Rudderless Railway Ramblings: Spotted today - London Underground trains… In Nottinghamshire!
Saturday, 2 May 2015. Spotted today - London Underground trains… In Nottinghamshire! Driving past the now closed Pullman Inn today I spotted this…. London Underground S7 stock at Widmerpool, 2/5/15. Just one of many London Underground S stock units that are undergoing testing on the line at the moment. S Stock as far as the eye can see! More S Stock stabled at the south end of the station, 2/5/15. Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom). View my complete profile. Spotted today - Loo-less for over an hour!
Rudderless Railway Ramblings: October 2014
Thursday, 30 October 2014. Ghost sign at Chester station. I posted a photo of an old sign at Chester railway station and today's post is another from the same place. One of my interests (one of many! Is what are known as 'Ghost' signs, typically they tend to be painted onto brick or stone walls and over the years have weathered to varying degrees of illegibility. Ghost' sign at Chester railway station, 30/6/14. More of my 'ghost' sign photos can be found on Flickr. Monday, 27 October 2014. Ffestiniog Rai...
ELR Diesel Group - Fleet Information, D9531 'Ernest'
BR Green with Yellow/Black Wasp Stripes. 1965 British Railways Swindon. D9531 arrived in Bury during 1987 wearing NCB dark blue livery. Following an intermediate overhaul including reinstatement of vacuum brakes D9531 was often used as the shunting loco around the ELR and saw extensive use on the preparations of the extension to Heywood. Later in 2014 fame on the television came for Ernest, starring in a Hollyoaks Special! A very convincing mock-up of D9531 was spectacularly crashed on the Broadfield (He...
ELR Diesel Group - Fleet Information, D9537 'Eric'
Stopped, Electrical Fault. Desert Sand, Red Bufferbeams, no stripes. D9537 (Cast Plate with Cast Lion and Wheel). 1965 British Railways Swindon. The second class 14, D9537 arrived at the ELR late on the 4th of March 2013. The loco, nicknamed 'Eric', was purchased by a consortium of ELR Diesel group and C15PS members from its former owner, whose intial plans for the locomotive when purchased did not come to fruition. In 2015 D9537 starred at the Dean Forest Railway. A small selection of photographs of D95...
ELR Diesel Group - Diesel Events at the East Lancashire Railway
The 2016 Season has been a little different, with Flying Scotsman. Taking centre stage in January, 4472. Will be back at the ELR in October. We've had a great Summer Diesel Gala. Again and are already looking forward to the Autumn Diesel Event. And DMU Running Day. Thanks for your support! Have all been away to the Bo'ness and Kinneil Railway. In July, thanks to our friends at the SRPS Diesel Group. For the invitation and hospitality as always! Class 14, D9537. To appear at their Summer Diesel Gala.
Projects, bits and pieces - Barrow Hill Roundhouse Archives
Barrow Hill, the early years. WW1 and Barrow Hill staff. Tools of the trade. On the tracks copy. Projects, bits and pieces. Past Events 2001 to 2005. Past Events 2006 to 2010. Past Events 2011 to 2014. Ticket to ride event Sept 2015. 25 years / Branch Line Society. A walk up the yard. Sounds of the shed. Going, going, gone! Building of Barrow Hill. Local Railway History to 1900. Local Railway History 1900-. Odd facts and trivia. Our museum and collections. Projects, bits and pieces. The locos were withdr...
ELR Diesel Group - Volunteers
If you've travelled on the ELR you will have seen and enjoyed the work of the many volunteers who staff and maintain the locomotives and rolling stock. We're always interested to hear from people who want to get involved with the diesel group activities and fleet. Maybe you've thought 'that looks like great fun, I'd like to help out'? Read on it if that's you! Get in touch via. Basic Requirements and Members Tours. All working volunteers must be at least 18 years old and will need to join the East Lancas...
ELR Diesel Group - About Us
The ELR Diesel Group is the organisation incorporating all the resident diesel locomotive and DMU owners, owning groups and other volunteers. The first preserved locomotives to arrive at the ELR formed the Bury Hydraulic Group (BHG). These locos were Class 52 D1041 'WESTERN PRINCE', Class 42 Warship D832 'ONSLAUGHT', Hymek D7076 and Class 14 D9531. The ELR Diesel Group includes the following organisations:. Bull; Birmingham Railcar Workgroup. Bull; Bury Diesel Multiple Unit Group. Bull; Bury Type 2 Group.
ELR Diesel Group - Fleet Information
Information on locomotives and units in the ELR diesel fleet. And other Smaller Locos. For information on a particular locomotive please click the number below. Any major announcements will be made via the homepage. Class 14, D9502. Class 14, D9531. Class 14, D9537. Class 15, D8233. Class 20, 20087. Class 24, 24054. Class 28, D5705. Class 33, 33109. Class 33, 33117. Class 35, D7076. Class 37, 37109. Class 37, 37418. Class 40, 40106. Class 40, 40135. Class 40, 40145. Class 42, D832. Class 45, 45135. Weste...
ELR Diesel Group
Please note D832 ONSLAUGHT. Will now run both Saturday 27th. And Sunday 28th August. At the Peppa Pig. Event, replacing D7076. On Sunday. 40135. On Monday 29th August. Has been confirmed as a visitor for the Autumn Diesel Gala. Which will see 4 Class 40s in action! Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th September. See the ELR Website. For initial information and bookings. Follow us on Twitter! For exclusive gen, post your photos, video links and comments too! For the full roster list and. PDF timetables click here.