TRIP 531

Lincolnshire Weekend

14th- 15th October 2017

Saturday 14/10/17

Newark Northgate Station (VISIT) 
Loco = 91114.

Coaches = 10309    11279       11306    11406    12208    12313    12406    12420    12422.    

DVT = 82208.

2nd Generation DMU = 180110.

DVT = 82208.

On Track Plant = 79301    79302    79303    79304.

Port of Boston, Victoria Group Ltd, Boston Docks (VISIT) :
Loco = 09022 - PB144 'PORT OF BOSTON EST 1884' (D4110) - Horwich/1961.

Thanks go to Andy Lawrence for organising & hosting our visit.

H.M. Prison & Probation Service, North Sea Camp Detention Centre, Freiston (VISIT):
Narrow Gauge Loco (2ft) = Unnumbered - Lister-Blackstone 55413/1967 - plinthed beside gatehouse, within the centre.

Narrow Gauge Freight Stock (2ft) = 2 x Unnumbered 'V' type Skip tipping wagons - plinthed behind the loco above.

Thanks go to Michelle Quirke (Governor) for granting our visit and to Steve Loveley for arranging & hosting.

Colin Copcutt, Silverleaf Cottage, Old Leake (VISIT) :
Narrow Gauge Locos (2ft) = SP 202 - Clayton B0182C/1974 (Ex Page 25 - 17EL)
Unnumbered - Muir Hill 110/1925 (Ex Page 32 - 17EL)
Unnumbered - Wingrove Rogers 918/1936 (Ex Page 271 - 17EL).

Narrow Gauge Loco (600mm) = R/4 'JANE' - Motor Rail 8565/1940 (Ex Page 36 - 17EL).

Narrow Gauge Freight Stock (2ft/600mm) = 1 - [4wh Hudson Skip Wagon] - chassis only with plank decking and two NG turntables on top
2 - [4wh Hudson Skip Wagon] - chassis only with plank decking
3 - [4wh Hudson 'V' Type Tipping Skip] - chassis only
4 - [4wh Flat] - chassis with WR 918 sat on top
5 - [4wh Plank Decking Flat]
6 - [4wh Hudson 'U' Type Side Tipping Skip]
7 - [4wh Hudson Skip Wagon] - chassis only
8 - [4wh Hudson Skip Wagon] - chassis only
9 - [4wh Hudson 'V' Type Side Tipping Skip]
10 - [4wh Hudson Flat] - converted to a passenger carrying vehicle by adding two benches facing each other.

Thanks go to Colin for organising and to Colin & his son Edward for hosting our visit.

It was at this point that one of the party left us to persue his own interests, and we met back up with him and another member who was joining us, later at the hotel - their sightings are noted at the end of the day.

Sibsey Level Crossing (VIEW) :
2nd Generation DMU's = 156416    158780.

Kirkby Green Light Railway, Scopwick (10.1/4" gauge)(VISIT) ;
Locos = 1946 'WILLIAM BELL' 4-6-2 - David Curwen 1547/1947
4906 'VALIANT' 4-4-2 - Southern Miniature Railway/1948, rebuilt Stuart Ravell/2006
(4808 'VANGUARD') 4-4-2 - Southern Miniature Railway/1948 - frames only, dismantled undergoing overhaul
5091 'VICTORY' 4-4-2 - Southern Miniature Railway/1952
7312 (1250) 'TEXAS PACIFIC' 4-4-2 - H. McLellan/1976
(23666 'REGINALD C. SUMMERS') "Britannia" 4-6-2 - Reginald C. Summers/1970
(1865) "Atlantic" 4-4-2 - David Curwen & Edgar Newbery/1965 - frames only, dismantled undergoing overhaul
37501 'TEESSIDE STEELMASTER 4w-4wDH - Gavin Motley Engineering(East Keal)/2006
66510 4w-4wDH - Gavin Motley Engineering(East Keal)/c2013
2333 'SANTA FE' 3-Car Unit - Charles Millington/1950 - in a corrugated (tunnel ?)building
'JOHN' 4wBE TRAM - Gavin Motley Engineering (East Keal)/1982
Unnumbered 4w-2BE - Stuart Ravell/2017
Unnumbered 'Vindec' Ladies Bicycle (converted to Rail Cycle by using parts of two that were found dumped) - Stuart Ravell/c1980's

Coach = 'ANNIE' - Clerestory Bogie Enclosed Open.

