Over the week commencing 3rd June a new spoil flow was trialled, running from the Thorney Mill stone terminal in South West London to the Calvert Landfill site in Buckinghamshire. Devon and Cornwa... (more)
47805/839 power the 6Z48 Burton-on-Trent - Dollands Moor empty steel train past Kings Sutton.
Working what is reportedly the very last 6Z48 Burton on Trent to Dollands Moor empties, Riviera 47769 leads the way in its heritage Virgin Trains livery and is seen catching the last light and the... (more)
Riviera Trains 47812,on hire to Colas Rail,heads the 13:05 Burton on Trent to Dollands Moor empty steel train past Elford loop.
47812 is in original BR 2 tone green livery.
Hired in from Riviera trains 47805 leads 47769 on whats said to be the last working from Burton Yard to Dollands Moor empty steel train .
Still on hire to Colas rail 47839 named "Pegasus" passes Little Bourton Crossing north of Banbury with the 13.05 Burton Yard to Dollands Moor empty steel .
Having setup for a shot of the Thursdays only Burton - Dollands Moor empty steel working I waited for an hour in perfect sunshine only for my own personal cloud to turn up 10 minutes before it was... (more)
47839 "Pegasus" on hire to Colas clags past Holmes Farm, Bishop's Itchington working 6Z48 Burton-Upon-Trent to Dollands Moor empty steel 01/10/09
Today Colas Rail hired in Riveria Trains Class 47's 848 & 839 for there 13.05 Burton on Trent to Dollands Moor empty steel service which is seen here approaching Kings Sutton.About 40 minutes afte... (more)
After a brisk drive cross country from Elford I arrived at Bentley with 10 minutes to spare. The leading loco powers away from a 5mph start at the signal. About an hour after this shot was taken 4... (more)
Due to commitments elsewhere, Colas Rails own Class 47s were unavailable for what is meant to be the last run. So Riviera trains Class 47s 848+839 were hired in to power the train to Dollands Moor
Hired in by colas rail 47s 848 and 839 sporting Rivieras oxford blue livery pass Castle Bromwich in Birmingham with the 1305 Burton yard to Dollands Moor empty steel service .
A short 13:05 Burton on Trent to Dollands Moor empty steel train approaches Kings Sutton behind a single Colas Rail class 47.
47 727 does not have to work very hard with only 4 empty steel wagons to work from Burton on Trent to Dollands Moor beside the Channel Tunnel. This working often produces double headed 47s. While ... (more)
Colas Rail 47739 'Robin of Templecombe' & 47727 'Rebecca' head the 13.05 Burton on Trent to Dollands Moor empty steel train down the Cherwell Valley at Somerton.