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On this Day in History - November

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    On this day in History - Day Excursion to Swansea - 4th November 1972

    One way in the early 1970’s of travelling to interesting railway destinations on the cheap was to become a Notts County Football Club supporter for the day and use their football special train (Footex). Being in the old Division 3 at this time meant little risk of football hooligans and some interesting railway destinations. On this day forty five years ago Notts County played Swansea away and I used the the Magpies Footex for a trip to South Wales and back with traction being provided by Peak 51 and in lieu of the match a walk out to Landore MPD. Result of the match was a win for Swansea 3-0.

    Nottingham - Swansea
    Class 03 (2382/86/97/99), class 08 (3020/58/59/82, 3168/75/85/86, 3255/66/69, 3419/34/37, 3515/78/94, 3606, 3756/57/90, 3907/10/94, 4005/12/19, 4119/27/28/38/70/72), class 20 (8002/12/16/39/72, 8146/57/58/80/92/93/95), class 23 (5901), class 25 (5180/81/98, 5202/25/40/46/67/71/72, 7510/13/14/15/16/17/20/64/69/86, 7615/19/24/42/44/56/57), class 28 (5705), class 31 (5689, 5837), class 33 (6505/24), class 35 (7094), class 37 (6607, 6727, 6876/84/85/91/99, 6913/23/58/79/81/87/92), class 40 (356), class 41 (41001/02), class 45 (46/48/51/64/75/88, 118), class 46 (147/48/69/91/92), class 47 (1551/89/92/99, 1603/12/15/53/73/74/82, 1700/16/17/20/28/29, 1804/27/65, 1902/09/13/17/30/31/43), class 52 (1011)
    Landore (87E)
    Class 03 (2087, 2119/41), class 08 (3356, 4174), class 37 (6889, 6924/31/43/91), class 47 (1594, 1613/41/44/67/68/69, 1712), class 52 (1004/19)
    Swansea – Nottingham
    Class 08 (3749), class 25 (7609/40), class 31 (5826/43), class 46 (144/55), class 47 (1647/59/76/80, 1707/29/45/47, 1928), class 52 (1001/16/24)

    Locomotives of note are: 1019 Western Challenger which would be the first of the class condemned when it was withdrawn in May 1973, 1004 Western Crusader which would quickly follow being withdrawn in August 1973, 3020 which would be withdrawn in December 1973 and sold to LAMCO, Liberia, Africa, 2087 which had been withdrawn over a year before in June 1971 from Landore and would survive for another six months before being broken up by Pounds Ltd at Fratton in March 1973 and 3255 which had been withdrawn in December 1972 and eventually sold to the National Coal Board

    I photographed a number of these engines above in later life and they can be seen in this collection.

    2397 (03397) – http://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/5579612268/
    3058 (08045) – https://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/14694611004/
    3082 (08067) – http://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/5558033232/
    3269 (08199) – http://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/5537985320/
    3434 (08364) – http://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/12007459515/
    3757 (08590) - http://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/5619786385/
    3994 (08826) - http://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/9172749710/
    8002 (20002) – http://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/5792192889/
    8016 (20016) – http://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/5593259236/
    5246 (25096) - http://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/6606743425/
    5271 (25121) – http://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/5624357421/
    5272 (25122) – http://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/5542605922/
    6884 (37184) - http://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/8186578543/
    6899 (37199) – http://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/6064179733/
    6991 (37291) - http://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/9243698829/
    6992 (37425) – http://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/6191368024/
    1001 – http://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/9114750676/
    1551 (47529) – http://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/5548650612/
     
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    On this Day in History – Newport/Aberbeeg – 20th November 1976

    Newport
    08029/35, 08400, 08595, 08634/54/57, 25154/55, 25210/19, 37138/59, 37207/13/22/29/31/32/51/74/92/93
    Newport Docks
    08117, 08636/39
    Aberbeeg
    08582, 37162, 37239/40/95

    I photographed a number of these engines above in later life and they can be seen in this collection.

    25210 – http://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/8219171167/
    25219 - https://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/16818514922/
    37231 – https://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/33046349212/
    37274 (37402) – https://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/20754384806/
    37293 (37425) – https://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/21596571401/
    37293 – http://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/5692579370/
    Aberbeeg - https://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/32417976392/
     
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    On this Day in History – Doncaster Works
    21st November 1970.


    Class 03 (2014/28/53/85, 2154), class 08 (3302, 3512/16/22/33/42, 3674/84), class 10 (4055), class 31 (5512/47/53/55/72, 5679, 5804), class 37 (6700/38/73/96, 6806/10/37/43, 6914/36/49/50/68/72), class 55 (9000/03/06/12/13/15/18/20), steam 60532

    Deltic availability appears low with eight (30%) in the works.

    I photographed a number of these engines above in later life and they can be seen in this collection.

