Way back in 1980. A Class 506 Manchester to Glossop/Hadfield EMU is undergoing repairs in Horwich Works. These trains, dating from 1954 were scrapped in 1984, when the line was converted from 1500... (more)
47491 makes a stop at Bolton with a Glasgow to Manchester Victoria service back in 1984. Many changes today: This service is operated by 185 DMUs (not suited to services of this distance); The se... (more)
An old shot from 1977. A burnt out hulk of a Class 108 DMU is stored off its bogies at Newton Heath. It wasn't long before it was cut up.
An old shot from 1981. LNER A4 no. 4498 Sir Nigel Gresley heads through Moses Gate, Bolton, with a main line special.
An old shot from 1979. Midland Compound no. 1000 coupled with LNER V2 no. 4771 Green Arrow back onto the carriages to work a main line special to York at Guide Bridge station.
An old shot from 1979. Black Five no. 5305 backs onto the carriages to work a main line special to Yorkshire at Guide Bridge station.
78019 at rest at Loughborough on the Great Central Railway.
45407 runs downhill in reverse at Burrs. This scene has now changed as a caravan site now blocks this view.
In wet misty weather, LSWR Beattie well tank no 30587 prepares for a day's duty at the National Railway Museum annex at Locomotion, Shildon.
6233 Duchess of Sutherland storms away from Blackpool with a returning main line special to Derby.
5690 Leander waits at the signals before it can proceed to Bury Bolton Street Station at the Winter Steam Spectacular.
An old shot from 1985. Freshly overhauled 47 632 is on a test bay at Crewe Works before returning to traffic.
91 125 Berwck Upon Tweed at the head of a London Kings Cross to Glasgow service at York.
DVT no. 82 200 at the rear of a London Kings Cross to Glasgow service at York.
A crew member crawls underneath to check the centre big end as recently restored A4 no. 60019 Bittern takes a water stop at York Station while working the Talisman special from London to Newcastle... (more)