TRIP 450

Doncaster Flyer

12th February 2011

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Photos taken by Chris Weeks

Top row
66555 stabled at the head of a HOBC train in Doncaster Wood Yard
73117 and 77907 at Doncaster Wood Yard
EE3998/70 shunting at Tata's Stockbridge works.

Bottom row
EE3998/70 shunting at Tata's Stockbridge works.
31 YE2904/64 at Tata's Alwarke site.
222017 calls at Doncaster whilst working the 18:17 to St. Pancras International.

Meadowhall Area, Sheffield  

Tram: 103

Coopers (Metals), Part of EMR, Attercliffe, Sheffield (view)

Industrial Diesel Locos: 33 - EEV 3998/70, 1137 (GILLIAN) - EEV D1137/66, YE 2714/58*. Ex BR: 08872*/953, 37671/689*/693/891.

* = assumed

Bradfield Road, Sheffield

Tram: 110.

Middlewood, Sheffield:

Tram: 124.

Tata Steel, Stocksbridge Works, Stocksbridge, Sheffield (visit)

Industrial Diesel Locos: (No.1 714/37) - Robel 21.12RK3/69, 30 - YE 2750/59, 33 - YE 2740/59, 37 - YE 2736/59, (STOCKSBRIDGE RAILWAY CO) 38 - YE 2798/61. Diesel Crane: Coles 18203/59.

Notes: 1 - A huge thank you must go to Dan Conway & Joe Churchill for the arranging and hosting of a very enjoyable visit.

2 - 33 was busily shunting during our visit.

3 - 34 is currently undergoing repairs at Aldewarke.

4 - 37 & 38 are out of use.

5 - The Robel's crane is missing from its back.

Corus, Aldwarke Works, Rotherham (view)
Industrial Diesel Locos: 31 YE 2904/64, 32 - YE2935/64, 35 YE 2635/57. Passing: DMU: 144012

Quattro Plant, Long Sandall (visit) **
Road/Rail: 216 (EJZ4139) (943048-7) - Barford 6 tonne SXR6000 Swivel Skip SX60366/SMMF0327/01, 331 (940310-4) - Komatsu PW130 K30656, 334 (940409-4) - Komatsu PW130 Superailer K32104, 336 (940330-2) - Komatsu PW130 Superailer K34121, 411 (940340-1) - Komatsu PW150 Superailer K34295, 425 (940375-7) - Komatsu PW160 Megarailer 10 K40241, 435 (940386-4) Komatsu PW160 K40265/05, 438 (940387-2) - Komatsu PW160 Megarailer 10 K40267, 468 (940324-5) - Komatsu PW170 Superailer K34109, 473 (940344-3) - Komatsu PW170 K35038, 506 (943044-6) Benford EH05EN192, (513) (911203-6) - Komatsu PC128 8122, 556 (914063-1) Komatsu D41P B40223/04. Trailers: 566 (010216-8) Rexquote 1621/02, 579 (010229-1) - Rexquote 1793/03, 581 (010231-7) - Rexquote 1837/03, 591 (010028-7) - Rexquote 2163/07, 592 (010029-5) - Rexquote 2164/07, 616 - Chieftain RT1031/06, 621 (010266-3) - RT1036/06, 643 (010259-8) - Chieftain RT1025/05, 653 (010284-6) - RT 14228A/04.

Passing: Diesel: 60040, 66056/088/140/152/180.

Doncaster Decoy/Carr Yards (view) **
Diesel: 66191/716/731. Network Rail Wagons: 12902/908/913/914/959/986/988,
380008/030/170/171/172/187/189/190/330/409/509/625/626/627.
Passing: DMU: 153385.

Doncaster Wood Yard (view) **
Diesel: 66555. Track Machines: 73117, 76502, 77907, 81601. Road/Rail: Swietelsky Babcock Rail: V42HGG (979062-5) - Mercedes-Benz Unimog U1650 with Access Platform 193745. Network Rail Wagons: 12904/905/906/907/909/915/933/944/952/953/963/970/972/977/983/992, 29120/126/309/324/347/384/495/535/546, 92265/278/332/333/340/343/349/350 92352/ 358/363/364/366/367/368/705/706, 380019/155/157/159/318, 501028/113/181/203/204/278/279, 503123, 3170 5992 006-9, 3170 5992 033-x, 3170 5992 054-4.

DBS, Doncaster Depot (view) **

Diesel: 08925, 66018/056/088/126/140/152/165/177/180/249. Snowploughs: 966096*/097. Road/Rail: AE05 ETO (979045-0) Unimog U400 207350, AE05 ETR (979041-9) Unimog U400 207282.

Hydrex RSD, Doncaster Depot (view) **

Road/Rail: 5026 (911077-4) - Komatsu PC138US 4642/04, 5027 (911078-2) Komatsu PC138US 4648/04, 5587 (914305-9) - Komatsu D41P B30051, 6137 (911127-7) - Komatsu PC138 6262, 6576 (911028-7) - Komatsu PC138US 7796/08, 6799 (911211-9) - Komatsu PC138 7802. Trailers: RT111 (010187-1), RT237 (010294-5), RT241 (010301-8).

Doncaster Station (approx 1 hour)

Diesel: 66513/522/701/951, 67020. HST: 43309/316. Electric: 91117/118.

DMU: 142045/088/089, 144012, 158792/795, 170303, 180105/111/112"JAMES HERRIOT"/113/114, 185140. DEMU: 220005, 222017. Carriages: HST Mk3: 41083/159, 40708, 42130/163/228/286/322, 44050. Mk3 DVT: 82304. Mk4: 10301/304, 11280/291/307/322/407/422, 12210/231/316/329/405/452/460/461

12473/476. Mk4 DVT: 82204/230. Track Machines: 73108*, 75403, 79261/271.

* = assumed  

Wabtec Rail, Doncaster (viewed from Station)

Industrial Diesel Locos: 08669/762. Carriages: Mk3: 10203/245, 11028. Network Rail Wagons: 380009/125/129/132/308, 501026/034/094/098/197/198/232.

** = Not seen by all in party