12.3.10 66843 6J37 Carlisle - Chirk, Birkett Common

12.3.10 66843 6J37 Carlisle - Chirk, Birkett Common - Birkett Common (southbound)
At last, S&C logs! It's been a long time coming but today we had the first routing of 6J37 Carlisle - Chirk logs via S&C metals. The usual traction is now Colas liveried 66843 and the colourful loco is seen climbing slowly through Birkett Common with it's load of Kielder timber. The understanding at present is that this routing will be a semi-frequent event to build up the route knowledge of the Colas drivers. In the future however, when the siding at Chirk is lengthened to accommodate more wagons the S&C will be the regular route for this train. This shot was published in the 'Line by Line - Settle & Carlisle' book by Martin Buck.
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4.3.10 66140 & 66061 6K05 Carlisle - Crewe, Birkett Common


Also in: Birkett Common (southbound)

JL 22.4.15 - 60002 & 66849 6J37 Carlisle - Chirk, Birkett Common
JL 22.4.15 - 66431 6K05 Carlisle - Crewe, Birkett Common
JL 20.1.15 - 66849 6J37 Carlisle Yard - Chirk, Birkett Common
JL 20.1.15 - 158848 12.49 Leeds - Carlisle, Birkett Common
15.4.14 - 57012 & 57007 6K05 Carlisle - Crewe, Birkett Common
15.10.13 - 66424 & 66430 3J11 Carlisle - Carlisle, Birkett Common
30.3.13 - 66548 6E31 Killoch - Stourton, Birkett Common
10.8.12 - 66102 6K05 Carlisle - Crewe, Birkett Common
20.3.12 - 66528, 70002, 70010 6Z68 Killoch - Drax, Birkett Common
2.4.11 221112 1S60 12.20 Bham - Glasgow Birkett Common
2.4.11 158792 & 158797 14.26 Car - Leeds Birkett Common
7.3.11 - 66198 6K05 Carlisle - Crewe, Birkett Common
3.7.10 - 71000 'Duke of Gloucester' Carlisle - Crewe, Birkett Common
4.3.10 66140 & 66061 6K05 Carlisle - Crewe, Birkett Common
4.3.10 - 66181 6E13  Kirkby Thore - Milford, Birkett Common

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