Freight Stock = Unnumbered - Bogie Long Equipment Carrying Flat (with handles on each end - to propel along manually)
Unnumbered - 4wh Flat Wagon (converted to a side tipping ballast wagon, by adding a round drum to it).

Thanks go to Stuart for organising & hosting our visit, and to the volunteers for some of their information.

North Ings Farm Museum & Narrow Gauge Railway, Dorrington (VISIT) :
Narrow Gauge Locos (2ft) = No.9 'SWIFT' 4wVBT - T. Hall 1859401/1994, rebuilt from an earlier 1970 built 4wVBT by J. Marshall
Unnumbered 4wDM - Clay Cross/1961 - built using parts from a Lister
Unnumbered 4wDM - Hunslet 6013/1961
'BULLFINCH' 4wDM - Hunslet 7120/1969
Unnumbered 4wDM - Motor Rail 7493/1940
LOD 758022 'PENELOPE' 4wDM - Motor Rail 8826/1943
Unnumbered 4wDM - Orenstein & Koppel/c1932
Unnumbered 4wDM - Ruston 183773/1937 - has Lister engine No.4053037 fitted
'INDIAN RUNNER' 4wDM - Ruston 200744/1940
(No.1) 4wDM - Ruston 371937/1954
Unnumbered 4wDM - Ruston 375701/1954 - dismantled frame only
Unnumbered 4wDM - Ruston 421433/1959 - worked the train.

Narrow Gauge Coaches (2ft) = Unnumbered 4wh 2 Open Sided Compartment Brake 3rd - P.N.Lowe (Abbey Light Railway) 3/1987, new body built on a Ex-RAF ammunition flat wagon - formed the train

Unnumbered 4wh 2 Open Sided Compartment 3rd - P.N.Lowe (Abbey Light Railway 2/1985, new body built on a ExRAF ammunition flat wagon - formed the train

Unnumbered 4wh 2 Open Sided Compartment 3rd - P.N.Lowe (Abbey Light Railway) 3/1991, new body built on a Ex-RAF ammunition flat wagon - formed the train

Unnumbered 4wh 1 Compartment Brake 3rd, new body built on a Hudson skip wagon chassis - stored in lean to beside loco shed

Unnumbered 4wh 1 Compartment Central Bench 3rd, new body built on a Hudson skip wagon chassis - stored in lean to beside loco shed

Unnumbered 4wh 1 Compartment Central Bench3rd , new body built on an Ex-North Sea Camp Hudson skip wagon chassis - stored in lean to beside loco shed

Unnumbered 4wh 1 Compartment Semi Open 3rd, new body built on a Hudson skip wagon chassis - stored in lean to beside loco shed

Unnumbered 4wh 1 Compartment Open 3rd - body only grounded in the undergrowth

Unnumbered 4wh Central Bench Personnel Carrier, new body built on a Ex- Anglian Water Hudson skip wagon chassis

Unnumbered 4wh 1 Compartment 3rd (x 6) - Built by inmates at North Sea Camp on Hudson skip wagon chassis's.

Narrow Gauge Freight Stock (2ft) = Unnumbered 4wh Tank Wagon - Ex Knostrop Sewage Works
Unnumbered 4wh Hudson skip chassis - carries a cement mixer
Unnumbered 4wh Diesel Tank - Ex Kirby Green, tank is mounted onto a horse drawn wagon chassis
Unnumbered 4wh 3 Plank Coal Open, bodywork built onto a Hudson skip wagon chassis
Unnumbered 4wh Hudson skip chassis - carries a Merryweather Model 'B' Fire Pump
Unnumbered 4wh Covered Van - Ex Knostrop Sewage works, minus all bodywork & roof, just steel framework on underframe
Unnumbered 4wh Platelayers Trolley - carries a stationary gas engine
Unnumbered 4wh Steel Ballast Hopper - body built onto an Ex Anglian Water Hudson skip wagon chassis
Unnumbered 4wh Side Door Ballast Hopper - body built onto an Ex Anglian Water Hudson skip wagon chassis
Unnumbered 4wh Plant Decking Flat Wagon - Ex Kirby Green Hudson skip chassis
Unnumbered 4wh Steel Decking Flat Wagon - Ex Kirby Green Hudson skip chassis
Unnumbered Bogie Flat Wagon - constructed from two Hudson skip wagon chassis's.
There were several unnumbered Robert Hudson of Leeds built 'V'-Type Side Tipping wagons and chassis's, all buried dotted about the site within the undergrowth, these came from ; Chesterfield & Knostrop(Leeds) Sewage works, Anglian Water works, Amber Valley Colliery & Robert Teal, Whisby, Lincoln.

