Great Western Railway designed 'Modified Hall' No.6990 'Witherslack Hall' races across the pleasant farmland that makes up much of Leicestershire's countryside. She is hauling a highlight of any v... (more)
78019 passes Woodthorpe on the Great Central Railway with the first steam service of the day 22/06/08
Winter morning departures from Loughborough are usually dramatic and steamy. None more so than this fine exhibition by 'Ditcheat Manor' newly repainted in BR black. Although I feel that this liver... (more)
With three other preserved railways closer to hand, it needs a good weather forecast to persuade me to drive from Yorkshire to Leicestershire. On an absolutely perfect morning, Great Western Railw... (more)
A 'running-in' turn ex-Swindon works? Not quite, but as recreations go, this is as good as it gets. Threatening skies again, and all the other photographers had packed their bags and gone. Ah well... (more)
The sweeping double track curves at Kinchley Lane have justifiably long been a magnet for visiting photographers at the Great Central Railway. Sadly, the trees on the left are long gone, victims o... (more)
As storm clouds gather over the Leicestershire countryside, 'Blue Peter' races past ripening wheatfields ahead of the rain. I nearly put the camera away, but then decided to try and capture the mo... (more)
BR Standard 2MT at Loughborough Station on the Great Central Railway prior to departure with a train for Leicester
An original Great Central Railway loco on the heritage line of the same name. The beautiful 4-4-0 no. 560 Butler Henderson is shown back in 1990, when she was capable of steaming.
British Rail Standrtad 2 Mixed Traffic engine on the Great Central Railway in Leicester shire approaches the bridge before Quorn And Woodhouse Station
King Arthur class express Sir Lamiel on the Great central railway heading towards the Kinchley Lane bridge with a Leicester bound train during the lines 1960's gala
30777 "Sir Lamiel" races through Quorn and Woodhouse with the travelling post office 26/01/08
4953 "Pitchford Hall" at Leicester north in the winter sun 26/01/08
78019 and 44422 at Leicester North with the first service of the Winter Gala 26/01/08
Ex LMS 4F departs from Loughborough with a short passenger train. Seen here bursting under Beeches Road bridge and passing a fine array of semaphore signals.