TRIP 434

Statfold Barn Open Day

19-20/09/09

DAY ONE - 19/09/09

Drayton Manor Park, Fazeley (visit) 

Preserved Diesel Locos: 2ft Gauge; 6 (Percy) - Metalbau 081366/2008 steam outline, 1 (Thomas) - Metalbau 081309/2008 steam outline, (Rosie) - Metalbau/2009 steam outline, "Polperro Express" - SL 2151-3-03/2003 steam outline. Notes: 1) A big thank you to Julie for arranging this fantastic visit, which took place prior to public opening. 2) It was not possible to obtain the manufacturers details for "Rosie", which arrived at the park in July 2009.

Tamworth Low Level Station 

EMU; 350245/266.

LH Group, Barton Under Needwood (visit) 

Industrial Diesel Locos; S 10151/64 reb TH/87 reb HAB 6432/97, 08077 (D3102) - Derby/55, 08891 (D4121) - Hor/61, 08873 - Dar/60, 08730 "The Caley" - Crewe/60 (ex p.245), GECT 5577/79 (ex p.131), 50 GC8 - RR 10267/67 reb RFSK/90 (ex p.248), D3991 - Derby/60 (ex p.145), 08785 - Derby/60 (ex p.145/245), 3 - S 10021/59 (ex p.247), (1) - S 10022/59 (ex p.247), S 10147/63 (ex p.218), 08691 "Terri" - Hor/59 (ex p.234), "Valiant" - S 10108 (ex p.213). London Underground Battery Loco; L52 - Don L52/74 (ex p.138). Road/Rail: Network Rail; S529 VOP - Unimog U1650 190907, AE05 SLZ - Unimog U400 207406, S528 VOP - Unimog U1650 190797, FN07FZM (979006-2) - Unimog U400 213217, AE55EOZ (979047-6) - Unimog U400 207373, WCML/OLE; Note; * = Volvo and + = Leyland Daf 45; W975BOH *, X853KOX *, X185MKN +, X168MKN +, X165MKN +, X858KOX (972005-1) *, W438EOL *, X186MKN +, X191MKN +, X164MKN +, X167MKN +, X187MKN +, X857KOX (972010-1) *, X856KOX (972004-4) *, W436EOL *, W425EOL (912009-6) *, X854KOX (972009-3) *, X851KOX (972001-0) *, X852KOX (972002-8) *, W429EOL (912015-3) *. Small Plant: LH Group; RD2003 - BP047, BP045. Fastline; PL030, PL045. 

Notes: 

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

2) Also present was a Mitsubishi Fuso Canter awaiting Road/Rail conversion.

Statfold Barn Railway Open Day 

Preserved Steam Locos: 4ft 8" Gauge; No.1 "Glenfield" - AB 880/02, HE 2868/43 reb HE 3883/62, P 1530/19, HC 1544/24 (ex p.215), No.65 - HC 1631/29 (ex p.225). 2ft 6" Gauge; (5 Tjepper) - Jung 2279/14, LaMeuse 3243/26 (in Steam). 750mm; No.1 - OK 614/00 (in steam), 5 "Pakis Baru" - OK 1473/05 (in steam). 2ft Gauge; (Isibuto) - WB 2820/45, Sragi 14 "Max" - OK 10750/23 (in steam), 9 "Sf.Djatibarang" - Jung 4878/30, "Trangkil No.4" - HE 3902/71 (in steam), No.1 "Harrogate" - P 2050/44 (in steam), "Sragi No.1" - Krauss 4045/1899 (in steam), JF 13355/12 (Dsm, ex p.49), 740 - OK 2343/07, 3 - Hen 14928/17 (ex p.229). 600mm Gauge; 5662 - OK 5662/12 (ex p.158). Preserved Diesel Locos: 4ft 8" Gauge; RRM13 - RH 305302/51, RRM134 CEGB No.24 - TH 188C/67. 3ft Gauge; RH 433388/59 (ex p.158). 2ft 6" Gauge; "Vickatchar" - HE 8819/79, "Sam" Yard No.26 - HE 2019/39, "Badger" - HB D1418/71 (in traffic), 19 - HE 9294/90. 2ft Gauge; HE 9351/90, HE 3621/47 (assumed), WHR No.5 - HE 6285/68 (in traffic), MR 8995/46 Dsm, (Leichhardt) - Bg/DC 2393/52 (Dsm, ex p.66), "Charley" - MR 9976/54 (in traffic), No.17 - MR 8640/41 (Dsm, frame only converted to a mobile Compressor to provide Air Braking for passenger services), N13 D7 - HT 7588/68, 2 - HT 6720/65, D4 - U/I Funkey, D5 - U/I Funkey, ND6455 "Bill" - RH 221625/43 (in traffic), "Nith" - HC DM1002/56, HE 8911/80 (assumed), BD 3782/84 (ex p.282). 1ft 3" Gauge; Guest/57 (ex p.180). Preserved Petrol Locos: 2ft Gauge; FH 1776/31, NemethJ/2009 reb HE 9903/2009 (Landrover), (Oakley) - Bg 774/19 (ex p.192). Preserved Petrol Railcar: 4ft 8" Gauge; "Libbie" - Bg 1097/20. Preserved Battery Electric Locos: 2ft Gauge; JML23 - GB 420253/70 reb WR/83, WR 6092/58. Replica Compressed Air Loco: 2ft Gauge; "Sid" - HE 9902/2009. Preserved Wickham Trolleys: 3ft 6" Gauge; Wkm 5864/51 (awaiting restoration). 2ft Gauge; Wkm 4164/48 reb CravenJ/87 (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. 

