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Site Update Archive 2011


Please be aware that due to the historical nature of this page, some of the links on it may be out of date.

The Current What's New page, the what was new archive, the 2012 and the 2013 archive contain all the recent update information.

Also see the 2010 archive, the 2009, the 2008, the 2007, the 2006, the 2005, the 2004, the 2003, the 2002, the 2001, the 2000, the 1999 and the 1997-8 "What was new" archive pages.


Web Site Update List: further down this page.

Photographic and video reports 2011:
Please note that some photos included below are taken by volunteers and staff during the course of their duties, and so may have been taken in areas not open to the general public. These photos are very valuable, since they enable the public to see these otherwise hidden facets of the railway, but visitors to the railway should note that they may be unable to visit these locations themselves.
Please note that the Bluebell Railway is not responsible for the content of external web sites.

Fotopic Please note that in early March 2011 all Fotopic domain names became inaccessible. It is not known whether they will return, but if people are able to provide links to alternative galleries, then those links will be updated. Regrettably, therefore, many links to useful and informative galleries below are now dead.
Apologies also that this list is not yet complete for the latter few months of the year.


Web-site Update Archive 2011

30 December 2011


U-class with Fairy Godmother Train - Tony Sullivan - 29 December 2011 29 December

Crew of Santa Set X - David Mills - 24 Dec 2011 B473 with Maunsell coaches - David Chappell - 28 Dec 2011 BY 653 before being tarpaulined - Alan Pragnell - 28 Dec 2011

80151 near 3-Arch Bridge - Paul Furlong - 4 December 2011 23 December
Brazier at Sheffield Park - Derek Hayward - 10 Dec 2011


B473 just south of New Road Bridge with Victorian Christmas Special - Derek Hayward - 22 December 2011 22 December

Victorian Christmas at Horsted Keynes - Derek Hayward - 22 Dec 2011 B473 with Victorian train at Ketches - Derek Hayward - 22 Dec 2011 Father Christmas with Children at Horsted Keynes - Derek Hayward - 22 Dec 2011 Victorian stalls at Horsted Keynes - Derek Hayward - 22 Dec 2011 Victorian stalls at Horsted Keynes - Derek Hayward - 22 Dec 2011 Victorian stalls at Horsted Keynes - Derek Hayward - 22 Dec 2011 Victorian stalls at Horsted Keynes - Derek Hayward - 22 Dec 2011

E4 appraches 3-Arch Bridge - Ashley Smith - 18 December 2011 20 December

84030 frames welded up - Tony Sullivan - 20 Dec 2011 84030 frames welded up - Tony Sullivan - 20 Dec 2011 Brazier at Sheffield Park - Derek Hayward - 10 Dec 2011

Preliminary sketch of proposed carriage shed extension - Matthew Cousins - 2008 19 December

P-way sleeper-changing gang at Kingscote - David Chappell - 18 Dec 2011 Signal cables and water supply trench at Kingscote - David Chappell - 18 Dec 2011

U and 323 on shed - Chris Suitters - 10 December 2011 14 December

1638 near Horsted Keynes - Brian Easter - 10 Dec 2011 80151 leaves Horsted Keynes - Derek Hayward - 10 Dec 2011 Model Railway at Horsted Keynes - Derek Hayward - 10 Dec 2011

B473 at Ketches with Santa Train - Derek Hayward - 10 December 2011 12 December

Looking south along the excavated cutting towards Imberhorne Lane Bridge - Nigel Longdon - 9 Dec 2011 JustTextGiving banner at East Grinstead - Text 'BEXT11 £5' to 70070 - 10 Dec 2011 4941 returned to Bluebell metals - Derek Hayward - 10 Dec 2011

323 'Bluebell' at Horsted Keynes - Andrew Strongitharm - 3 December 2011 9 December
1638 at Sheffield Park - John Sandys - 8 Dec 2011 Potential new volunteers in the loco yard - David Chappell - 4 Dec 2011


80151 on a Santa Special - Andrew Strongitharm - 3 December 2011 8 December

Carol service at Horsted Keynes - Robin Willis - 3 Dec 2011 Bluebell Railway Band playing at the Carol service at Horsted Keynes - Robin Willis - 3 Dec 2011 Camelot's wheelsets returned to Sheffield Park - Tony Sullivan - 8 Dec 2011

7 December


6 December


80151 and 323 at Sheffield Park - Peter Edwards - 3 December 2011 5 December

Fr John Twisleton with 'Bluebell' at Horsted Keynes - Robin Willis - 3 Dec 2011 Carol service at Horsted Keynes - Robin Willis - 3 Dec 2011

U-class at Kingscote - Steven Lofting - 26 November 2011 2 December

B473 at Kingscote - Steven Lofting - 26 Nov 2011 The disused Ketches Halt, and Sheffield Park Outer Home signal - Steven Lofting - 26 Nov 2011 Sheffield Park Inner Home signal - Steven Lofting - 26 Nov 2011
E4 shunting in the works - Tony Sullivan - 1 December 2011
Camelot's frames - Tony Sullivan - 2 Dec 2011

Rear of the frames of 84030 - Tony Sullivan - 24 November 2011 24 November


34059 - Mike Anton - 18 November 2011 23 November
1638 at SP - 360-degree panorama - Mike Anton - 20 November 2011
The old washout pit - Mike Hopps - 22 Nov 2011 The washout pit removed - Mike Hopps - 22 Nov 2011 Ballasting ready for plain-lining - Mike Hopps - 22 Nov 2011 work in progress on No.488 simulator

592 with two SECR carriages - Andrew Strongitharm - 19 November 2011 21 November

66728 with WBR5 empties at Clapham Junction - Barry King - 16 Nov 2011 66728 with WBR5 empties at Clapham Junction - Barry King - 16 Nov 2011

66728 heads towards East Grinstead with the empty wagons for today's waste train - Tony Sullivan - 16 November 2011 16 November


80151 approaches Horsted Keynes - David Chappell - 13 November 2011 15 November

80151 - Mike Hopps - 12 Nov 2011 75027 in primer - Matthew Cousins - 10 Nov 2011

323 with the goods - Mike Hopps - 12 November 2011


80151 as 80017 - Stephen Leek - 11 Nov 2011 80151 as 80017 - Stephen Leek - 11 Nov 2011 80151 as 80017 - Stephen Leek - 11 Nov 2011

