Tug on the branch

by on Sep.27, 2013, under Photo News

DB Schenker Class 60 60024 at Marchwood about to head back to Eastleigh Yard after working in with the 6B45 MOD train.
Photo credit – Mark Simpson

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Sir Lamiel on The Dorset Coast Express

by on Jul.28, 2010, under Photo News

The sole survivor of the London and South Western Railway N15 4-6-0 King Arthur class steam locomotives No. 30777 ‘Sir Lamiel’ is seen at Shatterford, near Beaulieu Road in the New Forest with the 1Z97 16:25 Weymouth – London Waterloo ‘Dorset Coast Express.
Photo credit – Mark Simpson

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The Purbeck Tornado

by on Jun.16, 2010, under Photo News

Peppercorn A1 class 4-6-2 Pacific no 60163 ‘Tornado’ runs alongside the Lower Test Nature Reserve at Redbridge near Southampton with the 1Z83 16:40 Swanage to Waterloo ‘The Purbeck Tornado’, the return leg of the Victoria to Swanage excursion run by UK Railtours. Silver class 67 ‘Royal Diamond’ no 67029 was on the rear of the train.
Photo credit – Mark Simpson

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Oliver Cromwell and Sir Lamiel at Sutton Park

by on Feb.22, 2010, under Photo News

BR Standard class 7 “Britannia” 70013 ‘Oliver Cromwell’ and Southern Railway N15 “King Arthur” class 4-6-0 30777 ‘Sir Lamiel’ pass a snowy Sutton Park while working from the East Lancashire Railway to Southall via Tyseley where 30777 was dropped off.

Photo credit – Andrew Haill

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East Coast HST at York

by on Jan.21, 2010, under Photo News

East Coast HST 43299 is seen at York with the 12:00 Kings Cross to Inverness ‘The Highland Chieftain’
Photo credit – Mark Simpson

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New Freightliner class 70 ‘PowerHaul’ locomotive.

by on Nov.27, 2009, under Photo News

Brand new General Electric Freightliner class 70 ‘PowerHaul’ locomotive 70001 passes Sutton Park.
Photo credit – Andrew Haill

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Water Orton class 66s.

by on Sep.21, 2009, under Photo News

The 6G16 11:38 Stud Farm to Crewe ballast working passes Water Orton with Freightliner class 66601 in charge of 23 loaded bogie wagons.
DB Schenker class 66 66104 is seen on the main line at Water Orton with the 6E77 11:45 Bedworth to Port Clarence empty red bogie tanks.
Photo credits – Andrew Haill

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Pair of Riviera 47s on the Steel empties.

by on Sep.10, 2009, under Photo News

47848 ‘Titan Star’ and 47839 ‘Pegasus’ pass a packed gallery at Elford with the 13:45 6Z48 Burton West Yard to Dollands Moor empty steel carriers. In Virgin Cross Country days 47848 was named ‘Newton Abbot Festival of Transport’ and then leased to Freightliner Heavy Haul in 2003/04, it was previously numbered 47632, 47068 and D1652. 47839 was formerly named ‘Pride of Saltley’ with Virgin Cross Country with previous numbers 47621 ‘Royal County of Berkshire’, 47136 and D1728.
Photo credit – Andrew Haill

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Arriva Trains Wales 57 at Ludlow Racecourse

by on Sep.04, 2009, under Photo News

Arriva Trains Wales 57314 passes Ludlow Racecourse with the 16:17 1W91 Cardiff Central to Holyhead. 57314 was rebuilt from class 47 47372.
Photo Credit – Andrew Haill

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Roy Castle at Rugeley.

by on Aug.17, 2009, under Photo News

West Coast Railway Company class 47 47786 ‘Roy Castle OBE’ is seen under the catenary at Rugeley with a single Mk. 1 carriage on the 5Z83 Southall to Carnforth working. 47786 started life as D1730 and has also carried 47138, 47607 and 47821 over the years.
Photo credit – Andrew Haill

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