Probably one of the most loved diesel types ever to run on British Rail,the class 52 hydraulic locos were the racehorses of the Western region.D1015 "Western Champion" has undergone an extensive o... (more)
In an attempt to recreate the famous "Cheltenham Flyer" express from years ago,Vintage Trains Ltd. attempted a non stop run over the 114 miles from Gloucester to London Paddington on the 11th May ... (more)
There are certain occasions when the weather is of the least concern when regarding photography - you're going to photograph the event come what may.Such was the occasion here,when "Castle" class ... (more)
Vintage Trains Ltd. ran "The Cotswold Explorer" excursion on the 20th October 2012.This was a railtour from Tyseley (Birmingham) to Gloucester and Oxford,and back to Tyseley.The motive power suppl... (more)
Vintage Trains "The Cornishman" excursion from Birmingham to Plymouth passes Ashchurch on its journey to the South West.
"The Great Western Incursion",a railtour from Tyseley - Didcot - Tyseley is seen arriving at Gloucester Yard to take water.The locos are G.W.R. Hall 4965 "Rood Ashton Hall" and Castle class 5043 "... (more)
4965 "Rood Ashton Hall" and 5043 "Earl Of Mount Edgcumbe" head a Tyseley to Tyseley via Didcot excursion,seen here climbing towards Stonehouse station.
Castle class loco "Earl Of Mount Edgecombe" stands in platform 4 at Gloucester after arriving with a private charter from Tyseley.
GWR 4-6-0 “Castle” Class no.s 5043 “Earl of Mount Edgcumbe” and 5029 “Nunney Castle” climb towards Church Stretton on Vintage Trains’ “The Welsh Marches Express” 1Z56 10.00 Shrewsbury to Glouceste... (more)
47773 passes finedon road wellingborough with a tyseley to southend charter .