The light was so nice I couldn't resist uploading this shot from the same session at Manor Farm. 66113 nears its destination with 6X48, the Dagenham - Didcot car transporters
Still in Fastline livery,66301 is now in service with DRS & is seen here on the Tilbury to Daventry 'Sugarliner' passing Great Brington.
43088 + 43023 exit Parsons Tunnel onto the Sea Wall at Teignmouth whilst working the 11:36 London Paddington - Penzance
37033 passes through Cardiff Central with a short Speedlink service. Refurbished and renumbered 37719 in March 1989, this locomotive was withdrawn and cut-up in January 2008 (info courtesy c37lg.c... (more)
43097+43012 pass along the Sea Wall at Teignmouth. The train is the 10:00 London Paddington - Paignton
Steam's days are now numbered. Languishing in the late summer's evening light, unwanted and un-needed, even modern classes like the BR 'Standard 9F' freight locomotives await their fate. They will... (more)
73003 takes a rest at Waterloo. Withdrawn in September 1996, 73003 is currently preserved.
A British Railways 5MT 4-6-0 comes off the main line into Willesden shed.
West Country class 4-6-2, Holsworthy, sits on one of the locomotive shed tracks at Nine Elms.
Castle class 4-6-0 7029, Clun Castle, sits in late afternoon sunlight outside London. This locomotive has since been preservedand was operational in recent years.
50031 'Hood' arrives at Paddington with the 08:32 from Reading.
60074'Teenage Spirit' heads the Kingsbury to Lindsey empty fuel tanks passed Barrow on Trent.
45115 heads west through Cardiff with some empty coaching stock.
45144 'ROYAL SIGNALS' stands with a pair of 25s at Vic Berry's in Leicester and await their turn for cutting.
My father would occasionally lend me his camera for me to record some railway scenes,although this was an infrequent luxury. This was one of the fortunate occasions when I managed to get a photogr... (more)