The 11:53 St Pancras - Sheffield passes Wellingborough behind 45 149. The station is a stark reminder of the decay that had set in across much of BR at the time. Cost cuttting was the order of the... (more)
End of an era Friday 1st October 1982 - The headboard of the 'Master Cutler' is removed from a locomotive for the last time. This Sheffield - St Pancras express was worked by HST's from the follow... (more)
The winter of 1981/2 was severe across much of Britain. 45 101 arrived at Nottingham with the 09:53 St Pancras - Sheffield. It should have reversed here, but the engine shutdown and failed to rest... (more)
45 112 pauses at Exeter St Davids with the 06:51 Bradford - Penzance while 47 060 waits on the centre road with a westbound empty coaching stock working.
The local enthusiasts crowd the platfor... (more)