HST's meet / cross at Taunton, a service arrives from London whilst another one departs. These iconic trains face replacement in the years ahead.
The diminutive class 121 single car DMU's were built from 1960. Amazingly two are still working on the main line 57 years later for Chiltern Railways providing a peak hour shuttle on the branch be... (more)
An HST powers out of Taunton. The iconic HST serving Great Britain for over 40 years are set to be withdrawn as Class 800 series come online in the years ahead.
DBS 60091 eases a Grimsby bound oil train around Wrawby Junction, and the mass of semaphores, at the west end of Barnetby. At the time this photo was taken, Barnetby was still controlled by bells ... (more)
#8 Fenella is getting prepared in the Douglas shed for a new run out on the line.
After another busy day out on the line, #13 Kissack is resting in the Douglas shed.
The theme of the day was to recreate the line re opening train of exactly 50 years ago. The composition of this train with exactly the same using the same locomotive and carriages. 50 years ago, t... (more)
A doubleheader by any other name, perhaps....SR Maunsell Q-class #30541 in BR livery is seen on the rear of the last run of "Camelot", pulling on the other end. They picked this one up ... (more)
HST along the seawall, through Dawlish Railway Station
Standard Class 4MT 76017, takes a ride on the turntable, manually turned. During the Steam Gala just about every locomotive was turned this way.
43106 rounds Safari Curve with a "Driving Experience" working,on the Severn Valley Railway.
The 53809 is a 7F built in 1925. It is seen at the Minehead locomotive depot in a lucky spell of sun getting water between runs.
Class 150 on a local service, taken from our room at the wonderful Blenheim in Dawlish.
The 0-4-0 industrial shunter at Washford during the steam gala. The 1219 dates back to 1910 and is a fireless steam locomotive requiring a "steam charge" to run.