TRIP 411

Statfold Barn Open Day

22/09/07

Lichfield TV4 Project, near Trent Valley Station (view) 

66002/147. Road/Rail: Shovlin; MU51 HNV - Case 988 CGG0231369. Readypower; FR504 - Komatsu PW130 K30372. Border Rail; P 194 OMJ - Mecalec 11CX 02782, BRP02 - Mecalec 11CX 02673. WA Developments; W044 - Colmar T10000FS 7166, W090 - Liebherr 900 612 15985, WO060 - Mecalec 14MXT 030634. Hydrex; SF51 XVP - Case 988 CGG0232075 (ex Jones 116). Quattro; 251 - Case WX170 CGG0232799, 264 - Genie Access Boom 5945. Trailer: WA Developments; WO049 - Philmor 2138/01. Network Rail Wagons; 29058/156/165/208/216/219/226/254/278/280/281/369

LH Group, Barton Under Needwood (visit) 

Industrial Diesel Locos; 9 - HE 7304/72 (ex p.261), 2 - EEV D917/65 (ex p.261), S 10151/64, S 10118/62 (0-4-0 in blue, ex p.245), HE 8979/79 (0-6-0 in green, ex p.55), D3991 (08823) - Derby/60 (ex p.195), 08585 "Vicky" - Crewe/59, 08873 - Dar/60. 2ft Gauge; HE 9346/94 (ex p.295), HE 9348/94 (ex p.269). Battery Locos; 2 "Nikki" - Schoma 5404/96 (ex p.143), 3 "Claire" - Schoma 5405/96 (ex p.143). NIR DMU Cars; 8093, 8094. Track Machines; 73104, 77318. Road/Rail: LH Group; FB03FWX - Mercedes 1828, Unimog U400 208529. Network Rail; KN07DWC - Unimog U400 213220 (new). WCML/OLE; Note; * = Volvo and + = Leyland Daf 45; W975BOH *, W427EOL *, W435EOL *, W433EOL *, W424EOL *, X167MKN +, W418EOL *, DX51OER *, W419EOL *, W428EOL *, W422EOL *, W429EOL *, X853KOX *, X186MKN +, X188MKN +, X185MKN +, X168MKN +, X191MKN +, X165MKN +, X166MKN +, X169MKN +, X187MKN +, X164MKN +, X858KOX *, W431EOL *, W423EOL *, W437EOL *, W421EOL *, W438EOL *, Y798KNT +, W418EOL *, W425EOL *. First Engineering; GK02UKW, GN51MBF - both Leyland Daf 45. Total Power Solutions; T931GJF - Unimog U1650 192512. Grant Plant; GR5143 - Unimog U1100 025642. Sperry Rail; FP04FZB - Unimog U400 203362. Small Plant: Marsh Trackwork; RD2003 - BP047, BP045. Fastline; (RLS3066) - L/Slewer 19/76. First Engineering; HCT011. Balfour Beatty; 2219 (HCT004). 

Notes: 

1) 08585 was under repair for Freighliner, Leeds. 

2) LH Group currently have a contract to fit new signalling systems to Metronet Rail Locos, hence the 2 Schomas being on site. 

3) LH Group currently have another contract to overhaul DMU driving Cars for Northern Ireland Railways, hence the 2 cars being on site. 

4) Unimog U400 213220 was awaiting delivery to Network Rail's Depot in Romford. 

5) Ballast Regulator 77318 was at the latter stages of an overhaul. On completion it will be exported to Poland.

