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A3 Class, 60103 Flying Scotsman, Through Warminster Again ~ Pictured As It Passed Beechgrove Sidings (Warminster Military Repair Workshops) On Its Approach To Battlesbury Bridge, Boreham ~ 47580 County Of Essex Diesel Locomotive At The Rear

Saturday 28th May 2016:

 The nation's favourite steam locomotive
A3 class, 60103 Flying Scotsman
travelling through Wiltshire
on Saturday 28 May 2016, 
en route from London Paddington to Salisbury.
(The much-loved loco had also made the same trip
through Warminster the previous Saturday).
In warm sunshine, with trackside Hawthorn in blossom,
the iconic loco was nine minutes ahead of schedule,
at 11.19 a.m., passing Beechgrove Sidings
(Warminster Military Repair Workshops)
hauling its 420 tonnes load on its fast approach to
  Battlesbury Bridge, Boreham, Warminster.

  The Warminster military repair workshops and 
beech-clad Copheap Hill in the background.
 Photographs taken by Danny Howell,
from Battlesbury Bridge, on
Saturday 28th May 2016.

The Flying Scotsman,
restored at a cost of £4.2 million.
 An exciting moment for rail buffs.


A view of the cab.

Plenty of coal in the tender.

The carriages.
 On-board dining.

The kitchen car.

Another view of the kitchen car.

At the rear:
diesel locomotive 47580 'County Of Essex'.

Preserved Brush Type 4 Class 47 diesel locomotive 
47580 'County of Essex'.

A DB Schenker Diesel Locomotive And EWS 66186 Approaching Battlesbury Bridge, Warminster

Friday 27th May 2016:

 A DB Schenker diesel locomotive and an EWS
diesel locomotive (66186) travelling in tandem,
en route between Salisbury and Warminster,
passing the Camp Ground at Boreham Farm,
on their approach to Battlesbury Bridge, Warminster.

 DB Schenker diesel locomotive.

EWS 66186 diesel locomotive.

 Photographs taken by Danny Howell
on Friday 27th May 2016.

Yeoman Endeavour Hauling Trucks Full Of Stone ~ At Battlesbury Bridge, Warminster

Friday 27th May 2016:

 The Yeoman Endeavour diesel locomotive
hauling trucks of stone between Warminster
and Salisbury, pictured as it approaches
Battlesbury Bridge, Warminster.

 Photographs taken by Danny Howell
on Friday 27th May 2016.

 Yeoman Endeavour.

 Having passed under Battlesbury Bridge,
the train immediately passes under
the old Battlesbury Bridge (now fenced off).


The Signal East Of Battlesbury Bridge, Warminster

Friday 27th May 2016:

 The railway signal east of Battlesbury Bridge,

 Photographs taken by Danny Howell
on Friday 27th May 2016.

A View Across The Camp Ground At Boreham, Warminster

Friday 27th May 2016:

 A view across the winter wheat in the 
Camp Ground (Boreham Farm),
Boreham, Warminster. 
Middle Hill, Bishopstrow, in the distance.

Photographs taken by Danny Howell
on Friday 27th May 2016.

Corner Ground, Warminster

Friday 27th March 2016:

 Corner Ground, Warminster, BA12 9EU.
Photograph taken by Danny Howell
on Friday 27th March 2016.

The Public Toilets In The Central Car Park And The Lake Pleasure Grounds (Town Park), Warminster, To Re-Open On Wednesday 1st June 2016

Friday 27th May 2016:

Warminster's Public Toilets To Re-open on 1st June

Warminster Town Council is delighted to confirm that it has managed to complete the necessary paperwork for the transfer of the public toilets from Wiltshire Council ownership to the Town Council. As a result the toilets in the Central Car Park and the Lake Pleasure Grounds (Town Park) will re-open on Wednesday 1st June 2016, a month earlier than anticipated, and will be open from 7.00 a.m. until 7.00 p.m. daily. Warminster Deputy Mayor Councillor Pip Ridout said: “Thank goodness we’ve managed to get this done so soon. Members of the public have made their feelings known very strongly about this issue, so we’re thrilled that we can give them such good news.”

BBQ Every Friday Evening At The Lamb, Hindon

BBQ on the lawn at 
The Lamb, High Street, Hindon, SP3 6DP
this evening, Friday 27th May 2016,
and every Friday evening,
4.00 p.m. to 8.00 p.m.
Come rain or shine.
For further details telephone 01747 820573

Beeline Coach At Portway, Warminster

Thursday 26th May 2016:

 A Beeline coach at Portway, Warminster.
Photograph taken by Danny Howell
on Thursday 26th May 2016.