NOTES AND NEWS

WEST COUNTRY AREA

Avonmouth

11/11 67026 worked the 6H80 10.27 Avonmouth-Newport ADJ HTA coal cripple trip and return workings.
14/11 66235 handled the Bennett's-Ketton loaded coal.
18/11 'Royal' 67002 headed the 4H81 13.19 Newport ADJ-Avonmouth repaired HTAs which numbered ten on this date.
28/11 66092 was on the loaded Ketton coal MEAs.

Locos recorded on coal duty during recent weeks have been;-
66003/011/024/025/031/051/069/077/090/117/120/132/162/175/183/187/188/
66201/202/206/208/235/237/244.
The local pilot duties have remained in the hands of 08 630.

Bristol Parkway

01/11 60091 passed at 11.19 on down steel, 60006+60086 were paired on up steel at 11.50 and 60095 was on down steel slab at 14.11. 66093+66090 passed at 14.50 top n'tailing a Newport ADJ bound departmental working.
03/11 66117 headed MGR empties for Avonmouth, 66047 MGR empties for Portbury and 60100 was on a eastbound LaFarge stone train.
05/11 A 1Z94 04.00 Crewe-Parkway RMt was unusually worked by 56081+ 67005 arriving formed of eight vans at 09.15. The Class 56 ran-round the train, and removed the 'failed' Class 67 and returned north for Crewe at 09.50. This was an additional service operated due to the back-log of mail created by the recent postal strike. Later 60066 passed on the 6B33 Theale-Robeston empty fuel tankers.
08/11 From this date until the 16/11 (inclusive) an engineering blockade at Gloucester saw all freight diverted this way. Regular observations between 10.00 and 17.00 over the following days saw up to 22 freight trains today, 60073 on 6V05 09.55 Round Oak-Margam steel and silver 60006 which worked the 6V39 20.20 Lackenby-Llanwern steel slab were of note. 60032 headed the 6B13 Robeston-Westerleigh fuel tankers, also diverted and requiring a second loco, due to train length for the run from Yate Middle to the Westerleigh oil depot.
09/11 Two Class 56 locos working off Newport on departmental services during the day were, 56051 employed on a 6W23 09.30 Gloucester-Newport via Charfield and Parkway and 56109 on 6W10 at Hereford. 56113 later powered the 6V49 14.16 Tees-Newport steel service.
10/11 Yellow filming one car-unit ADB977968 passed in the Temple Meads direction and 60085 arrived at 11.47 on a departmental service from Westbury, returning on a similar train at 14.45. Diverted trains included 56133 on 6E47 20.10 Newport Docks-Lackenby steel service and the 6B13 Westerleigh tanks passed late top n'tailed by 60032 and 60073.
60070 on a northbound steel service, 60073 Murco tanks bound for South Wales, 66127 "steel" also Wales bound, 60006 northbound steel service, 60096 eastbound LaFarge stone train and the Margam - Fawley empty fuel tanks with 37798.
11/11 47757 + 47792 top n'tailed a 1Z12 06.19 Worcester (via Hereford)-Cardiff Serco test train passing through at 10.12. The locos and train then ran 1Z14 11.13 Cardiff-Swansea. Diverted freights today included 60038 with 6M41 10.40 Llanwern-Round Oak steel, 56109 on 6E35 12.45 Llanwern-Lackenby steel empties and 60032 and 60073 top n'tailing the 6B13 05.36 Robeston-Westerleigh tanks having recessed in Pilning loop. The tank train had already been wrongly routed towards Lydney, the second loco was believed to have been attached on the Welsh side of the Severn tunnel but the driver did not know the mainline via Parkway to Westerleigh!
12/11 Diverted freight trains during the day included ;- 56133 on the 6V49 19.34 Tees-Newport, 56065 on the 6V02 17.49 Tees-Margam, 60086 with 6M81 Margam-Round Oak, 60082 on 6E09 10.52 Margam-Lackenby steel empties, 60038 with 6V05 09.55 Round Oak-Margam steel and 60092 at the head of the 6V92 14.33 10.10 Corby-Margam empties. 60039 was recorded over at Westerleigh on the 6V04 fuel tanks from Port Clarence. An unusual sight was 60057 with the 6M04 09.20 Portbury-Rugeley loaded coal service using older HAA wagons instead of the more common HTAs (which cannot operate with Class 60 locos).
13/11 Morning observations recorded, included diverted 60007 on 6M41 10.40 Llanwern-Round Oak steel and 60048 on 6V05 09.55 Margam-Round Oak steel empties and during the afternoon 47792+47757 top n'tailing a 1Z14 08.08 Swansea-Didcot (via Gloucester-reverse), 60100 on a 6V45 'Q' 09.10 Banbury-Cardiff docks empty La Farge stone train and 60023 with a diverted 6V40 06.02 Lackenby-Llanwern train of steel slab. Noted during the evening were 60007 on a steel train South Wales bound, 60013 light engine same direction, 66015 with empty "scrap" wagons eastbound and the Network Rail HST utilising power cars 43013/062.
14/11 Freight diversions today included;- 60007 again on 6M41 10.40 Llanwern-Margam steel, 66038 on 6V05 09.55 Margam-Round Oak empties and 66061 with 6E09 10.52 Margam-Lackenby steel empties. The 6B13 fuel oil for Westerleigh arrived at Yate at 12.02 behind 60039, the train using the Tytherington branch line to reverse, leaving at 12.46 behind 60066 which had arrived light from Barton Hill depot. The tank train, loaded up to 24 wagons will just fit into the shunt limit on the Tytherington line without the need to obtain the token. Later steam loco 60009 Union of South Africa passed with support coach 99405 as 5Z56 Kidderminster-Barton Hill ready for two railtours over the following weeks with steam haulage from Bristol.
15/11 60067 was in charge of the 6V35 01.09 Lackenby-Llanwern loaded steel slab, 60018 was on the 6V05 09.55 Round Oak-Margam during the morning and an early evening working recorded green-liviered 60081 on the 6V97 13.48 'Q' Beeston-Newport docks scrap empties. 60039+60048 top n'tailed the Murco fuel oil tanks to Westerleigh and 47776 appeared during the early afternoon on a Power-gen Cup, rugby extra for the Northampton v Bath game.
16/11 60007 handled the 6E48 10.50 Llanwern-Lackenby steel empties, 56 117 was on a 6M44 Newport docks-Toton steel train and 66176 was later seen on an up unidentified steel service. 56 109 was later to work the 6V49 14.04 Tees yard-Newport service.
19/11 The 57602 finally took place passing at 11.22 and running as 5Z31 Old Oak Common-Old Oak Common, routed via Swindon, Parkway, Day's curve, Box back to Swindon. 57601 was attached to the other end of the train in case of problems.
17/11 Two MGRs noted during the evening, 66132 Avonmouth - Didcot and 66155 in the reverse direction. 66015 worked the "Fuel Train".
20/11 An unusual visitor was 08685, which arrived at 14.40 from Avonmouth light-engine, returning at 16.52
24/11 56081 was unusual power for the 1M06 14.25 Swansea-Parkway mail service being removed at Parkway in favour of 47739 for the journey onwards to London. The Class 56 returned light to Margam having brought the mail train in around 15 minutes early! 66187 was on a eastbound MGR.
25/11 A further 5Z31 test run for 57602 was booked to run. The DRS locos headed north through Parkway around 13.15 as 0Z66 12.10 Newport-Carlisle. The running order was 66410+66409+66408+66407+66406.
26/11 A couple of late evening freight workings noted were, 66208 on the 4A25 Wentloog-Didcot MOD stores and 60033 on the 6L59 Llandarcy-Thameshaven bitumen tanks.
27/11 57601 worked a 5Z74 09.18 Old Oak Common-St.Phillips Marsh HST move passing at 12.21, the loco returned light at 13.28 for Old Oak Common. 60037 was later seen with the 6B33 Theale-Robeston empty fuel tankers.
The once a week Tytherington stone traffic continues being noted with 66137 and 66192 recently.

