60 years ago to-day I took what I consider to be my first reasonably successful railway photograph. The first of the renowned GWR Castle class 4-6-0s, No 4073 Caerphilly Castle had just arrived a... (more)
One of the last original Eurostar trains not refurbished and which was due to be withdrawn last December forms the 11.04 Paris Nord to London St.Pancras. The rear part of this train is No 373 214,... (more)
The Belmond British Pullman conveying passengers from London Victoria to Folkestone West comes round the curve from Charing behind red DB Cargo 67 028. At Folkestone the passengers will transfer t... (more)
LMS Black Five 4-6-0 No 44871 comes round the curve from Charing at Westwell Leacon with the Christmas 11.01 London Victoria to Folkestone West 'Cathedrals Express' on the shortest day of the year... (more)
A DB dual voltage 181.2 crosses the River Mosel from the Petersberg tunnel and approaches Ediger-Eller station with train IC339, the 16.24 Luxembourg to Koblenz. To-day may well be the last time l... (more)
A scene that will very soon be history - DB 218 496-8 arrives at Langenwang with an RE train from Munich to Füssen as a BR 642 DMU waits for the single line to clear on a service to Augsburg. DB R... (more)
Rebuilt Southern Railway West Country class 4-6-2 No 34046 Braunton is masquerading as Battle of Britain class Pacific No 34052 Lord Dowding (the classification was different solely according to t... (more)
Keith Heller in the pink - DB Cargo, formerly Schenker, No 67 018 'Keith Heller' brings the Belmond British Pullman round the curve from Charing at Westwell Leacon with the 10.47 London Victoria t... (more)
Southeastern catches the #trainbow for LGBT+ Pride season - a Hitachi Javelin unit has had a vinyl rainbow added to each end for the summer season and is seen as the front unit forming the 07.25 S... (more)
Chiltern Railways class 68 No 68 013 powers north past the village of King's Sutton in Northamptonshire with the 16.15 London Marylebone to Kidderminster train. The church spire of St.Peter and St... (more)
SBB Re 6/6 # 11603 "Wädenswil", one of the four prototype locomotives of the series that has been making news recently after it was sold to RailAdventure Gmbh and repainted in a white an... (more)
Bodensee Toggenburg Bahn Be 4/4 electric loco No 11 leaves Roggwil-Berg station with the 17.30 Romanshorn to Herisau train.
Belgian class 23 Bo-Bo electric loco No 2355, one of 83 built from 1955, waits to leave Aachen Hbf with the 09.31 express to Ostende.
50 Years ago - A Belgian Type 201 diesel loco leaves Roubaix with the 13.17 Antwerp to Lille train. Introduced in 1955 these locos later became class 59.
50 Years ago - SNCF 242TA68 approaches Lille with train 336, the 16.38 Tourcong to Paris Nord on September 2, 1968. The remaining examples of these 4-cylinder compound 4-8-4Ts, originally built ... (more)