14 November

Gas lamp at Sheffield Park - John Sandys - 10 November 2011 10 November


U-class with Bullleid coaches - Ashley Smith - 5 November 2011 8 November
'Stepney' pilots the E4 - Peter Edwards - 6 Nov 2011


B473 with LSWR carriage - Chris Ward - 5 November 2011 7 November

E4 sits patiently at Horsted Keynes as the C arrives from Kingscote with one of the three pre-grouping coach sets - Peter Trimming - 4 Nov 2011 C-class with goods train - Ashley Smith - 5 Nov 2011
Captain Baxter with brake van - Chris Ward - 6 Nov 2011 B473 with Birdcage brake - Keith Leppard - 5 Nov 2011

Triple Header - Keith Leppard - 5 November 2011


The visiting special passes onto Bluebell metals - Pat Plane - 5 Nov 2011 Charlotte leads the special towards the tip at Hill Place Farm Bridge - Stephen Fairweather - 5 Nov 2011 Kirsten at the head of the train in the Bluebell's platform at East Grinstead - Pat Plane - 5 Nov 2011 Charlotte at the South end of our Platform - Stephen Fairweather - 5 Nov 2011 Kirsten leads back up through Purley - Nathan Gibson - 5 Nov 2011

178 with one of today's three vintage passenger trains - David Haggar - 4 November 2011 4 November
323 and Birdcage - Tony Sullivan - 4 Nov 2011 SECR Wagons - Martin Skrzetuszewski - 1 Nov 2011 B473 with Goods train - David Haggar - 4 Nov 2011


178 at Sheffield Park with the Autumn Tints service - John Sandys - 1 November 2011 3 November
Standard 2 tank - new rear driving wheel spring hangers - Tony Sullivan - 13 Oct 2011 Elevated shunt signal at SP - Mike Hopps - 2 Nov 2011


Ashley Smith's video compilation on YouTube - 16 October 2011 1 November
Platform Bench at Sheffield Park - John Sandys - 27 Oct 2011


80151 on shed - Steven Lofting - 29 October 2011 31 October
Loading rubbish into the WBR train - Greg Wales - 28 Oct 2011 Three loaded wagons ready to be taken away - Gordon Callander - 24 Oct 2011 Extended track - Robert Hayward - 24 Oct 2011


29 October


66721 'Harry Beck' with half a train loaded - Greg Wales - 28 October 2011 28 October
80151 - Nathan Gibson - 23 Oct 2011 B473 with Vintage coaches - Nathan Gibson - 23 Oct 2011


66721 'Harry Beck' arrives at East Grinstead with the empties - Robert Hayward - 24 October 2011 26 October


Birdcage Brake 3363 at Kingscote - Alex Morley - 22 October 2011 24 October

Some of the volunteers who worked on the restoration of 3363 - Jon Bowers - 22 Oct 2011 Portrait of 80151 - Matthew Sheasby - 15 Oct 2011 Drivepoint carefuly demolish the cottage at Haywards Heath - Richard Clark - 2 Oct 2011

B473 with Wealden Rambler and 323 with Autumn Tints - Tony Sullivan - 20 October 2011 22 October

Birdcage brake 3363 at Sheffield Park - Tony Sullivan - 13 Oct 2011 SECR 7-plank wagon on low loader - Andy Prime - 17 Oct 2011 B473 leaves Kingscote - Peter Edwards - 16 Oct 2011

B473 with the Met coaches - Paul Pettitt - 15 October 2011 21 October

66721 passes Hurst Green with the incoming empties - Brian Kidman - 18 Oct 2011 9F club members working on 75027 and 92240 - Sam Brown - 15 Oct 2011 Baxter's vac brake being tested - Paul Russell - 15 Oct 2011

SECR C-class with Birdcage Brake on test run - Tony Sullivan - 13 October 2011 14 October

66721 brings in the empties, Riddelsdown - Nathan Gibson - 11 Oct 2011 Group photo at Sheffield Park - Chris Knibbs/John Sandys - 13 Oct 2011 Disembarking at Imberhorne South - Mike Hopps - 13 Oct 2011 Walking up the slope under Imberhorne Lane Bridge - Mike Hopps - 13 Oct 2011 Headboard bearers - Mike Hopps - 13 Oct 2011 Tip walking group - Mike Hopps - 13 Oct 2011 Headboard on 66721 - Mike Hopps - 13 Oct 2011 Group at East Grinstead - Mike Hopps - 13 Oct 2011 Ready to depart - Richard Salmon - 13 Oct 2011 Working the ground frame - Martin Lawrence - 13 Oct 2011

SECR C-class arrrives at Kingscote with Goods Train - Mike Hopps - 8 October 2011 12 October

Fenchurch Fund stand Corby & District exhibition - Clive Emsley - 9 Oct 2011 C-class leaving Sheffield Park with vintage goods train - David Haggar - 8 Oct 2011 Drawing of Craven-era First - Ian White

SECR C-class with Goods Train - Mike Hopps - 8 October 2011 11 October
Railway workman's cottage at Haywards Heath - Richard Clark - 1 Oct 2011 Demolished - Richard Clark - 8 Oct 2011 Bricks palleted up ready for removal - Richard Clark - 8 Oct 2011


10 October
Ps depart Sheffield Park - David Haggar - 8 October 2011 The vintage goods train at West Hoathly - Tony Haylar - 8 October 2011
Three SECR engines together at Horsted - Nathan Gibson - 8 October 2011
U at Kingscote - Mike Hopps - 8 Oct 2011 Trackwork progress on washout pit - Pat Plane - 4 Oct 2011


178 with Autumn Tints service - Graham Court - 6 October 2011 8 October
Q1 at a photo charter - David Haggar - 2000


66708 Jayne at Imberhorne North - Mike Hopps - 5 October 2011 7 October

Clive with the paperwork - Mike Hopps - 5 Oct 2011 Weighbridge computer - Mike Hopps - 5 Oct 2011 Find out more days group with Dave Clarke - David Chappell - 2 Oct 2011

34059 photographed from under B473 - Mike Lee - 25 September 2011 6 October
178 with Obo on Autumn Tints service - Martin Lawrence - 3 Oct 2011 Mets departing from Sheffield Park behind the E4 - Mike Hopps - 1 Oct 2011


178 with Autumn Tint Special - Tony Sullivan - 3 October 2011 4 October
34059 on Freshfield Bank - David Haggar - 1 Oct 2011


