News – 18/06/11

37029
Following repairs and exams 37029 / D6729 has successfully being started up.  The team at EOR having completed a B exam and a battery change.  After 10 mins the exhaust was clear.  The loco is now ready for traffic and will take place at the forthcoming Open Day (3rd July) where it will be in action and providing cab rides.  Further details can be found here

37029 successfully started up - Photo Simon Hanney

37029 successfully started up - Photo Simon Hanney

37679
37679 was moved by road yesterday from the Northampton and Lamport Railway to Nemisis’s Burton WRD facility.

37679 loaded and ready to leave the Northampton and Lamport Railway northwards towards the A14 17/06/11 - Photo Jake Atkinson

37679 loaded and ready to leave the Northampton and Lamport Railway northwards towards the A14 17/06/11 - Photo Jake Atkinson

West Somerset Railway Mixed Traffic Weekend
Further photos from the Mixed Traffic Weekend….

Warship working the 9am from Minehead - Photo Cary Barrett

Warship working the 9am from Minehead - Photo Cary Barrett

Hymek preparing to work the 10am from Minehead - Photo Cary Barrett

Hymek preparing to work the 10am from Minehead - Photo Cary Barrett

Battleship Grey - Photo Cary Barrett

Battleship Grey - Photo Cary Barrett

And the following photos from Mark V Pike:

Swanage Railway Push Pull Services
A selection of photos from Mark V Pike of the Swanage Push Pull Services using 33103 and 1498:

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Posted June 18, 2011 by presgen in PD News 2011, Preserved Diesels News