A handful of locos recieve attention inside the maintenance facility at Toton depot,in Nottinghamshire.A visit here at this time would produce 150 locos plus,and probably more if one included the ... (more)
Europorte 66746,in unbranded Colas Rail livery,heads the 14:01 Wellingborough to Acton empty box wagons.
Here's a wonderful locomotive portrait from my archive. It was taken at Crewe, probably around 1960 by the late Jim Carter. Jim was a railwayman and he had access (and opportunity) to take images ... (more)
37906 and 37716 pass Cardiff Canton TMD with a train of empty iron ore tipplers from Llanwern bound for Port Talbot.
43178 on hire to Virgin Cross Country races through Dawlish heading west towards Plymouth.
GBRf ran a competition for children to design a locomotive colour scheme, This is the winning design by 6 year old Emily Goodman. We can only imagine what the other ones looked like !
170201 appraoches Manningtree, seen crossing the River Stour north of the station.
In 1956 there occurred a rare (but most welcome) remembrance of the days of Edwardian splendour. The nationalised British Railways Eastern and North Eastern regions encouraged the restoration of a... (more)
An evening service for London Kings Cross calls at Doncaster.The train is formed of an ex-First Great Western class 180 unit.
90016 reverses some empty coaching stock at Euston.
An unidentified class 47 passes Smethwick West whilst working the 0810 London Paddington-Manchester Piccadilly.
56002 brings a loaded MGR bound for Avenue Coking Works through Clay Cross at 09:38.
50039 'Implacable' stands at Old Oak Common. Implacable was withdrawn on 4th June 1989 and cut-up at Old Oak. Taken on Ilford XP1.
Photography of a fast-moving train in 1909 presented a huge challenge. The era's photographic equipment was bulky, emulsions were painfully slow and shutter speeds were only really suited to stati... (more)