70003 emerges from Wickwar Tunnel in Gloucestershire with 4Z70, Rugeley to Stoke Gifford empty coal hoppers. I had hoped to hear what these new locos sound like under power but this one was coast... (more)
4965 'Rood Ashton Hall' and 5043 'Barbury Castle' climbing Sapperton Bank in fine style with a Tyseley to Didcot tour.
With most of DBS's class 60 fleet stored pending possible refurbishment, the company is using pairs of GM class 66s on its heavy fuel trains. Here, 66111 and 66070 head towards Westerleigh Oil Te... (more)
Fresh from overhaul, a gleaming 'Western Courier' passes an iconic location with the 3.40pm Minehead to Bishops Lydeard working during the West Somerset Railway's 'Mixed Traffic Weekend' event.
66111, with cab telephone system and Highland Rail 'stag' motif, approaches Fairwood Junction, Westbury, with stone from Whatley to St Pancras.
The Fawley to Tavistock Junction fuel oil train passes flowering gorse while heading south from Bristol about an hour late. (Just as well - it was raining cats and dogs when the train was due!)
Following the failure of Castle Class steam loco number 5043 'Earl of Mount Edgcumbe' at Oxford, BR green-liveried 47773 was summoned from Tyseley to take the 'Britolian' tour forward from Didcot ... (more)
The 15:44 from Lymington Pier to Brockenhurst crosses the viaduct between Lymington Pier and Town stations. This early-1970s 'heritage' electric train has been restored to its former BR blue and g... (more)
The '57 is 'dragging' dead AC electric 87031 and its train (the 13:50 from London Euston) due to engineering work causing the 'juice' to be switched off.
The Bristol to Kingswear 'Torbay Express' diverted via Westbury due to engineering works on the Bridgwater route. The location is the disused but partially-restored Limpley Stoke station.
In the last year of Class 47-hauled Virgin Cross Country services, a Glasgow-Paignton service nears its seaside destination.
The Machen Quarry to Westbury ballast working passes Warleigh Manor and Claverton between Bath and Freshford.
Unbranded 57316 waits to head the 16:17 to Holyhead on a freezing New Year's Eve.
11:55 Toddington-Gotherington working
67025 and 67017 double-head a UK Railtours/EWS charter from Huntingdon to Bath Spa for the Georgian City's Christmas market.