76023 heads a line up of 6 class 76s at Reddish depot in Manchester in 1981. They were well into their final year of service, by then.
Virgin Trains replace its entire electric train fleet with Class 390 Pendolino in 2002, a high-speed tilting train built by Alstom. It is one of the fastest EMUs operating in the UK, at a max. rec... (more)
Two Freightliner trains pass each other at Deansgate Station, Manchester. Heading to and from the terminal at Trafford Park. The tracks in the foreground are for the Metrolink tramway. Viewed from... (more)
The bodies of 1500V DC locos 76050 and 76057 are seen grounded at Reddish depot in Manchester in 1981. Their route from Manchester to Sheffield via Woodhead closed in 1981. 76050 was formerly name... (more)
Manchester has an allocation of 17 Class 323 Electric Units for use in the area.These are high density inner urban trains accommodating 284 passengers,and were introduced in the early 1990s.One of... (more)
An Arriva Trains Wales service,formed by a class 175 unit,crosses Sackville Viaduct,in Manchester.
37609 waits time at Manchester Oxford Rd with the Track Recording Coach.
An unidentified Northern Rail class 156 set crosses Sackville Viaduct,in the heart of Manchester.
First Trans Pennine class 185 unit 185143,working a Manchester Airport to Barrow In Furness service,crosses Sackville Viaduct,in the centre of Manchester.The fine looking brick building in the bac... (more)
Ex GWR Castle class 5043 Earl of Mount Edgcumbe takes Diggle in fine GWR style.The Red Rose tour which saw the Castle go over Copy Pit the very first of its class to do so.
Mainstay of the suburban diesel network in the U.K. is the "Sprinter" unit.Here is 150268 at Salford Central with a service for Manchester Victoria,just a mile or two away.
An old shot from 1980. In November that year, Stanier Pacific no. 46229 Duchess of Hamilton headed a special train from Liverpool to York to commemorate 150 years of mail by train. The second coac... (more)
Double heading with 31428 on the elevated section towards Deansgate with the diverted 12:53 Liverpool Lime St - London Euston
The all important and useful wheel barrow no steam depot can be without them
BR Class 8 Pacific No 71000 Duke of Gloucester simmers in Bury Bolton Street having worked in the last train of the day.