Railscene Magazine 42 DVD: March/April 1994





Newslines: Paddington Station with the naming of an HST power car Intercity by MD Chris Green. Guests treated to a run behind LMS Pacific No. 46203 from Paddington.

Farewell to BR: SR S15 No. 828 departs Didcot for Crewe and the series of steam tours from Llandudno Junction to Holyhead commemorating the demise of BR.

Locomotives at Llandudno include, Nos. 5029, 828, 46203, 4498 and 71000.

BR 2-6-4T No. 80080 took a charter to Skegness from Nottingham.

Preservation: The Keighley & Worth Valley Railway Spring Gala included S15 828 plus LMS Nos. 48431 and 47279 plus more home fleet.

The opening of the newly restored station at Kidderminster providing the terminus for the SVR. Nos. 6024, 5029, 2857, 4422 and Jubilee No. 45596 were in attendance over the weekend.

GCR Freight Weekend with Black Five 44767, GWR tank No. 5224 and LNER 69523.

Modern News: Mid-Hants Diesel Gala brought in Nos. D7018, D5353, 33116, Peak 45132 and newly repainted Class 47 D1524 Old Oak Common.

Network News: Class 73 73107 naming at Redhill Station commemorating 150 years of Redhill.

Southampton Freightliner Terminal and the naming of Class 47 47095 Southampton WRD.

Main Line Steam: LMS Jubilee No. 45596 on the Welsh Marches Express from Worcester to Hereford.

No. 6024 King Edward Ist from Paddington to Stratford Upon Avon.

No. 75069 on a positioning train from Worcester Shrub Hill to the West Somerset Railway.

Includes scenes on the WSR with double-heading by Prairie No. 4160.

No. 75069 would stay at the WSR for the summer season. Class 47 47703 Queen Mother returned the train to Worcester.

Approx. 90 minutes.