Severn Valley Diesel Gala 2012
Saturday 6th started with clear blue skies, with only a hint of high cloud. Approaching Eardington, D8188 and D8059 head to Bridgnorth with the first departure from Kidderminster.
33108, with white window surrounds leading, enters Hampton Loade
As D8059 arrives solo, heading back to Kiddy
The Driver and 2nd man await the "off" from Bewdley.
DCR 31601 pulls into Bewdley with the shuttle service to Kiddy. The sun over the station vanished just at the wrong moment!
"Western Courier" enters Bewdley, as the signalman collects the single line token
Back at Bridgnorth, 50026 and 50031 reverse onto the stock to form the 17.23 departure to Kidderminster
Awaiting it's next duty, D8059 waits at Bridgnorth as the 50s ready for departure
45133 has run round it's stock, and is seen here running back onto it, to form the 18.09 departure back to Kidderminster
Friday was DULL, but remained dry. Class 108 DMU departs Bridgnorth with the first service to Kidderminster
Meanwhile at Bewdley, D821 was on the morning shuttles to and from Kiddy.
Having reversed back north, D821 runs back into Bewdley station to form the 11.57 service to Kidderminster
Black D8188 stands at Kidderminster station
50031 then took over the afternoon Kiddy-Bewdley shuttles, looking like it needs a paint job.
By contrast immaculate 50044 stands in the bay platform, and is currently in-operable due to failure.
Diesel Hydraulics D821 and D1062 await the stock to form the 13.38 departure to Bridgnorth
Slug 906 at Kidderminster
50026 runs south through Bridgnorth
And then back onto it's stock
DCR 31601 arrives at Bridgnorth with the 15.56 from Kidderminster
And awaits departure with the 18.09 back to Kidderminster