Caldeonian railway 1907-built 0-4-4T #419 has recently been outshopped as BR #55189 in 1950s style livery. The engine is on a photo charter accurately recreating an early 1950s Scottish branch lin... (more)
Caldeonian railway 1907-built 0-4-4T #419 has recently been outshopped as BR #55189 in 1950s style livery. The engine on a photocharter accurately recreating an early 1950s Scottish branch line tr... (more)
Caldeonian railway 1907-built 0-4-4T #419 has recently been outshopped as BR #55189 in 1950s style livery. The engine is preparing for photo charter duty on Scotland's premier preserved line. I h... (more)
A Birmingham-Edinburgh 'Voyager' unit approaches Carstairs on a perfect winter morning.
Probably the most perfect winter light I can remember in 22 years. A Glasgow-London 'Pendolino' streaks past, rapidly accelerating to 125 mph. The sun had gone by 1pm.
'Scots Guardsman', making only its 3rd (I think) outing since restoration, exhudes atmosphere as it pauses underneath York's famous curved roof, en route from Carnforth to Scarborough on an extrem... (more)
The long-awaited link between the narrow gauge Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland railways is almost complete. Here rail moved into position in readiness for linking up two railways. See www.festrail.c... (more)
Torrential rain sweeps through Wales (and much of the rest of the UK). Despite the weather, Double Fairlie 'David Lloyd George' prepares for departure. She's the newest and most powerful of the Fe... (more)
Narrow gauge paraphernalia at the Ffestiniog Railway's workshops, as showers sweep cross the magnifcent peaks of Snowdonia. The wagon containing locomotive coal originated from South Africa. See w... (more)
1879-built Double Fairlie 'Merddin Emrys' about to leave Boston Lodge for Porthmadog for another day's work. Boston Lodge is the engine's birthplace and also the location of no fewer than 3 rebuil... (more)
Former Penrhyn Railway 0-4-0 tender-tank 'Blanche' (Hunslet, 1893) is prepared for Ffestiniog Railway duties at Boston Lodge.
#1003 departs Randolph with the SLST's photo freight.
The last runby of our trip. Next stop for our group was O'Hare for flight home. Thanks to all involved for making the trip so enjoyable.
#1003 runs across the causeway on the northern edge of Fox Lake with the SLST photo freight. The sun is making a determined, if ultimately unsuccessful, effort to appear.
#1003 waits behind a switchstand in Fairwater to commence the days activities.