A historic shot from July 1967. Steam on the Southern region ended on 9th July that year. I was on holiday in Devon and heard that there was some steam left at Salisbury. As a sixteen year old la... (more)
A sad sight from August 1981. Jubilee Class no 45699 Galatea was built by the LMS in 1936 at Crewe. It was withdrawn from service in November 1964 and in January 1965 was sold to Woodham’s scrap ... (more)
A scene from back in June 1981 at the Open Day at Crewe Works. Some of the celebrity locos on display are seen here. On the right is green Class 40 no 40 106. On the left is the replica of Sans Pa... (more)
A scene from back in June 1981 at the Crewe Works Open Day. Class 86 no. 86 235 Novelty in its special livery to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the opening of the Liverpool to Manchester Ra... (more)
A memory of 1979. 47 452 leaves Chester Station and passes under the signal gantry with a London Euston to Holyhead service.
The Rev. Eric Treacy was a very famous railway photographer in the 1940s, ‘50s and ‘60s. Although he was basically a wedgie man, his photos were nevertheless superb. Much of his work is published ... (more)
There is a long history of Clergymen being interested in railways in Britain. For example, the Rev. W. Audry, author of the Thomas books. Another notable example was the Rev. Eric Treacy. In the ... (more)
A Class 377 passes Clapham Junction on its way to London Victoria.
A Class 444 passes Clapham Junction on its way to London Waterloo.
Pedestrians wait patiently as a Croydon Tram crosses Dundonald Road, Wimbledon. No barriers here, just traffic lights. These trams used to be painted in a quite pleasant red and white. Now they ar... (more)
Battle of Britain Class no. 34067 Tangmere stands in Clapham Yard after it had arrived at London Waterloo with a main line special from Portsmouth Harbour. Later, the loco would return to the Sou... (more)
47 787 brings the stock from the main line steam special from Portsmouth to Waterloo into Clapham Yard. The steam loco is still on the other end.
Southern Trains Class 455 EMU passes under thesignal gantry as it approaches Clapham Junction.
Battle of Britain Class no. 34067 Tangmere approaches Clapham Junction with a main line special from Portsmouth Harbour to London Waterloo.
The crew of Battle of Britain Class no. 34067 Tangmere watch rearward as the loco reverses into Clapham Yard in between arriving with a special from Portsmouth and departing back from Waterloo.