TRIP 429

Easter Anglia

10-12/04/09

DAY ONE (10/04/09)

Chadwell Heath Station 

EMU; 315831/839/857/860, 321302/340, 360102/114.

Balfour Beatty, Romford Depot (viewed from passing train) 

Track Machines; 73944. Small Plant; XOP2298 (HCT005), XOP2299 (HCT008), HCT037 (assumed), PL041 (assumed), PL043 (assumed). Road/Rail; FN07 DWC - Unimog U400 213220 (assumed), FD57 YGL - Unimog U400 213617 (assumed), FN07 FZM - Unimog U400 213217 (assumed).

Romford Station 

EMU; 315804/831/860, 321304/308/319/351.

Industrial Chemicals Ltd, Grays (view) 

Industrial Diesel Loco; TH 144V/64 OOU.

Lynn Tait Gallery, Leigh on Sea (visit) 

Preserved Southend Pier Tramcar; 21 - AC Cars/49 (powered). 

Note; A big thank you to Sue for arranging and to Andy & Lynn for hosting this visit.

Southend Pier Railway Museum, Southend (visit) 

Preserved Southend Pier Tramcars; 2 - AC Cars/49, 11 - AC Cars/49, 22 - AC Cars/49, No.1 - BE/1890 (chassis only, rebuilt as Permanent Way vehicle No.6). 

Notes; 

1) A big thank you to Peggy for arranging this visit. 

2) Tram cars No.7 (AC Cars/49) and No.8 (BE/1898) are currently stored at private sites in Essex, awaiting restoration.

Southend Pier Railway, Southend (visit) 

Preserved Southend Pier Tramcars; 1835 - Castleline/96, A "Sir William Heygate" - SL SE4/86, B "Sir John Betjeman" - SL SE4/86.

MOD Pigs Bay, Shoeburyness (view) 

Stored Gatwick Express Coaches; 72622/623/636/645/711/714

Shoeburyness Station 

EMU; 357001.

Phoenix Fireplaces Ltd, Battlesbridge (view) 

Grounded Coach; GER; 1227.

DAY TWO (11/04/09)

Mangapps Farm Railway and Museum, Burnham on Crouch (visit) 

Preserved Steam Locos: "R.O.F. No.8" - AB 2157/43 In Steam, (Empress) - WB 3061/54, (Hastings) - HE 469/1888, (Toto) - AB 1619/19, "Minnie" - FW 358/1878, WB 2613/40. Preserved Diesel Locos: Army 226 - VF 5261/45 + DC 2180/45, 47793 - BT 540/64, DS1169 - RH 207103/41, 33202 - BRCW DEL158/62 (ex Cotswold Rail), D2018 - Sdn/58, S&H 7502/66 (Road/Rail), 98401 - Perm001/87, 03081 - Don/60, 03399 - Don/61, 03089 - Don/60, 11104 - VF D78/48 + DC 2252/48, "Elland No.1" - HC D1153/59, D2325 - RSHD 8184/61 + DC 2706/61. Preserved EMUs; 75033, 75250. Preserved DMU: 51381. Preserved London Underground Cars; 1030, 2044, 22624. Preserved Southend Pier Tramcar; Works Car No.8 built AC Cars/49. Preserved Carriages: G.W.R; 2009. L.S.W.R; 1282. S.E.C.R; 155. S.R; 083572 (B 219), 273, 1218/1587. G.C.R; 957. G.E.R; 33 (Body only on Old Heath Halt platform), 51 (U/Frame only carrying GER Bodies 692 + 2098), 76 (Body only on U/Frame of LNER 70692), 347 (Body only), 381 (Body only), 472 (Body only), 1575 (end panel of body only in museum). G.N.R; 3178. L.N.E.R; 3641, 42972, 61684. B.R; 13324, 53049, 87537, 87888 (Body only), 94109. Preserved Hand Crane; ADB47 - CS 7571/42. Preserved Snowplough; 965204. Preserved Internal Users; 041311, 041465 (Grounded). 

Notes on Railway: 

1) A big thank you to June and John and for arranging and Hosting this visit. 

2) DMU 79963 has now returned to the North Norfolk Railway.

Blake Hall Old Station, Chipping Ongar (view) 

Grounded Coach; G.W.R; (U/I Fruit C Body).

J Russell, Great Yeldham (visit) Preserved DMU; 56317. Grounded Coaches: 4ft 8" Gauge; G.E.R; 845 (Body only). 3ft 6" Gauge: Lynton & Barnstaple Rly; No.7 (Body only), No.3 (Parts only), No.4 (Parts only), No.8 (Parts only), No.17 (Parts only). Preserved Internal User; 041923. Frankfurt Tram; Single Decker No.210. 

Notes; 

1) A big thank you to John for arranging and hosting this visit. 

2) It is intended that all the Lynton and Barnstaple coach "parts" above will be used in the rebuild of complete coaches, all retaining their original numbers.

