59001 'YEOMAN ENDEAVOUR' brings the Merehead to Purfleet roadstone tipplers through Dagenham Dock.
This fine, atmospheric image taken in 1934 at King's Cross Station by an unknown photographer, shows the classic lines of Class A1 Pacific 'Dick Turpin' The locomotive is about to depart northward... (more)
12:53 Scarborough - Bangor
50016 'Barham' brings the 11:18 Salisbury to Waterloo within the boundary of the M25 at Byfleet & New Haw.
67012 awaits departure from Birmingham Moor Street with the 10.56 Chiltern railways departure to London Marylebone.
The class 22 Diesel-Hydraulic locomotives were amongst the most unloved and unreliable diesels ever built for the U.K. rail system.Highly prone to failure,the 58 locos (built in 1959) had all disa... (more)
Stratford's 47328 passes east through Albany Park at 12:52 with an empty stone train bound for Grain. Withdrawn in July 1997, 47328 was cut-up in September 2005 (info courtesy WNXX.com).
The late Jim Carter (1937-2011) was that most unusual of railway photographers in that he was also a working footplate railwayman. His job allowed him vantage points and perspectives seldom permit... (more)
The 78xxx class locos were a mixed traffic type,designed by R.A.Riddles and built at Darlington Works from 1952 onwards.In this November 1965 view,78004 (one of the 65 built),has just been withdra... (more)
Several of the D.B. Schenker class 66 locomotives are cleared for working in France,being operated there by Euro Cargo Rail.The sight of one in the U.K. is most unusual - so the chance to photogra... (more)
43187 rattles through Dawlish with an express from London.
150130 arrives at Patchway with a Cardiff - Taunton service, carrying the scheme of the long defunct Silverlink TOC. The next day this last surviving example went into works to be repainted.
47231 'The Silcock Express' powers a Speedlink service west through Ealing Broadway at 13:28. Converted to a Class 57 (57010) in 2000, this locomotive is currently operated by DRS (info courtesy C... (more)
33029 receives attention inside Stewarts Lane.