GWR 4003 'Lode Star' poses in front of the Tyseley Warwick Road Signal Box during the GWR 7029 'Clun Castle' Overhaul Appeal Night Shoot Evening.
58028 takes the Leamington line at Bordesley Junction with a coal train for Didcot power station. A class 31 banker (helper) will be assisting at this point. Coventry Road bus depot dominates the ... (more)
Saltley depot has now closed. Back in 1992, however, careful examination shows 6 class 47s, a 31, a 37, 3 class 58s and a 153 sprinter. Sprinter units were not normal visitors, this one was for cr... (more)
A truly historic moment as 6201 'Princess Elizabeth' becomes the first steam loco to haul a train from Birmingham New Street station in around 44 years. When the station was rebuilt is 1965 it was... (more)
31417 and 31551, both in the very bland, all over grey livery, climb past Birmingham City football club (soccer) ground "St Andrews" with a loaded ballast train.
A class 150 unit with a service for Dorridge emerges from Moor Street tunnel into the June sunshine,and prepares to stop at the station.
An 8 car DMU catches the glint of the setting sun, as it passes Tyseley carriage sigings on a late evening Birmingham Snow Hill to Leamington Spa service.
LMS Stanier Class 5 4-6-0 45407 sits with its support coach at the North end of Birmingham International station. It is about to take"THE XMAS CHESTER CHUFFER" railtour from Birmingham Internation... (more)
It is just before 11pm at Tyseley shops, known locally as the factory. Ageing DMMUs mix with the newer sprinter units.
304013 forms a Birmingham New St circular, football extra, to drop off fans at Witton for the Aston Villa ground at Villa Park. The Railway Inn pub,which stood in the middle of a triangle of rail ... (more)
Experimental use of HST power car,43014, to test push-pull with class 86 A/C locos, for forthcoming 82xxx DVT operations. Here 86240 propels the 0926 Wolverhampton to London Euston out of Birmingh... (more)
31409 heads a short ballast train at Tyseley. This, being a Sunday, finds the carriage sidings well stocked with DMUs.
66 050 runs past washwood Heath in the centre of Birmingham with 6V92 Corby to Margam empty steel
The M6 moterway can be seen in the back ground as 66 516 runs past Washwood Heath on the slow line with 4L72 Crewe to Lawley Street
RFD class 47s 47285 and 47365 await departure from the Longbridge car factory with trains of cars for export.