34059 photographed from under B473 - Mike Lee - 25 September 2011 30 September

34059 at West Hoathley - Tony Sullivan - 29 Sept 2011 Unloading and spreading ballast - Mike Hopps - 26 Sept 2011 Access ramp at Imberhorne Lane bridge - Mike Hopps - 26 Sept 2011 Loading the waste train - Mike Hopps - 26 Sept 2011 Loading the waste train - Mike Hopps - 26 Sept 2011

178 and 323 - Derek Hayward - 24 September 2011 29 September

66731 shunting waste wagons - Richard Emsley - 28 Sept 2011 Wheels from the Q-class tender - Lewis Nodes - 18 Sept 2011 Q-class tender in the workshop at SP - Derek Hayward - 24 Sept 2011

34059 at 3-Arch Bridge - Derek Hayward - 24 September 2011 28 September

75027 in green undercoat - Derek Hayward - 24 Sept 2011 92240 and 75027 being repainted - Derek Hayward - 24 Sept 2011

66728 on the viaduct - Mike Hopps - 26 September 2011 27 September
Ps heading south - Derek Hayward - 24 Sept 2011 Railways on the Air - Derek Hayward - 24 Sept 2011


34059 with 11am departure from Sheffield Park - Paul Pettitt - 24 September 2011 26 September
34059 with 3pm train - Peter Edwards - 24 Sept 2011 178 and 323 - Paul Pettitt - 24 Sept 2011

Bernard and Roy - Tony Sullivan - 25 Sept 2011 Washout Pit trackwork - Derek Hayward - 24 Sept 2011 Woodpax trackwork - Derek Hayward - 24 Sept 2011

Birdcage brake 3363 almost ready to leave the paint shop - Dave Clarke - 29 August 2011 25 September
The evening sun catches a door on the Birdcage coach - Dave Clarke - 4 Sept 2011 Ceiling of SECR 3188 - Dave Clarke - 4 Sept 2011 Work on door pillar of 3188 - Dave Clarke - 29 August 2011 New panelling on Bulleid Composite 5768 - Dave Clarke - 29 August 2011


Approach to Imberhorne North - Tony Sullivan - 17 September 2011 23 September


C 592 and PLV 2186 - Martin Lawrence - 19 September 2011 22 September
U before 3pm departure from SP - Martin Lawrence - 19 Sept 2011 In the Woodpax shed - Martin Lawrence - 19 Sept 2011


U-class at Sheffield Park - John Sandys - 20 September 2011 21 September
Loco Washout Pit trackwork at SP - David Chappell - 18 Sept 2011 SECR wagon 567 rewheeled - Martin Skrzetuszewski - 20 Sept 2011


323 and 178 with the vintage set - Graham Court - 18 September 2011 20 September

H-class being re-assembled - Lewis Nodes - 18 Sept 2011 Q-class tender lifted from wheels - Lewis Nodes - 18 Sept 2011

73141 at East Grinstead Open Day - Joseph Wright - 18 September 2011 19 September
80151 at SP - Joseph Wright - 16 Sept 2011 Tip from the cab of the VEP - Tony Sullivan - 17 Sept 2011 East Grinstead platform from the cab of the 73 - Tony Sullivan - 17 Sept 2011


C-class at Horsted Keynes - John Sandys - 15 September 2011 15 September
Fingall, new timber in kitchen wall - Dave Clarke - 29 August 2011 LBSCR open wagon re-planked and painted - Dave Clarke - 24 August 2011 SECR 2-plank ballast wagon No.567 - Dave Clarke - 14 August 2011


P-class 27 at Sheffield Park - Tony Sullivan - 20 January 1974 14 September

27 with Birdcage Brake 1061 - Tony Sullivan - 20 June 1972 Tender work! - August 2011 - Rob Faulkner

72 'Fenchurch' and P-class 27 at Horsted Keynes - Bluebell Archive - 12 May 1974 7 September
Pioneer II and Baxter stand forlornely at Sheffield Park - Bluebell Archive - early 1970s


323 with goods train - Peter Edwards - 3 September 2011 5 September

Volunteer Recruitment tour - David Chappell - 4 Sept 2011 Our stand at Brighton Maker Faire - John Sandys - 3 Sept 2011 Brighton Maker Faire - John Sandys - 3 Sept 2011

Brighton Maker Faire 3 September 2011 3 September


80151 at Sheffield Park - Tony Sullivan - 1 September 2011 2 September

Rear frame extension for 84030 - Tony Sullivan - 1 Sept 2011 Front dragbox of 84030 - Tony Sullivan - 1 Sept 2011 Original frames of 84030 - Tony Sullivan - 1 Sept 2011

178 and 323 with the People's Millions Coach - Peter Edwards - 29 August 2011 31 August

1638 on shed at Sheffield Park - Derek Hayward - 29 Aug 2011 Interior of Woodpax shed, nearly completed - Derek Hayward - 29 Aug 2011 Fund-raising plant stall - Derek Hayward - 29 Aug 2011 Sentinel Steam Lorry - Derek Hayward - 29 Aug 2011 Ballast laid towards washout pit - Derek Hayward - 29 Aug 2011 Monday's GN Saloon Crew, Richard & Deborah Salmon - Derek Hayward - 29 Aug 2011

P-class pair departing from Sheffield Park - Derek Hayward - 29 August 2011 P-class pair approach Sheffield Park - Ashley Smith - 28 August 2011 30 August

80151 at Ketches - Derek Hayward - 29 Aug 2011 B473 arrives at Kingscote with the Lounge Car Train - Derek Hayward - 29 Aug 2011 592 with the Pullman Charter - Derek Hayward - 29 Aug 2011

28 August


Work at South end of tip - Robert Else - 25 August 2011 27 August


Valve chest temporarilly in frames - Fred Bailey - 17 August 2011 24 August


P-class pair approach Horsted Keynes - Tony Sullivan - 19 August 2011 23 August
C-class with Wedding Special - Tony Sullivan - 19 Aug 2011 80151 at Horsted House Farm bridge - Tony Sullivan - 19 Aug 2011


80151 taking water - John Cherry - 15 August 2011 22 August
73133 'The Bluebell Railway' at Redhill - Tony Sullivan - 5 June 1997


Sir Archibald Sincalair - Simon Lathwell - 7 August 2011 18 August
B473 shunting the Pullmans - Simon Lathwell - 7 Aug 2011 Inside the shed - Derek Hayward - 13 Aug 2011

Q class tender and E4 being coaled - Simon Lathwell - 7 August 2011 17 August

S15, Q and C at Sheffield Park - Simon Lathwell - 7 Aug 2011 B473 shunting in the new shed - Peter Edwards - 16 Aug 2011

