Bagnall class No. 2996 'Victor,' seen departing Newby Bridge Halt heading for Haverthwaite. For a little locomotive it puts on a good show, you can see the video here: https://youtu.be/O6T3scz6sqY
3698 'Repulse' takes water just outside the rough cut tunnel at Haverthwaite. 'Repulse' (named after a WWII battle cruiser) was built in 1950 and worked for the National Coal Board until 1975.
I'd just taken a photograph of the approaching train and then merely turned around to watch its departure. This surreal scene greeted my gaze and without thinking to adjust the exposure I pressed ... (more)
Locomotive "Princess" heads the first train of the day along the southern end of Lake Windermere the largest lake in England.
At the bottom end of Lake Windermere, 0-6-0ST Cumbria hauls a train for Haverthwaite out of Lakeside station.
The delightful Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway in Cumbria runs four miles from Haverthwaite right up to the shores of Lake Windermere. They have both surviving examples of these large 2-6-4 tank l... (more)
From the 1830's onwards, Leeds in Yorkshire was one of the largest railway locomotive building cities in the world. Companies such as Todd Kitson & Laird (later Kitson's), John Fowler, Greenwood &... (more)
One of Britain's most friendly railways is the gorgeous Lakeside & Haverthwaite in the beautiful English Lake District. They own both surviving examples of these LMS designed (but British Railways... (more)
The huge and impressive LMS Fairburn-designed tanks were so numerous as to barely be noticed by enthusiasts in BR days. Their usual external appearance being dirty and woebegone. Two survived, bot... (more)
D5301 sits in the tunnel entrance at the west end of Hatherwaite station in bewtween duties during the 2003 Diesel Gala event.