Railways in Worcestershire

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FGW class 158DMU

Above: A class 158 three-car diesel multiple unit working the 7.23 from Warminster to Great Malvern at speed near Abbotswood Junction.

Below Class A1 4-6-2 steam locomotive No.60163 ‘Tornado’ passing Fernhill Heath on 14th September 2013.
Both photographs by Andrew Lambert.

No.60163 at Fernhill Heath

No.66007 at Spetchley

Above: No.66007 approaching Spetchley with the 10.28 Corby to Margam empties on 14th August 2013.

Below: No.66740 at Croome with the 10.36 Ironbridge to Portbury biomass train on 11th December 2013.
Both photographs taken by Robert Cooke.

No.66740 at Croome

No.66201 at Abbotswood

Above: The occasional 03.53 Redcar to Margam coke train (headcode No.6V67; locomotive No.66201) photographed by Robert Pritchard at Abbotswood on Tuesday 17th December 2013.
Below: Robert was at Croome on Thursday 19th December 2013 when class 60 diesel locomotive No.60035 had charge of the 12.08 Llanwern to Scunthorpe (headcode No.6E67) slab empties. A rare daytime working. Photograph taken by Robert Pritchard.

No.0035 at Croome

No.D1015 'Western Champion' at Croome

Above: Preserved class 52 diesel hydraulic locomotive No.D1015 ‘Western Champion‘ at Croome on 7th September 2013.
Below: On 19th September 2013 ex-LMSR 4-6-2 No.46233 ‘Duchess of Sutherland’ at Worcester after working a special train from Crewe to Kidderminster train.
Both photographs by Steve Widdowson.

No.46233 at Worcester

the 'new' Malvern Link Station

Above: The “new” Malvern Link Station buildings nearing completion at Christmas 2013. Below: Class 50 diesel electric locomotives returned in force to the main line on 16th December 2013 when Nos.50135 ‘Ark Royal’, 50031 ‘Rodney’ and 50026 ‘Indomitable’ with class 56 No.56312 went from the Severn Valley Railway to Kidderminster.
Both photographs by Steve Widdowson.

Class 50s at Kidderminster

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