Extra EWS operated Xmas Mail services running between 08/12-19/12 this year were as follows;-
1S82 10.45 (SX) Bristol RMT-Shieldmuir.
1E21 11.50 (SX) Bristol RMT-Low Fell.
1C30 15.02 (SX) Bristol RMT-Plymouth.
1V58 07.27 (SX) Low Fell-Bristol RMT (15.06).
1M24 07.24 (SX) Plymouth-Willesden (Bristol RMT 10.31-11.12).
1V38 09.20 Shieldmuir-Bristol RMT (17.06).
1C26 07.22 Swansea-Bristol RMT (09.24).
1V30 11.32 Willesden-Swansea (Bristol RMT 14.18-14.40).

Bristol Temple Meads, Kingsland Road and Barton Hill

04/11 The Royal train was in the Bristol area for the visit of the Duke of Edinburgh, HRH Prince Phillip, the train running to Avonmouth for the opening of a new fire-fighters training school at Hallen. Formed of coaches 2921, 2904, 2923, 2917, 2915, 2920 and top n'tailed with locos 47798 + 47799, the train was recorded passing Sea Mills at 09.12. The return ECS passed here at 10.03 for Barton Hill and later ran as 13.30 Temple Meads to Bath for the Prince (who had already visited the Commonwealth museum in the former Temple Meads train shed) to visit the American museum at Claverton the ECS then returning to London, via the Limpley valley and Hawkridge curve. There were problems on the Severn Beach line before the Royal train visit, as 143603 suffered severe wheelslip at Sea Mills on the 08.36 Severn Beach-Temple Meads Wessex trains service. A Network-Rail track maintenance team soon appeared to apply sand on the rails by hand for extra adhesion, but the 09.05 Temple Meads-Severn Beach was also delayed so the ECS returned late. Seen at 10.05 northbound, was 60068 with a "Hanson" stone train.
05/11 Southbound "Hanson" stone noted at 15.00 behind 66192.
06/11 Noted on Kingsland Road were 66519/549/556.
07/11 56070 ran light as 0B63 13.09 Newport-Westbury for the return 6B63 17.49 Westbury-Margam empty coal service, passing Narroways early at 15.45. 47761's final duty was to have been the 5B03 10.34 (FO) Barton Hill-Cardiff Canton empty RES vans, but with no traffic the loco ran 0B03 light leaving at 09.20 to be turned off at Canton.
08/11 Royal 47799 (in place of the booked Class 67) was back in the Bristol area this time on the Manchester-Bath Northern Belle and steam 73096 also arrived on a Cathedrals Express (1V96 09.07 Victoria-Temple Meads and return 1Z97 15.59), then running 5Z96 13.45 Temple Meads-St.Phillips Marsh for servicing via West junction. For the return working the ECS move was, 5Z97 15.28 St.Phillips Marsh-Temple Meads, via North Somerset and Bristol East junctions.
11/11 One-car filming unit ADB977968 worked west from Temple Meads.
13/11 66146 worked the 6V34 (ThO) Fawley-Margam fuel tanks and 66040 was on the Machen stone empties, both via Day's curve during the afternoon.
15/11 Pastime Rail's 'Merchant Venturer' (1Z27 08.00 Taunton-Paddington) was worked as far as Temple Meads by 47 734 for steam 60009 Union of South Africa to take over. The coaching stock in use was;- 5276, 4915, 5008, 3100, 3110, 3132, 3133, 1671, 3131, 3144, 35469. The return 1Z28 1650 Paddington-Temple Meads was in trouble at the Challow loop water stop the loco having air-pump braking problems. The fireman travelled on the road tanker back to Didcot to collect 60059 which was attached to the rear to assist the train which was routed via Parkway to Temple Meads arriving nearly two hours late. 47734 then returned the train to Taunton. Also during the day, the Network Rail Serco HST was operating it's week one diagram, running from Paddington-South Wales-Swindon-Taunton-Swindon-Temple Meads-Derby. It was reported only 43062 was working, 43013 either being shut-down or failed. At 16.30 Barton Hill held;- 08685. 47734. 67013/021/027 and 37706+37294 stabled on the water cannon with 37689 spare.
14/11 Afternoon southbound "Enterprise" service powered by 66233.
17/11 66240 seen at 16.50 with a MGR service from Portbury.
18/11 Load Haul 60059 was most unusually rostered for the 5S81 10.30 Barton Hill-Parkway RMt empty RES.
19/11 66007 passed by with a southbound stone train. Carrilion ballast train seen at Montpelier at 00.30 top 'n'tailed by 66202/241.
21/11 66202 was seen at Weston at 03.45 on Carillion engineers wagons and 60001+66001+67017 ran 0G97 23.28 Exeter (Riverside) yard-Cardiff Canton (passing Patchway at 02.29). The Class 67 was picked up in Bristol en-route. Later 67006+67023 were paired on the 5C43 Temple Meads-Plymouth empty RES vans.
22/11 Steam loco 60009 Union of South Africa was back in action with Pastime Rail's 'Pilgrim Fathers' (1Z27 07.25 Paddington-Plymouth and 1Z28 16.44 return), having taken over from a diesel at Temple Meads. The coaching stock was believed to have been a similar formation to the previous Saturday' tour to London, with support coach 99405 in addition.
24/11 66025 handled the 6C22 Westbury-St.Phillips Marsh fuel tanks during the early afternoon.
25/11 56104 was allocated a ten wagon 8Z15 20.14 Newport-Exeter departmental, but was de-allocated but did pass through heading west light-engine at 20.10 and Valley Lines 14 625 was recorded on the 20.24 Taunton-Bristol TM local service.
26/11 Valley Lines 143614 appeared on the 20.24 Taunton-Bristol local service.
27/11 60034 left Westbury at 11.50 on the 6B66 10.45 departmental service to Newport ADJ.
28/11 The 5C43 Temple Meads-Plymouth 10 empty RES vans headed by 67010 included TPO coach 80384 in it's formation. The 1C57 16.45 Paddington-Temple Meads First/GW service was stopped at Reading west with power car 43031 on fire! The mainline was closed and passengers were detrained at Reading, following the attendance of the local fire brigade, the set being later moved th St.Phillips Marsh for an exam.
29/11 Two railtours in the area today were; 50031+50049 on a Pathfinder's 1Z50 05.30 Swindon-Leeds outing (and 1Z51 return) each way via Day's curve and 67003 which arrived on Hertfordshire's 1Z67 Letchworth-Bath/Bristol excursion, the return 1Z68 17.02 Bristol-Letchworth was headed by 67011. The Serco hst was again in the area carrying out the regular mainline checks with power cars 43014 & 43062.
30/11 A visit to St.Phillips Marsh depot found the following;- 08663/822. HST power cars; 43005/009/018/021/031/040/132/144/175. 180103. 'loose hst coach'; 41145 (outside wheel lathe), hard standing training coaches (isolated on small track sections near the wheel lathe); MkI 'rbr' (?). 42000 (42361). barrier vans; 6336/338/348. track machine/plant; DR73305/902. DR82100. wagons; B787331 (4w flat). guardsvan; B953896. internal user low-macs; 06????. 061030.
Notes;- Four full HST sets were present, one set 26, with power cars 43005 and 43009 had just been returned from Midland Mainline (complete with graffiti!) from hire and is stored. 43031 was undergoing an exam following the Reading fire two days previous. 08836 was inside the Marsh junction former DMU shed with coach 40752 and not seen. The Class 08 was reported to be having TPWS fitted to work turning movements via Temple Meads station and the coach was receiving roof repairs. The guards van has not been moved for sometime due to bird nests, but some preservationists are interested! Inside the wheel lathe shed was a four-wheel German built one-man operated 'mule' type loco, used for hauling stock into and out of the building following attention.
Barton Hill was later viewed, the following were visible;- 08896. 37294/706. 67 003/023/026. steam loco;- 60009. 221112. c/stock;- 80422. 99405 (loco support coach). withdrawn coach;-92261 and over at Kinglsand road 66717 was stabled.

