57008 SLITTING MILL
57008 leads 57009 (dead in transit) South past Slitting Mill Crossing, Staveley in the last of the days sunshine, with 4M51 16:10 Tees Dock - Ditton containers on 08/08/12.
323223 DINTING VIADUCT
323223 rumbles across Dinting Viaduct with the pantograph sparking as the Sun rises on the former Woodhead Route with the 07:31 (2H77) Hadfield - Manchester Piccadilly service, 14/01/12.
20096 in BR blue, top and tails with 20227 in Railfreight grey livery pass Butterthwaite Farm, Ecclesfield working 3S14 11:13 Grimsby Town - Malton RHTT. 24/10/11.
47760 races North with 1H79 13:40 Edinburgh - Keith leg of 'The Royal Scotsman' tour passing Craigo, North of Montrose.
37688 and 37510 pass Hasland with 6Z50 09:25 Stockton - Sheerness scrap. 03/02/11.
86638 and 86604 double head past Great Strickland with 4M74 14:01 Coatbridge - Crewe Basford Hall. 17/09/10.
56094 passes the gallery at Docker with the occasional Saturday’s 6J37 12:44 Carlisle Yard - Chirk logs via the West Coast Mainline, 02/02/13.
97302 (ex - 37170) & 97303 (ex - 37178) pass Dwygyfylchi approaching Penmaenmawr on the North Wales Coast with 3S71 18:45 Crewe - Crewe (via Holyhead) RHTT just as the rain moves North and the sun breaks through, 23/11/12.
56311 sweeps round the curves past Dore & Totley Station with 6Z57 14:45 Attercliffe - Chaddesden, comprising of Nine JRA’s. 19/09/12.
56094 GONERBY MOOR
56094 passes Gonerby Moor with 6M08 17:20 Boston Docks - Washwood Heath steel, 08/09/12.
56311 makes a great sight as it heads South past Treeton with 6Z56 13:45 Shipley, Crossley Evans - Cardiff Tidal loaded scrap metal, 25/05/12. 25*C.
56302 hurries past Beighton with the re-scheduled 6Z70 07:38 Shipley Crossly Evans - Cardiff Tidal loaded scrap on Saturday 17/03/12.
60074 approaches Tapton Junction, Chesterfield with 6Z50 11:50 Toton - Barrow Hill - Toton proving run, dragging mainly loaded seacow ballast wagons, 05/01/12.
66013 SLITTING MILL
66013 passes Slitting Mill UWC with 6M23 Doncaster - Mountsorrel empty ballast boxes. 04/05/11.
56078 'Doncaster Enterprise' passes Woodhouse Mill while working 7B68 12:25 Rotherham Steel Terminal - West Burton Power Station. The train will run round at West Thorpe Sidings, Beighton Junction, then again at Woodhouse Junction before gaining access to the Worksop line and eventually on to its destination.
At this time, coal was brought in by road and stockpiled at Rotherham before being forwarded by rail. 04/03/04
20305+20309 ECCLESFIELD 10.27 Sheffield-York
20305 and 20309 run down grade past Butterthwaite Farm, Ecclesfield, Sheffield with 3S11 10:27 (Variation) Sheffield - York RHTT, 24/10/13.
60007 WADSLEY BRIDGE
60007 ‘The Spirit of Tom Kendell’ slogs up-grade past Wadsley Bridge on the former Woodhead route with 6J57 (18:16) Aldwarke - Stocksbridge steel on 03/09/13.
66706 WOODHOUSE 6V09 11.49 Tunstead-Brentford Town Days
66706 ‘Nene Valley’ sweeps through Woodhouse Station on former G.C. metals as it heads to Barrow Hill to recess before forwarding its load of aggregates to Brentford Town. The train, 6V09 has originated from Tunstead Quarry in the Peak District and was running about 40 minutes late at this point. 09/07/13.
185143 coupled to 185148 pass Old Denaby, Mexbrough, with 1B79 12:26 Cleethorpes - Manchester Airport, 26/01/13.
60094 PEAK FOREST
60094 ‘Rugby flyer’ at rest at Peak Forest, 30/01/10.
66726 “Sheffield Wednesday” hauls a short 6L28 Carlisle Yard - Whitemoor loaded spoil past Chellaston, 29/11/12.
66743 top and tails with 66744 ‘Crossrail’ while working 3J41 07:58 Peterborough ST & RS - Doncaster TMD Railhead Treatment train past Sleaford North Junction, 17/10/12.
66077 passes through Chinley Station with 6H60 Hope Street - Peak Forest empty stone hoppers, 08/09/12.
56094 waits at Stenson with 6M08 17:20 Boston Docks - Washwood Heath steel at sunset on 03/09/12.
57009 SLITTING MILL
57009 leads 57008 (dead in transit) North past Slitting Mill Crossing, Staveley with 4E38 03:43 Ditton - Tees Dock containers on 09/08/12.
50044 'Exeter' passes Cockwood Harbour near Starcross with 1Z53 18:15 Paignton - Cardiff Central GBRf trip, 21/07/12.