The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway 3 day Diesel Gala got off to a shaky start with bad weather on the first day,with rain showers alternating with short bursts of sun.Fortunately the sun mad... (more)
Built in 1961,Class 45 "Peak" locomotive 45149 was withdrawn from service in September 1987.These heavy locos (135 tons) were fitted with Sulzer 2500 h.p. engines.I worked on them for m... (more)
Photographers young and old attempt to capture the magic of a preserved railway scene,as 5081 calls at Gotherington Halt with a service for Laverton.
The class 26 locomotives were closely associated with the Highlands of Scotland,where they worked for many years.Now all withdrawn,a handful survive on preserved railways.Here,one of the class cal... (more)
101 Class 35 Hydraulic locomotives were built between 1961 and 1964,and were used on a vatiety of work on the former Western Region of British Rail.The locos had all been withdrawn from use by the... (more)
Designed by G.J.Churchward and further developed by Collett,the 4500 class locos were equally at home on freight or passenger working.5542 was built in 1928 and worked until withdrawn in December ... (more)
92203 "Black Prince" arrives at Gotherington with a service from Toddington. These 9F class locos were the last steam engines built for British Railways,and were mainly found on freight workings,a... (more)