Gloucestershire

08/11 From this date until 16/11, Network Rail undertook a 16.5 million project to replace around thirty points and trackwork in the Gloucester area. The station was closed during the period with road bus locations running to the north (Cheltenham) and south (Bristol Parkway). A passenger train shuttle did work between Newport and Gloucester during the closure dates however.
17/11 Coal sector 56104 handled a 6G40 08.00 Gloucester-Newport ADJ engineers.
23/11 56062 powered a 6W18 08.40 Gloucester-Newport ADJ departmental.

Portbury Branchline

The following were recorded on the 4V03 Washwood Heath-Portbury coal empties which forms the 6M04 09.20 departure to Rugeley.
04/11 66212, 07/11 66155, 12/11 60057, 17/11 66183, 18/11 66183,
19/11 66005, 21/11 66128, 28/11 66182.

Wessex Area

06/11 66022+66160 in multiple worked the 6O41 10.35 Westbury-Eastleigh departmental.
07/11 60068 was on the 7O41 10.05 Westbury-Eastleigh departmental and 47750 on the Eastleigh-Quidhampton freight trip. 47778+47750 were unusually paired on the 6M44 12.28 Eastleigh-Wembley freight and 60064 was on the 7O26 10.48 Oxford Hinksey-Eastleigh departmental. Seen on Eastleigh depot during the day was 58029 with engine running. This loco, along with 58030 has been fitted with new batteries ready for overseas contract work.
08/11 60067 worked a 6V67 Oxcroft-Didcot coal service.
12/11 60016 was on the Didcot-Marchwood MOD and 6V38 return, 56100 powered a 6C18 13:55 Hereford-Westbury empty stone train and 'cut down' 08994 was at Swindon on area pilot duties.
13/11 66003 worked a 6G77 02.14 Didcot yard-Ernsettle MOD stores train and 0G77 09.20 return light-engine to Westbury. Present on Westbury at 13:00 were, 08947. 31454/468/602. 66003/040/049. 66121/173/191/192.
14/11 47757 and 47792 top n'tailed 1Z14 06.55 Didcot-Weymouth and 1Z14 11.33 Weymouth-Hither Green Serco track test workings and 73109 was on the 2P77 22.20 Waterloo-Portsmouth Harbour service.
66118 worked the 7O39 Merehead-Hamworthy stone.
17/11 Two stock moves were;- 47750 on a 5Z10 10.55 Derby-Eastleigh (via Didcot) and 66 202 on 5Z96 Virgin MkIII coaches from Eastleigh-Laira.
18/11 56119 was unusual power for the the 4M03 Swindon-Longbridge car parts train.
19/11 The three-car test Serco met-cam DMU was stabled at Westbury.
20/11 47488 ran light to Weymouth to collect the former Desiro barrier coaches; 6117/122/137. 9506/525, running as 5Z47 13.30 Weymouth-Kineton (for store). The train was recorded passing Trowbridge at 15.26 heading towards Melksham and Swindon.
21/11 47760 headed a 1Z14 09.13 Didcot-Salisbury Serco Test train via Ascot and Tulse Hill.
22/11 Pathfinder's 'Sussex Sulzers' (1Z96 07.59 Yeovil Junction-Victoria and 1Z86 return, with nine coaches) was powered by 33202. The Serco three car test DMU was seen passing Castle Cary at 21.52 heading towards Westbury as the Class 33 waited for the single line to Yeovil.
24/11 Engineering works on the Berks & Hants line saw diversions via Melksham and Swindon. Noted during the day were 59005 on the 7A17 11.30 Merehead-Acton stone (Melksham 12.47) and 66 083 on the 6O92 (MO) Exeter (Riverside)-Dollands Moor.
26/11 60016 headed the 6L21 13.16 Merehead-Purfleet stone. The same loco worked this train this way again during the next day.
27/11 59102 powered a Theale-Westbury empty stone, 66174 a 13 MBA 6V74 09.33 Stewarts Lane-Westbury, 59001 was on the 7A17 and 59101 headed an unidentified stone train all via Melksham during the day.
28/11 59103 headed the 7A09 07.05 Merehead-Acton yard stone service via Melksham during the morning. Further south, 66187 assisted the 1B74 06.54 Poole-Waterloo from Southampton to Eastleigh where the train was terminated due to the failure of units 2413+2415. 47778 worked a 5X47 07.40 Eastleigh works-Birkenhead stock move formed of unit 508120. The train left at 09.16, 90 minutes late formed with barriers DB975974 + DB975978 each side of the refurbished EMU, and was routed via the West Coast mainline.
29/11 A Pastime Rail 'Christmas Elgar' outing was hauled from Paddington-Worcester and return by steam 5029 Nunney Castle. 4-VEP 3406 is to receive a C4 overhaul in January and a repaint into BR blue.