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

Quattro Plant, Rugeley (visit) 

Road/Rail; 499 Gen11 (942081-9) - Genie Z-45/22 06967/97, 492 (942071-0) - Genie Z-45/22 004219/96, 497 (942078-5) - Genie Z-45/22 006664/97, 498 (942078-8) - Genie Z-45/22 006678/97, MR17 (487) (942023-1) - Mecalec 11CX 02773/96, 489 (MR14) (942022-3) - Mecalec 11CX 06285/94, 481 (MR01) (942018-1) - Mecalec 11CX 02483/93, 482 (942016-5) - Mecalec 11CX 02552/94, 486 AJZ9910 (942020-7) - Mecalec 11CX 02698/96, MR26 CJZ5676 (942024-9) - Mecalec 11CX 02582/94, Rexquote Trailers; 287 (009008-2) - T12 2147/07, 290 (009001-7) - T12 2105/06, 288 (009009-0) - T12 2148/07, 293 (009012-4) - T12 2155/08, 292 (009011-6) - T12 2154/08. Note; A big thank you to Glen for arranging and hosting this fantastic visit.

Upper Birches Farm, Rugeley 

Grounded Bodies: B.R; 87042, 87997, 88055.

Network Rail, Stafford Brunswick Terrace compound (view) 

Road/Rail; W433EOL (912013-8) - Volvo, W435EOL - Volvo.

Stafford Station 

EMU; 350103/231/267.

On Line on Track Drainage, Burslem (visit) ** 

Road/Rail; DV51 XAS (976049-5) - Landrover 110, DV51 XAM (976050-3) - Landrover 110, DV51 XAW (976051-1) - Landrover 110, DU51 ONM (976048-7) - Landrover 110, DU51 ONR (976047-9) - Landrover 110. 

Note; A big thank you to Chris Brain for arranging and Hosting this fantastic visit.

DAY TWO - 20/09/09

A.P.Webb Plant Hire, Stafford (view) 

Road/Rail; 061 (910007-2) - JCB JS175W 0885252/03, (043) 970054-1 - O&K MH5 315534, RTE009 (911201-0) - Schaeff 0290, 940453-2 - Mecalec 14MBX 030800, (063) 910001-5 - JCB JS175W 0885349, (064) 910005-6 - JCB JS175W 0885352, RTE006 (911199-6) - Schaeff 0287, RAIL67 - JCB JS175W 0885400, SUX652X (912006-2) - Bedford TM4x4, SUX670X - Bedford TM4x4, RAIL66 (970040-0) - O&K MH5 315513, 970048-3 - U/I O&K MH5 315513, 970039-2 - U/I O&K MH5 315513, 949014-3 - U/I Road/Railer (type not known). Railability Trailers; TR40 (011305-8) - RT20TFA015, TR41 (011304-1) - RT20TFA016, TR32 - RT20TFA009, TR35 - RT20TFA010, TR33 - RT20TFA007, TR31 HYD - RT20TFH005, TR36 HYD (011280-3) - RT20TFH011, 011283-7 - U/I Railabilty Trailer, TR08 (011285-2) - U/I Railabilty Trailer, TR09 (011286) - U/I Railabilty Trailer, TUT001 (011309-0) - U/I Railabilty Trailer, 011365-2 - U/I Railabilty Trailer, 011364-5 - U/I Railabilty Trailer.

Amerton Railway, Stowe-by-Chartley (visit) 

Preserved Steam Locos: 3ft Gauge; (ED10) - WB 1889/11 Dsm. 2ft Gauge; Hen 14019/16 Dsm, "Jennie" - HE 3905/2005 (in steam), "Lorna Doone" - KS 4250/22, (Isabel) - WB 1491/1897, "Paddy" - Wbton 2/2007. Preserved Diesel Locos: 2ft Gauge; "The Trentham Express" (Golspie)- Bg 2085/34 (steam outline), "Dreadnought" - Bg 3024/39 (steam outline), "Gordon" - HE 8561/78 reb 2004 (in traffic), Jung 5869/34, MR 7471/40, MR 40SD501/75, RH 221623/43 Dsm, RH 506491/64. 

