Oh bugger! Sods law says I'll be in the last coach then.
Yes, that's what I thought (I assume you mean Salisbury, not Winchester). The afternoon trip would turn her through 180 degrees so that she would...
Just as spectacular at West Byfleet. The glorious aroma of coal smoke and steam permeated the whole house for a good 20 minutes afterwards!
Couldn't believe my eyes when I saw mention of an 8 minute stop on the SW mainline at that time of day. Well organised and it seemed to go like...
What's hauling tomorrow's DCE? UK Steam Info shows 44932 on one page but 70013 on another.
Thanks for the info. - I assumed that the A4 had already gone back to Aberdeen. Having told my cousin to watch out for steam at Inverurie tomorrow...
So, what about tomorrow? Will the 37 take the train to Aberdeen or will 60009 be moved up to Inverness today?
Does anyone know why Britannia is at Ropley?
Just through West Byfleet about 17 minutes down. Britannia working hard - 33 silent.
You wangled successfully - a 33 it is!
Now that would be nice. After a near silent summer the SW mainline could do with some noise!
West Coast 37 headed west passed through West Byfleet at 20.19 - maybe on Thunderbird duty.
32 mins late at West Byfleet.
OC through West Byfleet approx. 7 mins down. 47 at rear.
Forget photography - waste of time going out for this one. 2 boxes and Tornado not doing any work. Seems little point in dragging a dead engine...
80 down at West Byfleet. Working hard.
4 minutes down at Byfleet Junction and working hard. Music to the ears!
On time at West Byfleet this evening but crawling at around 20mph. Many empty seats.
1408 @ West Byfleet. Not apparently in any hurry to make up time.
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