3360 in service - Robert Else - 14 August 2011 16 August

Winner Best-in-Show Pair of MGs - Derek Hayward - 14 Aug 2011 Winner Best-in-Show - Mrs Constantine - Derek Hayward - 14 Aug 2011 Chit Chat Express headboard at the Kingscote gate - Jon Bowers - 14 Aug 2011
1936 John Fowler roller - Derek Hayward - 14 Aug 2011 Riley Elf - Derek Hayward - 14 Aug 2011 Morris Cowley - Derek Hayward - 14 Aug 2011 Austin 7 Van - Derek Hayward - 14 Aug 2011 Austin 7 Van interior - Derek Hayward - 14 Aug 2011 1935 Triumph motorcycle - Derek Hayward - 14 Aug 2011 1974 Honda - Derek Hayward - 14 Aug 2011 1935 Lister Water Pump - Derek Hayward - 14 Aug 2011

Vintage lorries on display at Horsted Keynes - Derek Hayward - 13 August 2011 15 August

Captain Baxter with vintage goods train - Paul Pettitt - 13 Aug 2011 178 and 592 with the Victorian Train - Paul Pettitt - 13 Aug 2011 323 carrying the Chit Chat Express headboard - Derek Hayward - 13 Aug 2011
Vintage Motor-cycles on display - Derek Hayward - 13 Aug 2011 Classic Cars at Horsted Keynes - Derek Hayward - 13 Aug 2011 Sentinel steam lorry ARE 195 - Derek Hayward - 13 Aug 2011 Burrell steam tractor PB 9359 - Derek Hayward - 13 Aug 2011 Burrell steam tractor PB 9359 - Derek Hayward - 13 Aug 2011 Aveling Porter roller 'Queen Jubilee' - Derek Hayward - 13 Aug 2011 stationary engines - Derek Hayward - 13 Aug 2011 stationary engines - Derek Hayward - 13 Aug 2011 Renault Alpine KSA 110F - Derek Hayward - 13 Aug 2011 Plants for sale - Derek Hayward - 13 Aug 2011 178 and 592 leaving Sheffield Park with the Victorian train - Derek Hayward - 13 Aug 2011 Ardingly spur brake-van ride - Derek Hayward - 13 Aug 2011 323 and 80151 at Poleay Bridge - Derek Hayward - 13 Aug 2011 Baxter at New Road Bridge - Derek Hayward - 13 Aug 2011 Baxter approaches Sheffield Park - Derek Hayward - 13 Aug 2011 Baxter at Poleay Bridge - Derek Hayward - 13 Aug 2011

Bulleid carriage 5768 being re-panelled - Dave Clarke - 7 August 2011 12 August
End structure of SECR 3188 being rebuilt - Dave Clarke - 7 Aug 2011


A helping hand - John Sandys - 9 August 2011 11 August


Woodpax track complete - John Sandys - 9 August 2011 10 August
Refurbished seat at Kingscote - John Sandys - 9 Aug 2011


Clive Soper with 4 potential volunteers - David Chappell - 7 August 2011 9 August
RBR Chair - Dave Clarke SECR 2-plank wagon undeframe - Dave Clarke - 31 July 2011


80151 approaches 3-Arch Bridge - Martin Lawrence - 7 August 2011 8 August
Birdcage Brake in the paint shop - Dave Clarke - 31 July 2011


80151 approaches 3-Arch Bridge - Robert Else - 2 August 2011 5 August

B473 leaves Horsted Keynes - Robert Else - 2 Aug 2011 Bernard Holden on the train - Tony Sullivan - 31 July 2011 The 08 with ballast - Tony Sullivan - 4 Aug 2011

323 with ballast wagons crosses the Ouse River Bridge - Peter Edwards - 2 August 2011 3 August


2 August


80151 at Monteswood Lane Bridge - Ashley Smith - 30 July 2011 1 August


E4 arrives at SP - Derek Hayward - 24 July 2011 29 July
Sir Archie departs from SP - Derek Hayward - 24 July 2011 Continued work on the tip site - Mike Hopps - 26 July 2011

LBSCR Craven-era train - Ian White

Atlantic Coast Express passes the Wednesday lineside gang - Brian Kidman - 27 July 2011 28 July
31618's tender returns - Mike Hopps - 27 July 2011

Dismantling the LBSCR First - Ian White - 26 July 2011
LBSCR First - Ian White - early June 2011 LBSCR First - Ian White - 26 July 2011

LBSCR First - photo-montage - Ian White - 26 July 2011


Collectors' Fair at Horsted Keynes - Derek Hayward - 24 July 2011 27 July

Collectors' Fair at Horsted Keynes - Derek Hayward - 24 July 2011 Collectors' Fair at Horsted Keynes - Derek Hayward - 24 July 2011 Repainted subway at Horsted Keynes - Derek Hayward - 24 July 2011
Incoming Waste by Rail train - Malcolm Porter - 22 July 2011 66707 on the incoming empties - Malcolm Porter - 22 July 2011 Final rubbish of Waste by Rail 3 - Malcolm Porter - 22 July 2011

Loading the Waste by Rail train - Tony Sullivan - 21 July 2011 25 July

Loading the Waste by Rail train - Tony Sullivan - 21 July 2011 Departure of the Waste by Rail train - James Michell - 22 July 2011

592 with the 11am departure from SP - John Sandys - 21 July 2011 22 July


Loading the Waste by Rail train - Pat Plane - 15 July 2011 21 July

Southern Railway lettering - upper bodyside panel - Dave Clarke - 17 June 2011 Eros vents - Dave Clarke - 18 June 2011

Digging and waste removal in progress - Pat Plane - 15 July 2011 19 July

Diggers on parade - Glen Tyzack - 15 July 2011 Songs of Praise at Kingscote - Sam Brown - 17 July 2011 Golden Arrow - Sam Brown - 17 July 2011

Tip site - 8 July 2011 15 July


LBSCR Open wagon 3346 - Dave Clarke - 21 June 2011 14 July

New doors for LBSCR 7598 - Dave Clarke - 17 June 2011 Over-view of LBSCR 270 - Dave Clarke - 17 June 2011 Structural repairs to BR 4941 - Dave Clarke - 12 June 2011

Captain Baxter with vintage goods train - Paul Pettitt - 9 July 2011 13 July


Mk.1 BCK on arrival at Horsted Keynes - Tom Waghorn - 10 July 2011 12 July
Loading wagons at the tip - Pat Plane - 8 July 2011


