Every year Network Rail employ "Rail Head Treatment Trains" to spray water to clear leaves and leave adhesion enhancing glue behind to improve performance in the difficult leave fall season. The b... (more)
A pair of First TransPennine "Desiro" units accelerate away from Scunthorpe station with a Manchester Airport to Cleethorpes working.
Shilloetted by the rising sun, this class 60 waits at the signal for re-entry to pick up the empties to return to Immingham docks.
Here is the first locomotive in the UK to be painted into the new "TATA Corus Blue". The loco was sent away for full overhaul after 2 years of service within the corus rail center. Previously in t... (more)
Passing over the canal swing bridge.
Crossing the river swing bridge at keadby heading for drax.
Someone seeing the funny side of the snow on the speed limit sign into the entrance of the ore tipping plant at Santon, Scunthorpe Steel Works.
Previously 20066 of the Harry Needle Railroad Co. standing proud in the snow at the rail plant yard in Scunthorpe! Cant get any better then the sound of a class 20!
The Appleby Frodingham Railway Preservation Society
run special trips round the BSC (now Corus) works at Scunthorpe. In the summer of 1995, the loco used was "Austerity" saddle tank #193 - seen h... (more)
Freshly repainted "Janus" type loco #54 approaches Scunthorpe Entrance C yard, with a train of steel which will be handed over to British Rail's Loadhaul sector for onwards movement.
A line up of "Janus" type locos outside the depot at BSC Scunthorpe
Hunslet # 71 heads a train of ingots round the BSC complex at Scunthorpe. At this time, these were the heaviest trains to operate on this extensive internal system. Photo taken on an official visi... (more)
Approaching the blast furnaces on a "torpedo" train. These locos are radio controlled and can be driven in this manner, or from a position on the ground as well as conventionally from the cab.
Sunset and semaphores. Rumanian built class 56 number 56011 heads a train of empty oil tanks towards the Lindsey Oil Refinery.
preparing to back a coal train into the unloading plant for the steelworks.