The Class 56 Group

Author: The Editor

  • Grids at Basford Hall

    Passing Crewe Basford Hall today showed the following class 56’s in readiness for work on the North Wales coast ballast trains: 56078, 56096, 56105, 56113, 56302

  • 56302 goes to WSR

    56302 is heading to the West Somerset Railway at Bishops Lydeard on Thursday and will work at their mixed-traffic gala on Saturday and Sunday. It will work two trains on each of Saturday and Sunday but is on display only on Friday for its naming ceremony

  • 56312 6Z34 0946 Cardiff Tidal TC – Leicester LIP

    56312 6Z34 0946 Cardiff Tidal TC – Leicester LIP

    Once again 56312 is seen working the DCR Scrap. Leaving Cardiff Tidal T.C at 09:46, due Leicester L.I.P. at 17:05. Seen here heading towards Over Bridge on the southern approach to Gloucester Station having traversed the “Lydney Road” from Severn Tunnel Junction.