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LE Movements, ECS and Test Runs 2021

Discussion in 'What's Going On' started by Big Al, Dec 29, 2020.

  1. 60017

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    Great work! Thanks for sharing them here :)
     
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    Crackin shots there Richard
     
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    It will be interesting to see whether this remains the case. The train runs into Eastfield Passenger Loop to allow the 5s to be turned on the Cowlairs Triangle as apparently the Fort William turntable is not available for use.

    https://www.realtimetrains.co.uk/train/U91270/2021-04-12/detailed

    It's perhaps looking more like the 37 hauling the train over the WHL with the 5s on the rear Might that mean the 5s are leading with the 37 inside from Carnforth though? Hopefully a proper tale will emerge before Monday.
     
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    I believe that the Black 5's will be leading boiler first from Mosssnd to Eastfield, then lead tender first from Cowlairs West Jnc to Fort William.
     
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    Thanks Jonathon. Tender-first Black 5s have to be a better prospect than a 37 (with apologies to @Matt37401):)
     
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    Thanks both. Was nice to be out with the camera!

    Richard
     
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    According to a post by a WCRC fitter on wnxxforum.co.uk, the diesel involved on Monday's trip is 57001.
     
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    Why is the turntable out of service?
     
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    My pictures of the Battersby trains can be seen at: https://richardstevens.smugmug.com/My-pictures/Britain/Preserved-mainline-steam/
     
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    Taking The High Road
    A high vantage point for this shot of 45407 heading along the West Coast Main Line, on her way to Carnforth on 09 April 2021, and subsequently the Highlands, for Jacobite duties. 45407 09apr21 MONOFIN.jpg
     
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    Thanks, both.

    Richard
     
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    Although 57001 will be leading a forecast of -3 with clear skies might make for good video and photos.
     
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    BBE76167-37BF-423F-A2DF-26CD52176A24.jpeg Phone picture at Docker of the ECS. Video to follow.Two minutes later the sun came up :(
     
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    Jacobite stock movement seen at Scout Green this morning

     
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    Thanks for sharing Nigel. Perfect conditions for it. Looked a tad on the Nippy side.
     
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    Braver man than I Nige, shame about the diesel otherwise I would have been out
     
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    45212 & 45407 at Docker Viaduct . Sadly the sun only came up after the pair passed me .

     
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    Just out of interest are 57’s cleared for Fort William?
     

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