News – 27/04/12

26038 latest

26038 successfully undertook a trial run with 2 x GatEx Mark 2s + GLV + 73118 yesterday as a prelude to working in similar formation on 6th/7th May on the Barry Tourist Railway.

Additional 50 turn on SVR

37906 will not be ready in time for its planned SVR diagram on May 5 (overhauled governor to be set up still).

50044 will now cover the turn.

50035 will be in passenger use on the SVR on Mon May 7 covering rostered Cl50 turn.

Bodmin Diesel Day

The first of a reduced number of Diesel Running days at the Bodmin and Wenford railway is scheduled for Saturday 28th April .

08444,33110,47306 ‘The Sapper’ and 50042 ‘Triumph are rostered to haul trains over our steeply graded lines to both Boscarne Junction and Bodmin Parkway (Main Line Connection).
First train from Bodmin General is at 1015 with the full timetable available here

Following last years disappointing passenger numbers on Diesel Green Timetable days,(see this years timetable) is needed on all our running days this year to help preserve Mainline Diesels in Cornwall.

Preserved Diesels