West of England

03/11 67008 powered the 6C21 St.Blazey-Ponsondane and 6C11 fuel tanks. 67014+67027 were later paired on the 1M65 19.15 Plymouth-London mails.
04/11 66233 headed a 6C06 06.11 St.Blazey-Heathfield and 6C24 11.18 return freight and 43067+43097 formed an evening northbound power car move. Track machine 98202 became de-railed on the stabling point at Exeter during the day.
07/11 170304 was an unusual sight heading up passed Dawlish at 14.22, assumed to be working the 13.30 Plymouth-Waterloo service. The set had been seen heading west two hours earlier. Wessex trains 158872 replaced a Class 159 on the 12.40 Paignton-Waterloo service as far as Exeter. Class 150 units have been visiting Devonport dockyard for attention with set 150239 leaving today and 150253 arriving. A further 5M98 Laira-Longsight HST stock move passed Exeter at 18.07 formed with power cars 43068 and 43153. 66233 worked the 6C43 Burngullow-Exeter freight calling in at Heathfield en-route.
10/11 67024 headed the Penzance fuel tankers and 60064 was unusually employed on the 6C62 Fawley-Tavistock junction fuel tanks.
11/11 Further fuel train workings today saw, 60009 on a 6Z62 21.43 Westbury-Exeter train of TTA tanks, going onto Tavistock yard and 66162 headed a single tank 6V62 Fawley-Tavistock yard service. The latter service had arrived double-headed at Exeter, loco 66027 and an autoballaster being dropped off at here. A 6W76 21.30 Westbury-Exmouth Junction departmental train was top n'tailed by 66122 and 66118 and a loco and sleeper stock worked as 1A92 17.30 Penzance-Truro, for an HST set forward.
14/11 66096 handled the 6C43 freight and 60001+66001 were both present on St.Blazey depot. The Serco test HST ran, 1C00 13.07 Paddington-Plymouth and 1A00 return, noted passing Dawlish at 16.25 and 17.31 with power cars 43013 and 43062 in use. The 1E34 12.13 Plymouth-Newcastle Virgin Voyager service was terminated at Exeter having struck a boat blown onto the line at Starcross! 47734 headed a 5Z27 22.50 Old Oak Common-Taunton ECS for a railtour to London, via Bristol, the next day.
16/11 47734 returned the railtour stock as 5Z28 11.06 Taunton Fairwater yard-Old Oak Common.
17/11 Central trains branded 153379 worked the 20.38 Exeter-Gloucester Wessex trains service and out of the area 'off loan'. 60001 headed a 8C99 (normally 6C99) Burngullow-Exeter freight and 66215 ran 0Z66 13.10 Newport-Exeter light to work 6C24 Exeter-Plymouth Tavistock yard.
18/11 67004+67023 were paired on the 5M99 18.08 St.Blazey-Plymouth TPO ECS passing Bodmin at 18.56.
19/11 The last of the 25 Wessex trains 150 units to be refurbished, 150232 worked the 10.24 Exmouth-Barnstaple for a naming ceremony. The name now carried is the Coastal Connection. 60001+66001 had reached Exeter Riverside yard en-route to Cardiff Canton for wheel turning. At Devonport dockyard, Plymouth, 43137 arrived for attention and 43144 departed (during the next day) by road.
21/11 The 1C01 Bristol RMT-Penzance TPO with 67005 failed near Par, the 05.45 Plymouth-Penzance and 57602 on the 1C99 Paddington-Penzance First/GW sleeper being delayed behind. 67026+67003 were paired on the the 1M99 22.11 Plymouth-London mails and 66215 was on the 6C43 Burngullow-Exeter freight via Heathfield. 43122 and 43153 powered a seven coach Laira-Longsight stock move seen at Taunton at 17.43.
23/11 Engineering activity in the Lostwithiel area saw 60097 in use.
24/11 67 018 headed the Penzance fuel and 60097+66231 were paired on a 6Z71 05.35 St.Blazey-Westbury train . There were delays for northbound services at Largins with over-running engineering work.
28/11 66203 was on the 6C43 freight and 43097+43121 worked north passing Newton Abbot at 16.26 running from Laira-Longsight, with eight coaches. The Serco hst was again in the West.
29/11 Track work between Plymouth and Saltash saw the following departmental services, 60066 top n'tail 60040 (7W32), 60030 (6W31), 66007 (6W30), 66148 top n'tail 66082 (6W33). 60040 later worked a 7W31 northbound spoil and 66184+60016 ran 0W31 19.09 Westbury-Tavistock Yard.
30/11 66184+60016 and 66082+66148 were recorded near the Saltash bridge along with 60016+66184 (6W34), all in top n'tail formation. 60066+60030 departed the area light for Westbury. 60035 worked a 6W10 07.00 Uphill Junction-Westbury CWR train running round at Taunton.
Local china clay locos included, 37676. 66001/040/080/130/215.

An announcement at the end of the month confirmed that the SRA are to provide 14.3 million for the re-doubling of the Burngullow-Probus mainline.