Rear frames for 84030 coming together in Loco Works 11 July


Martin Eastland's granddaughter unveils his memorial paving block - Derek Hayward - 3 July 2011 8 July

Opening of Memorial Garden at Horsted Keynes - Derek Hayward - 3 July 2011 Clergy and Loco Crew - Matt Price - 3 July 2011 E4 B473's footplate - Matt Price - 3 July 2011

80151 and B473 at Sheffield Park - Tony Sullivan - 7 July 2011 7 July

Captain Baxter stands in the yard at Minehead on 30 June 2011 - John Crocker - Creative Commons Licence Thursday volunteer track gang - Tony Sullivan - 7 July 2011 Track laid into Woodpax shed - Derek Hayward - 3 July 2011

66714 with empties near South Croydon - Tony Sullivan - 4 July 2011 Full wagons at Imberhorne North - Martin Lawrence - 5 July 2011 5 July

66714 at Dunton Green - Derek Hayward - 4 July 2011 Opening of memorial garden - Derek Hayward - 3 July 2011 Track laid into Woodpax shed - Derek Hayward - 3 July 2011

Press Release - 27 June
Memorial Garden to open at the Bluebell Railway

On Sunday 3rd July at 3.pm, Father John Twisleton, Rector of St Giles, Horsted Keynes and Chaplain to the Bluebell Railway, together with the Right Revd. Cornell Jerome Moss, Bishop of Guyana, will be conducting a short service to open the new Memorial Garden at Horsted Keynes Station.

For many years, the Bluebell Railway has been a favourite place for many of the Preservation Society's members and others to be remembered. Scattering ashes along the line, in the firebox of an engine in steam, or along the hedges has always been popular, and over the years the railway has been presented with many benches, clocks and plaques but space is limited so now the railway has reserved a special site for permanent memorials.

The garden will consist of a pathway "The Walk of Memories" made up of individual blocks engraved with a personal inscription. Here, friends and family can visit at anytime. Located in a beautiful countryside setting overlooking the line from an elevated viewpoint, the garden will provide a quiet space for reflection and remembrance.


Baxter with Vintage Goods train - Paul Pettitt - 25 June 2011 27 June

Pickle stall at Food Fair - Derek Hayward - 26 June 2011 Cuckfield Candy at Food Fair - Derek Hayward - 26 June 2011 The Old Dairy Farm Shop at Food Fair - Derek Hayward - 26 June 2011 Bolney Wine Estate at Food Fair - Derek Hayward - 26 June 2011 Delicious! Cup Cakes at Food Fair - Derek Hayward - 26 June 2011 Food Fair at Horsted Keynes - Derek Hayward - 26 June 2011

Baxter with Vintage Goods train - Dave Bowles - 25 June 2011 26 June


178 arrives at Kingscote - Derek Hayward - 23 June 2011 25 June

Track laid into the carriage shed at SP - Mike Hopps - 23 June 2011 Pointwork in Woodpax - Mike Hopps - 23 June 2011 Bernard Holden and Tony Sullivan - Mike Hopps - 23 June 2011

Lord Faulkner and Sam Bee cutting ribbon - Derek Hayward - 23 June 2011 24 June

Bernard Holden with guests - Derek Hayward - 23 June 2011 Lord Worcester, Bernard Holden and Sam Bee - Derek Hayward - 23 June 2011 Bernard Holden with P-class No.178 - Derek Hayward - 23 June 2011

Completed cylinder for Brighton Atlantic - Malcolm Porter - 19 June 2011 23 June


New museum - John Sandys - 30 May 2011 21 June

The Bluebell Railway Museum

Conserving the past to inform the future

After many years the Bluebell Railway now has a new museum as part of a larger project which has received just over £2.8million from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF). Lord Faulkner of Worcester, president of the Heritage Railway Association, will cut the tape and open this brand new visitor experience at Sheffield Park Station at 11.30 on Thursday 23 June 2011.

Visitors entering via what was the old waiting room entrance on platform 2 will first see a display of the history of the Bluebell Railway. This shows how it progressed from the early days of its inception in 1959 to becoming one of Britain's leading heritage railways. The story is told from the battles of the early pioneers fighting to save the line, to today's challenge of raising funds to complete the removal of the rubbish tip to allow trains into East Grinstead.

New museum - John Sandys - 30 May 2011

Moving through to the main museum building, the visitor is taken on a journey through the history of the railways of Southern England using information panels, inter actives and audio visual displays. In the main section of the museum, you will be able to explore the link between the industrial revolution, our railways and the pioneers who built them. Starting with early railways, the building of the Lewes to East Grinstead Railway (of which the Bluebell Railway is part) the account follows through to nationalisation and the subsequent decline of steam.

This amazing story includes sections on such diverse subjects as the permanent way, signalling, on train catering and railway shipping services. Included are several old favourite items from the original museum, such as the model of the paddle steamer Paris and of course 'London Jack' the famous railway collecting box dog.

From July, the museum will be open between 10.00 and 16.00 daily, when trains are running which is usually from Easter till October and then at weekends through the winter.

Photos: John Sandys



80151 with GN Saloon and the pre-war SR set at 3-arch - Ashley Smith - 18 June 2011 20 June
Trackwork at Woodpax - Pat Plane - 17 June 2011

LCDR 3188 in the dock - Richard Salmon - 15 June 2011 17 June

LCDR 3188 in the dock - Richard Salmon - 15 June 2011 LBSCR 270 in the dock - Richard Salmon - 15 June 2011 Bodyside structure revealed (3188) - Richard Salmon - 15 June 2011

Performers at the Victorian Evenings 15 June


80151 enters Sheffield Park station - Tony Sullivan - 2 June 2011 14 June

B473 on the ferry back from the Isle of Wight - Ian Wiltshire - 31 May 2011 SECR C-class enshrouded in steam - Keith Farrin - 6 June 2011

Prince Edward at the Bluebell stand at the South of England Show - Tony Sullivan - 9 June 2011 11 June:


9017 at Caseford Bridge, amid the lineside daisies - Derek Hayward - 1 June 2011 3 June

Driving wheels at South Devon Railway - Neville Watts Final axleboxe, plus con rods - Fred Bailey - 12 May 2011

80151 leaving Sheffield Park with a Pullman special - Martin Lawrence - 27 May 2011 1 June:


9017 leaves Sheffield Park with the Sunday Lunchtime Golden Arrow service - Tony Sullivan - 29 May 2011 31 May:
View showing roof furniture on 3360 - David Chappell - 26 May 2011 3360 team - Jon Bowers - 26 May 2011 Tracklaying progress at Sheffield Park - Pat Plane - 27 May 2011


3360 - Alex Morley - 26 May 2011 26 May: Launch of 3360

3360 ribbon cut - Mike Hopps - 26 May 2011 Boarding the new coach - Derek Hayward - 26 May 2011 Bluebell with the three 4-wheelers - Andrew Strongitharm - 26 May 2011

Stuart Fielder completing the lettering on 3360 - Richard Salmon - 25 May 2011 26 May:
3360 and other 4-wheelers - Richard Salmon - 25 May 2011


34059 at West Hoathly - Derek Hayward - 21 May 2011 25 May:

Sheffield Park - Dave Chambers - 10 May 2011 Carriage 3360 during guided tour - Kevin McElhone - 21 May 2011

Captain Baxter at Sheffield Park - Robert Else - 21 May 2011 24 May:

178 and 592 leaving Sheffield Park - Derek Hayward - 21 May 2011 Woodpax shed interior - Derek Hayward - 21 May 2011 Loco Washout Pit - Derek Hayward - 21 May 2011

Dukedog with the Fish & Chip evening special on 20 May 2011 - Martin Lawrence 23 May:

Track laid into Milk Dock - Kevin McElhone - 21 May 2011 First new point installed for Woodpax shed trackwork - Derek Hayward - 21 May 2011 323 on the Extension Shuttle - Derek Hayward - 21 May 2011

Repainted Kingscote Signal Box - Richard Hill - 19 May 2011 21 May:

Withyham Signal Box, now at Sheffield Park - David Chappell - 14 May 2011 C-class at Horsted Keynes - Dave Chambers - 10 May 2011 Blue tit at Horsted Keynes - Dave Chambers - 10 May 2011

592 and WD1959 at Horsted Keynes - Derek Hayward - 8 May 2011 20 May:

34059 at Leamland Bridge - Derek Hayward - 7 May 2011 US Navy at Horsted Keynes - Derek Hayward - 8 May 2011 178 and 323 at Leamland Bridge - Derek Hayward - 7 May 2011

New lettering added to name board at Sheffield Park - John Sandys - 19 May 2011 19 May:


592 and WD1959 at Horsted Keynes - Derek Hayward - 7 May 2011 18 May:

Soldier on duty at Horsted Keynes - Derek Hayward - 7 May 2011 RAF couple at Horsted Keynes - Derek Hayward - 7 May 2011 Family on train - Derek Hayward - 8 May 2011
34059 approaches Horsted Keynes - Derek Hayward - 7 May 2011

Home Guard re-enactors at Horsted Keynes - Martin Lawrence - 7 May 2011 17 May:

Lancaster flypast at Horsted - Paul Pettitt - 8 May 2011 Lancaster flypast at Horsted - Derek Hayward - 8 May 2011

War-Dept USA tank enshrouded in smoke at Horsted Keynes - Tony Sullivan - 8 May 2011


Locos on shed, Sunday morning - Simon Lathwell - 8 May 2011 Group of service personel - Paul Pettitt - 8 May 2011 The pair of Ps approaches the tunnel - Martin Lawrence - 7 May 2011

People's Millions coach outside over pit at Horsted Keynes - David Chappell - 12 May 2011



Home Guard re-enactors at Horsted Keynes - Derek Hayward - 7 May 2011 8 May:
Texan T6 at Horsted - Richard Salmon - 7 May 2011 Texan T6 at Horsted - Richard Salmon - 7 May 2011


West side with lining and lettering almost complete and south end varnished - Dave Clarke - 25 April 2011 6 May:


55 Stepney with Bluebell Special at Rock Cutting - Derek Hayward - 3 May 2011 5 May:


B473 with wedding special at Rock Cutting - Derek Hayward - 3 May 2011 4 May:
34059 with service train in Lindfield Wood - Derek Hayward - 3 May 2011 55 Stepney with Bluebell Special in Lindfield Wood - Derek Hayward - 3 May 2011


323 leads 178 - Andrew Strongitharm - 2 May 2011 3 May:

178 leads 323 - Andrew Strongitharm - 1 May 2011 Vintage Bus on route 472 at Sheffield Park - Neal Ball - 1 May 2011 34059 at Kingscote - Neal Ball - 1 May 2011

323 at Horsted Keynes - Alan Bedford - 1 May 2011 1 May:
C-class with Observation Car special - David Chappell - 29 April 2011


C-class with a Wedding Charter - Derek Hayward - 28 April 2011 29 April:


323 with a Spring Special amongst the Bluebells - Andrew Strongitharm - 27 April 2011 28 April:
323 with a Spring Special amongst the Bluebells - Andrew Strongitharm - 27 April 2011 B473 with the lunchtime Golden Arrow - Peter Austin - 24 April 2011 P 178 and C 592 at West Hoathley - Peter Austin - 24 April 2011
Bluebells in the woodland near Kingscote Station - Sarah Hill - 23 April 2011 P 178 and C 592 - Robert Else - 22 April 2011 34059 near Cockhaise Farm - Robert Else - 22 April 2011


RBR 1674 at Horsted Keynes - Richard Salmon - 23 April 2011 27 April:
Interior of 1674 - Tim Baker - April 2011

Dukedog on photo charter at South Devon Railway - Thomas Breed - 7 April 2011

Dukedog during a photo charter at South Devon Railway - Thomas Breed - 7 April 2011 5526 and 9017 on Cambrian Coast Express at South Devon Railway - Thomas Breed - 22 April 2011 Dukedog at Totnes Littlehempston - Thomas Breed - 22 April 2011

178 and B473 on shed at SP - Tony Sullivan - 21 April 2011 22 April:
34059 departs from Sheffield Park - Tony Sullivan - 21 April 2011


Baxter at Beamish - Paul Jarman - 17 April 2011 21 April:

Bluebell with primroses - Derek Hayward - 16 April 2011 Stalls at Horsted Keynes at collectors fair - Derek Hayward - 16 April 2011 9F club members with 92240 - Derek Hayward - 16 April 2011
34059 with the Rail Ale train - Neal Ball - 15 April 2011 323 shunts the Hand Crane at Horsted Keynes - Robert Else - 16 April 2011