Notes: 

1) A big Thank You to John Strike for arranging and Pete Gully for hosting this fantastic visit 

2) Bg 774 is currently at the Statfold Barn Railway awaiting restoration. 

3) Moors Valley 20/95 returned to the Moors Valley Railway, after a loan spell, in March 2009.

Aston Marina, Stone (Worksite, view) 

Road/Rail: A.P.Webb; RDAP003 (942013-2) E875 - Thwaites 5-92609/97.

Electromotive Diesels Inc, Longport (view) 

Grounded Body: S.R; 1629 (PMV, assumed). 

Note; Industrial Diesel Loco TH 183V is believed to be allocated to this location. However it was not observed, so presumed as being situated inside the building.

The Pinnox Branch, Longport 

Internal Users; 025023, 025024.

Moseley Railway Trust, Apedale Heritage Centre (visit) 

Preserved Steam Loco: 2ft Gauge; (7) - HE 1215/16. Preserved Diesel Locos: 2ft 6" Gauge; (54) - FH 2196/40, Ruhrthaler 3909/69, DH887 ND10393 - BD 3756/81 (ex p.330). 2ft Gauge; 3 - MR 8878/44, 5 (65) - RH 223667/43, 7 - MR 8663/41, 13 - MR 11142/60, 14 "Knothole Worker" - MR 22045/59, 6 (16) - HE 9056/82, 18 8103 - HE 6299/64, 20 - MR 8748/42 (in traffic), 21 - MR 8669/41, 24 - HE 1974/39, ND10448 (25) - HE 6007/63, (26) - HE 6018/61, 27 - RH 198297/39, 24 (28) - RH 198228/40, "Vanguard" (29) - RH 195846/39, No.31 - RH 189972/38, 34 - RH 164350/33, 6 (36) - RH 280865/49, 37 - RH 260719/48 (in traffic), 38 - RH 223749/44, (40) - SMH 40SD516/79, (41) - MR 5821/34, 42 - MR 7710/39, (43) - SMH 104G063/76, 44 "Chaumont" - HU LX1002/68, (45) - RH 179870/36, ND6458 (48) - RH 235725/44, (50) - Dtz 10050/31, 53 - FH 2306/40, (58) - HC D558/30, 61 - MR 1320/18, (62) - RH 497542/63, (64) - RH 256314/49, (74) - OK (3444/30?), (80) - LB 52610/61, (81) - MR 2197/23 (in traffic), (86) - FH 2586/41, MR 7066/38 (ex p.97, Dsm, undergoing rebuild). Preserved Petrol Locos: 2ft Gauge; 6 - MR 9104/41, (22) - L 3834/31, (33) - MR 7033/36, LR2832 (39) - MR 1111/18, LR3090 (47) - MR 1369/18, 49 - 0K 4470/31, (52) - Bg 1695/28 (steam outline), (59) - OK 4588/32, (60) - MR 6035/37, (78) - MR 5038/30. Preserved Battery Electric Locos: 2ft 6" Gauge; 12 - BV 565/70, (70) - WR K7070/70. 2ft Gauge; 1 "Royal Scot" - WR C6717/63, (2) - WR C6716/63 (in traffic), "Pikrose" - PWR B0366/93, (67) - WR D6912/64, 71 - CE 5843/71. 1ft 6" Gauge; "Lady Anne" (72) - CE B0922A/75. Preserved Wickham Trolley: 2ft Gauge; (35) - Wkm 4131/47. Preserved Track Machine; Matisa TNS/000006 (on loan from the Talyllyn Railway). 

Notes: 

1) A big Thank You to Mel Roberts for arranging and Phil Robinson & David Jones for hosting this fantastic visit. 

2) Steam Loco HC 1238 was away on loan at the Leighton Buzzard N.G. Railway. 

3) Steam Loco KS 2395 was away on loan at the West Lancs Railway. 

4) Diesel Loco RH 237914 is currently stored off site at a private location, awaiting restoration.

Network Rail, Stoke SCC compound (view) 

Small Plant; 909134-7 - Geismar EGO-4 ST/04/02. Road/Rail; VX57 LUW - Landrover 130 (assumed), YS07 RSZ - Landrover 110 (assumed), VX56 JNZ - Landrover 130 (assumed), VX57 LRU - Landrover 130 (assumed). Passing: DMU; 153313/383.

Marcroft Engineering, Stoke on Trent (view) 

Industrial Diesel Locos: 4ft 8" Gauge; 08714 - Crewe/60 (ex EWS), RR 10241/66 reb TH 247V/73 (ex p.94, assumed), "Andrew" - TH 164V/66 (assumed), "Christopher" - RR 10269/67 (assumed). 

Note; TH 184V has now gone to an unknown scrap yard in Stafford.

** = Not seen by entire party.