The Class 56 Group

Month: April 2017

  • CLASS 56 GROUP AGM DATE 1ST JULY 2017

    The annual meeting of the Class 56 Group will take place on the above date. Details are available in the latest edition of Gridiron which should be with members any time now. As always we encourage as many members as possible to attend and contribute to the direction the group takes in future.

  • MAY 2017 Class 56 workings

    31/5/17 – 56094 had stabled up at Cardiff Canton, and 56105 was working back to Crewe after overnight work at Stockport. 30/5/17 – The active 56s were located as follows:- 56078-Doncaster, 56087 ,56096 Whitemoor,56094 was working 4Z44 Gloucester NY -Pengam, 56105 Basford Hall, 56302 Grangemouth, 56303 Wolsingham, 56312 Wembley. 29/5/17    56113 took 50017 when on […]

  • April 2017 class 56 workings

    1/4/17. 56078+56087  worked 2109 Whitemoor – Hauhley Jcn (Near Stowmarket) 56094  worked 2239 Tyne – Durham Sig TY358(arr 2325) 56113  worked 2120 Doncaster Decoy- Ulceby (arr 2350) 2/4/17 56078+56087 worked  0820 from  Hauhley Jcn (Near Stowmarket) 56094 ran as 0745 from Chester Le Street (arr Tyne 0759) 56113 ran as  0915 Humber Road Junction  (arr […]

  • Grid Photo Albums

    Keep an eye out on our site as we’ll shortly be putting together a comprehensive photo gallery of every member of the class built. In the mean time enjoy 56001 …

  • No Class 56 for Mid Norfolk Railway Gala 29/4 – 1/5 2017

    The MNR Gala organisers have announced 56303 will no longer be attending this weekends Gala. Problems with 31452 mean the move is no longer viable . UKRL were willing to help out by supplying 56081 but crew shortages meant the move to get the loco over to Norfolk can’t happen. 31233 is also a no […]