CREWE - CHESTER -
- BANGOR - HOLYHEAD
APRIL 2005 - PAGE TWO
A visit to Sandbach to see what is happening and...not a lot. This is 220025 charging towards Manchester.
At least this was something pulling something. 66570 easing its load towards the crossover which will ultimately allow the train to gain entry to the Crewe independent lines.
" parked up at Crewe.
92027 passed through en route for the IEMD.
At the other end of the station was 57307 "
" with its pink nameplate! The locomotive looked very work worn.
323224 diving down into platform 1 on a Manchester-Crewe via Manchester Airport service.....
.....and taking the underpass on its way back to Manchester.
Pendolini by the dozen today, here, 390007 awaits departure from platform 6 while a hippo waits to leave with the Chester shuttle.
007 actually had quite a long wait as the hippo left to be replaced by another. 390043 arrived in platform 5 en route to the capital city.
Big aren't they?
Unusually, the Penmaenmawr stone train passed through the station today, en route for the virtual quarry at Basford Sidings.
Hippo 175111 leaving platform 6, destination Manchester. I believe this service commenced in South Wales?
Pendolino 045 "
" doing a runner on the up fast. Dramatic!