Statfold Barn Railway Open Day 

Preserved Steam Locos: 4ft 8" Gauge; No.1 "Glenfield" - AB 880/02 (ex p.183), Cockerill 3083/24 (Dsm, wx p.31). 2ft 6" Gauge; 5 "Tjepper" - Jung 2279/14 (ex Indonesia), LaMeuse 3243/26 (ex p.108 of 13EL). 750mm; No.1 - OK 614/00 (in steam), 5 "Pakis Baru" - OK 1473/05 (in steam), "Yvonne" - Cockeril 2945/20 (ex p.34), P 1530/19 (ex p.43). 2ft Gauge; "Isibuto" - WB 2820/45 (ex p.95), 14 "Max" - OK 10720/23, 9 "Sf.Djatibarang" - Jung 4878/30 (ex Indonesia), HE 3905/2005 (under construction) "Jack Lane" - HE 3904/2005 (new, in steam), "Bathala" - Decauville 302 (ex South Africa), "Little Bess" - KS 4031/19 (ex South Africa), "Isabel" - WB 1491/1897 (on loan from p.199, in steam), "Trangkil No.4" - HE 3902/71 (in steam), "Pearl 2" - Civil No.1/1997 (on loan from p.61, in steam), No.1 "Harrogate" - P 2050/44 (in steam), "Emmet" - Moors Valley 20/95 (on loan from p.210, in steam), Krauss 4045/1899 Dsm. Preserved Diesel Locos: 4ft 8" Gauge; (Bluebird) - HE 8998/81 (ex p.97), RRM13 - RH 305302/51 (ex p.136), RRM134 CEGB No.24 - TH 188C/67 (ex p.181). 2ft 6" Gauge; "Vickatchar" - HE 8819/79 (ex p.215), Yard No.26 - HE 2019/39, "Badger" - HB D1418/71 (ex p.281), 19 - HE 9294/90 (ex p.197). 2ft Gauge; HE 9351/90 (ex p.61), HE 3621/47 (ex p.188), WHR No.5 - HE 6285/68 (ex p.295), MR 8995/46 (Dsm, ex p.102), Bg/DC 2393/52 (ex p.70, under restoration), "Charley" - MR 9976/54, No.17 - MR 8640/41 (Dsm, ex p.101, frame only converted to a mobile Compressor to provide Air Braking for passenger services). Preserved Petrol Loco: 2ft Gauge; FH 1776/31 (ex p.128). Preserved Petrol Railcar: 4ft 8" Gauge; "Libbie" - Bg 1097/20 (ex France). Preserved Battery Electric Locos: 2ft Gauge; LM23 - GB 420253/70 reb WR/83 (ex p.197), WR 6092/58. Wickham Trollies: 3ft 6" Gauge; Wkm 5864/51 (ex p.353, awaiting restoration). 2ft Gauge; Wkm 4164/48 reb CravenJ/87 (ex p.129, gauge convertible). Preserved Carriage: Great North of Scotland Railway; No.31 - 5 compartment luggage third built 1877 (Body only). Steam Crane; DS199 - Grafton 1618/17 (ex Battlefield Line). 

Note: Grounded GNSR Body No.31 came from Rogart Station in the Scottish Highlands. Arrival date not known.

Drayton Manor Park, Fazeley (visit) 

Preserved Diesel Loco: 2ft Gauge; "Polperro Express" - SL 2151.3.03 built 2003 (S/O, in traffic).

Chasewater Light Railway, Brownhills West (visit) 

Preserved Steam Locos: 4ft 8" Gauge; P 917/02, S100 - HC 1822/49 (under restoration), AB 1223/11 (under restoration), HC 431/1895, "Alfred Paget" - N 2937/1882, "British Gypsum No.4" - AB 2343/53 (ex p.122), 701 - AB 1964/29 (ex p.178), "Asbestos" - HL 2780/09, S 9632/57. Preserved Diesel Locos: 4ft 8" Gauge; 73128 - EE 3597/66 + VF E367/66, NBQ 27876/59 (ex p.199), 11517 - RH 458641/63, WB 3119/56 (ex p.103), "Derbyshire Stone No.2" - FH 1891/34, "Bass No.5" - Bg 3027/39, TH 134C/64 (ex p.35), BBT 3097/56, KC 1612/29, 31203 - BT 227/60, JF 4100013/48, "Marston Thompson Evershed" - Bg 3410/55, JF 4220015/62, RH 305306/52, "NCB North Staffordshire Area" 6678 - HE 6678/69 reb HE/69, RH 544998/69 Dsm. 2ft Gauge; SO30 "Fanny" - MR 5609/31, RH 235729/44, 14 - HE 9081/84, HE 7385/76 (ex p.129, re-gauged from 2ft 6"), RH 441424/60, "Neath Abbey" - RH 476106/64, "Bolton Fell" - LB 52726/61, RH 174535/36 (assumed), HE 7448/76, HE 6007/63. Preserved DMU; 51372, 53160 (ex Elsecar), 53164 (ex Elsecar), 59444, 59522, 59603. Preserved Carriages: SR; 1350, DS36 (PMVY 2181), 2202. LNWR; 7080, DM01836. Maryport & Carlisle; 11. MR; 68. GER; 44. MSLR; 1470. LNER; DE320882 (U/F only, used as a Crane Runner). BR; 14024, 94240, 061095 (CCTY 94581). Cranes; U/I Midland Railway 4wheel Hand crane built c1880, DE330274 - T&H Diesel crane 1576/45 (ex Nene Valley Railway). Internal User; 070865 (B772351, grounded). Road/Rail; 5652 - Hydrex Case 788 CGG0211426/97 (used for training), OK MH4S 314958/92 (ex AP Webb). 

Notes: 

1) Rustons 279597 + 420142 have both gone to T.J Thomson for scrap, dates not known. 

2) Ruston 499435 has gone to C.F Booth for scrap, date not known. 

3) HE 8969 has now gone to the Amberley Chalk Pits Museum, near Arundel. 

4) MR 2026 has now gone to the Great Central Railway at Ruddington. 

5) FH 3906 and DMUs 51370 + 51412 have now gone to Titley Junction Station.

Chasewater Light Railway, Chasewater Heath Station (view) 

EMU: SR; 10027 (U/F only, in use a rail carrier, assumed).