A4 streamliner no. 60009 Union of South Africa on display at the Great Gathering at Crewe Works in 2005.
A side view of the front end of A4 streamliner 60009 Union of South Africa on display at the Crewe Works Great Gathering in 2005.
60009 Union of South Africa at rest in the yard at Bridgnorth Shed. It shows an unusual view with the streamlined front panel raised and the smokebox door open.
60009 Union of South Africa in Bridgnorth shed yard on the Severn Valley Railway. This view shows the corridor tender. This was originally used for the crew to pass between the footplate and the c... (more)
60009 Union of South Africa on a main line special from Manchester to Carlisle in its early stages
'No.9' catches the golden glint of the setting sun as it gets underway from Knaresborough on the last leg of the Scarborough Spa Express.
Back on the Scarborough trains for a third week, 'Union of South Africa' gives its passengers a panoramic view of the Leeds cityscape as it accelerates over Kirkstall viaduct.
A4 'No.9' catches the light as it drops down from Bramhope tunnel across Arthington viaduct with the returning Scarborough Spa Express.
A4 Pacific 'Union of South Africa' speeds through Strensall on the York to Scarborough leg of the Scarborough Spa Express.
A4 Pacific 'Union of South Africa' pulls away from Knaresborough station over the impressive Nidd viaduct with another Scarborough Spa Express. Note the castellated architecture of the viaduct, no... (more)
It's 7.30 p.m. and shadows are lengthening as 'Union of South Africa' brings the returning Scarborough Spa Express over Crimple viaduct into Harrogate.
Despite electrification, the magnificent curved trainshed of York station is still a great place to watch an A4 Pacific. "No.9" prepares to leave with the first of this year's Scarborough Spa Expr... (more)
The Colnbrook(Heathrow) to Lindsey Oil Terminal empty aviation fuel train passes Wellingborough's GBRf/Metronet Yd.
The last steam-hauled section of 'The Great Britain' railtour. A4 'Union of South Africa' leads K4 'The Great Marquess' between Etteridge and Dalwhinnie on the Inverness to Perth leg.
A4 'Union of South Africa' passes Ashton on a Crewe to Old Oak Common,London in preparation for a railtour the following day.