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Class 47, 47226 at Midge Hall.8 viewsOn Sunday engineering work on the Preston to Ormskirk Line at Midge Hall in May 1991, was Class 47, 47226. The loco had actually expired, and had to be rescued by 47627, sent from Preston. The line was originally double track, forming the main route between Preston and Liverpool Exchange, The route was downgraded in 1972.
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Grand Central HST, 43468 arrives at York.0 viewsGrand Central HST, with power car 43468 leading, arrives at York with the 07.47 London Kings Cross to Sunderland Service on Saturday 12th November 2011.
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Class 60, 60011 at Portway, Preston Docks.4 viewsIn DB Schenker livery, 60011 stands with the empty tank wagons forming 6E32, at the exchange sidings on the former Preston Dock Estate on 15th February 2012.
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483004 at Lake.0 viewsHaving left Shanklin at 16.18, 483004 approaches the Footcrossing at Lake Clifftop Gardens whilst en-route to Ryde Pier Head on the 11th July 2012. Other than at Ryde, it is at this location that Island Line comes closest to the Sea.

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Freightliner - Southampton Maritime Depot.0 views08530, 66543 & Ex DRS 66416 stand at Southampton Maritime Depot on Sunday 13th July 2014.
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D9526 at Rawtenstall.0 viewsComplete with Blue Circle Cement emblem on the cab side, D9526 runs-round at Rawtenstall ready to haul the 13.11 departure for Bury & Heywood on July 26th 2014. D9526 was the first Class 14 preserved, having been acquired from APCM at Westbury.
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08457 at Rugby.1 viewsOn a damp May 17th 1981, 08457 spends Sunday Afternoon sheltering in one of the bay platforms under the LNWR overall roof at Rugby.
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TPE 185108 at Burneside Higher Crossing (Windermere Branch)0 views185108 accelerates away from Burneside Station and bears down upon Burneside Higher Crossing whilst working the 13.44 (2C13) Windermere to Oxenholme First TransPennine Express service on May 23rd 2015. The gated level crossing here is protected by semaphore Home Signals in either direction.

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Merseyrail Electric - New Book - Out Now!0 viewsPublished by Fonthill Media, ISBN Number 978-1-78155-513-2.
96 Pages with detailed introduction, colour illustrations throughout, includes a route map and fleet list.
Features Class 502's, 503's and the 507/508 fleet in various liveries. Includes some of the Class 73's and other locos that have worked on the system.
May 08, 2016
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VTEC 91128 (Xmas) at York.0 viewsComplete with its festive vinyls, Virgin Trains East Coast 91128 stands at York with the 11.00 London Kings Cross to Edinburgh on December 12th 2015.Dec 13, 2015
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EPS 37601 - Folkestone Harbour.0 viewsAs the tide begins to come in, 37601 sits on the viaduct at Folkestone Harbour with the Pathfinder Tours 'Atomic Harbourmaster' railtour on October 20th 2007. Out of sight at the other end of the train was fellow EPS class 37, 37603. This was one of the last diesel hauled trains to traverse this line. The itinerary on that day included a trip along the Dungeness Branch. It was a long day - an 06.15 start from Crewe on Saturday morning and only getting back to Crewe at 01.24 on Sunday morning!Dec 10, 2015
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37013 at Farington Curve Junction.0 views37013 trundles along the Up Slow as it approaches Farington Curve Junction whilst working the Saturday only Blackpool North to Sheffield formed of Mark 1 stock on August 13th 1983. This was a time-honoured Summer service that ran out and back on a Saturday running via East Lancashire and Copy Pit.
Dec 10, 2015

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08954 at Plymouth.2 viewsWith the roof tops of Plymouth as a backdrop, 08954 was shunting parcel and mail vans at Plymouth station on July 26th 1980. This was a time-honoured scene at all major stations - now sadly consigned to history. The 08 was new from Darington Works in October 1962 numbered D4184, its first home was at Ebbw Junction (86A) and it was tranferred to Laira (84A) in May 1971.Nov 07, 2015
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47033 arrives at Dawlish.1 views47033 and its 6-coach train of Mark 1 coaches has emerged from Kennaway Tunnel and is running alongside a busy looking Marine Parade, as it arrives at Dawlish whilst working a Paignton to Exeter St Davids local stopping service on April 8th 1980.Nov 07, 2015
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66182 at Clitheroe.0 views66182 propells the empty PCA cement wagons from Avonmouth into the Cement Works at Clitheroe on October 24th 2015. On the right is one of the ex Shotton Steel Works diesel shunters (GECT 5396/1975) one of a similar pair that are used in the works here.Nov 05, 2015
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66182 at Pimlico (Cement Works Branch)0 views66182 has uncoupled from the empty PCAs on the Cement Works branch at Clitheroe ready to run round the wagons before propelling the train into the works on October 24th 2015.Nov 05, 2015

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