An old shot from 1977. Black Five no. 5305 and Jubilee Class no. 5690 Leander at Guide Bridge station about to set off with a main line special to Sheffield. An awful lot of people turned out that... (more)
1978 was a big year for main line steam specials. Ten years after the end of BR steam, the Settle to Carlisle route was opened up to steam specials. Here we see 4771 Green Arrow crossing Batty Mos... (more)
A Northern Rail Class 158, in West Yorkshire Metro Train colours, arrives at Blackpool with a service from York in 2005.
A Virgin Voyager Class 221 calls at York with a Northbound cross country service in 2005.
A memory of Manchester Victoria in 1977. 25 102 waits for its next banking duty up MilesPlatting Bank. There is no more banking on this incline and the station has been completely transformed. the... (more)
An old shot from 1980, showing a typical scene of the time. 40 117 stands in the platform at Manchester Victoria, while a Class 25 waits for its next banking duty. Sadly, this station has now been... (more)
An old shot from 1980. Romanian-built Class 56 no. 56 001 moves around in the yard at Tinsley Traction Maintenance Depot. This once very busy and large depot was demolished some years ago and the ... (more)
All thoseyears ago. 40 112 comes off the Earlstown line at Winwick Junction, Warrington heading south with a mixed freight back in August 1977. The type of loco and stock disappeared many years a... (more)
1954-built 1500v DC locos nos. 76 022 and 76 023 at rest at Reddish TMD way back in March 1979. Note that the forward loco still carries the old 1957-style BR totem on the side, even though the lo... (more)
Visiting King Arthur Class no. 30777 Sir Lamiel calls at Haworth station on its way to OPxenhope on the Keighley and Worth Valley Railway.
4936 Kinlet Hall, heading a shuttle service from Bury to Ramsbottom, passes Burrs Country Park at the Winter Steam Event in January 2008.
08 266 at rest in Haworth Station yard on the Keighley and Worth Valley Railway.
The prototype High Speed Train Driving car, no. 41 001 on display at the National Railway Museum at York.
A very unusual working. DRS Class 37 no. 37 605 heads a Crew to Manchester (via Chester) Network Rail test train at Skelton Junction, Altrincham. 37 259 is at the other end.
A Trans Pennine Class 185 departs from Manchester Piccadilly with a mid-morning service to Cleethorpes.