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44871 & 45407 - The Cheshireman - 16/11/19

Discussion in 'What's Going On' started by LMarsh1987, Oct 24, 2019.

  1. 1020 Shireman

    1020 Shireman Well-Known Member Friend

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    Long restriction thru Moreton- on- Lugg, 16. Decent charge to Dinmore 47, then braked to 34 into tunnel. Onibury 53: top of 1in112 51 from 56. Craven Arms 58; Marshbrook 55; min. 50.2; Church Stretton 58.
     
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    ......moments that make up a dull day........

    Digging their heels in on the climb away from Shrewsbury.......

    Black fives 16-11-19 026_000045043 Salop 30-09-17 1.jpg

    Cheerz,

    Alan
     
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    Blasting through Gobowen some 12 minutes down.

    EOS 5D Mark IV_191116_0126-2.jpg

    Cheers,
     
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    Running through the curves on the approach to Ruabon.

    EOS 5D Mark IV_191116_0150.jpg

    Cheers,
     
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    Lovely.
    Looks nice weather for it
     
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    In atrocious light the 5s are about to pass the site of Rhos-y-medre halt on the 1 in 83 climb from the Dee Viaduct to Ruabon.



    DSC_5831 44871 & 45407 Ruabon bw 161119.JPG
     
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    My footage of The Black Fives roaring through the beautiful Welsh Marches. The shots included the stunning early morning climb up Filton Bank, a brilliant climb of Llanvihangel Bank from a standing start at Abergavenny Station and the two engines passing the flooded fields on the outskirts of Hereford just before Dinmore Tunnel. Enjoy.
     
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    Brilliant
     
  10. AnthonyTrains2017

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    I’d buy a print of that. Superb
     
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    A few shots from arrival, shunting and departure from Chester
     
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    Just one shot from me, seen near Hencote working away from Shrewsbury.
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    My wife's shot by Northgate Locks, Chester
     
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    A decent day out behind the Fives, the return leg between Abergavenny and Severn Tunnel was a crawl and we could of been back in Bristol by 21.45, if control had the bottle to let us go ahead of a pacer which was 15 mins behind us as we approached STJ ! Not a trip for the average day tripper, more for seasoned railtour purist !
     
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    I planned to film the Black '5's entering Bristol on the return. After studying the timings I realised that it was likely to run early. As it happened it was 20 mins early when I saw it but could easily have been more. It didn't help matters when your train caught up the Severn Beach to Bristol Temple Meads stopper.

    In the morning I filmed the train depart from Bristol. I wanted to see the train again on the climb to Llanvihangel. Keeping to all the speed limits I managed to arrive at the location 75 minutes before the charter was due !! <BJ>
     
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    Is there a reason why its always seems to be 44871 leading when the two are paired up?
     
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    I sure I read somewhere that Ian Riley prefers to drive 45407, so that is why it is usually the second loco.
     
  18. AnthonyTrains2017

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    Did you film it at Temple meads? I'm thinking of going to see the next rail tour leave but not sure what the lighting is like for photos.
     
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    I assume the driver of the second loco does not have to sign the route. Is that correct?
     
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    That is my understanding.
     

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