A selection of shots from North Lancs featuring the DRS 88s out on test/Driver Training, GBRf 92s and 66/7s on the WO China Clays to Irvine, and various 37s on Test Trains and passenger workings plus 40145
88003 silently powers 4S43 Tesco Express past the level crossing at Hest Bank
Following about an hour later was 92032 and 66729 on the China Clays
And just after that was 0C19 with 92028 on test and 92023 as insurance
Large Logo eclipse??
We Love Manchester!
Dull for the Whistler
Colas drags 37s to a new lease of life
tailing to Leicester
Freightliner Grey but for how long??
Sunny test with 92028
37219 with additional brackets
Another 4 Weekly trip to the branch
Back to the RTC then!!!
And Colas 37421 tailing
Green 37 on test duty
Possibly the last 37s to visit Heysham PS with 6C51
6S94 runs through Hest Bank with 92044 and 66721 on a sporadic working from Dollands Moor to Irvine
6X05 with empty point carriers
And finally the 6J37 Logs at Hest Bank
EWS 90020 returns from store to lead fellow EWS 90028 on 4M25 at Hest Bank
New Sparky Dogs/Cats on commissioning trials and driver training as 88002 and 88001 head back to Carlisle with 0Z89
Another infrequent working passes Hest Bank running slightly early as 66607 works the empties back from Hardendale-Earles as 6H51
Later that afternoon, as COLAS 37421 leads 1Q47 to Carlisle from Derby RTC for an extended stay in Scotland
And tailing, but powering was BR Green D6757
Re-Vinyled TP Desiro enters Lancaster. 350403 works 1M99 from Edinburgh
DCR liveried 56303 tows 2 former DRS locos to a new life for Rail Operations Group. 47813 and 37601 both de-branded head south as 0M59 through Lancaster
92032 has Maritime Livery 66727 for company on the WO 6S94 to Irvine. It was probably as well, as 92032 failed heading towards Shap, and 88002 which was following had to drag the train back to Grayrigg loops for the 66 to work forward
A closer view of 66727
88002 follows north back to Carlisle
60095 passes south with 6J37 through a sunny Lancaster