North Wales and Northern England

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8 Jun 2005
Waiting in some far corner of the country for a 37
Here are a selection of photos mainly of DRS Sandites over the last few days...

Tuesday - North Wales Coast Main Line

The photo loco of the trip comes in sunshine - 66609 leads 6K22 at Penmaenmawr

and the second loco comes in Sunshine - 57313 is seen towing a plastic thing at Llanfairfechan working 1D22

But the sun had disappeared by the time 37218 appeared working 3J96 seen here at Llanfairfechan oh well, will have to try again before they finish

A chase to Valley and 37218 is seen again in backlit sun near Valley working 3J96

And in almost perfect sun 37259 is seen returning from Holyhead working 3J96 at Valley

Wednesday - North Wales and heading back east - RAIN RAIN AND MORE RAIN!

In the rain but included as the first trip of 31459 in plain black - 1Z37 is seen being lead by 31459 with 31452 and 31454 on the rear at Abergele

Gave up on the NWC so moved to Peak Forest but raining too hard so did'nt even get the camera out so next photos at Sheffield

Beside some silly High Speed DMU 20301 is seen waiting in Sheffield to work 3S11

Another view of 20301 at Sheffield waiting to leave with 3S11

20305 seen on the rear of 3S11 at Sheffield

Thursday - Started on the S&C but missed Sandite as was eraly while walking to Blea Moor but was raining anyway so more of the York Sandites in the afternoon

66951 is seen at Milford Junction with a southbound Coal Train

20305 is seen leading 3S21 at South Milford

20303 is seen at Worksop shortly after arriving with 3S11

20302 is seen ready to leave Worksop with 3S12
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