Monthly Archives: June 2011

Llangollen echoes to the sound of a 12LDA once more!

D1566 was successfully started and run for half an hour today after completion of repairs to the radiator system. A video of the start up is here (please note contains the odd naughty word (other than Sulzer) – sorry, but … Continue reading

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Dee Valley Thunder Part II

Thanks to all those that turned up for a day with 6940 yesterday, the old girl behaved impeccably but the lineside sheep didn’t! Sorry about the two emergency stops, but we didn’t fancy mutton for dinner or fleece trim on … Continue reading

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Timetable Revision for Saturday 18th June Running Day

Due to engineering work taking place at Deeside loop, Saturday’s mileage accumulation day timetable has been altered slightly. Up Trains (except the 1700) are re-timed to depart from Carrog 10 minutes later than advertised: with Up Trains (except the 1700) … Continue reading

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Traction change for 18th June Running Day

The 4 trip diagram on June the 18th will be worked by Class 37 6940 in place of D5310 for operational reasons as we try and start to even up engine hours and wear on our fleet now we have two locos serviceable again. … Continue reading

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Sunday’s weather: Dee Valley Thunder

Many thanks to all those who supported Class 37 6940′s successful and triumphant return to traffic today – a great time appeared to be had by all. We hope those lucky enough to have their ticket pulled out from the … Continue reading

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