The Class 56 Group

Month: June 2019

  • ELR Gala- 56006 AVAILABLE (was unavailable)

    18/8/19 56006 sucessfully completed a test run last friday (9/8/19) and completed a running day yesterday(17/8/19). 56006 worked the 1145 Bury Heywood , with the rostered loco – 37109 inside for insurance , ran round at Heywood and then worked the 1215 and 1515 Heywood – Rawtenstall trips. If the loco had shown any problems […]

  • 56006 running day at East Lancashire railway Sun 16th June 2019

    56006 running day at East Lancashire railway Sun 16th June 2019

    56006 is booked to work 3 round trips working the diesel turn on the Blue timetable. First train is 09:15 to Heywood and then 3 round trips between Heywood – Bury- Rawtenstal. 56006 has been declared fit this morning after some dedicated efforts by our technical team following the failure of the locomotive prior to […]