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Oh dear, not looking good for the future of our beloved gronks  Confused
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Hi anyone know where D2205 is at Peak Rail please. Thanks

Whatley & Westbury
I have popped down many times over the winter and only updating thread to show new vantage point for viewing Merehead which is Slait Hill...a right turning off the A361 a quarter of a mile past Merehead reception sidings ...assuming you are travelling towards Shepton Mallet.

The road goes to a village called Downhead and the views are from about 400 yards up...before you reach the first house on the left.

It is partially obscured but offers a more panoramic view...I think this will go almo ...
08782 no.6 road Up Decoy today


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Knottingley DB red
Just done a drive past Knottingley depot as most weeks and 08/09 in action shunting coal hoppers into wagon works viewed from the footbridge at west end of depot, DB schenker red livery although could not get number, 08.15 am. Photo taken but into direct sun so poor but you can pick loco out! Just!

DRS Kingmoor Open Day
concrete bob wrote:
parking at Haymarket for the train into Waverley..overnight in Edinburgh before driving to Carlisle for the open day on the saturday.

When I hit Southern Scotland I stay at St Christopher's Hostel on Market Street outside Waverley station. 16 for B&B in a 14 berth mixed sex dorm. The beds are comfortable, the room is clean & secure and the bath room is spotless. As a bonus, by staying there, you get at least 10% discount on fo ...
Ely area update
On Easter Saturday as I passed through I noticed the two shunters at Snailwell were stabled parallel to the main line.
The smaller loco is now in very faded green livery and a lot of graffiti. The cab doors were open and rain was getting in.  Sad
The light yellow & blue on the larger loco was also faded, but not so much. This loco also sported graffiti, but not so much.

On the other side of Ely the Potter Group appeared closed for the holiday period. No locos visible, just two w ...
Trip to Bescot on last Sunday. Not sure if of interest.

Colne Valley Railway diesel gala 2012
From the looks of it, the Colne Valley Railway may not be around for much longer. According to an article in this months Steam Railway mag, the CVR are to vacate the Castle Hedingham site by the end of this year, with everything to be either sold or relocated elsewhere  Sad
Eastleigh & Southampton
09002 & O8650 parked next to each other were easily viewed from the bridge today (21/3) - they were later joined by 08721 although a flat wagon separated this one from the other 2

07007 was doing the shunting and at one time was moving 08650 and two coaches about

08904 was at Eastleigh yard

08810 was visable in the c/s at the far end of the depot

08442 could be glimpsed down the side of the depot sidings but a blue sausage was blocking the view from the allotments

At Freigh ...
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