Taken from the adjacent suburban rail platforms, a West Coast express service heads towards Euston station
The 8500 hp Class 151s are generally used on heavy freight services in North Germany. A pair of them head back to Maschen after dropping-off coal empties at the Hamburg docks.
DB have been investing heavily in new equipment recently. A class 152 locomotive leads a short mixed freight from the Hamburg docks towards Harburg.
Midland Mainline have purchased a number of new 'Meridian' units recently for services from London to Derby and Nottingham
Private operator Metronom run services between Bremen, Hamburg and Uelzen in Germany.
DB have been modernising their diesel-hauled local and regional services of late. A two-year old example is about to head to Korbach
Inherited from East Germany's DR after unification, the 114 class can be found on regional services throughout the north of the country.
DB's class 101s are designed for fast Inter City passenger use, developing almost 9000 hp. One such unit is in charge of a Berlin to Amsterdam service at Hannover
The Jungfraubahn is Europe's highest railway and tunnels underneath the Eiger and Jungfrau mountains to reach the underground station of Jungfraujoch at an altitude of 11,333 feet above sea level
MOB 8001 glistens in the sun on the shores of Lake Geneva in readiness to haul another train to Zweisimmen on metre-gauge track.
FO is one of many metre-gague private operators in Switzerland. Loco 101 of 1986 vintage prepares to take a train over the Alps to Brig.
BLS operate freight and passenger services through the centre of Switzerland, but not normally further north than Bern
An empty coal load from Fiddler's Ferry passes under the station as a Virgin Pendolino heads towards London.
The sun sets on another day on the line to Fiddler's Ferry. Pretty soon another 1500-tonne load of coal will be required for the nearby power plant, to keep the lights on in Liverpool.
'Long-hood forward' is not dead! NS ballast train assisting in MoW duties on the Pocahontas.