"1400 Class" loco 1450 (built at Swindon 1935) and Autocoach at Eardington Bank,on the Severn Valley Railway.Although mainly used on branch lines,these little machines could reach speeds... (more)
Preserved Class 55 "Deltic" loco 55019 "Royal Highland Fusiler" (built by English Electric in 1961) climbs Eardington Bank,on the Severn Valley Railway,during the Diesel Gala w... (more)
46100 "Royal Scot" was built in 1927,to handle 100 mph express services from London to Scotland.The loco was chosen to represent Britain at the 1933 'Century of Progress' exhibition in C... (more)
Bulleid "Battle of Britain" Class loco 34053 "Sir Keith Park" passes Eardington station during the Severn Valley Railway Autumn Steam Gala.
During the Severn Valley Railway Autumn Diesel Gala,we were fortunate to have two class 52 Hydraulic locos working - here is D1015 "Western Champion" descending Eardington Bank with a se... (more)
A preserved class 108 diesel multiple unit passes Hay Bridge Farm on the Severn Valley Railway,working a Bridgnorth to Kidderminster service.These units were built between 1958 and 1961.
Class 52 Diesel Hydraulic D1062 "Western Courier" leans into the curve approaching Eardington station with a service from Bridgnorth to Kidderminster,during the three day Diesel Gala on ... (more)
Day 2 of the Diesel Gala on the Severn Valley Railway sees 40106 passing Crossing Cottage with a Bridgnorth to Kidderminster service.
The black Class 20 is seen again, this time climbing the gradient at Eardington which is not too easy for a 1000hp loco and a busy 8 carriage train
The first train of the day for Tornado, caught at speed as it tackles the climb through Eardington and on to Bridgnorth. Taken at 1/20s with a non pan assisting lens
Also visiting from the Brimingham Railway Museum was their mainline diesel 47580 in BR Blue with Large Logo, seen on teak LNER stock as it attacks the climb through Eardington
Wearing 'The Great Briton' headboard that it did on the recnt railtour, 71000 'Duke of Gloucester' is seen powering up Eardington bank. To be fair the exhaust was for show with the locomotive bein... (more)
Complete with BR Maroon Mk1 carriages 70013 'Oliver Cromwell' completes a period scene as it approaches the summit of Eardington bank with a train for Bridgnorth
Here we see a slow speed pan of 71000 'Duke of Gloucester' as it coasts downhill with a train from Bridgnorth to Kidderminster
There were to resident locos running at the Steam Gala, one of which shown here is 7812 'Earlestoke Manor' climbing Eardington Bank shot at 1/25sec as the sun glints off