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LSL 'Welsh Marches Whistler': 3/6/21

Discussion in 'What's Going On' started by free2grice, Jun 2, 2021.

  1. free2grice

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    1Z70 Lancaster to Bristol Temple Meads via Hereford and STJ. 2 steam locos from Crewe (possibly 34046 and 46100?)
    https://www.realtimetrains.co.uk/service/gb-nr:U54617/2021-06-03/detailed
    40.145 0Z72 Crewe to Bristol via Kings Norton and Cheltenham https://www.realtimetrains.co.uk/service/gb-nr:U54628/2021-06-03/detailed
    40.145 1Z72 Bristol Temple Meads to Lancaster via Cheltenham and Wolverhampton https://www.realtimetrains.co.uk/service/gb-nr:U54618/2021-06-03/detailed
     
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    Confirmed on Facebook - 45231 'The Sherwood Forester' and 46100 'Royal Scot' from Crewe to Bristol.

    Interesting what runs they have in store for the Black Five down south, but it should be a lot of fun.:D
     
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    At least the diesel will keep quiet given the added horsepower upfront !
     
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    Just seen the 40013 pass Preston Web Cam with no 47 on rear. Hopefully they will not put one on at Crewe
     
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    0Z72 light engine to Bristol from Crewe showing cancelled .. maybe the 40 will be on the back of the train?
     
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    45231 'The Sherwood Forester' and 46100 'Royal Scot' Crewe to Bristol TM. D213 at the rear. <BJ>
     
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    45231 and 46100 seen leaving Shrewsbury 20210603_093239.jpg
     
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    40 has gone down on the back.
     
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    Stanier Black 5 4-6-0 No. 45231 Sherwood Forester pilots Royal Scot class 4-6-0 No. 46100 Royal Scot on Saphos Trains' Welsh Marches Whistler charter from Lancaster to Bristol Meads on Thursday 3rd June 2021, seen just south of Wrenbury.

    EOS 5D Mark IV_210603_1850.jpg

    And one for the diesel fans, class 40 No. D213 Andania bringing up the rear.

    EOS 5D Mark IV_210603_1854.jpg

    Cheers
     
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    40 looks good :)
     
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    And here we see the lesser spotted generator car...

    James
     
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    Do double headed trains require traction inspectors on both locomotives?
     
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    D213 taking the train south through Brock

     
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    So diesel needed for operational reasons and not for the air con...
     
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    A 40 wouldn't be much use for the air con
     
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    A distinct lack of ETH on 40s
     
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    Not great state of trackside on Llanvihangel Bank. Got this in a gap in the trees and bushes; and between spells of sunshine needless to say. Double Header in the countryside. 45231 and 46100 Llanvihangel Bank 3rd June 2021.jpg Sounded good but not much smoke.
     
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    I had hoped Shropshire would continue the sunny conditions of the last few days this morning but after yesterday evening's showers the cloud showed no sign of clearing.
    The nice pairing of 45231 leading 46100 seen just south of Whitchurch and passing the old loading screens at Sharpstones quarry.

    21D_0400 45231 & 46100 bw Whitchurch 030621.jpg 21D_0411 45231 & 46100 Sharpstones 030621.jpg
     

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