DRS Class 37 no. 37 424, renumbered as 37 558 and named Avro Vulcan XH558, at Barrow in Furness at 20:35 on 21st February 2018. The loco had arrived from Carlisle and was about to depart for the c... (more)
68005 approaches Norton Bridge whilst working 6G94, Crewe Basford Hall to Bescot engineers train
57002 approaches Norton Bridge whilst hauling 90002 and a DBSO from Crewe to Norwich
New class 88 88002 PROMETHEUS leads class 68 68025 SUPERB with 1Z40 Appleby to Didcot Parkway charter at Greengate near Kirkby Stephen,Cumbria
37609 & 37218 pass Norton Bridge whilst hauling the 1150 Bridgwater - Crewe Coal Sidings
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