The 8 Class 460s operated by Gatwick Express are very distinctive. These units were purpose build for the service but face an uncertain future and are being replaced by older Class 442s. 460006 ap... (more)
I purchased a box of negatives at an antiques fair and found that , among the wedding and sightseeing pictures, there were a decent number of steam locomotive images. This is the first one I have ... (more)
33114 'Sultan' approaches Clapham Junction with the 14:10 Waterloo to Salisbury service. 33114 was withdrawn in February 1993 and cut-up at Eastleigh in August 1996 (info courtesy WNXX.com).
86102 'Robert A Riddles', 86103 'Andre Chapelon' and 86430 'Scottish National Orchestra' wait at Euston for their next duties.
33209 drags SR Maunsell Lord Nelson Class 4-6-0 850 'Lord Nelson', LSWR Drummond M7 Class 0-4-4T 245, an SR Maunsell coach and BR brake van through Clapham Junction en-route to Woking for display ... (more)
Immingham allocated 47406 stands at King's Cross after hauling in HST power car 43194 with barrier coach 1672. A rather unusual working. Fellow 'Generator' 47411 eventually took the power car and ... (more)
Several former South Eastern & Chatham Railway locos including D1 and F1 4-4-0s stand on the bridge over the River Thames outside Cannon Street station (right) in c1928. In the foreground the Eagl... (more)
Withdrawn Class 15 (previously numbered D8243) stands at Marylebone. Converted to a train pre-heating unit, it was unable to move under its own power. This locomotive was eventually cut-up at Vic ... (more)
47756 lurches across the pointwork at Acton Wells Junction on the 0955 Stewarts Lane to Old Oak Common test train.
33056 'The Burma Star' leads 33039 and 33002 out of Clapham Junction yard to Stewarts Lane T&RSMD. Out of the three, only 33002 survives today.
A fly spattered 50046 'Ajax' waits at Waterloo for its next duty, which on this day was the 11:10 service to Exeter St. David's.
A withdrawn 33045 gets one end lifted for bogie removal at the Stewarts Lane open day in 1988. This locomotive was withdrawn in October the previous year and would meet its end at Vic Berry's in O... (more)
In a scene now changed by OHLE, 50021 'Rodney' brings a morning commuter service into Paddington. 50021 was withdrawn in April 1990 but currently survives in preservation.
The driver of Cardiff Canton based 37222 gives me a wave whilst in control of a lightly loaded 10:20 Didcot to Chessington South speedlink coal working at Wimbledon.
The evening rush at a busy London terminal, Liverpool Street.