Here are the latest sightings we have reported. If you want to let us know about any “Grid” sightings please get in contact here – you can even send in your photos to go with it!
14/12/17- 56301 has worked the 0349 Wembley to Foxton and should work the 1228 return. 56301 is again working this duty solo and should also perform tomorrow. No news on the 56 allocated for the Jolly Grid Railtour this weekend … Continue reading →
4/12/17– 56128 has moved by road to Booth’s at Rotherham. 56311 & 56312 were delivered by rail to Leicester. 56303 is still active and was last reported in the North bay at Derby or at the RTC nearby. 25/11/17- Reports … Continue reading →
A day at Bury on Monday 13th saw the defective auxiliary alternator coil replaced on 56006. The loco started first time afterward and all three lamps on the control cubicle were lit and indicating output of all three phases was … Continue reading →
56105 ran light from Bescot and was attached to the rear of the railtour during its Stafford stop.
56303 ran light from Wembley to appear at this event which was held to raise funds for charity. , Approximately 100 persons were allowed to visit the site and the organises manged to have a 56 303 60015,66082 and a … Continue reading →
28/10/17- 56096 + 56113 are currently operating this duty. COLAS 56096 & 56105 are currently working the following duties, with 56087 based at Coleham depot presumably as a spare loco. MONDAY 3S71 SHREWCLSS 21:20 SUTTNBJ34 21:22 21:26 … Continue reading →
UPDATE – 6/10/17 – 56301 + 56081 repeated yesterdays 6Z16 & 6Z17 workings to Foxton . A picture of the return working 6Z17 below was taken by J.Hooson A link to the WNXX site shows a picture of the pair … Continue reading →
Further to the unavailability of 56006 for the 2nd Sept running day the planned repairs have not been possible due to availability of key personnel and illness. 56006 is therefore unavailable for this weekends Diesel Gala. The ELR have been … Continue reading →
Week commencing Sun 29/10 to Sat 4/11/17. During the week 23/10-27/10 56081 developed a slight wheelflat and is awaiting tyre turning at nearby Wembley depot. 56303 ran light from Derby to replace 56081. Sunday 29/10/17 56303 had run to Knottingley … Continue reading →