Baxter and Coffee Pot No.1 re-united at Beamish - Paul Russell - 16 April 2011 19 April:
Captain Baxter making its way to the exchange sidings at Beamish - Paul Russell - 16 April 2011 Baxter and Coffee Pot No.1 being prepared for service at Beamish - Paul Russell - 14 April 2011

Baxter at Beamish - Paul Jarman - 16 April 2011
Sales stand at Epsom & Ewell show - Chris Dadson - 17 April 2011 Alf Brown Group with the Platform 2 name board at Sheffield Park - John Arkell - 18 April 2011 SECR carriage 3360 in paint shop - David Chappell - 17 April 2011
Mayors of East Grinstead and Uckfield launch the Line Guide at East Grinstead - Derek Hayward - 14 April 2011 C-class with luncheon train - Derek Hayward - 14 April 2011 B473 heading south from the tunnel - Derek Hayward - 14 April 2011

SECR coach 3360 in paint shop - Dave Clarke - 10 April 2011 14 April:

34059 passing the lineside gang - Brian Kidman - 13 April 2011 B473 in Lindfield Wood - Brian Kidman - 13 April 2011 Rainwater harvesting tank at Sheffield Park - Geoff Course - 9 April 2011 New washout pit at Sheffield Park - Geoff Course - 9 April 2011

4Vep at East Grinstead - Andrew Crampton - 8 April 2011 12 April:

73141 and 4Vep at East Grinstead - Andrew Crampton - 8 April 2011 Spoil train ready to leave East Grinstead - Andrew Crampton - 8 April 2011 34059 at Birch Farm foot crossing - Derek Hayward - 10 April 2011

B473 with Met coaches - Ashley Smith - 9 April 2011 10 April:
Bernard Holden in the new museum - Tony Sullivan - 10 April 2011 Visitors inspecting the top of the tip site on the Shareholders and local residents evening - Tony Sullivan - 8 April 2011
Hill Place Farm Bridge from the cab of the Vep - Derek Hayward - 10 April 2011 Imberhorne Cutting from the cab of the Vep - Derek Hayward - 10 April 2011 C-class 592 approaching Kingscote - Derek Hayward - 10 April 2011

9 April:
Sir Archibald Sinclair with 7 carriages - David Haggar - 9 April 2011 73141 Charlotte with the 4Vep awaits its first passengers early in the morning - Tony Sullivan - 9 April 2011 View from the Vep shuttle - Ian Maggs - 9 April 2011


Passengers re-joining the 4Vep unit at Imberhorne North - Tony Sullivan - 8 April 2011 8 April:
Visitors walking back from the tip site - David Chappell - 8 April 2011 We can now fit 4 wagons into the cutting - Paul Robinson - 8 April 2011


The Real Flying Company's T6 Harvard 7 April:

75027 and 92240 at Sheffield Park - Derek Hayward - 17 October 2008 75027 in steam at Kingscote - Derek Hayward - 27 August 2006 92240 on shed at Sheffield Park - Derek Hayward - 16 October 2005

Captain Baxter shunts Blackmoor Vale at Horsted Keynes - Martin Lawrence - 26 March 2011 5 April:

B473 with goods train at Horsted Keynes - Stephen Leek - 31 March 2011 B473 with goods train - Stephen Leek - 31 March 2011

P-class No.323 - Michelle Barton 1 April:

Bluebell Railway QR code Digging and funding - 1 April 2011

Dukedog at Mid Hants Railway - David Warwick - 25 March 2011 31 March:

Home from home in Phoenix platelayers hut - Michael Hopps - 15 Feb 2011 Track laying - fixing pandrol clips - Stuart Moon - 15 Feb 2011 Ballast Drop - Michael Hopps - 15 Feb 2011

P-class No.178 with service train - Paul Pettitt - 19 March 2011 30 March:

Camelot's wheelset being dismantled - Steve Loeber - 27 Jan 2011 Camelot's wheel - Steve Loeber - 27 Jan 2011 Camelot's wheelset being dismantled - Steve Loeber - 27 Jan 2011 Roller bearing - Steve Loeber - 27 Jan 2011

Dukedog with City of Truro at Mid Hants Railway - Andrew Strongitharm - 26 March 2011 29 March:
The tidied dig site - Patrick Plane - 24 March 2011


E4 shunting at SP - Derek Hayward - 17 March 2011 19 March:

Digging and funding - 12 March 2011 The last train of empties heads south through East Croydon station - Ian Maggs - 17 March 2011

'Captain Baxter' sits in Patform 2 at Sheffield Park as the C-class waits to take its train north - Chris Thomas - 13 March 2011 18 March:

P-class No.178 approaches Horsted Keynes with its mixed train - Neal Ball - 12 March 2011 B473 pulls away from Horsted Keynes - Chris Ward - 13 March 2011 Fitting out continues in the new museum at Sheffield Park - Derek Hayward - 17 March 2011 Loco washout pit at Sheffield Park - Derek Hayward - 17 March 2011 Final painting on Platform 2 canopy at Sheffield Park - Derek Hayward - 17 March 2011

GWR No.9017 'Earl of Berkeley' with four Bulleid coaches at Mill Place - Derek Hayward - 12 March 2011 17 March:

Exchanging tokens at Horsted Keynes - Greg Wales - 13 March 2011 C-class No.592 north of Three Arch Bridge - Derek Hayward - 12 March 2011 Bernard Holden celebrates his 103rd birthday - Tony Sullivan - 15 March 2011

LBSCR E4 No.B473 at New Road Bridge - Derek Hayward - 12 March 2011 16 March:

178 heads north out of Horsted Keynes alongside 55 'Stepney' with its brake van - Derek Hayward - 12 March 2011 Captain Baxter at Sheffield Park - Derek Hayward - 13 March 2011 31806 (with our tender) at the Mid Hants - David Warwick - 14 March 2011

P-class 178 with mixed train - Paul Pettitt - 12 March 2011 15 March:
Interior of new saloon of SECR 3360 - David Chappell - 14 March 2011

323 'Bluebell' emerging from shed - Greg Wales - 13 March 2011 14 March:

55 'Stepney' with the Queen Mary brake van - Greg Wales - 13 March 2011 Roy Watts launches 323 into service - Trevor Stone - 12 March 2011 Loco Works Working Group volunteers on 323 - Linda Chen - 12 March 2011

323 'Bluebell' at the River Ouse Bridge - Derek Hayward - 13 March 2011 13 March:

Progress as at 12th March 2011 - Nigel Longdon Digging and funding - 12 March 2011

