It took a lot of fighting through vegetation but the resultant shot was reward enough. As the sun gets lower we see the 2 GWR pannier tanks heading across the viaduct bound for Worcester. The Lond... (more)
GWR 4965 'Rood Ashton Hall' & GWR 5043 'Earl of Mount Edgcumbe' doublehead the 1Z58 'Great Western Echoes' 1017 Solihull - Didcot Excursion complete with Commemorative Rememberance Wreath headboar... (more)
LMS 45407 'The Lancashire Fusilier' + LMS 45231 'The Sherwood Forester' at the head of 'The Central Wales Explorer'
1Z58 0620 Leicester - Newport
6201 "Princess Elizabeth" carefully backs it's train into the sidings for servicing at Appleby (Cumbria).
86259 is seen leading 1Z58 Carlisle-Birmingham south at Red Bank - 03/05/2008
37248 is seen leading 1Z55 Newcastle-Oban west near Dalmally - 05/05/2008
Oh, if only the sun had been out! 40145 “East Lancashire Railway” passes Caerhowel on Compass Tours’ delayed return 1Z58 16.10 Aberystwyth to Barrow-in-Furness “Cambrian Coast Explorer”.
40145 “East Lancashire Railway” passes Borth on Compass Tours’ delayed return 1Z58 16.10 Aberystwyth to Barrow-in-Furness “Cambrian Coast Explorer”. It left Aberystwyth at 16.44.
56088 stands at Carlisle whilst working Pathfinder Tours 2122 Stafford to Inverness enthusiasts railtour
GWR 4965 'Rood Ashton Hall' & GWR 4953 'Pitchford Hall' doublehead the 'Two Halls To Bristol' railtour on the homeward leg
1Z58 1535 Bristol - Solihull
West Coast Railway company operated Brush type 4 class 47 loco 47245 hauls a special enthusiasts charter train from Leicester to Llandrindod Wells in Wales, this train later had it's diesel locomo... (more)
50049 “Defiance”/50021 “Benbow” crosses Cynghordy viaduct on the 1Z58 17.45 Llandrindod Wells-Cardiff Central Royal Welsh Show relief.
LMS 5MT no. 45407 + BR Standard Class 4MT no. 76079 cross Knucklas viaduct with Railway Touring Company’s 1Z58 “The Central Wales Explorer” Leicester to Leicester via Shrewsbury and the Marches.
Pathfinder tour to cardiff with Steam haulage from Crewe
LMS 5MT no. 45407 crosses Knucklas viaduct with Pathfinder Tours’ 1Z58 “The Heart of Wales Explorer” 07.53 Preston to Newport.