July to December 2009
FREIGHT TRAFFIC & TRACTION: The unveiling of Freightliner's newClass 70s at Newport Docks and their very first revenue earning trains,31 190 on the Boston steel, 47 727 & 47 739 on the Tilbury toBurton Cemex tanks, 37 602 on ballast duties at Barmouth, D1015 haulingredundant china clay tanks from Quidhampton to Burngullow, 67 003rescuing the Felixstowe-Birch Coppice intermodal, 47812 hauling twoballast cleaners from Plymouth to Rugby, 87 701 & 87 702 return tothe main line on hire to GB Railfreight, 47 270 & 56 303 return tothe main line for Hanson Traction, Large Logo 37 425 returns to trafficfor DBS, Stobart livery for 92 017, Class 58s in France and Class 87sin Bulgaria.
PASSENGER TRACTION, RAILTOURS & SPECIALS: 37 401 & 37670 venture to Weymouth for FGW, DRS Class 47s on summer Saturdayservices to Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft, DRS 37s and 47s on thetemporary Workington-Maryport passenger 'Flood-ex' shuttles, D1015breaks new ground at Scarborough and Blaenau Ffestiniog, 20 302 on theWest Highland Line heading for Fort William, 40 145 slogging its way upto Drumochter summit en route to Inverness, 47 580 & 55 022 workNorth York Moors trains to Whitby, 33 207 working over the ChilternLine?and South West Trains' 73 235 shunting a charter train atWeymouth.
THERE'S ALSO: 20 189 & 20 227 on hire to GBRf deliveringnew London Underground S stock from Old Dalby to Neasden, Virgin Class57s hauling Class 321 EMU's to Eastleigh Works, 20 306 hauling a buffetcar coach from Southampton Eastern Docks to Eastleigh Works - bonnetfirst, 86 401 shunting coaching stock at Willesden TMD, 33 202 returnsto action at the Mangapps Farm Railway, Class 27 D5394 hauling itsfirst trains in ten years at Bo'ness, 50 008 returns to action at theNene Valley, 56 101 re-emerges at Barrow Hill while 20 059 & 37 264do likewise at the Severn Valley.
Produced by - Locomaster Profiles
Running time - 100 Minutes