Bittern let's off steam as the driver looks back at the station seeing if he has the green flag from the conducter to depart from Goathland Station during the 2012 NYMR Spring Steam Gala.
With steam to spare Gresley A4 pacific 4464 Bittern passes Copmanthorpe with the Edinburgh to London leg of the Great Britain VI
A.E. Goodwin built Alco 4464, which commenced service with the NSW Government Railways in January 1966, and is currently leased to 3801 Ltd. by the owner, Lachlan Valley Alco Locomotive Group, is ... (more)
Perfect Storm. This was shot in the middle of a thunder and lighning storm, the rain was absolutely torrential with no protection, this was literally lift camera shoot and hope, I am delighted wit... (more)
A4 No.4464 'Bittern', matched with Gresley teak coaches, makes a fine sight as it heads up the challenging 1 in 49 gradient of the North Yorkshire Moors Railway at Green End during the 2012 Spring... (more)
A4 no. 4464 'Bittern' makes a wonderful sight with the Gresley teak coaches, forging up the 1 in 49 gradient of the NYMR at Beck Hole during the May Gala.
It maybe just a 'three quarters' sunny shed shot but seeing an A4 in original condition still raises the hairs on the back of the neck.
A scene not seen since the 1930's a A4 in LNER garter blue with full valances on a rake of teak coaches making a picture postcard image as she crosses the Victoria Bridge, Arley.
A Line up of East Coast motive power, two A4s Bittern and Mallard both in LNER blue livery, A2 Blue Peter and V2 Green Arrow.
Making a storming exit from Bewdley station, A4 Pacific lifts its 8 teak coaches, a first in UK preservation, up the bank to Kidderminster at the Severn Valley railway spring gala in the UK.
Gresley A4 pacific 4464 "Bittern" approaches Highley station with a Kidderminster to Bridgenorth service during the Severn Valley Railway, Spring Steam Gala.
Gresley A4 pacific 4464 "Bittern" crosses Victoria Bridge during the Severn Valley Railway Spring steam gala
Of course we all know it can't be the 'real thing', but the Severn Valley's recreation of the 'Flying Scotsman' express is surely as closeasthat. OK, we could pick up on a few anomalies, but hey c... (more)
Belting down the road from Border Loop I suddenly encounter this northbound ballast. So, a mad u-turn and sprint to a spot to aim the camera.