A pair of Direct Rail Services class 47 locos pass Haresfield at 07.30 on a wonderful May morning.The locos are working "The Spring Scenic Settler" railtour from Swindon to Carlisle.
Princess Royal Class Pacific 6201 "Princess Elizabeth" approaches Grintleyhill bridge near Combe hauling The Worcester Anniversary Christmas Fayre railtour from Paddington to Worcester.
For once,... (more)
British Railways Standard Class 7MT Pacific 70000 Britannia has finally returned to mainline service after nearly 14 years. Her first duty, a Cathedrals Express railtour from Oxford to Canterbury ... (more)
The first rays of sun glint on A4 60009 Union of South Africa and K4 No 61994 Great Marquess as they cross Findhorn Viaduct
Sometimes we ask ourselves why we do it, standing in a freezing field before dawn. this is one of the reasons. The sound of the double header could be heard several miles away as ever rising roar,... (more)
With the semaphore signal pulled off A4 No 60009 Union of South Africa and K4 No 61994 Great Marquess restart the Great Britain Railtour watched by an admiring crowd
Steam loco 6024 passes Neath with a return excusrion from Carmarthen to Exeter St David's
Having been hauled by diesel loco from London to Gloucester, and having to temper their disappointment at the unavailability of A1 Tornado, the passnegers get a rousing demonstration of the pinnac... (more)
WCRC's 47826 complete with Scarborough Spa Express advert on the side returns South past Wandel (Near Abington) with the 1Z71 Gourock - Alnmouth railtour which ran via Carstairs & the WCML then ov... (more)
Castle class loco "Earl Of Mount Edgecombe" stands in platform 4 at Gloucester after arriving with a private charter from Tyseley.
In the run - up to privatisation, British Rail introduced the "Land Cruise" train, a long weekend trip to Scotland from the London area by rail. This was one of the very last trips run under BR's ... (more)