Last Update 28/04/13
THE NEXT WORKING FOR 31271 AT BUTTERLEY WILL BE ANNOUNCED WHEN KNOWN.
||Swanwick Jct, MR-B
2013 Roster .
'A' exam carried out 14/10/12 at Swanwick, MRB.
'B' exam carried out 30/03/13 at Swanwick, MRB.
31271 BOGIE LIFT, SWANWICK MR-B..... 23/07/12
31271 lifted with no 1 bogie ready to be hauled from underneath.....
31271 on the jacks with no 1 bogie removed for cleaning and assessment .....
No 1 bogie following steam cleaning....
Six inch flat with scaling on no 3 wheelset.......
Six inch flat with scaling on opposite side of wheelset.........
Seven inch flat on no 3 wheelset..........
Replacement wheelsets in store ready for fitting.............
SWANAGE RAILWAY 07/05/10 - 15/05/10
31271 having a rest at Norden having worked a train in from Swanage as 73119 'runs round' its train..08/05/10
Waiting to pass another train, 31271 stands at Harmens Cross en-route to Norden..08/05/10
Stood alongside 33103 at Norden, 31271 awaits the arrival of a train back to Swanage..08/05/10
'Top and Tailing' with 33111 on the 4-VEP, 31271 at Corfe Castle en-route to Norden on a shuttle..09/05/10
31271 'awaits the road' to Harmens Cross at Swanage with the empties from the days's service..15/05/10
TRAVELLING POST OFFICE EVENT 10/05/08
Emerging from the tunnel , 31271 is approaching Yarwell with 4 TPO vans in consist..10/05/08
The mail staff , dressed in authentic macs ! , get ready for the 'pick up' at speed..10/05/08.
31271 on its way to Yarwell with the mail ! ..10/05/08
In all , 8 runs were made to demonstrate the use of the recently installed TPO apparatus..10/05/08
All photos kindly provided by Mr Paul Whitley.
'ANDY DALBY MEMORIAL SPECIAL'.....05/04/08
31271 at Peterboro prior to working the 1530 to Wansford. This event raised £550 for the Neurological dept at the Royal Hallamshire Hospital in Sheffield. This was Andy's chosen charity....05/04/08
NVR DMU DRAG 10/01/09
Following arrival at Peterboro, 31271 awaits running round for its return to Wansford..10/01/09
In between trains, 31271 was used to haul the 'foreign stock' from the tunnel into the platform at Wansford. Here we see 31271 at Wansford following arrival..10/01/09
After the stock shunt, 31271 is recoupled to the DMU for the 9th (and final ! ) run to Peterboro..10/01/09
Back at Peterboro again, 31271 waits running round for the last time. An excellent day out ! ..10/01/09
All photographs courtesy of 'Buzzard'