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A 15-minute pause during a stroll in the Erewash Valley (near the site of the Former Shipley Gate station) yesterday produced the following… 66514Erewash Valley Line, 4 January 2021 Freightliner’s 66514 heading 6M73, the 10.50 departmental service from Doncaster Up Decoy to Toton North Yard. 195009Erewash Valley Line, 4 January 2021 195009, working 1Y15, the … Continue reading “Spotted Yesterday – In 15 minutes on the Erewash Valley Line”
13 years ago today I was driving up to Bedale in North Yorkshire (if memory serves I was going to collect a model railway baseboard from White Rose Modelworks) and I decided to stop off en route to have a better look at something I’d spotted when driving down the A1 a few months earlier… … Continue reading “On This Day… 47540”
Last night I made a pre-Lockdown 2.0 trip out to photograph the local Rail Head Treatment Train (RHTT) having determined that said train stopped at Matlock Station for 45 minutes… plenty of time to set up a tripod and capture a few images. But as we know ‘the best-laid schemes o’ mice an’ men gang … Continue reading “Spotted Last Night – At Matlock”
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