A visitor to Wensleydale railway is recently built Tornado(well ten years ago). It is staying for three days and running four times during its sojourn.Unusually for locomotives on this railway it ... (more)
Every February Tanfield railway host four Sundays of freight running as well as their regular passenger timetable. Week one saw 0-4-0 No 2 hauling a short hooper train to replicate this line when ... (more)
On the Settle and Carlisle line there is a stretch that is continually rising for almost 40 miles and is known as the long drag. Here two locomotives, B1 Mayflower and Merchant Navy British India ... (more)
The end of steam is approaching on British Railways and it shows. Locomotives were run until they could run no more and then sent for scrap. With only a few weeks before steam disappeared in the L... (more)
A service no longer in operation. 2 class 47 locomotives haul the royal Mail from Team Valley Gateshead in 2000.
Its work done for the day 0-6-0 TWIZELL heads for the shed. Tokens have to be exchanged at the signal box where the driver hands over the token for the track he is leaving and the signalman holds ... (more)
South Tynedale goes green with its latest locomotive Green Dragon. An 0-4-2 loco which burns wood briquettes or Biomass. There have been a year or more of teething troubles but it has been turned ... (more)
Return journey with 65894 returning to Grosmont
Chasing rainbows. 65894 heads a rake of teak Gresley coaches with a train for Pickering as a rain shower follows close behind
Cochrane works the last train of the day into Andrews House
During the school holidays the National Railway museum demonstrated, twice a day, how a turntable worked. They used one of the most beautiful locomotives ever designed , a Stirling 8 foot single. ... (more)
Montreal to New York train at Crown Point
A returning "Wine Train" excursion heads back to Steamtown at dusk
Fall is starting to show its true colours as this Ottowa Valley freight heads through Rutherglen with a Huron Central unit in the lead
Borrowed OVR locomotive leading as the daily freight heads towards the Soo.