50045 'Achilles' in charge of the 10:00 Oxford to Paddington service slows for its Reading stop. 50045 was withdrawn in December 1990 and cut-up at CF Booth's, Rotherham in April 2000 (info courte... (more)
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.
In a scene now changed by OHLE, 50021 'Rodney' brings a morning commuter service into Paddington. 50021 was withdrawn in April 1990 but currently survives in preservation.
50034 'Furious' approaches Clapham Junction with the 11:10 Waterloo to Exeter St. David's service. 50034 was withdrawn in June 1990 and cut up at Old Oak Common in February 1991.
In typical English summer weather, 50025 'Invincible' stops at Reading with the 13:00 Oxford to Paddington service. In August 1989 this locomotive was involved in a high speed derailment at West E... (more)
In the early evening, 50017 'Royal Oak', 56045 and 50010 'Monarch' wait for their next duties at the Old Oak Common turntable. Had I envisaged that my local team (Wimbledon) would win the FA Cup f... (more)
50042 'Triumph' waits at Waterloo on the 17:10 service to Exeter St. David's.
Hanson Traction 50008 pulls a Wansford to Peterborough Nene Valley train during the Nene Valley Railways Autumn Diesel Gala past Ailsworth.
50008 is part way through a overhaul back to mainline s... (more)
50016 'Barham' catches the morning sun while running light engine at Clapham Junction. Barham was withdrawn in August 1990 and cut-up at CF Booth, Rotherham in June 1992 (info courtesy WNXX.com).
50041 'Bulwark' waits at Waterloo with the 11:10 service to Exeter St. David's. Bulwark was withdrawn in April 1990 and cut up at Old Oak Common in July 1991.
50007 'Sir Edward Elgar' in Great Western Green passes Kinchley Lane on the 14:20 ex. Loughborough at the Great Central Railways Diesel Gala.
50030 Buckhorn Weston with a Honiton - Waterloo service (due to engineering work) 29/4/90. ©www.railphotoprints.co.uk - John Chalcraft
50027 works the 12.00 Grosmont to Pickering through Thomason Foss at the North Yorkshire Moors Railway Diesel Gala.
Preserved EE class 50 heads the Inverness-Kings Cross 'Autumn Highlander' weekend railtour through the Scottish Highlands. The weak sunlight was VERY fortuitous!
50033 and 50007 with 1550 Grosmont to Pickering