45407 hurries through Patricroft Station with its support coach on a wet day heading for Carnforth and then Scotland to take up duties on the West Highland line for the remainder of summer
60009 Union of South Africa on a main line special from Manchester to Carlisle in its early stages
Siemens unit leave Manchester with a Virgin Voyager unit in the background
185115 departing Manchester Oxford Road with the 1037 Windermere to Manchester Airport train
Crossing Gauxholme viaduct for the second time in the day, 45407 heads back to Liverpool from Hebden Bridge. Its earlier run with the empty stock had been the first passage of steam over the route... (more)
Wild flowers carpet the Pennine hills as Black 5 45407 climbs to Standedge tunnel with a Liverpool to Hebden Bridge excursion.
Manchester Tram 1010 nears the end of its journey and is about to enter Manchester Piccadilly Station.
Kearsley power station had a short electrified branch from the Manchester-Bolton main line. There were 3 or 4 of these small electrics, maintained, like the power station, on a standby basis. I ne... (more)
First Group have something of a monopoly on local and regional services into Manchester these days, and have a new fleet of 'Desiro' units in operation on Trans-Pennine services. Nice to see a rec... (more)
A Pendilino tilting train departs Manchester heading to London.
47402 works the first daylight service of Sunday to Rawenstall on the Night Rider Weekend..
In blue and yellow livery