This tiny locomotive was built by Neilson and Company in Glasgow in 1897. It worked at Beckton Gas works, in London, and is now preserved at Bressingham Hall, near Diss, in Norfolk.
Back in 1980, Driver Mather of Saltley depot prepares to take 31121 from Daw Mill colliery to Washwood Heath yard in Birmingham. The train is unfitted (brakes only on the loco and caboose). 31121 ... (more)
Hard to believe that these units are now 25 years old. Here, 165035 leaves Oxford for London Paddington in 1992. A sister "Turbo" unit is stabled in the sidings on the left.
HST power cars 43020 and 43021 are on a test run from Derby works. Seen at Saltley, Birmingham in 1980.
A DMU in a short-lived colour scheme is seen stabled at Birmingham New St station in 1982.
A busy scene at Bromford Bridge, Birmingham, in 1982. 25206 passes with a train of oil tanks. 20153 heads a coal train in the opposite direction
HST power car 43166 leads a westbound cross country service out of Newton Abbot in 1982. Still plenty of semaphore signals at this time, they lasted until 1987. 43166 is still working this same ro... (more)
Metre gauge loco No 2919 has obviously suffered some damage to it`s nose. It is seen here at Kalaura Junction with the 0730 Sylhet to Dhaka in 2008.
Redditch station, in the English midlands, has changed much since this 1982 view. The route is now electrified and the stone sidings are long gone. Here we see a 3 car DMU on a service to Four Oak... (more)
Grim working conditions at Round Oak steelworks in the English midlands. 47350 (far left) waits to leave for Washwood Heath yard, near Birmingham, as 2 of the steelworks own shunting locos prepare... (more)
Metre gauge loco No 2506 arrives at the east end of Mymensingh with a busy commuter train. The loco was built in Japan in 1980.
Sprinter No 150124 arrives at Worcester Forgate St on the 1105 Great Malvern to Birmingham New St. The track layout is unusual here, as it is 2 separate single lines, one to serve Shrub Hill stati... (more)
Photo taken from an engineering train at London Waterloo in 1983. EMU No 508 019 leaves for Staines.
Surprising to find this still happening in 2017! This is Chartham, near Canterbury, in Kent. The crossing keeper is kept busy with 6 trains per hour, during the day.
Steam on 3 levels at the huge opencast pit at Sandaoling. 3 JS 2-8-2 locos are seen in 2005.