My personal favourite class of diesel loco on British Rail is the class 55 Deltic. 22 were built for express passenger work on the East coast main line. They retired at the start of 1982. However,... (more)
Preserved Deltic heading the southbound leg of 'The Elizabethan' just south of Darlington in the late evening
The unusual working of a preserved mainline passenger loco working freight for british rail continues in northeast england with Deltic 55022 Royal Scots Greys. Seen at Winning crossing. Note the o... (more)
This is a very unusual working.As the 50 year old Deisel loco has been hired in by GBRF to work freight on britiish rail, The Deltics were passenger locos on the mainline and very rarely if ever w... (more)
An unidentified Deltic stands in platform 1 at Doncaster with 1A26 13:25 Leeds - Kings Cross being admired by spotters young and old. Photo by the late T.E. Baxendale.
Deltic 55022 'Royal Scots Grey' passing the former Walcot suger beet factory while working 1Z47 Cardiff- Llandrindod Wells rail tour. This is the first time a Deltic loco has ever worked on this l... (more)
The prototype English Electric Deltic 3,300hp Co-Co arrives at Grantham with a Leeds Central to Kings Cross express. The exploits of this sky blue loco led to British Railways ordering 22 producti... (more)
Anther view of No D9000 "Royal Scots Grey" at Kings Cross as it departs from the terminus with the 18.10 express for Newcastle-upon-Tyne.
English Electric 'Deltic' 3,300hp diesel-electric Co-Co No D9000 "Royal Scots Grey" arrives at Kings Cross at the end of its 394 mile journey from Edinburgh Waverley with the 'Flying Scotsman' exp... (more)
The prototype Deltic locomotive stands alongside class 40 number D200 at Barrow Hill Engine Shed near Chesterfield in England. This is a very accurate recreation of a scene from the late 1950's, a... (more)