There were also several tractors and road rollers on site.

Thanks go to Dave Billmore and Malcolm Phillips for organising and Malcolm, Brian & Terry for hosting our visit.

Lincolnshire Fire & Rescue Training Facility, RAF Waddington (VISIT) :
Coaches = 5745 (Ex-Virgin Trains) - On tracks
5948 (Ex-Virgin Trains) - Leaning on an embankment
5983 (Ex-Virgin Trains) - On its side

The facility is used for training where all types of accidents/incidents and natural disasters such as earthquakes, occur.

Thanks go to Ian Taylor for organising and to Sean Morley for hosting our visit.

The party also viewed Vulcan Bomber XM607 - in the airfield base on the opposite side of the road

Museum of Lincolnshire Life, Lincoln (VISIT) :
Industrial Loco (Std Gauge) = Unnumbered 4wDM - Ruston 463154/1961.

Narrow Gauge Locos = (2ft 6in) Unnumbered 4wPM - Ruston-Proctor 52124/1918.
(2ft 3in) Unnumbered 4wDM - Ruston 192888/1938.
(2ft) Unnumbered 4wDM - Ruston 421432/1959.

Narrow Gauge Freight Stock = Unnumbered Wooden Mining Tub Wagon.

Also noted in the transport hall were various tractors, traction engines, motorbikes, horse drawn carts, road-rollers, vintage farming machinery and a 1915 WW1 Mark IV tank.

S.Lyon & Son (Haulage) Ltd, Skellingthorpe (VISIT) :
Industrial Loco = 'CHARLES' 4wDM - Ruston 417889/1958.

The party was also shown a couple of Ruston-Bucyrus tracked dragline excavators and a 1960's Karrier Fire engine.

Thanks go to Sally Lyons for organising and to Dave Gledhill for hosting our visit.

Stockholes Farm Miniature Railway, Belton (7.1/4" gauge) (VISIT) :
Locos = 35 'HOLMSIDE No.6 AREA' 0-6-0ST - Ray Bairstow/1990 - working the trains
(6100 'ROYAL SCOT') 4-6-0 - Reg Gee/c1985 - partially dismantled
5420 4-6-0 - Ivan Smith/1991
7105 0-6-0T - B. Ward/1996
33029 0-6-0 - G. Dutton/1997
Unnumbered "Holmside" 0-6-0ST - R. Martin/1975
43924 0-6-0 - Richard Gomersal/1994
(5521 'SILVER JUBILEE') 4-6-0 - Stockholes Farm Miniature Railway Society(SFMRS)/under construction
6310 'EARL MOUNTBATTEN OF BURMA' 4-6-4 - Mardyke Miniatures/Ivan Smith/2000
67662 2-6-4T - Balmforth/1951
('HOLYHEAD') "Patriot" 4-6-0 - Ivan Smith/under construction
'ROWLEY'('BRIDGET') 0-4-2T - Rowland Parker/SFMRS/2007
Unnumbered 4-6-0 "LMS Black 5" - SFMRS/under construction (frame & wheels only)
2663 'GEORGE THE FIFTH' 4-4-0 - Bassett-Lowke/c1912
'PEGASUS' 0-6-0T - Unknown builder & year
6231 'DUCHESS OF ATHOLL' 4-6-2 - Brook Motors/c1949
Unnumbered "LMS Garrett" 4-6-2+2-6-4 - SFMRS/under construction (frame & wheels only)
251 4-4-2 - A. Balmforth/1974
45401 4-6-0 - Steve Wood/1996
7132 0-4-0Tram - Peter Wood/????
6233 'DUCHESS OF SUTHERLAND' 4-6-0 - Ivan Smith/under construction
15 'WEMBLEY 1924' 4w-4wBE - Compass House/????
10000 6w-6wBE - SFMRS/????
D7054 4w-4wDM - Unknown builder & year - working the trains
D1111 4w-4wBE - H.D. Perriton/c1968 - using electrical components from a c1948 Stanley Engineering (Egham,Surrey) built "Argson" Ex- NHS Three Wheel Electric Invalid Scooter (they were called Argson's after the company who Stanley took over from)
(7190) 0-6-0PM - Matey, Bethay & Bradly/????
'DELTIC' 6w-6wBE - Ivan & Barbara Smith/???? - this loco was supposed to have been a Class 55 replica (but didn't look like one), so Barbara re-styled the bodywork to represent the prototype and it was converted during the 1990's from a PM to a BE by Ivan
Unnumbered "LMS Pug" 4wChain Driven - SFMRS/under construction (frame & wheels only)
Unnumbered 4wBE - SFMRS/under construction (frame & wheels only)
Unnumbered 0-6-0PM(Class 03/04) - Jordan Andrew/????
D2902 4wChain DrivenBE - SFMRS/????
(D5514) 6w-6wBE - Adam Aldridge/????
31407 'MERLIN' 6w-6wDM - Compass House/????.