11 March:


Sheffield Park Platform 2 newly surfaced - Derek Hayward - 9 March 2011 10 March:
Sheffield Park Platform 2 canopy and buildings - Derek Hayward - 9 March 2011 Rainwater tank - Derek Hayward - 9 March 2011 Washout pit with concrete apron cast - Derek Hayward - 9 March 2011 66704 with our 'Waste by Rail' train at Norwood Junction - Ian Maggs - 9 March 2011 'Waste by Rail' train at Norwood Junction - Ian Maggs - 9 March 2011 323 'Bluebell' at Sheffield Park in 1962 - Andrew Waller 323 'Bluebell' at Sheffield Park in 1966 - Andrew Waller

P-class 323 as it was on New Year's Day, 1999 - David Haggar 8 March:

P class 178 - Martin Lawrence - 6 March 2011 E4 B473 - Martin Lawrence - 6 March 2011

Digging and funding - 5 March 2011 7 March:
Avro Lancaster PA474 - Battle of Britain Memorial Flight

2 diggers loading the rubbish into the train, and a 3rd shifting the capping - Mike Hopps - 4 March 2011 6 March:

Laying more pre-prepared track sections - Mike Hopps - 5 March 2011 The extra track panels laid and a start made on ballasting - Pat Plane - 5 March 2011

323 coming together - Rob Faulkner - 27 February 2011 Darren fitting the firebox doors - Rob Faulkner - 27 February 2011 1 March:


Digging and funding - 28 February 2011 28 February:

Loading waste onto the train using both excavators - Robert Else - 25 February 2011 View from north of Hill Place bridge - David Hewitt - 24 February 2011 Progress after first week's excavation - Stephen Fairweather - 26 February 2011

C-class approaches Horsted Keynes - Aidan Grant - 24 February 2011 25 February:

Dukedog on the 3pm ex SP - Aidan Grant - 24 February 2011 Museum progress - Derek Hayward - 24 February 2011 Platform 2 waiting room - Derek Hayward - 24 February 2011

Dukedog arrives at Sheffield Park - Malcolm Porter - 19 February 2011 24 February:
C-class 592 arrives at Kingscote - Malcolm Porter - 19 February 2011


66720 at East Grinstead with the first half-set of wagons - Tony Sullivan - 21 February 2011 22 February:


178 approaching Horsted Keynes station bunker first - Derek Hayward - 12 February 2011 20 February:


East side still mostly in under-coat, with roof now top-coated - Dave Clarke - 13 February 2011 18 February:


Car No.88 on the A22 at Nutley - Michael Hopps - 16 February 2011 17 February:


Dukedog at Leamland - Derek Hayward - 12 February 2011 15 February:
P-class 178 with Maunsell Carriages - Ashley Smith - 12 February 2011 Lineside and drainage work completed at Freshfield - Derek Hayward - 12 February 2011 C-class 592 with Loung Car service at Sloop Bridge - Derek Hayward - 12 February 2011


Kingscote Platform 1 - Derek Hayward - 6 February 2011 14 February:
Subway at Kingscote - Derek Hayward - 6 February 2011 Platform 2 at Kingscote - Derek Hayward - 6 February 2011 Booking Hall at Kingscote - Derek Hayward - 6 February 2011 Crane base now at Kingscote - Derek Hayward - 6 February 2011


Sheffield Park Canopy - Derek Hayward - 6 February 2011 11 February:
73208 with Vep at East Grinstead - Andrew Crampton - 7 February 2011 73213 with Vep at East Grinstead - Andrew Crampton - 7 February 2011


323 being re-assembled - Duncan Bourne - 6 February 2011 8 February:
Rear frame section for Standard 2 - Duncan Bourne - 6 February 2011 H-class in the works - Duncan Bourne - 6 February 2011


B473 token exchange on departure from Kingscote - Derek Hayward - 6 February 2011 7 February:
P-class 178 arrives at Kingscote - Derek Hayward - 6 February 2011


178 with train on the relaid track - Michael Hopps - 5 February 2011 5 February:


General view of Sheffield Park, with extended canopy - Derek Hayward - 3 February 2011 4 February:
Work in progress on the extended canopy at Sheffield Park - Derek Hayward - 3 February 2011


Tamper at Sheffield Park - Partick Plane - 2 February 2011 3 February:


C-class 592 with ballast train at Sloop Bridge - Mike Hopps - 31 January 2011 1 February:

General view of carriage 3360 - Dave Clarke - 23 January 2011 New teak internal panelling on door IX - Dave Clarke - 16 January 2011 Seats installed in 3360 - Dave Clarke - 16 January 2011

C-class 592 with engineering train at Horsted Keynes - Richard Salmon - 22 January 2011 28 January:


New canopy valance at Sheffield Park - Graham Poore - 25 January 2011 27 January:


672 'Fenchurch' on Footplate Experience duty at Sheffield Park - David Haggar - 22 January 2011 24 January:

Footplate Experience at Sheffield Park - Robert Else - 22 January 2011 Ballast down on Freshfield Bank - Martin Lawrence - 23 January 2011 Construction of new canopy section at Sheffield Park - Derek Hayward - 18 January 2011

22 January:


Engineering work at Freshfield - Martin Lawrence - 18 January 2011 20 January:


Construction of new canopy section at Sheffield Park - Derek Hayward - 18 January 2011 19 January:
Construction of new canopy section at Sheffield Park - Derek Hayward - 18 January 2011 Road-railer at Sheffield Park - Derek Hayward - 18 January 2011


Flooding River Ouse at Sheffield Park - Derek Hayward - 18 January 2011 18 January:


Fenchurch at Kingscote - Sam Brown - 15 January 2011 17 January:
C-class heads train up Freshfield Bank, with Fenchurch trailing - Michael Hopps - 16 January 2011 Fenchurch on the way down Freshfield Bank, with drainage work already in hand - Michael Hopps - 16 January 2011


Coupling Rods - Fred Bailey - 13 January 2011 14 January:


13 January:


East side of 3360 - Dave Clarke - 8 January 2011 12 January:
Middle compartment of 3360 - Dave Clarke - 8 January 2011

B473 climbs Freshfield Bank - Michael Hopps - 9 January 2011 9 January:
B473 descends Freshfield Bank - Michael Hopps - 9 January 2011


6 January:


5 January:


4 January 2011:
Northern compartment with luggage racks - Dave Clarke - 29 December 2010 Northern compartment floor - Dave Clarke - 29 December 2010


1 January 2011: Happy New Year


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