Postal sets noted

4s (PCV)
94306 94118 94160 94309
94332 94214 94176 94331
94318 94168 94119 94313
94335 94200 94104 94337
94323 94107 94215 94320

5s
94475 94147 94193 94113 94427
94481 94110 94203 94226 94539

SOUTH WALES AREA

Cardiff Central

06/11 56115 worked 7E10 Swansea Burrows-Immingham.
07/11 158746 worked 1V96 17:00 from Brighton in place of the diagrammed Class 31s. 56070 hauled 6B63 17:49 Westbury-Margam.
14/11 The 17:00 from Brighton was again a Class 158 instead of two 31s.
19/11 56049 operated 6E01 Margam-Lackenby and 56104 6E30 Margam-Hartlepool.
24/11 56081 worked 1MO6 14:25 Swansea-Willesden mail train as far as Bristol Parkway, where 47739 took over. The 56 made excellent progress on a train timed for a Class 67 and was held at Hillfield tunnels outside Newport station for five minutes as it was ahead of time!
29/11 156419 arrived on the 10:12 from Nottingham.

Cardiff Canton (viewed from the footbridge)

02/11 08576/955/957. 37248/412/413/415/509/670/685/704. 60055. 66110. 153361.
09/11 08576/957. 37412/413/415/509/704. 47761. 60070. 66030/116/131.
16/11 08576/957. 37248/412/413/415/509/704. 47761. 57004. 60018/052.
66015/070/146/206.
23/11 08576/955/957. 37412/413/415/425/509/685. 47761. 66011/159/176/194/237. 67017.
30/11 08576/955/957. 37402/412/415/425/509/685. 47761. 56100. 60026/044. 66025/091/144/194/218. 67020.

Margam

The following were noted at Margam S.P. and adjoining yard this month.
03/11 66008/083/138/238, Industrial (Corus) shunter 509.
04/11 66007/083/138, Industrial (Corus) shunter 09.
05/11 08770, 60073, 66003/007/127, Industrial (Corus) shunter 509.
11/11 08662/995 66215 67014.
12/11 08662, 66031, Industrial shunter (Corus) 509.
13/11 08995, 56065, 60089, 66031/240, 67006.
17/11 56065, 60018, 66073, Industrial shunter (Corus) 504
18/11 08662/995. 60050/066. 66194. 67003.
20/11 60050; 66051/240.
21/11 66039/232.
24/11 08995, 66019/039/041/090, Class 37 "D6607"
25/11 08995, 66004/038; Industrial shunter (Corus) 07.
26/11 08995, 60003/037/056.
27/11 60001, 66017/019, Industrial shunter (Corus) 302.
28/11 60010, 66004.

Newport

03/11 56109 did 7M82 ADJ-Crewe Basford Hall.
04/11 The Royal Train travelled up the Machen branch at around 03:00, hauled by 47799 with 47798 on the rear. 56109 was in charge of 6M75.
06/11 56051 was in charge of 6M75.
07/11 Locos noted today included 37706/798. 56072/095. 60010/073/075. 66030/061/093/114/116/66127/175.
11/11 56051 hauled 6C91 09:14 ADJ-Bridgwater and 6C92 13:46 return. 67009 worked 6H80 10:27 Avonmouth-ADJ.
12/11 56070 operated 6M75.
14/11 56070/104. 60030/075/086. 66015/146/206.
16/11 56117 hauled 6M44 Newport-Toton.
18/11 56104 worked 6C91.
20/11 66406-410 were unloaded at Newport Docks from M/V Fairload, along with 66567/569/571. 09203 was present to shunt the locos along the quay.
21/11 66568/570/572 were unloaded from the Jumboship. Also noted today were 57001. 60033/056/077. 66049/073/175/237/248.
24/11 66570 hauled 66567/571 through Newport at 20:03 heading for Basford Hall.
25/11 66410 hauled 66409/408/407/406 as 0Z66 12:10 Newport Docks-Carlisle Kingmoor. 66569 led 66568 through the station at 17:39 en-route to Basford Hall. 66572 was left in the docks due to a technical problem.
26/11 47812 hauled 66572 to Basford Hall, passing through at 18:10.
28/11 Noted today were 56058. 60018/072/075. 66075/091/206/218/568.
29/11 56068, 60018/075/081, 66033/044/075/067/206/218 were at Godfrey Road.

LOCO AND UNIT NEWS

CLASS 31

07/11 31468 and 31602 was to top n'tailed the 5O98 from Westbury-Cardiff but was stopped at Westbury, a unit covering the diagram from Cardiff.
12/11 The 1Z06 22.48 Kingsland road-Plymouth gauging train was top n'tailed by 31128 and 31285, the latter in a new all over yellow Network Rail colour scheme.
14/11 A unit again covered the Wessex Class 31, 1O98 12.52 Bristol-Brighton diagram. The 1Z06 worked 17.23 Exeter Riverside-Plymouth North road (via Bristol TM), then 19.02 Bristol-Exeter via Plymouth, again with locos 31128 and 31285.
21/11 31454 and 31468 worked an additional 1Z94 Westbury-Bristol passenger service (instead of the 5O98 ECS) and then performed the 1O98 12.52 Bristol-Brighton and return diagram.
25/11 31454 and 31468 headed a 08.32 Westbury-Weymouth and 12.15 return, crew training run. This out and back working also again took place on 27/11 and 28/11.
28/11 A Class 158 unit again covered the Brighton diagram.

