A simple profile of 'Mayflower' in her quite magnificent and gorgeous livery. Anyone disagree?
Visiting 'B1' 61306 makes a wonderful sight as she gets into her stride away from Ramsbottom Station heading for Rawtenstall. The splendid early British Railways apple green livery enhances the im... (more)
I've seldom seen a locomotive so beautifully turned out as was 61306 at yesterday's ELR gala, seen as she crosses the River Irwell bridge at Burrs. Built in 1948, she was released to traffic sligh... (more)
Sulzer Type 2, 24081 heads towards Bury on the East Lancs Railway on a short freight. This shot was taken as part of an organised photo shoot with the East Midlands Railway Photographic Society.
D7076 'Heymek' rolls towards Bury during the ELR Summer Diesel Gala. She was built in 1963 not far from this spot in Gorton, Manchester. but the class did not survive long in front line service as... (more)
50135 'Ark Royal' seen near Irwell Vale during the East Lancashire Railway Summer 2001 Diesel Gala. The locomotive was repainted into one of the most non authentic liveries possible for Eastleigh ... (more)
50044 'Exeter' heads into Bury on the ELR's Heywood extension, during their Summer 2001 Diesel Gala.
D6586 rolls towards Bury on the ELR's Heywood extension during the Summer Diesel Gala (2011).
20048, a former British Rail freight locomotive, hauls a passenger train away from Irwell Vale during the East Lancashire Railway Diesel Gala.
50015 & 50044 have just departed Irwell Vale in the heart of the most scenic stretch of the East Lancashire Railway.
In pre TOPS guise D182 crosses Brocksbottom Viaduct, Summerseat.
37518 in the iconic Railfreight 'Red Solebar' livery crossing Brocksbottom Viaduct, Summerseat.
50015 'Valiant' bringing up the rear of a northbound train crossing Brocksbottom Viaduct, Summerseat.
50044 pulls away from Summerseat over the delightful viaduct.
A panned shot of "Sapper" at Burrs as it powers the first midweek train of the week towards Rawtenstall.