CREWE - CHESTER -
- BANGOR - HOLYHEAD
APRIL 2012 - PAGE ONE
Sandbach station and unit 323226 heads for Manchester as I wait for the reverse working to Crewe - running some 10 minutes late.
While I was waiting, 66418 drew up to the signal before accelerating away towards Manchester.
The reason for visiting Crewe was to see this locomotive 4464 (I prefer 60019) "
". I had hoped to see it arrive but it was early and I was late so this was it.
The engine was waiting to enter the Heritage Centre to collect "
The Great Marquess
" before heading off for Barrow Hill.
" was held for quite some time before word came through that it was to take on water before its move to the Heritage Centre.
Reversing out onto the Chester line in order to enter platform 12 and the hydrant.
Pulling up in 12.
I left the A4 to get on with what it was doing and went to what looked like a rescue. However, 57315 was simply parked up with the 350 unit waiting to leave for London.
A Pendolino entered platform 1 with a "
Beth Tweddle MBE
" emblem on each end to commemorate the Olympic Games. Beth is local to Crewe.