Late afternoon sun catches a class 66 with a freight on Croxdale viaduct just south of Durham. The sun soon disappeared and a heavy rain shower drove me back to the car
Waiting for a steam special a couple of class 66's crossed the viaduct heading north.
60035 descends from the bridge over the East Coast Main Line with a train of empty waste containers on March 3rd 2006.
37415; Long Marston
I seldom take photographs of 'modern' traction, but this westbound Class 66 with a train of scrap metal was too good to ignore. Captured in lovely evening light, she is probably heading for the sm... (more)
I've only visited Peak Forest once before and that was back in February 2011 for the 'Buxton Spa Express' steam special. I was impressed both by the scenery and the railway activity at the huge li... (more)
With the tide coming in at a fair rate of knots, 66054 rumbles past Cockwood Harbour with the Fawley to Tavistock Junction tanks in June 2001 as the sun sinks slowly in the west.
After 35 years service (Date to traffic November 14 1964) the end comes for 47 051 at Wigan
60062 heads an empty Teesisde - Scunthorpe Steel train at Balne on the ECML (south of Heck).
37410 / 37422 drag 60082 into Healey Mills on one of the Greater Manchester Refuse Trains.
66140 heads away from the former junction at Burton Salmon working 6H59 09:37 Immingham Hargreaves - Ferrybridge Power Station coal service.
This is the confluence of the Calder & Hebble Canal and the River Calder at Eastmoor, Wakefield. Canal boats can join the Calder at this point for about two miles and then re-join the canal system... (more)
66188 passes under the A19 road bridge on the Skellow Branch working an empty refuse train from Roxby to Manchester. In the background is the disused Thorpe Marsh Power Station.
66145 propels it's steel train towards Gladstone Dock Steel Terminal whilst 60007 starts loading JMA wagons with coal for Fiddlers Ferry Power Station.