Freight (2009- 2011 inclusive)
DBS 66097 approaches Bolton-le-Sands level crossing in dull conditions, with a late running 6M75 Margam-Carlisle working on 2/12/2011
On 22/11/2011, 57011 brings the 6C52 return from Heysham PS -Sellafield to a halt at Bare Lane. 37682 was tailing.
And makes for a claggy departure from Bare Lane, heading back to rejoin the WCML at Hest Bank
With the exhaust fumes still in evidence, 37682 idles at the back of the train.
In Triple Grey livery, 92041 works 6S94 north on 16/11/2011
92031 heads through Carnforth with 4S43 on 16/11/2011
Running in EWS livery, 92031 heads the Tesco Express north, seen here approaching Bolton-le-Sands level crossing on 12/11/2011
3J11 sits at Carnforth waiting to enter the down loop, before it heads up the WCML back to Carlisle. The working in daylight hours was due to Engineering works at Hellifield. The date was 10/11/2011.
With jetting in progress, 66304 leads the RHTT back to Carlisle with 66434 tailing.
Freightliner Powerhaul 86637 leads 86605 north towards Bolton-le-Sands level crossing with 4S88, running nearly 10 hours late on 21/10/2011. This had been due to cables being stolen from signalling equipment at Winsford.
DB Schenker 66101 heads off Ribblehead Viaduct with 4M00 cement working to Clitheroe, in sunny weather on 19/10/2011
Colas 66850 stands at Ribblehead, whilst the logs are loaded on the same day.
20303 top and tails with 37608, at Carnforth station with 6C51 Sellafield-Heysham nuclear flask working on 14/10/2011
DBS 92009 heads past Hest Bank with a well loaded 4M63 on 21/9/2011
92016 passes Morecambe South Junction, running over 3 hours late with the Tesco Express(????!!) on 7/9/2011
DB Schenker 92016 passes Hest Bank with 6S94 Dollands Moor-Irvine China Clays on 31/8/2011
Tug 71 " Ribblehead Viaduct" passes Ribblehead station with 6L42 Engineers from Euxton Junction to Carlisle on 28/8/2011. The sun fortunately appeared at the right moment as the Tug pulled away from the station signal to cross the viaduct.
An extra working on 25/8/2011, to Preston Docks with 66144 arriving with 6M32 from Lindsey OR.
Powerhaul 70002 with Shanks 66522 DIT on 6U68, seen here entering Carnforth running late on 9/8/2011
Possibly the first Freightliner HeavyHaul over the LNWR, departs Carnforth on 29/7/2011 with 66953 on 4E41 to Leeds Hunslet
DB Schenker liveried 92042 approaches Morecambe South Junction with 6S94 Dollands Moor-Irvine China Clays on 27/7/2011.
A Toton-Mossend engineering train with point carrier wagons, thunders through Lancaster with 6X51 on 22/7/2011.
On 14/7/2011 the sun decided to appear, so I went out to get some shots. Powerhaul 70010 heads through Lancaster with 6U68 from Carlisle.
Class 70 70006 departs Carnforth with 6C16 Crewe-Carlisle engineers working on 8/7/2011
On 23/6/2011, a late running 6C53 heads back to Sellafield via Carlisle, with 4 Class 37s:-
069, 059, 409 and 087 and 2 Flasks.
069, 059, 409 and 087 and 2 Flasks.
Northern Belle liveried 47790 works 4Z88 north from Daventry-Carlisle on 9/6/2011, seen here on the approach to Morecambe South Junction.
60040 departs Latchford sidings and is about to head under Warrington Bank Quay station with a loaded coal to FFPS, on a sunny 3/6/2011.
66304 works 4S44 north leaving Lancaster on Thursday 26/5/2011
Failure of 66301 resulted in DRS sending it's Fastline liveried 434 to the rescue. Fastline liveried 66434 and 66301 head north from Lancaster heading for Mossend with 4Z47 intermodal (late running from the previous evenings chaos in Scotland). The date was 24/5/2011.
DRS Choppers work 6C53 through Carnforth on Friday 20/5/2011. The locos were 20303 and 20309.
"Be the Best", and everyman and his dog was out after the jungle drums got to work on Thursday 28th April 2011, as 60040 arrives at Carlisle having been put through Platform 3, due to a late running "Super " ?!? Voyager arriving on 4
Ex-Fastline loco 66301 heads 4S44 from Lancaster on 14/4/2011
DB Schenker Liveried 60011 departs Latchford for Fiddlers Ferry Power station on 6F74. The date was 18/3/2011
60071 passes Crossfields Signal Box with 6F78 from Fiddlers Ferry on 18/3/2011
GBRF 66730 heads 4C77 through Warrington Bank Quay station on 23/11/2010 heading for Newbiggin with the Gypsum working.
"Looks like we got us a Convoy"! 92012 leads 2 x 67s and 90039 south DIT in an Enterprise working on Saturday 20/11/2010. The location is Morecambe South Junction
60013 approaches Appleby with the Drax-Kirby Thore DBS Gypsum working on 20/10/2010. Totally unexpected, and just one of those things that sometimes makes the hobby worthwhile. Just when you thought........
The 3J06 Railhead treatment train ran on a Saturday morning, having been delayed from the previous evening's circuit due to... Passing Oubeck Loops heading towards Preston, 66424 tops 66415 on 16/10/2010.
My only shot of the RHTT with DRS Fastline liveried 66434 this year, as it enters Carnforth with 3J06 to head back out to Settle junction and up the S & C. The date was 14/10/2010.
The second week of the new timber flow from Ribblehead saw 47739 "Robin of Templecombe" preparing to depart from the loading siding on a sultry August evening. The date was Friday 20/8/2010 and Ribblehead was mobbed by enthusiasts.
Powerhaul liveried 86637 leads Freightliner 86609 on 4M74 on 10/8/2010 past Hest Bank.
Stobart Liveried 92017 heads the Less CO2 Tesco express, north through Oubeck Loops on 1/7/2010
Locos frequently get conveyed in the consist of 4M63. And so it was on 8/6/2010, as a convoy with Large Logo 37425 and 66192 are hauled DIT by 92009 past Morecambe South Junction.
An Engineer's working on Sunday with 2 Class 60s north of Warrington! Whatever next? 60085 heads 6L45 through Carnforth on Sunday 9/5/2010...
...with 60010 on the tail
4S43, Red and Grey Engines, Blue Train at Carnforth on 7/5/2010. EWS 92031 and Grey 92003 head the Less CO2 train through Carnforth.
4m74, with unsung heroes Freightliner's 86613 and 86609 (both locos approaching 45 years old) head past Hest Bank on Tuesday 4/5/2010
A trial run of 4M82 with DRS 57003/57008 at the helm on 26/4/2010 passes through Hest Bank
Colas 47749 approaches Carnforth to enter the loop, on Monday 26/4/2010 with 4Z47 to Longport, Stoke
Just a little later, at Hest Bank 47749 passes with 4Z47 in Sunshine
Colas 66843 heads 6J37 Carlisle-Chirk past Yealand on 2/3/2010
60087 works 6K05 past Ribblehead on 9/7/2009