The 05.05 Robeston to Westerleigh tank service passes Highnam,on the outskirts of Gloucester.After a wonderful few hours of sunshine,the clouds were starting to build up,and moments after this was... (more)
On March 17th,because of the failure of the booked class 60 loco,the daily Robeston to Westerleigh tank service was put in the hands of a class 66. Due to the lower power available from the class ... (more)
The daily Robeston to Westerleigh Murco tank service threads its way through the suburbs of Gloucester as it enters the last 25 miles of its journey from South Wales. Normally a solid class 60 wor... (more)
60063 has just passed Gloucester station and settles into the last part of its journey to Westerleigh Oil Terminal,near Bristol. This service ( 6B13 the 05.00 from Robeston,in South Wales ) is one... (more)
A regular working for one of the few remaining class 60 locomotives is the 05.00 Robeston to Westerleigh tank service. Here the train approaches Naas Crossing,having just passed Gloucester,with ju... (more)
Advertising the Teenage Cancer Trust, 60074 passes Undy with the morning Robeston - Westerleigh petroleum train.
A welcome return for a class 60 on the Robeston - Westerleigh tanks,which has been worked by a variety of power for the last couple of months.Here the train races over Naas Crossing,on the outskir... (more)
The daily Robeston to Westerleigh service passes Standish Junction on the last leg of its journey on a rare sunny February day.
The Robeston to Westerleigh tanks are now firmly in the hands of pairs of class 66 locomotives,due to the dwindling numbers of class 60s.Here,66097 and 66168 are seen exiting the down loop at Hare... (more)
With most of DBS's class 60 fleet stored pending possible refurbishment, the company is using pairs of GM class 66s on its heavy fuel trains. Here, 66111 and 66070 head towards Westerleigh Oil Te... (more)
Still carrying obsolete Trainload Petroleum livery from the days of nationalisation, 60054 passes Magor with the morning Robeston - Westerleigh petroleum train.
One of the ten remaining working class 60 locomotives is seen passing Churcham with 6B13,the Robeston - Westerleigh tanks.
60031 seen near Severn Tunnel Jn with the 6B13 Robeston - Westerleigh petroleum tanks.
Usually a solid class 60 working,the Robeston - Westerleigh tanks is seen here behind a class 66.The class 60 loco diagrammed for the working had been used to rescue a failed train.
One of the few remaining class 60 locomotives left in active service,60054 pulls out of the loop at Haresfield having been sidelined for an express and a local service.