West Midlands Branch

Photographs around the West Midlands

   Alstom embellished 390004 at Coventry on 1st December 2010 with the 12.50 New Street-Euston   Bob Barby

   Bombardier embellished 221115 on standby duty at New Street on 26th November 2010   Bob Barby

   150010 reversing at Whitlocks End on 1st November 2010 with the 11.39 for Kidderminster. Snow Hill-Shirley trains were extended to reverse at Whitlocks End from 25th October.   Bob Barby

   DBS liveried 67018 leaving Leamington Spa on 18th August with the 07.33 Wrexham-Marylebone. It had been working their services all week.   Bob Barby

   Midland Metro Depot Wednesbury on 16th August. Units 5 an 6 outside the depot.   Bob Barby

   60163 pauses at Nuneaton to take water on 22nd May 2010 with a Euston-Chester Charter. Water was supplied from the road tanker in the background sent up from Southampton!.   Bob Barby

   30777 masquerading as 30453 "King Arthur" passing Leamington Spa at 13.28 on 23rd April 2010. The working was a Victoria-Stratford-on-Avon Charter it being Saint George's Day.   Bob Barby

   The Pretendolino reappears! 90021 working the 14.43 Euston-Birmingham on 21st April 2010. Booked workings commenced on 19th following damage to 390004 at Oxley on 18th.   Bob Barby

   70004 erntering Wolverhampton with a Portbury-Rugeley coal working on 22nd March 2010   Bob Barby

   46201 pausing at Rugby on 6th March 2010 with the Crewe-Kensington "Doric Olympian" Charter.   Bob Barby

   61994 passing Stourbridge Junction at 11.42 on 2nd March 2010. Locomotive and support coach en-route Crewe-Kidderminster SVR. The DMU is 150126   Bob Barby

   325013+325005+325001 on a Wembley-Rugby crew training run on 3rd March 2010. Resting in south bay platform 3 before returning south.   Bob Barby

   67014 entering New Street on 2nd March 2010 with the 11.20 Marylebone-Wrexham. This one of the few WSMR trains which use this route. This train is booked non-stop Leamington to Cosford.   Bob Barby

   70013 and 30777 passing Walsall at 13.04 on 22nd February 2010. 70013 en-route Bury-Southall and 30777 Bury-Tyseley   Bob Barby

   The 11.27 Marylebone-Wrexham leaving Leamington Spa on 5th February northbound via Solihull as booked. The set is the third set composed of a cargo-D buffet car and three ex. Virgin coaches out of store at Long Marston.   Bob Barby

   Third nameplate of Pendolino 390036 "City of Coventry" presented to the Lord Mayor at the naming ceremony. Now installed with accompanying model in the foyer to the Lord Mayor’s parlour at Coventry Council House. Photograph taken 26th January 2010. June Barby   June Barby

   Wolverhampton at 12.45 on 18th January 2010. 70006 working the Portbury-Rugeley coal.   Bob Barby

last updated: 04/12/10