A general view of a busy Bristol Temple Meads station.Centre stage is taken by a pair of class 47 locos (47853 and 47790) with the empty stock from a "Northern Belle" excursion,while als... (more)
Introduced new as loco No. E3128 in 1965,Freightliners 86613 is still going strong almost 50 years later.However,its days of working express passenger services from London to Scotland are long gon... (more)
The Network Rail Measurement Train is used to check on trackwork,using computer/laser technology to find cracks/worn track etc.It is formed of a specially fitted High Speed Train,and is seen here ... (more)
An everyday scene repeated all over the U.K. - an Arriva Cross Country service,in this case the 10.00 Bristol to Manchester working,passes through the countryside.In fact the only unusual thing he... (more)
It's July 1969,and class 47 D1975 has just arrived at Edinburgh Waverley station with an express from London Kings Cross.The loco has been fitted with an experimental headcode indicator,displaying... (more)
Designed by G.J.Churchward and further developed by Collett,the 4500 class locos were equally at home on freight or passenger working.5542 was built in 1928 and worked until withdrawn in December ... (more)
The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway late May steam gala this year has been blessed with less than ideal weather.In a rare burst of sun,ex Turkish Railways 8F No. 48274 (a number it never carr... (more)
A classic Scottish West Highland Line scene - Class37 No. 37403 "Isle of Mull" crosses the viaduct at Loch nan Uamh with a Fort William to Mallaig working in April 1986.It was from the w... (more)
The preserved class 117 Diesel Unit on the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway prepares to enter service for the day.
A pair of Direct Rail Services class 47 locos pass Haresfield at 07.30 on a wonderful May morning.The locos are working "The Spring Scenic Settler" railtour from Swindon to Carlisle.
Designed by O.V.S.Bulleid,and built in 1946,"Braunton" is a "West Country" light Pacific,and worked express passenger services in the south of England until withdrawn in late 1... (more)
66305 approaches Ashchurch station with the Daventry to Wentloog (Cardiff) "Tesco Express".
Behind the glamour of preserved steam locos there's a lot of unsung work to be carried out - such as cleaning out the smokebox.Here,former Great Western Railway "Manor" 7820 "Dinmor... (more)
Freighliner class 70 No. 70007 passes the yard at Eastleigh with a working from Wentloog (Cardiff) to Southampton.
A pair of class 27 locos (D5377 and D5390) at Tramway Junction,Gloucester,in May 1968.The pair had worked from Birmingham with a freight service,and were returning light to Saltley depot.Although ... (more)