At a steady half a mile per hour,56096 and 56051 unload their coal trains at Didcot power station.
The local fire brigade have extinguished a bogie fire on 31414 and keep watch in case of another flare up. The loco had caught fire while approaching Leicester with the 0805 Birmingham to Norwich... (more)
North British built,3 feet 6 inch gauge pacific No 6, ex SAR 817 of 1920, shunts loco coal at St Helena gold mines. It`s fireman waits to change points (switch).
It is 0300 on a frosty morning at Derby. 45106 and 47661 await their duties.
5 HST sets stand at the dead end of the elegant Paddington station in London.
Fresh from overhaul, 47280 stands at Baddesley colliery with a train for Didcot power station. The colliery closed in 1989.
Snow in Greece may not be what you expect! Ex German 221, A-420 skirts Lake Vegoridis with the 0925 Thessaloniki to Kozani. Snow covered mountains are seen in the distance.
RFD class 47s 47285 and 47365 await departure from the Longbridge car factory with trains of cars for export.
An unusual duty for a class 46 was this Daw Mill to Rugby coal train. Class 46s were not fitted with slow speed control, so it was quite an art to pass through the loader at a steady half a mile p... (more)
While most of the country was covered in snow, Exeter enjoys a clear and sunny winter`s day.
Sulzers 44007 and 45011 have had their noses and other equipment removed prior to their full scrapping at Derby loco works, where they were both built around 20 years earlier.
50007, in it`s unique green livery, awaits departure from London Waterloo with the 2038 to Yeovil Junction.
A 3 car class 503 EMU arrives at West Kirby from Liverpool Central. This, being a saturday, finds several sister units stabled there. The 503s were built from 1938 and lasted until 1985.
Unique 47901. This modified class 47 was being used to test the engine for the forthcoming class 58s.
20 days after Deltic operations finished, 9 of the class are seen awaiting their fates at Doncaster works. They are, from camera, 55005,16,09,22,04,19,10,21 and 07. Of these 4 were preserved, numb... (more)