News – 18/01/12

Sponsored swim to help raise money for new GWR new shed

PD Contributor and Growler Group Member Bill Pizer is helping to raise money for 37215′s share of the new diesel shed at Toddington by doing a sponsored swim.  Bill wants to do his bit to raise money for the shed so is undertaking a sponsored swim of one mile during March 2012.  If you want to help Bill and give him some encouragement and support the new undercover home for 37215 in the process, then please visit the Just Giving webpage that has been set up, to make it really easy to donate.

If you are a UK tax payer, please register for Gift Aid and the Growler Group will receive the extra amount!!  It’s quick, simple and easy!

GCR Sulzer Sunday 15/01/12

Bill Pizer’s photos from the recent GCR Sulzer Sunday.  D5401 nears Rothley with 2A18 12.15 Loughboro’-Leicester North, D5401 arrives at Quorn with 2A35 15.35 Loughboro’-Leicester North, D123 departs Rothley on the rear of 2A35 15.35 Loughboro’-Leicester North 15/01/12

ELR Type 3 Gala 07/01/12

A selection of Bill Pizer’s photos from the recent ELR Type 3 Gala. 33109 arrives at Heywood with 2H52 09.35 ex Bury, 37109 trundles away from Bury with 2J56 10.15 Rawtenstall-Heywood, 37901 pulls away from Irwell Vale with 2J62 12.45 Rawtenstall-Heywood, D7076 departs Rawtenstall with 2J64 13.35 to Heywood, D335 (The People’s Engine) provided steam heat during the event, seen at Heywood in fading light 07/01/12.

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Posted January 18, 2012 by presgen in PD News 2012, Preserved Diesels News