Back in 1984 a 2 HAP EMU leads a London Waterloo to Reading service into Staines, passing several more units in the sidings.
Weihe wood yard was served by narrow gauge steam trains to deliver the logs, then within the complex, human power was the order of the day. Here a man and his wagon return to collect another load.... (more)
Back in 1990 an empty 3 car DMU leaves Lichfield City, heading for Birmingham. In 2016, the semaphores are long gone, and the line is now electrified.
Americans abroad! 3 locos from different USA builders are displayed together in the excellent Railway museum at Entroncamento in Portugal. From camera they are a GE, an ALCo and a Whitcomb.
Plenty of GWR semaphores are still in use at Worcester Shrub Hill in 1989. It is little changed in 2016! Here an HST passes with the diverted 0903 York to Penzance.
37255 and 37004 double head a steel train for South Wales. Seen at Lifford, near Kings Norton, on a blustery day in February 1990.
This was taken just a few seconds after RP photo 312919 and it`s good to see that all on board are still present. I would guess that the train was travelling at around 30mph. 2712 heads a train of... (more)
Metre gauge Henschel No 2714 heads a well loaded train towards Dhaka Kamalapur at Karwan Bazar in 2010.
26034 has rescued a failed 40150 and arrives at Perth with a late running Inverness to Glasgow train in October 1980.
Cab view of 46022 at Saltley depot in Birmingham in 1982. The 46s were similar to the 45s but with Brush electrical equipment. This loco was withdrawn soon after this.
The bodies of 1500V DC locos 76050 and 76057 are seen grounded at Reddish depot in Manchester in 1981. Their route from Manchester to Sheffield via Woodhead closed in 1981. 76050 was formerly name... (more)
The engineer`s position on NIR Hunslet/English Electric No103 "Merlin". 3 of these locos were used on the Enterprise services from Belfast to Dubln. This one was scrapped in 1997.
Catching the last rays of a very red sun at Rotkreuz.
SOB 456 095 heads the 1240 Luzern to St Gallen through Immensee. A sister loco is on the rear of the train.
SBB Cargo shunter loco 923 022 heads a short freight at Immensee.