It took a lot of fighting through vegetation but the resultant shot was reward enough. As the sun gets lower we see the 2 GWR pannier tanks heading across the viaduct bound for Worcester. The Lond... (more)
The Welsh assembly government's luxury service between Holyhead has long been a photographic source for enthusiasts and recently motive power has been switched to Class 67s. These 3 locos have bee... (more)
A First Great Western HST is seen on the busy 4 track stretch of the South Wales mainline between Newport and Cardiff.
Former purple peril Class 56 56312 now sports a livery promoting the upcoming Railfest at York. The loco is seen working empty scrap wagons from Cardiff Tidal to Shipley, a flow with ever increasi... (more)
Sporting the latest house colours which match the striking Murco TEA oil tanks 60007 rounds the Severn Estuary at Gatcombe, between Lydney and Gloucester.
Here we see the other LUL transfer working from Old Dalby to London underway at Rearsby having joined the mainline at Melton Mowbray. The particular Class 20s now used have been changed from forme... (more)
Having made an irresistable roar climbing the deep cutting from Liverpool to Edge Hill, GWR Castle Class 5043 'Earl of Mount Edgecumbe' prepares to emerge at Edge Hill station, the oldest continuo... (more)
A pair of CrossCountry Voyager units pass outside of the tunnel at Birmingham New Street station in what is known locally as 'The Dip'. This is where the line from New Street has to pass below the... (more)
66723 named after the imperious Chinook helicopter, is seen near hatton whilst testing some refurbished barrier vehicles coupled with a stored EMU
As a stormy sky moves in 60024, still in vintage EW&S livery, takes its multi-coloured empty oil tanks from Westerleigh to Lindsey over the River Avon at Eckington. Another five minutes after and ... (more)
66152 in charge of 6E55 speeds through Hatton North Junction, the wave from the driver is for my son Joshua, who was frantically waving
As the sun drops in the summer sky it picks out the red DB livery wonderfully along with the bright rake of Murco TEA tanks
A very fortuitous moment as a Class 221 speeds towards Derby just as two swan's attempt to take flight under the viaduct near Wychnor Junction
Now on it's return trip from Stratford-upon-Avon, 4492 is seen accelerating away from a signal check having crossed the mainline to get access to Bordesley and the Midland route to Derby
The Class 60s didn't receive the expected number boost when sandite season arrived, so they are still extremely rare to see. Freight of a morning is still sparse on the 2 mile 3% climb of the Lick... (more)