50049 & 50031 Lickey Incline   On 25th March 2006 Pathfinder ran the the 'Redmire Rambler' taking two Class 50's from Cardiff to York and on to Redmire. 50049 ' Defiance' & 50031 'Hood' are pictured here tackling the Lickey Incline at Vigo in Bromsgrove at 07:58. The rear bogie on 50031 was at this point throwing out some smoke which effected the clarity of the coaching stock on this exposure.
 
50049 & 50031 at Water Orton  

The pair are seen here later on the main line at Water Orton at 08:44 having stopped to pick up at Birmingham New Street.

 
  The 19th August saw Arriva run a Fishguard centenary special and having been bowled by cloud on the outbound working I decided to go for a night shot at Cheltenham where 50049 'Defiance' is pictured, just before 22:00 with the 1Z51 Fishguard - Tyseley.
 
50049 'Defiance' heads 37308 & 50035 with 09:08 Cardiff Canton- Kidderminster stock move, 50044 was on the rear seen at Up Hatherly on 29/03/12.
   
    50044 'Exeter' thunders past Langstone Rock, Dawlish Warren on 1Z50 0915 Cardiff - Paignton GBRF staff charter on 21st July 2012.
   
    50007 'Hurcules' & 50050 'Fearless' pass through Uffington (Shropshire) with 4G50 Crewe Basford Hall to Donnington RFT with ex Freightliner HHA's for storage on 24th May 2016.
   
    50008 'Thunderer' heads through Sawley with 6Z50 12:29 Chaddesden sidings - Wembley working for DCR. A nice consist of PNA spoil wagons in tow make this a scene that could have been taken 25 years ago. 19th March 2018.