CREWE - CHESTER -
- BANGOR - HOLYHEAD
September 2006 - PAGE TWO
Seen one at last - DRS Class 37 number 37609 headed North through Crewe station with something sounding a little rough!
" passed through platform 5 before reversing into bay platform 2.
A quite miserable time at Crewe with very little happening, I was just in time to get a snatched shot of 66612 "
" emerging from the Chester line with the Penmaenmawr stone.
Crewe station and the morning Pendolino "drag" is about to leave for Holyhead. 57312 "
" is in charge with 390022 "
" hanging on the rear.
312 made a snappy start as it passed over the pointwork.
Minutes later 66555 slid to a halt to await a green before heading off for Penmaenmawr.
" arrived off the Manchester line and entered platform 1.......
......minutes later it headed back towards Manchester, I suspect it was a route learning turn.
A bright and clean Super Voyager, 221140 "
Vasco da Gama
", entered platform 5 en route for Plymouth.
158824 entered bay platform 9 and minutes later 153362 "
Dylan Thomas 1914-1953
" left for Chester on shuttle duty.
A quick look at the now open vista at Horse Landing.
66139 was heading down under on the avoiding line.
As 139 entered the tunnel it was clear that the Manchester line (bottom right) was still out of use and, indeed, there is a "STOP" sign clamped to the line just inside the tunnel.