TRIP 430

West Yorkshire

30/05/09

Gloucester Station 

47145, 57006, 67002. Steam Loco; 60163 "Tornado" - Dar 2195/2008 In Steam (15EL, p.75). Coaching Stock; 1691, 1813, 3121/123/144/147, 4998, 5008, 5292, 21269. Support Coach; 14007.

Leeds Industrial Museum (visit) 

Preserved Steam Locos: 4ft 8" Gauge; (GWR 252) - EBW/1855 (Frame pieces and wheelsets only remain in stores), "Elizabeth" - HC 1888/58, (Hodbarrow) - HE 299/1882, RAF No.111 "Aldwyth" - MW 865/1882. 3ft Gauge; (Lord Granby) - HC 633/02. 2ft Gauge; (Cheetal) - JF 15991/23. 1ft 6" Gauge; "Jack" - HE 684/1898. Preserved Diesel Locos: 4ft 8" Gauge; "Southam 2" - HC D625/42, B16 ND3066 - HE 2390/41, JF 22060/37, JF 22893/40. 3ft 6" Gauge; "Pioneer" - HC DM634/46, HC DM733/50. 3ft Gauge; 4057 - HE 4057/53, JF 20685/35. 2ft 11" Gauge; HC D571/32. 2ft 8" Gauge; HE 3200/45. 2ft 6" Gauge; (Junin) - HC D557/30. 2ft 1" Gauge; No.5 - HE 4019/49. 2ft Gauge; 664 - HC DM664/52, HC DM749/49, HC DM803/54, 1 - HE 2008/39, HE 2959/44, HE 5340/57, HU 36863/29, (Layer) - JF 21294/36 Dsm. Preserved Electric Locos: 4ft 8" Gauge; GB 2543/55. Preserved Battery Electric Locos: 4ft 8" Gauge; GB 1210/30 reb HE 9146/87. 2ft 6" Gauge; HT 9728/85. 1ft 6" Gauge; 5A - GB 1326/33. Preserved Steam Crane: 4ft 8" Gauge; Booths 4161B/31. Preserved Hand Crane: 4ft 8" Gauge; Smiths 3012. 

Notes: 

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

2) HC DM1368/65 + HE 4756/54 + GB 1325/33 were located in the "Coles" shed, which was not visited on the day due to health & safety restrictions.

Network Rail, Holbeck Plant Depot, Leeds (part visit) 

Track Machines; 75401, 98906/956. Road/Rail: Network Rail; 979048-4 AE05 SMU - Unimog U400 207382, 979044-3 AE55 EOW - Unimog U400 207297, 919005-7 W422 EOL - Volvo. Hydrex; 940210-6 4272 - Case 988 CGG0232362/03.

Neville Hill Depot & Yard, Leeds (view) 

08724/950, 91102. DMU; 144001, 158862/902, 333016. HST Power Car; 43076. DVT; 82230. Barrier Vehicles; 6392/397. Internal Users; 041450 (assumed)/498, 041972 (carries 041633 in error), 041901 (assumed), 042180/181. Passing: DMU; 170303/309. Note; Research and enquiries into the identities of the Internal Users shown above as "assumed" were carried out after the trip. This unanimously revealed them to be 041450 and 041901 as stated.

Freightliner, Leeds Midland Road Depot (view) 

66506/507/510/542/554/557/562/577/578/581/593/595/597 66609/621/951. Road/Rail: Hydrex; 911077-4 5026 - Komatsu PC138US 4642/04.

Kirklees Light Railway, Clayton West (visit) 

Preserved Steam Locos: 1ft 3" Gauge; "Fox" - TaylorB No.9/87 in steam, 6 (Badger) - TaylorB No.10/91 in steam, 1 (Hawk) - TaylorB No.11/98 reb TaylorB/2008 in steam, "Owl" - TaylorB No.12/2000 in steam. Preserved Diesel Locos: 1ft 3" Gauge; (Jay) - TaylorB/92 in traffic, 7 - TaylorB/91 reb 2008 steam outline, in traffic. Preserved DMU; 56495. Preserved Carriage: B.R.Mark1; 80377. 

Notes: 

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

2) Also noted was the frame of a new 4 wheeled Diesel loco under construction. 

3) DMU 56495 was a recent arrival from the Dean Forest Railway.

Meadowhall Station 

DMU; 142056, 144012, 158754/851, 185124. Voyager; 220011. Trams; 103, 107, 116, 117, 121.