Lichfield City station has changed a lot since 1987. The loops, yard and semaphore signals are all gone, and the line is now electrified. The loco, here, 47313, was scrapped in 2007.
A further view of the steam driven excavator with CHALONER, MONTALBAN and PADDY hanging around the scene
Colas Rail Freight is almost certainly a contender for the most interesting locomotive fleet in the UK. As well as more modern locos including a number of class 66's and new class 70's the company... (more)
Jennie and vertical boiler Paddy head down the gradient with a freight train during the gala at Threlkeld Mining Museum
Class 37 No. 37215 was introduced new in January 1964,and lasted on the main line until being withdrawn in July 1993.Luckily,she passed into preservation,and in the capable hands of the "Grow... (more)
Threkeld Mining Museum is based around a working quarry and each July holds a steam gala with up to 6 guest steam locomotives making an appearance. The locomotives are used on passenger and freigh... (more)
The recent long spell of hot weather in the UK has caused alterations to the busy summer season of steam railtours. In order to reduce the risk of lineside fires occurring, diesel locomotives have... (more)
The class 26 locomotives were closely associated with the Highlands of Scotland,where they worked for many years.Now all withdrawn,a handful survive on preserved railways.Here,one of the class cal... (more)
A weekend of World War 1 anniversary events is taking place at South Tyendale Railway. A guest engine, 0-6-0 JOFFRE has been added to the roster and is being used on services over the next three d... (more)
101 Class 35 Hydraulic locomotives were built between 1961 and 1964,and were used on a vatiety of work on the former Western Region of British Rail.The locos had all been withdrawn from use by the... (more)
With the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben visible, 455848 nears Vauxhall station on a London Waterloo to Shepperton service. A 4 CIG unit trails a service from Portsmouth in the opposite direction... (more)
56105 approaches Helsby junction working 6J37 12:02 Carlisle - Chirk logs.
67018 'Keith Heller' in the unique 'Maple Leaf' variation on DB Red is in charge of the 16:47 Marylebone - Birmingham Moor St.
A train of Central Line 1992 stock accelerates away from Notting Hill Gate with a service to Loughton.