A Direct Rail Services Class 57 on hire to GWR has just brought in the Penzance sleeper to Platform 1 in Brunel's Paddington. At 2345 the 57 on the other end will take the sleeper to Penzance.
A brand new Class 88 loco has its first passenger run.Primarily electric locos,the latest addition to the D.R.S. fleet also have a small diesel engine,allowing it to run on non electrified lines.H... (more)
88002 (68025 dead inside) passes Daresbury whilst working 6Z88 from Carlisle Yard to Crewe Gresty Green 3 April 2017.
This was the first test run hauling a train.....in this case 1600 tons
68021 passes Norton Bridge whilst working 6U76 from Crewe Basford Hall to Mountsorrel, 15 March 2017.
* camera mounted on a 4.5m pole
68001 passes Lichfield Trent Valley Jct signal box whilst working 6U77 from Mountsorrel to Crewe Basford Hall, 13 Feb 2017.
*photo taken with camera mounted on a 4m pole
Direct Rail Services (DRS) 68006 Daring heads south across the Forth Bridge at the head of 2K14 18:15 Scotrail service from Glenrothes with Thornton to Edinburgh Waverley.
37409 approaches St Bees whilst working 2C47, 1732 Barrow in Furness-Carlisle
68005 & 37607 approach St Bees whilst working 6C46 from Sellafield to Carlisle
37402 passes Nethertown whilst working 2C41, 1437 Barrow in Furness-Carlisle
68008 passes Hatton North Jct whilst working the 1615 London Marylebone-Kidderminster
68008 passes Tyseley whilst working 1R33, 1310 London Marylebone-Birmingham Moor Street
37422 passes Tamworth whilst working 5Z59, the 1015 Crewe-Norwich ECS
68001 passes Dordon whilst working 6U76, 0859 Crewe-Mountsorrel
20308 passes Barnetby East Signal Box with a rail head treatment train (RHTT) from Grimsby Town to Bridlington.
66303 heads south with a Coatbridge to Daventry container train at Easenhall.