After a number of years and several false starts BR Rebuilt Light Pacific class no.34046 'Braunton' finally hit the mainline on 14th August 2013. Here we see the Pacific with its first revenue ear... (more)
A less-than-convinced farmer's wife was not willing to let me take this view from her family's land. She finally relented after an overdose of Armitage charm and soft soap. This was much to my rel... (more)
Azure skies with a sparkling clean A4 rushing past. Rose hip laden hedgerows in the cool of a September morning - that's heaven to me! Taken from private land with permission.
The 2nd October 1971 was a really important date for U.K. steam fans.That was the day that British Rail relaxed the ban on steam loco running on the main line - a ban that had been in force since ... (more)
Voyager of the class 220 with the 1E67 of CrossCountry from Plymouth to Leeds is passing Dawlish.
With a stormy backdrop 43009 'First Transforming Travel' is lit by the setting sun as it leads a First Great Western Intercity 125 across Moulsford Bridge. The bridge, designed by Brunel structure... (more)
37259 gets ready to take over Network Rail test train duties from 37423 (on the other end) during a reversal.
4-6-0 steamlocomotive "Lydham Manor" # 7827 of the Dartmouth Steam Railway and Riverboat Company in Kingswear, built in 1950 in Swindon, in black British Railways livery. On the left the observati... (more)
Diesel High speed train (HST) with power car 43 098 leading is running First Great Western train 1A77 from Penzance to London Paddington along the coast in Dawlish.
First Great Western has the la... (more)
Heavy former Great Western 2-8-0 tank engine # 4277 "Hercules", built in 1920 in the Swindon works, now running for the Dartmouth Steam Railway and Riverboat Company, is pulling the 16.15 Kingswea... (more)
Diesel railcar 150 243 of First Great Western is running the 2F09 regional service from Paignton to Exmouth along the coast in Dawlish.
Three counties under one rather lovely sky - Lancashire, Yorkshire and Derbyshire!
Ready for the road.
Super Voyager Class 221 of Crosscountry is running train 1S41 from Plymouth to Edingburgh along the coast near Dawlish in Devon.
Heavy former Great Western 2-8-0 tank engine # 4277 "Hercules", built in 1920 in the Swindon works, now running for the Dartmouth Steam Railway and Riverboat Company, is pulling the 15.15 Paignton... (more)