Diesel Galas

24th September 2005 : Bodmin & Wenford Gala by way of HRT
Mike Searle on a day out.

20th May 2005 : Churnet Valley & Barrow Hill Galas
Stuart Chapman on a busy day out to two galas.

7th May 2005 : W.S.R. Diesel Gala
Rob Fraser pays a visit.

9th October 2004 : N.V.R. Diesel Gala
Mike Searle yet again.....

18th July 2004 : "The Load Bank" - K. & E.S.R. Diesel Gala
Mike Searle out again.....

10th - 11th July 2004 : A Rare Weekend Pass Out!!
Mike Searle escapes for a couple of days.....

14th March 2004 : Peak Practice - 45118 on the N&LR
Stuart Chapman describes.....

8th June 2003 : Small Shunter Hunting in the Peaks
Kevin Heath on a day out in Derbyshire.

26th April 2003 : Shackerstone Diesel Gala (Saturday)
Nick Farrant describes a near-bowl out on the Saturday...

26th April 2003 : The "Nene Corridor" Project launch
A Nene Valley Railway diesel day.

6th April 2003 : The Branchline Diesel Weekend
Duncan Jennings describes the Sunday of this event
on the Dean Forest Railway.

22nd - 23rd March 2003 : A Weekend without Network Rail...
Steve Cassidy describes.....

5th & 6th October 2002 : Barrow Hill Diesel Gala
The Saturday of this years event, by Mike Searle.

4th - 6th October 2002 : S.V.R. Diesel Gala
The Friday & Saturday of this years event.

29th September 2002 : Crompton Bashing North of Derby
Steve Pickersgill on the bash around the Peak District.

21st/22nd September 2002 : Battlefield Line Diesel Weekend
Stuart Smith describes the Saturday.

3rd August 2002 : K&WVR Diesel Weekend
The annual DRS-fest!

21st July 2002 : GCR(N) Diesel Gala
A decent day out!

15th June 2002 : Dean Forest Railway "Branchline Diesel Gala"
Another days gronk bashing.

1st June 2002 : Battlefield Line "Shunter Weekend" Gala
A days gronk bashing.

18th May 2002 : Nene Valley "East Coast" Gala
Guy Middletons review...from the rear cab of Deltic no.9 !!

4th-6th May 2002 : Bo'ness (or Miracles are us!!!)
Phill T goes Sulzer bashing again....

23rd March 2002 : The Mid-Norfolk Diesel Gala
Chris Morley describes the Saturday of this weekend event

7th July 2001 : Churnet Valley Diesel Gala
Small loco bashing in north Staffordshire

9th - 10th June 2001 : Another Line in the Book (27066)
Phill Taylor in action again!

5th-7th May 2001 : Red Pen & Ruler
Phill Taylor on a three day Scottish  preserved diesel bash.

7th April 2001 : Mid Hants Railway Diesel gala
Nigel Benning describes the Saturday whilst....
Phil Sherringham, Daniel Bound and Miggy all describe the Sunday!

4th November 2000 : Gothic Nights (& Days)
A review of the Friday & Saturday of the NYMR diesel gala, by Phil Sherringham.

21st October 2000 : Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway Diesel Gala
A review of the Saturday.

14th October 2000 : Llangollen Railway Diesel Gala
The Saturday of the three day event

30th September 2000 : SVR Diesel Gala
Another perspective on the Saturday, by Adrian Knight
29th/30th September 2000 : SVR Diesel Gala
Friday & Saturday of the annual diesel gala

23rd September 2000 : The GCR Diesel Gala
GCR Diesel gala - the Saturday described by Nick Ross

2nd September 2000 : SRPS Sulzer Gala - Bo'ness
Bo'ness Diesel gala - the Saturday described by Nick Ross

10th/11th June 2000 : North Norfolk Railway Diesel gala
NNR's Diesel gala - the Saturday described by Andrew Elms

4th & 5th March 2000 : The Trainspotters Ball(s)
Mid Hants Railway diesel gala...and more...

16th October 1999 : SVR diesel gala
The Saturday of the annual SVR dieselfest.

10th September 1999 : EWS Classic Traction Event
THE diesel traction event of the year....

1st August 1999 : K&WVR Diesel Gala
This years K&WVR Gala, with visiting DRS traction.

27th March 1999 : The MRC Spring Diesel Gala
Day 1 of the MRC Spring Diesel gala with visiting Deltics & DRS traction.

19th December 1998 : Another "Super-Spoon" falls to the bashers
A brief visit to the Great Central Railway to "claim" another Class 57.

13th - 15th November 1998 : From Heritage Traction to the Newest Loco About...
A weekend including pubs, the NYMR diesel gala, the YDR and a pair of 66's.

10th October 1998 : Yet another diesel gala...
This time the Severn Valley Railway diesel gala, plus brief visit to the Northampton & Lamport Railway diesel event.

18th & 19th September 1998 : West Somerset Railway Diesel gala
Yet more decent vintage traction on offer...
David Russell describes the Friday, I describe the Saturday.

12th September 19xx : Westerns, Warships & Hymeks
A "tale of old" (?) involving a failed Class 52 "Western".

1st & 2nd August 1998 : A Weekend in Yorkshire...
A weekend spent bashing diesels.

6th June 1998 : Battlefield Line Diesel Weekend and Cadeby Light Railway
Saturday of the Battlefield Line Diesel Gala plus a visit to the Cadeby Light Railway.

19th April 1998 : Llangollen Railway Spring Diesel Weekend
The Sunday of the Llangollen Railway Diesel Weekend.

29th March 1998 : Midland Railway Centre Spring Diesel Gala
The Sunday of the MRC Spring Diesel Gala weekend.

29th December 1997 : Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway
Diesel day with Classes 20, 24, 25 and 47 in action.

28th December 1997 : Battlefield Line
"Christmas Sock" event with Classes 20, 25 and 31 on offer.

8th - 10th May 1987 : Get Out & Push!
A Tour & a Gala - 1987 Style!

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