Coaches = NE 432012 - Bogie 5 Plank Long Open, converted for passenger use
NE 451004 - Bogie 5 Plank Long Open, converted for passenger use
NE 635351 - Bogie 5 Plank Long Open, converted for passenger use
NE 164852 - Bogie Steel Long Open, converted for passenger use
LMS 672723 - Bogie 3 Plank Long Open, converted for passenger use
Unnumbered 'sit-astride' Royal Train liveried coaches (x 3).

On Track Plant = Unnumbered 4wh Pump Handle Trolley - SFMRS/under construction (frame, wheels & handle only).

Freight Stock = No.1 - 4wh 7 Plank Open
209 - 4wh Saxa Salt Van
NE 162030 - 4wh Brake Van
NE 118219 - Bogie Long Open Coal Wagon
Unnumbered - 4wh NE Goods Van
Unnumbered NE Bogie Transformer Well Wagon - carries LMS H3015, a 5 plank open which acts as the driver's seat for 7132
Unnumbered Bogie Well Wagon - converted for use as a drivers' seat for (D5514)
Unnumbered 4wh 5 Plank Open - converted for use as a drivers' seat for 10000.

The party enjoyed rides behind 35 'HOLMSIDE No.6 AREA' & D7054.

Thanks go to Barbara for organising and to Ivan, Barbara & the other members for staying on and waiting for us to arrive and hosting this excellent visit.

The Trolleybus Museum, Sandtoft (PARTIAL VISIT) :
Trams = Sheffield Corporation 419/1924 - Lower Saloon body only grounded
Sheffield Corporation 422/1924 - Lower Saloon body only grounded.

Trolleybuses (noted) = Aachen (Germany) 22 [AC-L-379] - 1956 Henschel 562ESSW/Ludewig RB44/17T - behind a building at the rear of the site, front end visible on one of the parties' photographs
Walsall 872 [XDH 72] - 1956 Sunbeam F4A/Willowbrook H36/34RD - on the left hand side of the drive looking from the road through the fence
Cardiff 203 [CKG 193] - 1942 AEC 664T/Northern Counties H38/32R - first one in the row, next to the body of Sheffield 442
Wellington (New Zealand) 82 [EV 6757] - 1963 BUT(Leyland)RETB1/MCCW B42D - second one in the same row as above
Manchester 1344 [ONE 744] - 1955 BUT 9612T/Burlingham H32/28R - third one in the above mentioned row.

Thanks go to the staff for permitting us this impromptu but brief (due to timing) visit.

Crowle & Thorne Moors Railway Society, Crowle Moor (VISIT) :
Narrow Gauge Industrial Locos (3ft) = (H 1023) 4wDM - Motor Rail 40S302/1967 - Ex Page 230 - 17EL (inside the shed)
(H23) 4wDH - Schoma 5129/1990, rebuilt by Alan Keef/1998 - Ex Page 158 - 17EL (inside the shed)
Unnumbered 4wDH - Schoma 5131/1990, rebuilt by Alan Keef/1998 - slave unit - Ex Page 158 - 17EL (under tarpaulin outside)
Unnumbered 4wDH - Schoma 5132/1990, rebuilt by Alan Keef/1998 - slave unit - Ex Page 158 - 17EL (outside at the rear of the shed)
(S21) 4wDH - Schoma 5220/1990 - Ex Page 158 - 17EL (inside the shed)
Unnumbered 4wDH - Schoma 5221/1990 - slave unit - Ex Page 158 - 17EL (inside the shed).

