"The Great Western Incursion",a railtour from Tyseley - Didcot - Tyseley is seen arriving at Gloucester Yard to take water.The locos are G.W.R. Hall 4965 "Rood Ashton Hall" and Castle class 5043 "... (more)
4965 "Rood Ashton Hall" and 5043 "Earl Of Mount Edgcumbe" head a Tyseley to Tyseley via Didcot excursion,seen here climbing towards Stonehouse station.
The Robeston to Westerleigh tanks are now firmly in the hands of pairs of class 66 locomotives,due to the dwindling numbers of class 60s.Here,66097 and 66168 are seen exiting the down loop at Hare... (more)
70003 exits the running loop at Haresfield with 4Z70,a Rugeley to Stoke Gifford coal empties.
A "Deans Goods" loco on static display at Swindon Railway Museum - complete with waxworks traincrew.
Standing inside the Railway Museum at Swindon is 92220 "Evening Star",the last loco built for British Railways.The loco was completed in 1960,and I can remember seeing it under construction !
A diverted Swansea to London Paddington service approaches Gloucester on a very cold December morning.
A trio of class 66 locos wait their next turn of duty as a snowstorm settles on Didcot Yard.
A Weymouth bound service departs from Eastleigh station.In the background is a class 450 unit leaving for London,and 66532 with a Freightliner train for Southampton.
Castle class loco "Earl Of Mount Edgecombe" stands in platform 4 at Gloucester after arriving with a private charter from Tyseley.
A crowd of very cold passengers are glad to see the arrival of the service to Gloucester on this freezing morning.The class 158 unit is on hire to First Great Western.
The newly introduced class 70 locos have suffered a series of problems - here a failed 70002 is towed north by class 66 no. 66528.
A diverted London Paddington to Swansea service passes Keenes Crossing on the outskirts of Gloucester.
It's 05.30 in the morning at a misty Glasgow Central station,and a suburban unit approaches the station to start the days work,whilst a class 87 waits at a signal.
A scan of a slide showing the approach to Brighton Station (behind us in the picture) - a class 33 and several e.m.u.s fill the sidings where the works once stood.