CLASS 37
01/11 37402/417/425 worked Saturday services on the Rhymney line. 37685, in Inter-city livery passed Bristol Parkway at 08.18 on a Newport bound departmental.
03/11 37042/670 hauled 6M75 ADJ-Warrington Arpley. 37402 operated 2V07 06:59 Rhymney-Radyr, 37425 2F05 07:19 from Rhymney and 37417 2F06 07:40 from Rhymney.
04/11 37042 worked 7M12 18:17 ADJ-Bescot. 37402 did 2V07, 37417 2F05 and 37425 2F06. 37676 ran light from St.Blazey-Burngullow to work the 6P03 CDA wagons to Parkindillack then 6B26 to St.Blazey in place of the usual Class 66. Later the loco was on sandite duty running 0Z21 22.05 St.Blazey-Plymouth, 0Z01 01.26 Plymouth-Newton Abbot and 0Z11 02.45 Newton Abbot-St.Blazey.
06/11 37042 continued working in South Wales with 6B20 17:10 ADJ-Swansea and 6B14 21:00 return to Bridgend. 37706 worked 7M12. 37294 with 37689 at the other end worked 6Z92 23:00 Barton Hill-Westbury water cannon train. This train is distinctive as it includes several bright blue tanks with "Network Rail" on the side. 37417 hauled 2R38 16:50 to Rhymney, 37425 2R42 17:11 to Rhymney and 37402 2R46 17:48 to Rhymney. 37798 worked 6V30 22:37 Dagenham Dock-Bridgend and 56115 7E10 Swansea Burrows-Immingham.
07/11 37798 was on the overnight 6V30 22.37 Dagenham-Bridgend car parts train and 37 685 arrived at Barton Hill for sandite duty. 37294 + 37689 worked 6Z12 01:00 Westbury-Avonmouth followed by 6Z22 02:40 Avonmouth-Barton Hill (arr 03:25). 37425 did 2V07 & 2R46, 37402 2F05 & 2R38, 37417 2F06 & 2R42.
08/11 37294 and 37689 were recorded departing Westbury at 00.15 in top n'tail mode on water cannon duty via the Berks and Hants route. 37676 was again in action in the West Country, running 0Z21 St.Blazey-Plymouth then stabling for the weekend. 37890+37893 powered Pathfinder tours 'Roxby Renegade' (1Z27 06.26 Bristol TM-Immingham) formed with coaching stock; 6310, 3066, 3122, 3140, 3107, 21272, 1863, 5009, 5040, 4963, 4902, 5309, 5350. The train was top n'tailed in the Humberside area using 60 022. 37402/417/425 again worked the Saturday Rhymney services.
09/11 Adhesion problems at Totnes, saw 37676 run 0Z01 12.00 Plymouth-Plymouth sandite trip. 37294/685/689/890/893 were all present on Barton Hill depot during the day, the latter two working 5Z28 18.19 return Parkway-Crewe railtour ECS via the Severn Tunnel and Hereford.
10/11 37798 headed the 6O34 (MO) Cardiff Canton-Eastleigh empty fuel.
37425 did 2V07, 37417 2F05, 37402 2F06.
11/11 37203 ran Didcot-Newport light for a 6Z40 11.18 Newport-Eastleigh departmental (welded rail) via Day's curve. In the Southampton area, 37065+37057 top n'tailed a 6W55 08.12 Eastleigh-Hamworthy engineers and 37057 was conveyed dead in transit behind 60027 on the 7Y40 15.51 Eastleigh-Hoo Junction departmental. 37425 worked 2R38, 37402 2R42, 37417 2R46.
12/11 37402 hauled 2V07, 37417 2F05 & 2R42, 37425 2F06 & 2R46, 37422 2R38. The Barton Hill water cannon ran 6Z92 23.00 Bristol-Westbury, 6Z12 01.00 Westbury-Avonmouth and 6Z22 02.40 Avonmouth-Barton Hill with locos 37294 and 37689.
13/11 37417 operated 2V07, 37425 2F05 and 37422 2F06.
14/11 The water cannon was again booked to work off Barton Hill today, but there were no drivers available!
15/11 37685 left Barton Hill for sandite duty at Didcot. 37417/422/425 worked the Rhymney Saturday services.
16/11 The Bristol water cannon, now with 37706+37294 worked 6Z06 08.00 Newport-Carmarthen, then 6Z06 12.15 Carmarthen-Newport (via Tondu). 37685 returned to Barton Hill as 0Z07 11.04 ex. Didcot yard, arriving at 13.05. The Inter-city liveried loco was then assigned to Canton, but used over the Central Wales line on 18/11 and withdrawn with wheelset problems on 21/11.
17/11 From today the Bristol cannon was booked to work 6Z92 23.00 Barton Hill-Reading and 6Z12 02.50 Reading-Barton Hill until the 21/11 (M-F).
18/11 37 294 and 37 706 arrived at platform one at 23.07, leaving at 23.11 on the 6Z92 to Reading. 37417 operated 2V07, 37422 2F05 and 37425 2F06.
19/11 37197 worked 1Z37 13:03 from Crewe via Wrexham and 1Z38 22:03 return for a Wales international football match. 37417 did 2R38, 37425 2R42 and 37422 2R46.
20/11 37422 operated 2V07 & 2R42, 37417 2F06 & 2R46, 37425 2F05 & 2R38. 37418 hauled 4V95 18:45 Tyne Yard-Avonmouth.
21/11 37676 ran 0Z21 St.Blazey-Plymouth and 37294 and 37706 were again on the Bristol-Reading water cannon. 37418 was on a very late running 4V95 Tyne yard-Avonmouth container train passing Bristol Parkway at 15.00. The train nearly 11 hours late, was delayed by a late running occupation in the north and waiting for a driver forward from Derby, eventually leaving here at 07.10. The working ran it's normal way via Banbury and Swindon, the Class 37 being needed for Valley Line duties. 37422 did 2V07 & 2R46, 37417 2F05 & 2R42, 37425 2F06 & 2R38.
22/11 37676 was noted stabled in the east end platform bay at Plymouth station. 37417/422/425 again worked the Saturday Rhymneys.
23/11 37668 and 37426 top n'tailed a Didcot-Reading and return water cannon run.
24/11 37418 hauled 2V07, 37417 2F05, 37425 2F06. The 7Y40 15.51 Eastleigh-Hoo junction was reported headed by 59203+37057+37109!
25/11 37425 did 2V07 & 2R38, 37418 2F05 & 2R46, 37417 2F06 & 2R42. The 7Z12 10.20 Eastleigh-Hoo junction departmental was headed by 37065 and 37109
26/11 37294+37706 worked a 22.28 Barton Hill-Reading water cannon run via Bristol Parkway. 37717 was on the 6M65 18.19 Didcot-Bescot freight. 37417 was on 2V07, 37418 2F05 and 37425 2F06.
27/11 37717 returned and worked the 6O12 05.12 Didcot-Marchwood MOD. 37422 hauled 2V07 & 2R42, 37418 2F05, 37425 2F06 & 2R46 and 37417 2R38.
28/11 37042 was on a 6Z60 08.49 Bescot-Reading West yard train (Didcot 12.10) formed of a single track machine, 37717 was on the 6V38 10.27 Marchwood-Didcot MOD having worked the 6B45 08.31 Eastleigh-Marchwood earlier. Most unusually, the 6V40 06.02 Lackenby-Llanwern steel slab was powered by 37174+37707, being routed via Charfield and Bristol Parkway the reason for this diversion was not known, but the what was believed to have been a late running 6V05 09.55 Round Oak-Margam steel with 60018 was very close behind and went via Lydney. The Class 37s then worked 6E39 17.25 Llanwern Lackenby steel empties and next day 6F22 05.56 Boulby-Tees dock! 37422 operated 2R38, 37417 2R42 and 37418 2R46.
29/11 37676 was again stabled in Plymouth station and in the north 37405 and 37408 were in action top n'tailing the Arriva 1M53 09.49 Leeds-Carlisle and 1E23 Carlisle-Leeds passenger services. 37417/418/422 did the Saturday Rhymneys.

