A general view of Plymouth Laira depot,taken on a visit in March 1969. In the foreground is one of the short lived class 22 locomotives,whilst a variety of class 52 and class 47 locos are scattere... (more)
Pssst, wanna hear a good story? My father was in the local historical society, a member had a boy who was 'interested in railways'. My father (bless him) kindly loaned some of my negatives to him.... (more)
DB Schenker 92017,in StobartRail livery,heads the Daventry to Wembley empty bottled water train south just north of Roade.
Hard to believe that it was 46 years ago - I was so much younger then !!
Bulleid "West Country" Pacific 34032 "Camelford" races through Worting Junction with a London bound express in the summer ... (more)
A train of 100 ton TEA bogie oil tanks climb the bank at Baillieston en route to Mossend Yard, where they will eventually go forward to the refinery at Grangemouth.
GWR 6023 'King Edward II' stands outside the engine shed at Didcot during a Nightshoot Evening. The locomotive was built at GWR's Swindon works in June 1930. For most of its working life it was al... (more)
GWR 6023 'King Edward II' stands inside the engine shed at Didcot during a Nightshoot Event.
A class 360 Desiro electric unit approaches Colchester station with a local working,passing Direct Rail Services class 47 no. 47832 stood on the small stabling point.
A couple of railfans take note of class 90 no. 90048 as it passes Ipswich station at the head of 4M88,a Felixstowe to Crewe Basford Hall Freightliner service.
A Norwich to London Liverpool Street express calls at Ipswich station,headed by class 90 electric 90011.
With a fresh coat of warning yellow, 37087 powers-up through Stratford with a short Temple Mills to Gidea Park speedlink service.
153315 arrives at Drigg with 2C42 14:54 Barrow - Carlisle
A timeless scene with GWR 2-8-0 No3850 with mixed freight recalling days of fizzy pop and jam sandwiches on Saturday afternoon by the lineside
47539 'Rochdale Pioneers' passes a Class 50 whilst backing onto some stock at Paddington. Withdrawn in September 2001, 47539 was cut-up in February 2002 (info courtesy Class47.co.uk).
As a teenage youth, I yearned to be able to emulate the monochrome photographic results achieved by my elders (and betters!) published in the railway press of the day. I certainly didn't lack enth... (more)