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Went to the Thomas Day with the Grandkids on Sat.  11230 was at Toddington next to the station and D2182 at Winchcombe carriage sidings.  D9553 which I went for earlier in the year has disappeared from the northern headshunt so I assume it is at Sharpness or wherever it was going.
Nigel Razz
North Norfolk Railway
Well worth the 400+ miles round trip and early morning start at 04.15am. I arrived at Nene Valley Railway at 06.30am and was pleased to be allowed into the shed to photograph D9529.Only one more class 14 to photograph D9518 at West Somerset Railway.
I was on a mission to see and photograph the six shunting engines. D2051,D2063,D2280,08767,08772,and 12131.
The staff and volunteers are an absolute credit to the organisation.
My first trip I met a lady conductor who was a delight and very cheer ...
Black class 08 - Crewe 1990's
I am hoping that someone maybe able to help. Back in the 1990's during one of my many visits to Crewe I remember seeing a class 08 which was all over black with an emblem on the side. I don't know why but I remember it being a clowns head (I'm sure that's wrong though).

I did have a photo of it which I took at the time however the photo is long lost. I've never seen another picture of it, or saw the loco in question again, at least not in that livery.

I am hoping someone maybe able to ID t ...
Nice page on WNXX

08868 was noted today parked outside the LNWR shed wearing a freshly applied coat of Arriva colours including decals as per 09204.

Preserved shunters
I have absolutely no idea why, but the K&WVR's 08266 has lost its BR green in favour of Departmental grey Shocked wtfgrg ...
08993 and 08266 in their new paint schemes ready for the shunter day on 18th June

01/5s working EKR - 24th June...
PLEG are delighted to announce a Summer evening visit to the East Kent Railway where we will be able to enjoy the first ever passenger use of ex-MOD Class 01/5s 01543 and 01546 operating in top n tail mode with a 4 COR motor coach S11187 as riding vehicle. The works numbers are TH303 and TH273 respectively.

Departing at 17.45, the shunters will operate until 18.45 providing a comfortable connection for the 19.00 Southeastern service from Shepherds We ...
Ex British shunters in Italy

For information, ex BR D2289 (red livery) was still at Lonato (near Verona) on 12 May 2016 and ex LMS 7103 (yellow livery) was at Torino Ponte Mosca museum on 18 May.
There is a possibility that both locomotives will be sold but I have no details of prospective buyers

Boulby mine - locomotives
On 10 May 2016, I saw 3 yellow locomotives at Boulby Potash Mine, Cleveland. One was named 'Charlie'
Can anyone help with the loco identities, please?
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