Monthly Archives: July 2012

Barrow Hill Olympics

The Olympian efforts of the team slogged on with the marathon race at Barrow Hill today, as we reached the last lapping of the last cylinder head. The effect of so much grinding and skimming of metal off the heads … Continue reading

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That Condor Moment

The Object of someone’s desire at yesterday’s Great Central Railwayana Auction as an original Condor headboard came up for sale. Once carried by Co-Bo Metrovick locos including D5705, this was the name given to the overnight “fast” freight service running … Continue reading

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Running Repairing Restoring

Maybe not what teacher considers to be the Three R’s, but in the PDLG world that means lots of activity. 33035 made the running on Friday with a charter special on the EVR for a university professor celebrating his 60th … Continue reading

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Drive a Diesel Day

The Ecclesbourne Valley Railway regularly hosts guests during the week forĀ  a variety of “experiences” including driving the locos and DMU’s. On Friday 29th, it was the turn of 33035 to welcome three guests for a Drive-a-Diesel-Day. After a morning … Continue reading

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