The dog daisies abound on the embankment as Earl of Mount Edgcumbe (a very strange name for a Castle!) races purposefully back to Tyseley this evening after attending 'Railfest 2012' at York. Ther... (more)
The sight and sound of a Great Western Railway 'Castle' in full cry leaves a lasting memory in the worst of weather. In backlit lighting and cresting a summit, it raises the hairs on your neck and... (more)
The 16-mile Swinton and Knottingley Joint Railway was completed in May 1879 giving the Midland and Great Central Railways a more direct route to access York from the Sheffield area. It connected w... (more)
Pant, gasp . . . I just made it to my second vantage point with seconds to spare. Was it worth the effort?
It doesn't get much better than this! Ex- Great Western locomotives are rarely given the opportunity to attack the gradients of the Pennine Hills of Lancashire and Yorkshire. When they do, the sig... (more)