Freightliner wagon collection.

Freightliner wagon collection.

On Tuesday 30th April Freightliner 66534 named “OOCL Express” came down to Hackney Yard at Newton Abbot light engine from Stoke Gifford to collect a rake of empty YKA flatbed rail carrying wagons and take them to Westbury.  OOCL is the acronym of a Hong...
Sea Wall update

Sea Wall update

Network Rail were in Dawlish on Wednesday 10th April to give an update on their preferred plans for phase 1 of the resilience works. Many of the local residents were also in attendance to get a closer and more informed idea about what those plans mean going forwards...
Rail Operations Group Off Lease Stock Movement.

Rail Operations Group Off Lease Stock Movement.

Yet more HST Mk3 coaches leaving Laira for Papworth Sidings at Ely for storage. ROG sent down two of their Class 47 diesels with two Barrier vans from Leicester yesterday to make this movement today 11th April.  The locomotives,47813 named “Jack Frost” was...
Creatures of the night 1st-3rd April

Creatures of the night 1st-3rd April

Here are a selection of the late evening Colas Infrastructure trains carrying long continuous welded rail en route to Cornwall. The first two on the video were powered by 70816 and the other was 70811. The driver(s) must look out for Nick to give him a friendly toot...