The Great Gathering is underway. All remaining 6 A4 class locomotives together for the last time in the yard at Locomotion, Shildon. The offshoot of the National Railway museum in York. Next week ... (more)
In atrocious conditions, sleet and rain the train slogs up to the summit of the line then runs down to Carlisle
Diverted High Speed Train for London seen in the Avon Valley at Warleigh Farm.
66506 hauls a coal train through Hatfield Station.
Built by English Electric,and introduced in February 1963,Class 37 No. D6811 stands underneath the coaling stage at Saltley depot,Birmingham,in March 1969.Although steam use had ceased the previou... (more)
Bringing up the rear of a rake of autoballaster wagons during a week-long engineering possession on the normally passenger only Northern Line of Merseyrail.
Introduced in 1961,the class 35 "Hymeks" were fitted with Maybach MD870 engines,rated at 1740 h.p.,making them ideal mixed traffic locos.101 examples were built,but the fact that they were hydraul... (more)
Pathfinder Tours run an annual railtour around London covering many of the suburban branch lines that don't see regular loco-hauled trains. On Saturday February 8th 2014, DRS Class 20 no.20303 wai... (more)
Carmine & Cream Class 156 at Stocksfield on the Tyne Valley Line.
Spare wheels for various forms of rolling stock ,stored at the former Ministry of Defence site,Long Marston,Warwickshire.
Renishaw shunts the days passenger coaches as Twizell raises steam in the shed yard
Week 2 of Freight in February.This is how trains used to be formed in times gone by.
The parcels and freight would be carried on wagons in front of coaches carrying passengers
We don't often see multi loco lash-ups in the UK and even fewer with different liveries but to-day train 6B45 Unit 45 container train for the continent via the Channel Tunnel was hauled by dual vo... (more)
67029 heading west from Bath Spa with the British Pullman.
159022 arriving at Torquay from London Waterloo.