FREIGHT TRAFFIC & TRACTION: 20007 & 20205 working an intermodal train out of Immingham; D1015 Western Champion making a test run on GBRf’s Avonmouth-Penyffordd cement tanks; 66793 hauling aviation fuel tanks over the S&C; DB Cargo’s 60015 on hire to DCR for the Ravenhead sand; 92032 hauling a ballast cleaning train from Dollands Moor to Wembley; 69001 & 69003 double-heading the Mountfield-Southampton gypsum; 56051 returns to the main line after seventeen years; 59003 route learning in the West Country; DB Cargo Class 66s returning from France; more European Class 66 imports join the GBRf fleet; THREE DRS Class 37s rescuing the London Gateway-Coatbridge Freightliner... and 67013 assisting the Wakefield to Southampton intermodal.
PASSENGER TRACTION, RAILTOURS & SPECIALS: 40013 & 40145 double-heading tours to Plymouth and Edinburgh; 20096 & 20107 reach Blaenau Ffestiniog; former ROG locos 47815 & 47848 working their first train for WCRC following repaints; 66791 hauling the Euston-Inverness Caledonian sleepers; 47270 returns to railtour duties after a four-year absence; 67020 on hire to GBRf for a Royal Scotsman stock move; 50007 & 50049 on railtours to Stranraer, Kingswear, Beverley and Margate; 20142 on NYMR Grosmont to Whitby services; 31128 & 33029 double-heading the final ‘Scarborough Spa Express’ of the year; the S&C ‘Staycation Express’ HST; 86401 working its first train for WCRC...and selected highlights of GBRf’s four-day ‘This Time It’s Personal’ charity train.
THERE's ALSO: 57306 delivering Gatwick Express ‘Electrostars’ to GWR; Colas HST power cars arriving at the Severn Valley Railway for storage; ROG & GBRf locos on EMR Class 360 Desiro moves to Eastleigh Works; 73107 & 73109 hauling the new Bayer ‘Weedkiller’ train; 66001 delivering the first Transport for Wales ‘Flirt’ unit to Cardiff; 90019 dragging the experimental HydroFlex unit; 57307 with inspection saloon Caroline; 50008 Thunderer hauling four HST power cars from Willesden to Eastleigh; GBRf’s 56081 ventures to Bournemouth on a ‘Wessex’ 442 move; LSL’s 37521 & 37688 on hire to GBRf for rolling stock moves; Class 365 ‘Networker Express’ units being hauled to the breakers yard; DRS Class 37s on snowplough test runs; 26007 & 27001 double-heading at the KWVR diesel gala...and a Class 44/45/46 Peak triple-header on the Nene Valley Railway.
Produced by - Locomaster Profiles
Duration - 100 Minutes
Narration - David Maxey
Released - March 2022