Narrow Gauge Freight Stock = Unnumbered 4wh Flat Wagon (at the side of the shed).

Thanks go to Angus Townley & Melvyn Bailey for organising and waiting for our party to arrive before hosting our visit.

7 Lakes Country Park & Campsite, Ealand, Crowle (VISIT) :
Coach = 6163 (Ex-Virgin Trains)

This vehicle is used by the Humberside Fire & Rescue Service as training for level crossing recovery incidents and is the star attraction at the parks annual Rescue Day, which is also hosted by the Humberside Fire & Rescue Service.

It was at this point with the daylight all gone, that the party made their way to the hotel.
Here are the sightings from the member who left the party earlier in the day .

Boston Station (VISIT) :
2nd Generation DMU = 156405.

Sleaford Station (VISIT) :
2nd Generation DMU = 158773.

Central Station, Lincoln (VISIT) :
Locos = 60007    66765.

2nd Generation DMU's = 142088
153319    153376    153379.

Freight Stock = GBRF 640636    GBRF 640643    GBRF 640660    GBRF 640684.

Rail Access Point, South of Gainsborough :
Road/Railer = Quattro 419 (940422-7) - Komatsu PW150 K35133.

Central Station, Gainsborough (VISIT) :
Loco = 66250.

Lea Road Station, Gainsborough (VISIT) :
2nd Generation Unit = 153385
Also noted was the same DMU noted earlier at Sleaford station.

Decoy Yard, Doncaster (PASSING) :
Locos = 66068    66078    66132    66766    66777.

Freight Stock = Network Rail 380002    Network Rail 380031    Network Rail 380191    Network Rail 380192    Network Rail 380195    Network Rail 380331    Network Rail 380401    Network Rail 380601.

Station & Wabtec Rail Sidings, Doncaster (VISIT/VIEW) :
Locos = 67028    90036    91119.

DEMU = 221131.

2nd Generation DMU's = 142092    144012.

EMU's = 322483    322484.

On-Track Plant = 73113    79201 A&B.

Coach = 96374.

Freight Stock = GBRF 503042.

Marshgate Plant Depot, Doncaster (PASSING) :
On-Track Plant = 74002.

Road/Railer = Network Rail CE 64 NSV (978024-6) - Mitsubishi Fuso Lorry.

Station, Crowle (VISIT) :
On-Track Plant = 75401.

This member then met up with another member who was joining us for the Sunday, they met up in Scunthorpe and here are their sightings before joining up with the main party at the hotel.

River Precision Engineers Ltd, Scunthorpe (VISIT) :
Rail Cranes (Std Gauge) = 337 2t 4wVB - Grafton 2671/1943
(SC 3) 5t 4wVB - Booth 5902/1952 - jib removed
DS 1057/10 (DRT 80131) 10t 6wVB - Taylor & Hubbard 1694/1955 - jib removed.

Rail Crane (6ft gauge) = (562) 4wDM - Grafton2537/1931, a re-gauged from 7ft 1inch 4wVB at an unknown date.

There were also traction engines & steam rollers present on site.

Thanks go to Roy Bottomley for accommodating their ad-hoc visit, all future visits should be made in advance by contacting Roy (www.riverprecision.co.uk).

Volkerrail Ltd, Frodingham Depot, Dawes Lane, Scunthorpe (VIEW) :
Road/Railers = TRS 918 - 912236-5 - Platform Basket RR14-EV02
TRS 919 - 912274-6 - Platform Basket RR14-EV02
V821 DBV - 917010-9 - Seddon Atkinson 26305M
RRL 14003 - YV 04 GWU - 919057-8 - Renault Kerax 6x4
RRL 14004 - YV 04 GWW - 919058-6 - Renault Kerax 6x4
RRL 14005 - YV 04 FSK - 919059-4 - Renault Kerax 6x4.

Freight Stock = VR 97409 - Bogie Kirow Crane Support wagon.

Appleby-Frodingham Railway Preservation Society, Scunthorpe Steelworks (VIEW):
Industrial Locos = 3138 0-6-0T - Fabryka Lokomotywim Chrzanow 3138/1954 - partially dismantled (boiler & cab removed)
1 0-6-0DE - Yorkshire Engine 2877/1963

Coach = 4668.

DMU's = 56207    59245.

