With another 90 miles to go until it reaches its destination,the Round Oak to Margam empties has just passed Gloucester behind class 66 no. 66075.
Class 52 "Western" D1035 "Western Yeoman" pulls away from the now closed Gloucester Eastgate station with an express.It may well be a London Paddington to Cheltenham Spa service,as the class 52 di... (more)
The class 52 "Western"l locos were among the most loved British diesels of all time.Built at Swindon and Crewe between 1961 and 1964,these hydraulic machines handled all the Western Regions expres... (more)
In a scene that would probably give any modern day Health & Safety inspectors a heart attack,the crew of "Kinsley No.9" go about repairs to the loco during a break in shunting movements.The loco,b... (more)
Many British Railways diesel types,upon withdrawal,found themselves employed in other industries.This gave many people a chance to see locomotive types that they would normally have missed by many... (more)
Despite most of the class being placed into storage,the class 60 locomotives still turn uo on the occasional freight working.Such was the case here,as 60049 passes Keenes Crossing,on the outskirts... (more)
A faint ripple of interest stirs the railfans at Didcot station as a freight service arrives at the yard in the last moments of the days sunshine.
The 09.25 Stourbridge Junction to Dorridge service has just left the station and is seen here passing the still used signal box.The trains journey will take it across Birmingham,serving most of th... (more)
A pair of D.R.S. class 47 locos,47841 and 47802 power an Edinburgh to Southampton Docks special through Eastleigh.The train was full of tourists being taken to their cruise ship in Southampton Wes... (more)
A Network Rail test train,powered by a pair of D.R.S. class 37 locos,37611 and 37601,pass a busy Didcot station.Class 66 no. 66044 is seen on the left shunting in the yard,whilst an Oxford bound H... (more)
A Margam to Redcar service passes Westgate Park,on the approach to Gloucester,behind class 66 loco no. 66104.
A short train of empties,hauled by class 66 no. 66070 passes Tonbridge West Yard.Stabled in the sidings between duties is an Electrostar unit,377441.
A Class 466 "Networker" unit calls at Waterloo East station whilst working a suburban service in London.
Class 37 no. 37324 "Clydebridge" heads away from Winchcombe station with a short freight train during a diesel gala at the Gloucestershire and Warwickshire Railway.
It's 08.30 on a Sunday morning,and the 07.00 service from Norwich is just arriving at Ipswich station.Normally this train would then carry on to London Liverpool Street,but on this occasion was du... (more)