Nice to see 47579 was in action again today on its running day.
It’s been sometime since anyone has posted any photos from Alton (butts). Work on the new bridge is well underway with the concrete supports being...
Sorry to everyone for the lighthearted post. I didn’t think it would be taken that way☹️.
It will be ready when it’s ready and not before.
Reading one of the magazines sometime ago. One town council has put their West Country name plate back on display. I was wondering how many other...
Can anyone confirm the Alresford departure times for L92 for this coming weekend.
I presume all the tender chassis regardless if they were Bulleid tenders or not were scrapped after the steel works had finished with them.
Just to add to your post above. I’ve put a link to the 499 appeal web page and also to their main web site....
A few photos from this morning I took from the main road.
From memory back in 1996 a GWR pannier tank visited the railway in LT livery. Possibly running has L94
If you can’t wait until 45379 returns to steam again some time in the future. I see Hornby is bring a model of 45379 out this year....
Butts bridge signal box
Let’s go for 47279 looks a bit more modern.
Nice photo Dave.
If a green class 47 floats your boat. We could always paint 47579 in to Freightliner green:)
I think one got on to Padd/Oxford service back in the day and possibly Waterloo Exeter before they went over to units.
Some years ago the railway had a few mk2’s in NSE livery. 50027 Lion on five/six mk1’s or mk2’s would bring back a few memories of Waterloo to...
If you don’t like it’s current livery what about Scotrail with a blue stripe. Now that would get my vote.
I’m sure someone could post a photo of...
Just got a new pair of glasses the other week. With any luck we will see a bit more of 47579 next year on some diesel running days.
There’s some great photo from today.
Nice photo Steve.
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