NPCCS = 6005 (88038) - Fish Van.

Freight Stock = BR B953867 - [Brake Van]
Unnumbered 4wh Flat Wagon
Unnumbered Brake Vans (x 3).

Appleby-Frodingham Steelworks, Scunthorpe (Central Engineering Workshops - West End) (VIEW) :
Industrial Locos = 30 'FUSION' Bo-BoDE - Corus Northern Engineering Services/2013
73 Bo-BoDE - Hunslet 7284/1972 - out of use
80 Bo-BoDE - Hunslet 7474/1977 - out of use
(HL) 4 0-4-0DE - Baguley-Drewry/G.E.C. Traction 3737/5437/1977 - out of use
Unidentified Yorkshire 'Janus' loco.

Freight Stock = 5720 (containing loco parts including a cab).

Appleby-Frodingham Steelworks, Scunthorpe (Workshop yard) (VIEW) :
Industrial Locos = 3 (93) 0-6-0DE - Yorkshire 2902/1963
8.704 Bo-BoDE - Maschinenfabrik Kiel 1600.004/1996
8.708 Bo-BoDE - Maschinenfabrik Kiel 1600.008/1996
Unidentified Baguley-Drewry/G.E.C. Traction Blast Furnace Hi- Line loco.

Appleby-Frodingham Steelworks, Scunthorpe (North Lincoln Road Bridge) :
Industrial Loco = 8.712 Bo-BoDE - Maschinenfabrik Kiel 1600.012/1996 - passing over the bridge.

Sunday 15/10/17 ;
RMS Group, Flixborough Wharf Ltd, Flixborough (VISIT) :
Industrial Locos = 29 0-6-0DH - Hunslet 7017/1971 - out of use
TNS 107 2w-2DMR - Robel 56.27-10-AG38/1982.

Thanks go to Karen Proudlove & Graham Tetley for organising and to Graham for hosting our visit.

Riverdale Farm, Susworth (VISIT) :
Tram = Newcastle Corporation 117/1901 - Lower Saloon body only grounded - derelict.

Barlings Farm, Susworth (VISIT) :
Tram = Sheffield Corporation 46/1920 - Lower Saloon body only grounded - used as a workshop.

Freight Stock = LMS 178607 - [12t Goods Van] - grounded body
Unidentified 12t Goods Van - grounded body - used as a summer house.

The identities of these vehicles were obtained post trip, following conversations between the events secretary and the person responsible for removing four tramcar bodies that were situated between the two above locations. There were originally 6 bodies which were all bought from Brigg market in the 1950's for the sum of 25 each.
The other four bodies are as follows :
Sheffield Corporation 419 & 422 of 1924 - Both located at The Trolleybus Museum, Sandtoft (see above),
Sheffield Corporation 460/1926 - Located at the South Yorkshire Transport Museum, Aldwarke.
Newcastle Corporation 114/1901 - Restored and now running again at the North of England Open Air Museum, Beamish.

Thanks go to Mrs Jacklin for granting us permission to visit.

William Blyth, Old Tile Works, Far Ings Tileries, Barton-upon-Humber (VISIT) :
Industrial Loco (2ft) = Unnumbered 4wDM - Motor Rail 8678/1941 - off track out of use.

Northfield Farm, Dam Lane, Thornton Curtis (VISIT) :
Coach = Unidentified Great Northern Railway 1st/3rd 5 Compartment Composite - body only mounted onto a road trailer - rescued from the cliffs at Skipsea in c2010.

Narrow Gauge Freight Stock = MOD TO209 - RNAD 4wh Ammunition Van - acquired from a nearby scrapyard a few years ago for 150.
Thanks go to the owner for granting us permission to visit.

InterTerminals (formerly Simon Storage), ABP Port of Immingham Docks (VISIT) :
Industrial Loco = Unnumbered 4wDH - Noord Nederlandsche Maschinenfabriek 83506/1984.

Freight Stock = Unnumbered 4wh Ex Tank Wagon (BR Scottish Region Registered 319?/1967 - used as a ballast wagon for the loco.

The loco was especially driven outside of the main complex and parked in a convenient location for the party to photograph it.

Thanks go to Andrew Rhodes & Daniel Peck for organising and to Dean Boon for hosting our visit.

Old Station, North Kelsey Moor (VISIT) :
Coach = Great Eastern Railway 352 - 6wh 5 Compartment Composite - grounded body.

