Lostock Junction

Dedicated area to show the community your model railway projects.
cheshire lines
Posts: 281
Joined: Tue Oct 09, 2018 4:40 pm
Contact:

Re: Lostock Junction

#91

Post by cheshire lines »

Image
6-55pm : After leaving the coal wagons on the coal supply road, the Jinty now has to return the brake van to the goods yard.
She is seen here exiting the shed onto the Up Main
Image
before crossing over to the Down Main
Image
and then shunting across to the branch
Image
and then to the goods yard where the brake van will be detached on a siding as instructed by the yard foreman.
cheshire lines
Posts: 281
Joined: Tue Oct 09, 2018 4:40 pm
Contact:

Re: Lostock Junction

#92

Post by cheshire lines »

Image
After waiting for an Up loaded ICI limestone hopper train to pass at 7pm, the Jinty exits the yard

Image
and retraces her steps to the loco shed

Image
and returns to the coaling supply road.
cheshire lines
Posts: 281
Joined: Tue Oct 09, 2018 4:40 pm
Contact:

Re: Lostock Junction

#93

Post by cheshire lines »

Image
7-15pm : Ex LNER J39 0-6-0 number 64791 passes through with a freight on the Down Main.

Image
The train comprises two box vans and three bogie well wagons carrying electrical equipment.

Image
An aerial view of the bogie well wagons.
cheshire lines
Posts: 281
Joined: Tue Oct 09, 2018 4:40 pm
Contact:

Re: Lostock Junction

#94

Post by cheshire lines »

Image
7-45pm : Gresley V2 tank number stands in platform 2 with a Down Local.
Image
A few minutes later she pulls out of the station
Image
and rounds the curve past the goods shed.
User avatar
bulleidboy
Posts: 1440
Joined: Thu Oct 04, 2018 6:30 pm
Location: Basingstoke, Hants
Contact:

Re: Lostock Junction

#95

Post by bulleidboy »

Great pictures as usual. Always lots of action at Lostock Junction.
Tomorrow will be a good day!
cheshire lines
Posts: 281
Joined: Tue Oct 09, 2018 4:40 pm
Contact:

Re: Lostock Junction

#96

Post by cheshire lines »

Thanks Bulliedboy.
cheshire lines
Posts: 281
Joined: Tue Oct 09, 2018 4:40 pm
Contact:

Re: Lostock Junction

#97

Post by cheshire lines »

Image
8pm : Ivatt class 2MT 2-6-2T rounds the curve approaching Lostock Junction with an Up Local.


Image
and is seen again framed between the water tower and the engineers train stabled in the shed headshunt.


Image
before coming to rest in platform 1.
cheshire lines
Posts: 281
Joined: Tue Oct 09, 2018 4:40 pm
Contact:

Re: Lostock Junction

#98

Post by cheshire lines »

Image
8-05pm : Ex LNER J50 0-6-0T number 68959 rounds the curve past the locoshed with a short trip freight, comprising one lowmac and a brake van.

Image
A few minutes later she passes through the station on the Up Main

Image
before coming to a halt opposite the exchange sidings.

Image
She then propels her train back onto the sidings of Albion Engineering Ltd.

Image
Leaving the brake van on one siding she then pulls forward again

Image
before shunting the lowmac onto the other siding. The engineering company have hired in a road crane to unload the large packing case on the lowmac, which contains a brand new widget making machine.

Image
The J50 then collects the brake van before heading back to the main line.
Carl L
Posts: 153
Joined: Sun Oct 14, 2018 6:05 pm
Contact:

Re: Lostock Junction

#99

Post by Carl L »

As always, very atmospheric shots. It all really captures the feel of the industrial North-West. Keep them coming.
cheshire lines
Posts: 281
Joined: Tue Oct 09, 2018 4:40 pm
Contact:

Re: Lostock Junction

#100

Post by cheshire lines »

Thanks Carl.
Post Reply

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Bing [Bot] and 1 guest