CLASS 47/57
04/11 57602 ran 10.00 Loughborough-Old Oak Common.
07/11 57601 worked a 5Z77 11.40 Penzance-Laira ECS move formed of one sleeper coach, returning as 5Z91 leaving at 14.54. 47761 worked 5B03 10:15 Barton Hill-Cardiff and was then withdrawn, presumably not being needed and due an expensive exam.
09/11 57601 was seen on Laira depot during the morning stabled on stock. 47815 was in Plymouth station around 19.00.
11/11 57602 was booked to run 5Z31 09.18 Old Oak Common-Old Oak Common test run with 57 601 on the other end failed at Reading.
14/11 47810 ran 0Z98 20.30 Birmingham NS-Taunton light to collect a failed 5M98 Laira-Longsight hst stock move with power cars 43121 and 43065 and seven coaches. The 47 arrived at Taunton at 23.20 departing at 23.52.
17/11 The busy 57601 was used to haul HST set 02 (with power cars 43189 and 43185) as 5Z77 13.00 Old Oak Common-Laira.
22/11 47 813 headed a 5Z77 Old Oak Common-Laira stock move formed 5700+41093+41094+40707+42183+42184+42185+42107+44001+43171.
25/11 Having run 0Z47 13.15 Kineton-Laira light the previous day, 47703 headed a 5Z45 12.24 Laira-Derby HST power car move with 43101 and a barrier coach. The power car is for conversion into Serco test use, the train completing it's journey as 5Z51 09.21 Derby-Neville Hill the next day. 57602 carried out a test run from an to Old Oak Common passing Swindon outward at 11.30. 47811 was attached to the rear of the train.

Locos recorded on First/GW sleeper duty;-
1A99 23.30 Penzance-Paddington
04/11 47813. 10/11 57601. 17/11 47813. 20/11 57602/47811.
25/11 57601/47815. 28/11 47 815.
1C99 23.51 Paddington-Penzance
11/11 47815. 17/11 47815. 21/11 57602/47811. 27/11 57602/47813.
28/11 47 811.

LOCAL FREIGHTLINER WORKINGS

4V30 18:43 Ipswich-Wentloog and 4L56 02.30 Wentloog-Ipswich
19/11 66715.

4V50 Southampton-Wentloog & 4O51 Wentloog-Southampton
11/11 57001. 12/11 57008. 13/11 57002. 17/11 66501+57004. 27/11 66570.
Notes: 17/11 57 004 had visited the Canton wheel-lathe.

6V14/6S41 Crewe Gresty Lane/Mossend-Portbury and return cars.
05/11 66550. 07/11 66550. 12/11 66525. 19/11 66556.

4V60 Calvert - Avon - Calvert Binliner
05/11 66519. 13/11 66549. 17/11 66549. 27/11 66717. 28/11 66717.
29/11 66717.

6V20/6M37 Hope sidings-Moorswater-Hope sidings cement.
05/11 66559. 07/11 66559. 10/11 66528. 12/11 66559. 13/11 66559+66528. 18/11 66559. 19/11 66523. 20/11 66523. 27/11 66523.

Other Freightliner sightings
05/11 66549 was on the 7V36 Southampton-Westbury stone and 66555 passed Bristol Parkway at 18.18 on Dagenham-Tower stone empties.
07/11 66552 headed a 09.00 Margam-Llantrisant yard stone 'trial' train.
08/11 The same loco and train was seen loading stone at Pontyclun (Llantrisant) at 15.40 for Tunstead.
10/11 Police 47829 was on the 4M40 20.34 Southampton-Trafford park liner and worked the 4O27 05.20 return the next day. 47843 was present stabled in Kingsland road, having originally run 0E99, but redirected from Baglan Bay. The 6M37 return Moorswater cement empties failed at Largin behind 66528, 37676 was reported to be the assisting.
12/11 47843 ran 0Z37 Kingsland Road-Lostwithiel, to work forward the 6Z37 13.31 to Hope sidings and routed via the Severn tunnel and Hereford. The 'Heavy Haul Teign Valley' headboard was carried by the 47. A further Dagenham-Tower train of stone empties passed Parkway at 16.50 behind 66547 and formed of MJA box wagons.
14/11 Due to the engineering work at Gloucester, the 6E99 Baglan Bay-Humber, with 66550 was diverted via the Marches and Hereford.
16/11 66549 was present stabled in Kingsland Road.
17/11 47829 was on the 4O77 07.37 Westbury-Millbrook /Southampton cement, performing the same duty again during the next day.
20/11 66715 worked the 4V30 18.43 Ipswich-Wentloog liner and 4L56 02.30 return, on hire to Freightliner.
21/11 47358+47303 were paired on the 4O11 18.52 Coatbridge-Southampton liner from Crewe. 47358 then returned north on the 4M35 10.12 Southampton-Lawley street.
26/11 47812 ran light to Newport to collect a faulty 66572, which had been delivered as part of an order of new locos, leaving at 18.12. 47303 was on the 4O17 15.51 Lawley street-Southampton liner and 47848 on a 6X44 13.48 Southampton Western dock-Corby automotive train leaving 200 minutes late!
28/11 47303 was again in action this time on the 4S59 15.24 Southampton - Crewe containers.

LOCAL DRS WORKINGS

6V74/6M67 Crewe-Bridgwater-Crewe nuclear flasks.
30/10 37605+37611. 06/11 37218+37609. 11/11 37218+37609.
13/11 37259+37609. 18/11 37069+37605. 19/11 37259+37609.
24/11 20302+37218. 25/11 20302+37218. 28/11 20302+37218.

LOCAL EWS FREIGHT WORKINGS

6M33 11.51 Avonmouth-Wembley 'enterprise'
05/11 66143. 26/11 66121. 27/11 66093.

6H67 07.51 (WO) Cardiff Tidal-Plymouth Tavistock yard scrap empties.
05/11 66001. 12/11 66159. 19/11 66146. 26/11 60020.

6H68 20.01 (FO) Plymouth Tavistock yard-Cardiff Tidal loaded scrap.
07/11 66004. 14/11 66120. 28/11 66044.

6M68 22.26 (SO) Burngullow-Carlisle loaded china clay slurries.
08/11 66130. 15/11 66233. 21/11 66147. 28/11 66157.

6S55 09.38 (WO) Burngullow-Irvine china clay slurry
05/11 66233. 12/11 60099. 19/11 66059. 26/11 66146.

