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by TimBrown
16:09 Wednesday 24th April 2019
Forum: Trains
Topic: Why I couldn't go to Wythall...
Replies: 2
Views: 58

Re: Why I couldn't go to Wythall...

...because I was at the Swanage Railway instead! Got to ride behind a 'Battle of Britain' and a 'T9' in lovely sunshine, and drive there in a 'classic' 1993 Rover 600 too! Thanks for the pictures and video, I have never been to Swanage so might try and make it soon. I was hauled by some Bulleid loc...
by TimBrown
19:51 Monday 22nd April 2019
Forum: Preservation
Topic: Easter 2019 Event at Wythall.
Replies: 0
Views: 74

Easter 2019 Event at Wythall.

This selection of photographs taken on the Easter holiday, Sunday 21 April 2019 and Monday 22 April 2019. 21 April 2019 Transport Museum, Wythall 025.JPG 21 April 2019 Transport Museum, Wythall 027.JPG 21 April 2019 Transport Museum, Wythall 043.JPG 21 April 2019 Transport Museum, Wythall 063.JPG 22...
by TimBrown
18:57 Monday 22nd April 2019
Forum: Fleet Discussion
Topic: Wythall Bristol Event
Replies: 13
Views: 296

Re: Wythall Bristol Event

These photographs of Bristol vehicles taken at on Sunday 21 April 2019. 21 April 2019 Transport Museum, Wythall 002.JPG 21 April 2019 Transport Museum, Wythall 004.JPG 21 April 2019 Transport Museum, Wythall 018.JPG 21 April 2019 Transport Museum, Wythall 032.JPG 21 April 2019 Transport Museum, Wyth...
by TimBrown
11:05 Thursday 18th April 2019
Forum: Trains
Topic: Charter trains at Stafford Saturday 13 April 2019.
Replies: 4
Views: 76

Re: Charter trains at Stafford Saturday 13 April 2019.

Either incredibly lucky or, more likely, extremely well planned to see so many charters in one place. Some excellent shots there so thank you, Tim. An avid rail enthusiast, photographer and railway worker told me the day before that Stafford would be a preservation charter mecca, so I checked on Re...
by TimBrown
15:25 Tuesday 16th April 2019
Forum: Trains
Topic: Charter trains at Stafford Saturday 13 April 2019.
Replies: 4
Views: 76

Charter trains at Stafford Saturday 13 April 2019.

Diesel locomotive 67028 is seen at Stafford circa 9 am hauling a New Street to Carlisle charter to Crewe where steam locomotive 60163 'Tornado' was due to work the train forward. 13 April 2019 Stafford 007.JPG 13 April 2019 Stafford 010.JPG Bo-Bo electric locomotive 86259/E3137 in original blue live...
by TimBrown
15:04 Wednesday 10th April 2019
Forum: Fleet Discussion
Topic: FMR Mercedes Citaro acquisitions
Replies: 291
Views: 34505

Re: FMR Mercedes Citaro acquisitions

Looks like they had a Nimrod launch event which was covered by CBW magazine... https://cbwmagazine.com/first-midlands-investment-in-worcester-and-leicester-fleets/ I didn't get an invite 🙄 I'm surprised the Civic Society haven't had a word with First Bus as all the 'Nimrod' branded buses are disres...
by TimBrown
14:31 Sunday 7th April 2019
Forum: Trains
Topic: 7029 'Clun Castle' on charter at Worcester 6 April 2019.
Replies: 3
Views: 121

Re: 7029 'Clun Castle' on charter at Worcester 6 April 2019.

MattW wrote:
18:24 Saturday 6th April 2019
Beautiful Tim. God's Wonderful Railway indeed!
I was going to come out but been to Cheshire to collect a boy-racer loud exhaust for one of my car collection :lol:
Fit a steam generator and a 'Castle' double chimney and they will hear you coming three miles away :) !
by TimBrown
12:42 Saturday 6th April 2019
Forum: Trains
Topic: 7029 'Clun Castle' on charter at Worcester 6 April 2019.
Replies: 3
Views: 121

7029 'Clun Castle' on charter at Worcester 6 April 2019.

7029 'Clun Castle' is pictured at Worcester Shrub Hill on Saturday 6 April 2019 where it took on water for the rest of journey between Dorridge and Oxford via Cheltenham and Swindon.This locomotive was designed by Charles Collett and built at BR Swindon Works 05/1950; the double chimney and 4 row su...
by TimBrown
09:23 Sunday 31st March 2019
Forum: Trains
Topic: 61306 'Mayflower' at Shrub Hill 30 March 2019 on Charter from Euston.
Replies: 4
Views: 141

Re: 61306 'Mayflower' at Shrub Hill 30 March 2019 on Charter from Euston.

Spot the error!
Mr Gresley wasn't the designer of B1 class of locomotive, the man responsible was Mr Edward Thompson my apologies to all.
by TimBrown
19:01 Saturday 30th March 2019
Forum: Trains
Topic: 61306 'Mayflower' at Shrub Hill 30 March 2019 on Charter from Euston.
Replies: 4
Views: 141

Re: 61306 'Mayflower' at Shrub Hill 30 March 2019 on Charter from Euston.

And this shot taken at 5-45 pm today, near the site of long since demolished Fernhill Heath station, of the train returning to London Euston via Kidderminster and Walsall - steam with diesel assistance!
30 March 2019 Fernhill Heath 103.JPG

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