Still hard at work after nearly 50 years, 31233 sends a plume of acrid exhaust skyward at Perth station. While most class 31s have been turned into coke cans and razor blades, a few of these locos... (more)
31409 heads a short ballast train at Tyseley. This, being a Sunday, finds the carriage sidings well stocked with DMUs.
Fragonset-liveried 31106 stands in Lanark (30 mile South of Glasgow) with the Network Rail Mentor coach that is used to test the over head lines, This train was booked to go round the Glasgow subb... (more)
The local fire brigade have extinguished a bogie fire on 31414 and keep watch in case of another flare up. The loco had caught fire while approaching Leicester with the 0805 Birmingham to Norwich... (more)
31465 approaches Hatton station working 1Z16 Derby RTC to Woking 23/11/09
31285 idles at Weymouth before taking a test train out of Weymouth station.
31 285 is ready to depart Shrewsbury with 1Z16 a over night SECO test train running from Shrewsbury to Machynlleth
31285 on a test train, Drumgelloch - Hyndland. DBSO 9701 on the rear.
31285 at the rear of a test train in the last of the sunshine, Hyndland - Drumgelloch. DBSO 9701 on the front.
Once commonplace, now only a handful of Class 31's survive in use on the national network. Approaching 50 years of age and in an approximation of its as built livery, veteran 31 190 propels a Netw... (more)
Royal Scotsman diverted from its usual route. Stirling - Edinburgh train via Cumbernauld and Shotts due to engineering work at Falkirk. Unusual to see here as well as the liveries. The blue and gr... (more)
Test train carrying out tests on the OHLE top 'n' tailed by Class 31s.
31108 was seen leaving Keighley, were there was a diesel gala this weekend, this is the oldest presevered railway line in the UK and has been run by volunteers for 40 years now!
31275 returns to Carnforth from Kirkham ballast tip.
31106 rests at weymouth with an ultrasonic test train at 23,10.