Monthly Archives: September 2009

Fun in the sun with ‘The Welsh Scotsman’

A big thank you to the folk who turned out to support D5310′s public debut yesterday. Her busy four trip schedule went well, the only minor gremlin being a few brief engine shutdowns. This has been traced to a grumpy enclosed contactor in the electrical cubicle, … Continue reading

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D5310 – Successful Test Run

D5310 made a successful test run from Llangollen to Carrog and back last night after services had finished, hauling a dead D1566 as weight and insurance.  The photo below shows her coupled to D1566 in the yard at Llangollen. She made some … Continue reading

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D5310's Bo'ness Farewell

Here’s a super little Youtube video to whet your appetite for the debut of Class 26 No D5310 at Llangollen on the 26th September. The video shows D5310 being put through her paces at the SRPS Diesel Gala on the August bank … Continue reading

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D5310 lands at Llangollen!

There were some big smiles all round when D5310, our new resident Sulzer Type 2, arrived safely in a very sunny Llangollen yesterday just after 3pm. Thanks to Simon Searle and Richard Jones for the photos. Squeezing her way off Mill Street onto … Continue reading

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25313 & D5310

25313 is now safely in Leeming Bar yard at the Wensleydale Railway: Thanks to Jonathon Kirby at the Wensleydale Railway for the photo. This afternoon, D5310 left Bo’ness on the same loader: Thanks to David Dibben for the photo. All being well, D5310 will arrive … Continue reading

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25313 departs Llangollen

Shortly after 13:00 today 25313 left the Llangollen railway, her home for the last 21 years. The photo below shows her being secured on the low loader in the yard and then making her way along Mill Street, heading towards Ruabon.   Thanks … Continue reading

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37240

37240 successfully worked her morning drivers experience trip on Saturday 5th September. The photo below shows her powering away from Goods Junction (thanks to Si Searle for this cracking shot): Unfortunately, she then failed half way through her first public trip … Continue reading

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