Thanks to the owner for granting us permission to visit.

Waltham Windmill, Waltham (VISIT) :
Coach = Great Northern Railway (1886 ?) 5 Compartment Composite - grounded body used as a cafeteria.

Waltham Windmill, Waltham (Museum of Rural Life) (VISIT) :
Narrow Gauge Freight Stock (1ft 3in) = Unnumbered 4wh Skip Wagon Chassis - plinthed outside.

Waltham Windmill, Waltham (Grimsby & Cleethorpes Model Engineering Society) (VISIT) :
Locos (7.1/4" gauge) = 2003 'EARL MARISCHAL' 2-8-2 - Dave Smith/2006 - working the trains.
31190 6w-6wBE - Compass House/c2009 - working the trains.

Loco (5" gauge) = 3052 'GERMISTON' 4-8-2 - South African/Dutch builder/2000 - working the trains.

Coaches = 1B - 2 Compartment 'sit-in' Open 3rd
2A - 2 Compartment 'sit-in' Open 3rd
3B - 2 Compartment 'sit-in' Open 3rd
4A - 2 Compartment 'sit-in' Open 3rd
1007 - 'Sit-astride' in LNER Teak livery
1102 - 'Sit-astride' in LNER Teak livery.

The 5 inch gauge loco was hauling 7.1/4 inch gauge stock - possible due to the twin gauges of the rails.

Some of the party enjoyed a ride behind 2003 'EARL MARISCHAL'.

Snails Space Campsite & Cabins, Old Station Yard, Ludborough (VIEW) :
Coach = LMS 380 (DB 975183) - 12wh First Sleeper.

Lincolnshire Wolds Railway Plc, Ludborough (Station, Shed & yards) (VISIT) :
Locos = 1313 4-6-0 - AB Motala 586/1917
D3167 (13167 - 08102) - Derby/1955.

Industrial Locos = 'SPITFIRE' (701 'NCB WESTERN MIDLAND DIVISION) 0-4-0ST - Andrew Barclay 1964/1929
(2 'LION') 0-4-0ST - Peckett 1351/1914 - Dismantled in shed undergoing restoration
'FULSTOW' 0-4-0ST - Peckett 1749/1928
(7597 'ZEBEDEE') 0-6-0T _ Robert Stephenson & Hawthorn 7597/1949 - dismantled in shed undergoing restoration
(3793) 4wDM - Hunslet 5308/1960, rebuilt Resco L107/1981
Unnumbered 0-4-0DM - John Fowler 4210131/1957
(MS 8) 0-4-0DM - John Fowler 4210145/1958
'TIOXIDE 4' 0-4-0DM - Ruston 375713/1954
'TIOXIDE 6' 0-4-0DM - Ruston 414303/1957
'TIOXIDE 7' 4wDM - Ruston 421418/1958
"LITTLE DEBBIE" 0-4-0DE - Ruston 423657/1958
'DEBBIE' ('RICHARD CLARKE') (BTC Registered 3309/1968) 0-6-0DM - Bagnall 3151/1962.

Coaches = 1949    5154    5158    5161    6127 (72707)    9384    9393    13444    35123 (99070)    34553 (DB 975468).

NPCCS = 87872 (DB 975376)    94444 (DB 977200)    94600 (DB 977240)    96162 (86647 - 93647).

Departmental Stock = DB 975078 (34828 - 095028)
DB 975282 (434) - Ex Southern Railway 4wh Guards/Luggage Van
DB 975850 (87612)
DW 150486 - [GWR 4wh Tube Wagon].

Internal User = 083661 (950847) - BR Bogie Bolster.

Road/Railer = (E22 LBT) - Geismar G.85 4208/1988 (Ex Jarvis/Fastline RTU 6003).

