels