News – 17/06/12

News – 17/06/12

WSR Diesel Gala

Ian Gould’s photos of the WSR Diesel Gala, 55022 approaches Watchet with the 11.45hrs Minehead to Bishops Lydeard service 15/06/12 and D6566 leaves Crowcombe with the 13.45hrs Bishops Lydeard to Minehead 16/06/12:

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Neil Walkling’s photos of 55 022 ‘Royal Scots Grey’ taken at Williton with the 1255 Bishops Lydeard – Minehead, also taken at Crowcombe Heathfield in poor lighting conditions, sadly not too untypical June.

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D832, with D7017 at Bishops Lydeard and newly restored D6575:

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Avon Valley Railway

Bill Pizer’s photos of 31 130 arriving at Bitton with the train from Oldland Common and Avon Riverside with the 13.50 ex Oldland Common 09/06/12:

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GCR Diesel Gala 19th and 20th May 2012

Phil Seymour’s photos of 33 002 “Sea King” at the GCR Diesel Gala held on May 19th and 20th.  The 33 is visiting the GCR for the summer.

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York Flyer Railtour

Rob Maynard’s photos of 55 022 at Banbury and York with the recent York Flyer Railtour:

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Tony Jones photo of RSG at Coventry during the 180 degree diversion from Campden Road, after a pantograph on a train snagged the wires and brought them down further up the line:



Preserved Diesels