Today's post, 31st October 2015, features thirteen pics from five contributors, including one 'first-timer'. These thirteen pics take the total to sixty for the month, just short of the March 2015 total.
WINWICK & BEYOND
First up are three pics from Jeff Nicholls. His first shows a shot from the recent ELR Gala with a Pannier tank 0-6-0 powering an autotrain over Brooksbottom Viaduct, Summerseat. The pic is dated 17th October 2015 and the working was Heywood - Ramsbottom.
Jeff's second was taken at Barnetby on 29th September 2015. Pictured is EWS (DBS) class 66, 66099 with an Immingham - Santon iron ore working.
A third pic from Jeff shows DBS class 67, 67029 on a DB management train running Rugby to Carlisle. The location was Winwick and the date, 7th October 2015.
The next pic is from a new contributor, Aidan Fort. Taken at Bank Quay on 31st May 2011, the retro shot features Colas Rail class 47, 47739 Robin of Templecombe, with a Penrith - Rugby tamper movement.
Ieuan Wood has sent in the next two pics, this one taken on 15th October 2015. Depicted is Freightliner class 66, 66528 Madge Elliot MBE - Borders Railway Opening 2015 heading a FFPS - Immingham working on the route from the power station.
Ieuan's second shot shows Stanier 'Jubilee' class 4-6-0 No.45699 Galatea on the 'Brief Encounter' special. The location was Winwick and the date, 24th October 2015.
Another Alan Rigby narrow gauge railway pic is up next. Taken at the Gwili railway on 8th September 2015 was No.71516 Welsh Guardsman leaving Bronwydd Arms.
Next are six shots from Colin Platt, all taken at the recent SVR Diesel Gala. First up is class 50, 50035 Ark Royal. The pic is dated 1st October 2015 and the location was Bridgnorth.
Next is class 55 'Deltic', 55019 Royal Highland Fusilier. This is dated 3rd October 2015.the location was Bewdley
D9531 is up next, an ex NCB class 14 diesel shunter, Ernest, taken on 1st October 2015 at Bridgnorth
The next two shots are both steam. This one shows the ex SR 'Battle of Britain' class 4-6-2 of Oliver Bulleid, No.34053 Sir Keith Park. Behind is ex LMS, Fowler/Stanier 'Royal Scot' class 4-6-0 No.46100 Royal Scot and, to the side, an ex GWR 14xx class tank engine of Charles Collett. The location was Bridgnorth and the date, 1st October 2015.
Colin's sixth shot features ex GWR 'Small Prairie' class 2-6-2, No.4566 of G. J. Churchward. The engine is fronting a dmu on 3rd October 2015 at Bewdley