Monday 24th September 2018

56113 & 73107 - GB18 - Fort William

Above: 56113 stands at Fort William with GBRf’s 73107. Photo copyright: Jordan Kearney.

Scottish Grid Action – 56113 made a rare visit for the class to the West Highland Line on Saturday 22nd, when it worked the 1Z30 Mossend Yard – Fort William & 1Z31 Fort William – Inverkeithing Goods Loop legs of GB Railfreight’s ‘Out of the Ordinary’ four-day charter train extravaganza. It then tailed the 1Z32 Inverkeithing Goods Loop – Edinburgh from where the loco was detached, afterwards running light engine to Grangemouth as 0Z56.

The very same night, 56090 & 56094 ventured towards Inverness on an engineers train when they worked the 6K50 1954 Millerhill Yard – Dunkeld & Birnam and the following morning’s 6K50 1025 Blair Atholl – Inverness T.C.

56103 stands alongside its former DCR stablemate 56303 at Willesden earlier this month. Photo copyright: C Osta.

56103 stands alongside its former DCR stablemate 56303 at Willesden earlier this month. Photo copyright: C Osta.

56103 to the Mid Norfolk Railway – 56103 is planned to work the 6Z35 0825 Willesden DC Rail Sidings – Dereham this coming Wednesday, conveying a small rake of wagons. It should then run light engine to Leicester Depot as 0Z36. Full timings for 6Z35 can be found here and for 0Z35 here.

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