    3542 (08427) - http://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/8256246957/
    5553 (31135) - https://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/15117796453/
    5555 (31137) – http://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/13005518254/
    5572 (31154) – http://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/7049953359/
    6738 (37038) – http://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/6688487957/
    6810 (37110) – http://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/6688484357/
    6843 (37143) – http://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/8107896125/
    6936 (37682) – http://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/6190847859/
    6949 (37249) – http://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/5808782907/
    6950 (37250) - https://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/14560419513/
    9000 (55022) – http://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/5979972763/
    9012 (55012) – http://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/6336170501/
    9013 (55013) – http://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/6855373101/
    9015 (55015) – http://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/6148875903/
    9018 (55018) – http://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/8713307964/
    9020 (55020) - http://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/9778146172/
     
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    On this Day in History – Tyneside
    24th November 1973. (Saturday)


    Tyne Yard
    Class 03 (2064), class 08 (3195, 3324, 3678), class 24 (5106), class 37 (6730, 6952), class (1764, 1880)
    South Gosforth (52J)
    Class 03 (2165)
    Newcastle Central
    Class 03 (2056/78, 2156), class 31 (5616/91), class 37 (6809), class 45 (22), class 47 (1507), class 55 (9004)
    Gateshead (52A)
    Class 03 (2059/61, 2147), class 08 (3182, 3674, 3926), class 24 (5107), class 31 (5821), class 37 (6731/42/71/87/93, 6942), class 40 (206/54/63/69, 353/60, 40154) class 45 (70/83/98), class 46 (169/79/80), class 47 (1101, 1520/27/45/77, 1988, 47004), class 55 (9017)


    2056 (03056) - http://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/8115176460/
    2059 (03059) - https://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/14059257375/
    5821 (31289) – https://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/14059256075/
    6742 (37042) – http://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/6475512969/
    6787 (37087) - https://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/15901000541/
    40154 – https://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/16144207148/
    360 (40160) – http://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/5890155824/
    22 (45132) – https://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/17418516486/
    70 (45048) - https://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/19465260218/
    83 (45142) - http://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/11285258155/
    98 (45059) – https://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/20614766114/
    169 (46032) – https://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/15792279195/
    179 (46042) - https://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/25463969025/
    1101 (47518) - http://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/5976987578
    1520 (47421) - http://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/6734802609/
    47004 – http://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/12183762665/
    9004 (55004) – http://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/6592795635/
    9017 (55017) – http://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/6948965551/
     
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    On this Day in History –Swindon Works
    26th November 1980. (Tuesday)


    The following locomotives were at Swindon Works on this date for repair:

    08225, 08396, 08432/36/44/61, 08522/27/40/43/58/98, 08681/84, 08744/58/69, 08807, 08919/51, 45053, 97652

    45053 was present for an Unclassified Repair.

    I photographed a number of these engines above in later life and they can be seen in this collection.

    08432 - https://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/8089177757/
    08432 – https://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/14555765075/
    08543 - http://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/8320255227/
    45053 – http://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/5827116091/
    45053 - https://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/8680290418/
     
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    27th November

    1976
    08685 – http://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/6403848925/
    20030 - https://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/15078291897/
    20097 – http://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/6242352357/
    45016 – http://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/5558996550/
    47554 – http://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/6233550910/
    1980
    31180 - http://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/9291020140/
    47358 - https://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/15304798955/
    56005 - http://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/9291017148/
    56039 - http://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/9072050107/
    56062 - http://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/6965682616/
    56076 - http://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/9288243415/
    56079 - http://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/6914333355/
    E56028 - http://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/6780928295/
    2008
    376034 - https://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/23952611172/
    2015
    43309 - https://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/23562471842/
    60095 - https://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/23607986592/
    66588 - https://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/23607981042/
    66713 - https://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/23303062349/
    91112 - https://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/23303072259/
    142090 - https://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/23020085664/
    144006 - https://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/23576203086/
    144014 - https://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/23306561420/
    144018 - https://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/23352571060/
    144021 - https://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/23602260475/
    180xxx - https://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/23020088734/
    180109 - https://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/23088383194/
    Barnsley SB - https://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/23519862231/
     
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    On This Day in History –North East
    30th November 1985


    Darlington
    08588, 08770, 31268, 31320, 47211
    Thornaby
    08161, 08200/11/25, 08383, 08502/04/75/82, 08777, 08828, 31131/96, 31276/81/83, 31322/23, 37003/06/09/42/65/66/68/96, 37134/98, 37241, 47050, 47105/20, 47421/23/35, 56076/088, 56130
    Tees Yard
    08817/67
    Sunderland
    08159, 08802, 37076, 37121/95. 56030/94, 56128/31

    I photographed a number of these engines above and they can be seen in this collection.

    08161 – http://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/5888115374/
    08502 - http://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/8234780038/
    08802 - http://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/6910854258/
    08867 – http://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/6010903598/
    31196 – http://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/8181247901/
    31276 - http://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/5910872931/
    37006 – http://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/5858775047/
    37042 – http://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/6475512969/
    37076 (37518) – https://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/14819239240/
    37121 - http://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/7927672278/
    37134 - http://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/5718083730/
    47105 – http://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/7506013230/
    47421 - http://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/6734802609/
    56076 – http://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/9288243415/
    56128 - http://www.flickr.com/photos/pics-by-john/8475977084/
     

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