6V41 16.21 (T or ThO) Irvine-Burngullow china clay slurry empties
07/11 66233. 10/11 66172. 13/11 66096. 17/11 66059. 20/11 66147.
24/11 66044. 27/11 66203.

6V70 (M,T,W,FO) Cliffe Vale/Bescot-St.Blazey 'empty clayliner'
04/11 66233. 05/11 66130. 11/11 66007. 13/11 60001. 14/11 66233.
18/11 66159. 19/11 66096. 20/11 66215. 21/11 60097. 25/11 66172.
26/11 66157. 28/11 60020.

6M72 16.52 St.Blazey-Cliffe Vale.
04/11 66130. 07/11 66001. 13/11 66233. 17/11 66159. 18/11 66096.
20/11 66096. 24/11 66172. 27/11 60020.

6C91/6C92 Newport ADJ - Bridgwater- Newport ADJ
11/11 56051. 18/11 56104.

STOCK ALTERATIONS
Locomotives

Transfers
37114/308/706(CD)-TO.

CREL - Cotswold Rail - Contract Hire Locos 08780/809/810/847. 47818.
CROL - Cotswold Rail - Operational Locos 08871. 31206. 47326/328.
CRRH - Cotswold Rail - Spot Hire locos (47200/316)
CRUR - Cotswold Rail - Locos overhaul/repairs (47033/528)
WFGF - EWS - Cl58 - Special Projects (58004/005/006/007/010/011/012/013,
58017/018/020/024/025/027/029/030)
WKGF - EWS - Cl37 - Special Projects (37046/058/077/196/221/238/250/293,
37377/505/518/519/671/679/693/696/701/705/719/796/37887/891/892/894)

Store
37688. 43005/009. 47756/761. 73235. 86611/623/631.
CD: 47756/772. CE: 86623. CF: 47761. MQ: 31415/426/437. 47716.
NL: 43005/009. SL: 73235. TM: 37688. TO: 08798. ZC: 86611/631.
MQ - Meldon Quarry, TM - Temple Mills.

Traffic
08410-PZ, 09006-OC, 47772-CD, 56007-TE, 57602-LE, 87009-WN, 90018/019-CE.

Withdrawn
08523/535/702/751. 31207. 37225. 47476. 56003/010.

Disposals
IMRFT: 86221/244/257.
In Spain: 37802.

Sold
Churnett Valley: 37211. (Correction)

Renumbered
47337 - 57602.

New Stock
66406/407/408/409/410 -KM,
66567/568/569/570/571/572/573/574/613/614/615/616/617/618 -FD.

Diesel Multiple Units

Transfers
153379(TS)-CF.

Traffic
101678/685 -LO. (Cars 51210. 53160/164/746)

Sold
Vale of Glamorgan: 51339/382.
East Anglian RM: 54358. (Correction)
East Kent Railway: 53256. 54343.
Pressed Steel Heritage: 51381
Spa Valley: 54408.

Renumbered
51371 - 977987, 51413 - 977988. (960301) (Correction)

Formations
144018-020 - currently 2 car formations.
144022/023 - restored to 3 car formation.

New Stock
170425/427 - HQ.
170425 (50425 56425 79450*), 170427 (50427 56427 79452*)
* to be replaced by 79425/427 when built.

Electric Multiple Units

Stored
312701/707/709/713/719 @IL, 312702/705/706/711/784 @SS.
375312/328/332/334/337 @SL, 375318/320/325 @ZG.
(S): 76454.

Traffic
375323 -BI.
450021/025 -NT. (NT - Northam)

Withdrawn

310079/086/087/088/091/093/094/095/104/105/112.
312704/708/710/716/717/720.
1408/09. 1902. 62280. 70995. 71075/120. 72504. 76510/574/757/828.

Disposals
IMRFT: 1408/09. 1902.
Sims(CF): 310079/086/087/088/091/093/094/095/104/105/112.
JT Landscapes: 312704/708/710/716/717/720 @ Caerwent.

Raxstar: Cars: 62280. 70995. 71075*/120. 72504. 76510/574/757*/828* @ZG. (1812*)

Formations
1410 (76734 +62372 +70720 +76865) 1411 (76570 +62286 +70722 +76580)
333015 (78479 +74475 +74491 +78480) 333016 (78481 +74476 + 74492 +78482)
375901 (73331 +79031 +79061 +73731) 375902 (73332 +79032 +79062 +73732)

New Stock
375901/902 -HQ.
377146/147/148/149/150/151 - BI.
390032/034/035/036 -MA.
444011 -HQ.
450009/017/029/030/034/048 -HQ.

Coaching & NPCC Stock

Transfers
RTCH - Riviera Trains Hire Coaches.
5911/61/71/76. 6008/64/67. 6137/62/77/83. 9520/27/29/31.

Store
BK: 94493. CB: 3178. 3257/70/72. CHC: 1850. 5266. 5304/84. 5630.
LNWR: 5983/91. 9522. OM: 3364. 92303/350. PQ: 80387/401/432/434. 94106/132/138/211/216. 94415/438/452/483. TEE: 92377/382/852/859.
TS: 9513.
CB = Crewe Basford Hall, CHC - Crewe Heritage Centre, PQ = Parkeston Quay, TEE = Tees Yard.

Traffic
40802/810/811 -NL, 94155 -EN, 94175 -BK, 94437 -EN, 97798 -HQ.

Withdrawn
3293. 5029. 17164. 80389. 92355. 93234/542. 977856/857/917/918.

Disposals
Raxstar: 80389 @ZG.
IMRFT: 977856/857/917/918.
Sims(CF): 3293.
??: 93234/542 @Hayes & Harlington.
NYMR: 5029. Rail Riders: 17164. Embsay: 92355. Llangollen: 5809.

Renumbered
40411 - 40811, 40412 - 40802, 40430 - 40810, 10536 - 977989.


TRIP REPORT

Desiro hunting in Basingstoke 11/11/03 J.Griffiths J.Hockley

Basingstoke Sidings
450013/023

Basingstoke Station 09.30-13.15


57011 59101 60016/027 66002/040/212/236/534/541
DMU 158833/842 159001/002/003/007/008/009/010/011/013/014/015/016/022 165119/122/129 166219 170302/303/304/305/307 220025 221103/110/126/133/135
EMU 1313/882/886/888/889 2316/401/402/403/404/406/407/408/409/412/413/417/418/419/420/421/422/4232424 3402/406/409/411/420/429/481/508/535/542/561
450018/021/023/024/025/027
Plant
98927/932/977/982

CCE Sidings
73259

 

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