Class 66's along the south staffs and x-city lines during the Easter 2012 engineering diversions.
Lichfield City & Sutton Coldfield Station
Filmed on Saturday 06th and Sunday 07th April 2012
Footage filmed by Rob Taylor (Lich City) & Dave Cresswell (Sutton)
194G 1250 Derby R.T.C.(Network Rail) to Old Oak Common H.S.T.D. Network Rail's New Measurement Train made a unusual appearance along the Cross City Line on Thursday 20th Feb. It past Lichfield City along platform No2, running 45mins late.
6260 1612 Llanwern Exchange Sidings to Middlesbrough Dawson Ayrton 66075 passes Lichfield City with a loaded steel train. The train passed Lichfield City station at 20:51 running 60mins late, held up at a signal at Barnt Green just before Longbridge. This was one of two diverted freight trains that ran along the Cross City Line (North) and along the South Staffs Line via Alrewas on Sunday 12th January 2014. This was due to engineering works on the Birmingham to Burton Line, that saw Cross Country trains stopping at Lichfield City, with a rail replacement bus service to Tamworth.
2Q88E running a Derby R.T.C to Derby R.T.C measurement train. Derby to Derby R.T.C via Lichfield City, Birmingham New Street, Bescot, Soho, Kings and Barnt Green. Class 37 + TIC (DB 999508) + Class 37. The path of this train was booked to pass Lichfield City at 1831, but it was delayed at Derby by 75mins. The class 37's where 37601 and 37608. This was a amended additional service, operated by DB-S (DB Sckenker) on behalf of NDS IM & Grinding. The operation of the loco hauled TIC (Track Inpection Coach DB 999508) which is covering for the TRU (Track Recording Unit - 950 001) on this occasion.