Colne Valley Railway, Castle Hedingham (visit) 

Preserved Steam Locos: "Barrington" - AE 1875/21 In Steam, HL 3715/28, (190) - HE 3790/52 Dsm, RSHN 7671/50 Dsm, AB 2199/45 Dsm, 35010 (Blue Star) - Elh/42, (45293) - AW 1348/36 Dsm, (45163) - AW 1204/35 Dsm, "Castle Donnington No.1" - RSHN 7817/54 (ex p.57), "Jennifer" "S Fox & Co 20" - HC 1731/42 (ex p.269). Preserved Diesel Locos: 08670 - Crewe/60 (ex EWS), 47771 - BT 708/66, D2184 - Sdn/62, D2041 - Sdn/59, 08441 - Derby/58, 08411 - Derby/58, AB 349/41, 08915 - Hor/62, RH 281266/50, FH 3147/47, "Ciba Giegy" - Unilok(G) 2109/80 (Road/Rail), D3255 - Derby/56, 08460 D3575 - Crewe/58, 31255 - BT 284/61, "Yard No.43" - RH 221639/43, "Henry - Lake & Elliot/c24 reb Ford TTC/1997. Preserved EMU: 69318. Preserved DMUs: 55033, 56287, 79978, 141108 (55508 + 55528). Preserved Wickham Trolley: Wkm 1946/35. Preserved Carriages: S.R; 2105, DS70192 (u/frame only of BTK 3725 used as a crane runner). L.M.S; 31281. G.E.R; 207 (Body only), 397 (Body only), 1019. G.N.R; DE320878 (u/frame of 3168 used as a crane runner), 041975 (TK 2440). L.N.E.R; 43571. Pullman; 194, 305. B.R Mark 1; 1809, 4512, 4628, 4810, 15981, 15984, 25697, 34623, 35169, 80318, 80405 (BSK 35009), 80429, 80785, 80792, 81507, 87885, 94434, 94536, 94737, 94889, 96347. B.R Mark 3; 10511. Preserved Cranes; DRT81318 - T&H 1802/69, (80103) - Grafton 2837/52. Preserved Snowplough: ADS70229. 

Notes; 

1) A big thank you to Paul Lemon for arranging This visit. 

2) Shunter D3476 (Derby/57) has gone to T J Thomson, Stockton for scrap. 

3) EMU 68009 has now gone to the East Kent Railway.

Ashdon Hall Old Station 

Grounded Coach; G.E.R; U/I 5 Compartment 3rd built c1897.

DAY THREE (12/04/09)

Balfour Beatty, Colchester Depot (view) 

Track Machines; 72211, 73318/434/907/943, 79265/275, 80216. Small Plant; PL032. Road/Rail: Balfour Beatty; L395 MRB - Multicar, Q998 GFD 940441-7 - Komatsu PW150 Active K35026/03. Readypower; FR615 940112-4 - Case 988 Megarailer CGG0232176/02, FR619 940137-1 - Case 988 Megarailer CGG0232314/02. Trailers: Readypower; FR735 010010-5 - Rexquote 2117/07, FR744 010065-9 - Rexquote 2241/08.

Ipswich Station 

66704. DMU; 153314, 156422, 170204. EMU; 321332/365.

Freightliner, Ipswich Sidings (view) 

47370, 66536/539/541/542/572/576/588/589/592/594, 86501, 90043/046.

Ipswich Transport Museum 

Preserved Monorail Loco: Gauge; RM 11345/63.

Mid Suffolk Light Railway, Brockford Station (visit) 

Preserved Steam Loco: No.4 - HC 1604/28 Dsm, "Little Barford" - AB 2069/39. Preserved Diesel Loco: RH 304470/51. Preserved Wickham Trolleys; 960220 - Wkm 1949/35, PWM2222 - Wkm 4139/47, Wkm 8087/58 assumed. Preserved Carriages: G.E.R; 13 (Body only on Brake Van u/frame), 140 (Body only on Brake Van u/frame), 424 (Body only on wagon u/frame), 180 (Body only), 278 (Body only), 287 (Body only). N.E.R; 131 (Body only). Preserved Internal User; 041645. 

Notes; 

1) A big thank you to Roger Gregory for arranging and hosting this visit. 

2) GER Body No.1266 is now located on an adjacent farm to be used as sleeping accommodation.

Hydrex RSD, Ingham Depot (view) 

Road/Rail: 5034 911085-7 - Komatsu PC138US 5224/05, 5031 911082-4 - Komatsu PC138US 4659/04, 4028 940300-5 - Mecalec 14MBX 030768/02, 6338 940296-5 - Mecalec 14MBX 030818/03, 4368 914038-3 - Komatsu D41E B40021. Trailer: RT133 011121-9 - Philmor 2112/01.

Cambridge Station & EMU Sidings (view) 

DMU; 153335, 170106/203. EMU; 317338/503/505/510/651/657 317658/662/887, 365507/513/517/519/522/524/529.

Epping and Ongar Railway, Ongar Station (visit) 

Preserved Steam Locos: 1060 - LO 172/54, LO 157/48. Preserved Diesel Locos: RH 398616/56, RH 512575/65, Preserved Small Plant; "Badger" - Permaquip T002/88. Preserved DMUs; 51342, 51384. Preserved Carriages: B.R Mark 1; 80892. B.R Mark 2; 13435. Finland Railways; 22324, 22634. 

Notes; 

1) A big thank you to Simon Hanney for arranging and hosting this visit. 

2) Diesel Loco VF D293/55 has gone to an unknown location in Essex. 

3) Bance Cart 2021/95 is currently at one of the member's house for repair.