Movements of large amounts of locos is a rare sight in the U.K.,so the chance to photograph 9 class 66 locomotives couldn't be missed.The convoy was a Newport to Bescot move,and I literally got ou... (more)
Commuters alight from a London Paddington to Bristol service at Didcot Parkway - as they do 5 days a week,4 weeks a month,11 months a year.Totally uninterseted in the railway environment,and the f... (more)
The Great Eastern Railway J15 locos were built between 1883 and 1912.Here is preserved example 65462 with a Toddington to Winchcombe "Santa Special" on the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway.
Introduced new as loco No. E3128 in 1965,Freightliners 86613 is still going strong almost 50 years later.However,its days of working express passenger services from London to Scotland are long gon... (more)
English Electric Type 3 D6948 (later renumbered 37248) was new to British Railways in October 1964.Withdrawn in February 2009,the loco ran for a couple of years in preservation,but is now undergoi... (more)
It's 08.30 on a Sunday morning,and the 07.00 service from Norwich is just arriving at Ipswich station.Normally this train would then carry on to London Liverpool Street,but on this occasion was du... (more)
In a scene that would probably give any modern day Health & Safety inspectors a heart attack,the crew of "Kinsley No.9" go about repairs to the loco during a break in shunting movements.The loco,b... (more)
Probably one of the most loved diesel types ever to run on British Rail,the class 52 hydraulic locos were the racehorses of the Western region.D1015 "Western Champion" has undergone an extensive o... (more)
English Electric class 37 loco 37248 was delivered new in 1964,and ran until withdrawn in February 2009.Now preserved,the loco has undergone a complete refurbishment,and has been returned to its o... (more)
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)
The 10.20 Cheltenham Spa to London Paddington service arrives at Stonehouse station,Gloucestershire.
A London bound "Pendolino" set tilts into the curve at Tamworth station,whilst a northbound member of the class approaches in the distance.
A Windhoff built Network Rail Multi Purpose Vehicle stands in the sidings at Didcot station.These machines are used for a variety of workings,including weed killing and water spraying during the l... (more)
A crowd of very cold passengers are glad to see the arrival of the service to Gloucester on this freezing morning.The class 158 unit is on hire to First Great Western.
A Cheltenham to Maesteg service heads away from Gloucester,passing over the short viaduct at Westgate Park.