Freight Stock = Great Eastern Railway 250 - [4wh Flat]
LMS 492136 - [20t Tube Wagon]
LMS 730794 - [Brake Van]
LNER 187994 - [22t Grain Hopper Van]
LNER 203814 - [22t Grain Hopper Van]
LNER 203834 - [22t Grain Hopper Van]
LNER Unnumbered - [4wh Bolster Flat]
Southern Railway 55541 - [Brake Van]
Southern Railway 62067 - ['Walrus' Bogie Ballast Hopper]
BR B 784451 - [12t Vanwide] - grounded body
BR 900035 - [4wh Well Trolley]
BR B 933248 (041671) - [4wh Plate Wagon] - underframe only
BR B 954886 - [Brake Van]
BR 983526 - ['Catfish' Ballast Hopper]
BR 992870 - ['Dogfish' Ballast Hopper]
BR 994279 - ['Sturgeon' Bogie Rail/Sleeper Wagon]
MOD 5A - [4wh Long Ex-LNER Double Bolster]
MOD AD 47705 (RNAD 352) - [Ex LNER 12t Goods Van]
MOD AD 47715 (RNAD 355) - [Ex LNER 12t Goods Van]
MOD RNAD 164 - [4wh Flat] - underframe from a goods van
MOD RNAD 242 - [4wh Ammunition Flat]
NCB 38 - [4wh Open Coal Wagon Flat Underframe]
NCB 40352 - [4wh Tar Tank]
Private Owner P160888 - [4wh Wooden Frame Flat]
ICI Unnumbered - [4wh Tank Underframe Flat]
Shell-Mex/BP 1589 (BR Midland Registered 187226 - 67378 - 083662) - [Tank Wagon]
4304/05 - Permaquip collapsible 'B' type trolley.

Thanks go to Pauline Neal for organising and Paul Oliver for hosting our visit.

Fulstow Steam Centre, Carpenters Row, Louth (VISIT) :
Industrial Loco = No.1 0-4-0ST - Robert Stephenson & Hawthorn 7680/1950 - in steam & running.

Coach = Great Eastern Railway 355 - 6wh 5 Compartment 1st/3rd Composite - grounded body.

Miniature Locos (7.1/4" gauge) = 'THOMAS JACK' 0-4-0ST - Peter Clarke/1999
'JONATHAN' 0-4-0ST - Peter Clarke/1999
'SLO-MO' 4wPM - Roger Bush/1997
1 4wBE - Phoenix Locomotives/2008
GER 134 0-4-0PM Tram (s/o) - Ray Manning/1997
'ERIC' - bodyshell only, alternative for use on GER 134.

Minature Loco (5" gauge) = Unnumbered 0-6-0 - Peter Clarke/1983.

Miniature Coaches (7.1/4" gauge) = Unnumbered Bogie 3 Compartment Bench Seat Open (x 3)
Unnumbered Bogie 3 Compartment 'Sit-in' Open.

Miniature Coach (5" gauge) = LMS 25171 - Bogie 'sit-astride'.

On Track Plant = Unnumbered Type 17 Trailer - Wickham 8201/1960.

Freight Stock = BR B 933413 (041611) - [Plate Wagon] - underframe only
BR B 952012 - [Brake Van]
Unnumbered Wooden GNR ? /GER ? 4Wh Platelayers Trolley.

Thanks go to Peter and his wife for organising & hosting our visit.

Rick Howell Structural Steelwork Ltd, 'Woodlands', Theddlethorpe St Helens (VIEWED IN PASSING) :
Monorail Cars = Unnumbered Monorail Cars (x 4) - Ex-Butlins, Skegness c2002 - three were upright and one was on its side.

Not seen by all members of the party (two possible three at most who did see them).

'Marsoville'. Furlongs Road, Sutton-on-Sea (PARTIAL VISIT) :
Coaches = Unnumbered Great Eastern Railway 5 Compartment (x 2) - grounded bodies forming
the ground floor of a two storey house.

'Lindum', Furlongs Road, Sutton-on-Sea (PARTIAL VISIT) :
Coaches = Unnumbered Great Eastern Railway 5 Compartment (x 2) - grounded bodies forming a
single storey house.

'Waveland', Furlongs Road, Sutton-on-Sea (VIEW) :
Coaches = Unnumbered Great Eastern Railway 5 Compartment (x 2) - bodies only forming the
upper floor of a two storey house, house has been boarded up following a fire from
earlier in the year.

'Kirkham', High Street, Hogsthorpe (VISIT) :
Coaches = Unnumbered Great Eastern Railway 5 Compartment 3rd - grounded body
232B (?) Great Northern Railway 5 Compartment Brake 3rd - grounded body bearing the
name 'Sunniside' on one side (The number was stamped into one of the door handles)
Unnumbered Horse Drawn Bus - grounded body.
All three came from Chapel St.Leonards, where they had been used as holiday homes.

Thanks to the owner for granting us permission and for hosting our visit.