Churnet Valley Railway 2010 -2012
Captain Charles showing off his new paint at CVR diesel weekend 23/09/12
Captain Charles brings his loaded train over the summit of the Moorland and City Railway after a constant climb from Leekbrook Junction, showing the steepness at the summit. (Courtesy Dave Gibson)
Captain Charles 33021 at Cheddleton shed with 37075 and steam loco 8624 all between duties.
Captain Charles (33021) with Sophie (33102) on a proving run, now there will be confusion at the Churnet Valley. (Courtesy Dave Gibson)
33021 and GWR Prarie 5199, these locomotives covered almost all the CVR's 2011 loco hauled diagrams between them. Sseen here with 5199 providing stream heat for the coaches on a very cold diesel weekend.
Captain Charles storming out of Cheddleton (Courtesy Dave Gibson)
33021 proving capable at year round operation.
33021 on Churnet Valley Railway (Courtesy of Dave Robinson)
33021 spends much of its working time on stock moves, engineers trains and other duties behind the scenes at the Churnet Valley Railway. Captain Charles is seen here at the stock un-loading point beyond Kingsley and Froghall station.
33021 at Cauldon Low on track inspection duties
Captain Charles 50 years since entering service
On the Road
33021 returning 'home' to Tyseley after it's trip to the Battlefield Line
33021 at the Battlefield Line Railway 2010
'Sunny Southern Weekend' joining 33019 and 33201 (Courtesy Dave Robinson)
Re-united, 33019 and 33021 have worked together a number of times over the years.
Repairs and Restoration 2009 -2010
Bodywork in progress and undercoat starting.
33021 inside Tyseley Loco Works for roof repairs
The need to overhaul whilst still not watertight gives added 'challenges'
Corrosion repairs during restoration
33021 under restoration in its spot on Tyseley turntable
British Rail and Fragonset Operation
33021 Glasgow central May 2002 (Courtesy of Dave Robinson)
33021 at Pickering April 2001 (Courtesy of Dave Robinson)
33021 Higham September 1991 (Courtesy Dave Robinson)
33021 Ashurst 19 March 1989 (Courtesy Dave Robinson)
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