The Vale of Rheidol Railway was the last steam powered railway owned by former British Rail. Steam traction ceased on BR network in 1968 - except of this little railway in Wales. The line's only p... (more)
With a length of around 699m the wooden trestle of Barmouth on the Cambrian Line is nowadays one of the longest wooden bridges in Britain.
The bridge crosses the mouth of the river Mawddach. It ... (more)
GBRf class 66 no.66752 'The Hoosier State' provides an interesting 'what if' view, showing what it may have looked liked had the diversionary route via Farnham and Alton to Winchester from the Sou... (more)
Twizell waits at Andrews House station for the last passengers before taking out the first train of the day
Signalman leans out with the token for the driver as Twizell heads out of Andrews House. Possession of the token means that only this train can run on the tracks ahead. In it are the keys to the p... (more)
Sybil Mary arrives into the sidings complex at the quarry face
To coincide with the July 2015 designation of the landmark Forth Bridge as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, here is a more unusual vantage point of this much photographed steel span. A ScotRail Class... (more)
1239 in the lead with Stanhope behind take another load of visitors to the quarry to see the steam shovel in action. In the shed are Hugh Napier and Lilla, guests from the Ffestionog Railway
On reaching the flat level in the quarry, visitors are treated to a display of the awesome steam shovel. With 1239 as the locomotive for the quarry trucks, the steam shovel discharges its load und... (more)
Threlkeld Mining museum holds a gala every year on the last weekend in July. Based on the edge of the Lake District it is a beautiful location. This year there were 6 guest engines and here two ar... (more)
Built in 1961,Class 45 "Peak" locomotive 45149 was withdrawn from service in September 1987.These heavy locos (135 tons) were fitted with Sulzer 2500 h.p. engines.I worked on them for m... (more)
USA war department locomotive leaves a smoke trail in the valley as it heads north with a passenger train.
7827 Lydham Manor and 7820 Dinmore Manor pass Waterside hauling the 17:00 Kingswear to Paignton on Sunday 19th July 2015
7820 Dinmore Manor and 7827 Lydham Manor climb past Goodrington Sands hauling the 10:30 Paignton to Kingswear on Sunday 19th July 2015