With the mountains as a backdrop, 2-8-2 River Mite, built in 1967, waits to depart from Dalegarth for Ravenglass on the Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway in beautiful Cumbria.
6201 "Princess Elizabeth" carefully backs it's train into the sidings for servicing at Appleby (Cumbria).
On a sunny day back in 1988. Northern Rock leaves Irton Road Station on the Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway in Cumbria.
Ten minutes after the Duchess passed throuh, 8F no. 48151 with its support coach ran through Holme at about 45mph. It was returning to Carnforth after pulling a special over the Settle to Carlisle... (more)
After a good week of steam, what better way to finish it off than to see my favourite. 6233 Duchess of Sutherland at about 70mph through Holme, north of Carnforth with the Citadel Express returni... (more)
Another one from the archives from 1981. The crew give no. 4472 Flying Scotsman some attention at Grange Over Sands station whilst working a main line special from Carnforth to Ravenglass.
Ex-NCB Austerity, "Repulse" emerges from the rock tunnel at Haverthwaite as it runs round its train on the Lakeside and Haverthwaite Railway in beautiful Cumbria.
The oldest working steam loco in Britain is currently not working. The boiler has been removed for its ten year inspection. It is hoped that it will up and running again late in August this year. ... (more)
Ex National Coal Board austerity 0-6-0 saddle tank, "Repulse" is watered at Haverthwite station on the Lakeside and Haverthwaite railway, in lovely Cumbria.
Steam returned to British main lines in a big way in 1978. 4472 Flying Scotsman is seen here with the Cumbrian Coast Express in August of that year, which ran weekly throughout the summer from Car... (more)
Bonnie Dundee gets some attention before departing from Ravenglass on the beautiful Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway.
71000 Duke of Gloucester stands at Carlisle Station with a main line special for Hellifield
A shot from 1978 A4 Streamliner no. 4498 Sir Nigel Gresley passes Grange over Sands with the evening return of the then newly-introduced Cumbrian Coast Express.
150 Cumbria waits to depart from Haverthwaite with a train on the Lakeside and Haverthwaite Railway
Class 37 no 37 146 seen at its new preservation home at the Stainmore Railway at Kirkby Stephen. A long period in storage after withdrawal from use shows a lot of work to be done to bring it up to... (more)