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Dartmoor Thunderer

by on Jul.07, 2017, under Photo News

English Electric Class 50 50008 ‘Thunderer’ in Laira blue visited the Dartmoor Railway to collect Network Rail’s new Loram Rail Grinder that had been on the line for a week.

All images by Mark Simpson

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Grindr

by on Jun.30, 2017, under Photo News

No not that! Network Rail’s new Loram Rail Grinder at Okehampton on the Dartmoor Railway.

All images by Mark Simpson

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Bodmin & Wenford Railway EE Day

by on May.13, 2017, under Photo News

50042 'Triumph' heads uphill towards Colesloggett with the 13:37 Bodmin Parkway to Bodmin General. Photo credit - Mark Simpson

50042 ‘Triumph’ heads uphill towards Colesloggett with the 13:37 Bodmin Parkway to Bodmin General. Photo credit – Mark Simpson

37142 approaches Colesloggett Halt with the 15:25 Bodmin Parkway to Bodmin General. Photo credit - Mark Simpson

Former Cornish China Clay locomotive 37142 (D6842 new in 1963) approaches Colesloggett Halt with the 15:25 Bodmin Parkway to Bodmin General. Photo credit – Mark Simpson

50042 'Triumph' coast downhill towards Bodmin Parkway station with the 14:55 service from Bodmin General. Photo credit - Mark Simpson

50042 ‘Triumph’ coasts downhill towards Bodmin Parkway station with the 14:55 service from Bodmin General. Photo credit – Mark Simpson

50042 'Triumph' takes the former Wadebridge branch with the 15:55 Bodmin General to Boscarne Junction. Photo credit - Mark Simpson

50042 ‘Triumph’ takes the check rail curve on to the former Wadebridge branch with the 15:55 Bodmin General to Boscarne Junction. Photo credit – Mark Simpson

English Electric type 5 (D442) 50042 'Triumph' looks splendid in large logo at Bodmin General station in between duties. Photo credit - Mark Simpson

English Electric type 5 (D442 new in 1968) 50042 ‘Triumph’ looks splendid in large logo at Bodmin General station in between duties. Photo credit – Mark Simpson

Inside the cab of class 50 50042 'Triumph' showing the English Electric oven and cooking ring. Photo credit - Mark Simpson

Inside the cab of class 50 50042 ‘Triumph’ showing the English Electric oven and cooking ring. Photo credit – Mark Simpson

37142 comes off the former Royal Train stabling point at Charlie's Gate and into Bodmin Parkway station with the 16:45 service from Bodmin General. Photo credit - Mark Simpson

37142 arrives at Bodmin Parkway station with the 16:45 service from Bodmin General. Photo credit – Mark Simpson

'Crompton' 33110 (D6527) stabled with the Derby DMU on the Bodmin & Wenford Railway. Photo credit - Mark Simpson

‘Crompton’ 33110 (D6527) stabled with the Derby DMU on the Bodmin & Wenford Railway. Photo credit – Mark Simpson

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Green 37 in Cornwall

by on Feb.07, 2017, under Photo News

37057 (D6757) passes St Germans on the rear of the '1S14' 18:50 Laira T.& R.S.M.D. to Exeter Riverside N.Y. via Burngullow Junction along with 977986, 977985, 9708. Photo credit - Mark Simpson

British Railways green 37057 (D6757) passes a rather soggy St Germans on the rear of the ‘1S14’ 18:50 Laira T.& R.S.M.D. to Exeter Riverside N.Y. via Burngullow Junction along with 977986, 977985, 9708. Photo credit – Mark Simpson

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The Purbeck & Bomo Explorer

by on Jun.11, 2016, under Photo News

Boden Rail Engineering Ltd English Electric class 50s D407/50007 'Hercules' & D400/50050 'Fearless' cross Holes Bay, Poole, Dorset with the 1Z50 04:48 Derby to Swanage Pathfinder Tours 'The Purbeck & Bomo Explorer'

Boden Rail Engineering Ltd English Electric class 50s D407/50007 ‘Hercules’ & D400/50050 ‘Fearless’ cross Holes Bay, Poole, Dorset with the 1Z50 04:48 Derby to Swanage Pathfinder Tours ‘The Purbeck & Bomo Explorer’.

Boden Rail Engineering Ltd English Electric class 50s D407/50007 'Hercules' & D400/50050 'Fearless' approach Harmans Cross on the Swanage Railway with the 1Z50 04:48 Derby to Swanage Pathfinder Tours 'The Purbeck & Bomo Explorer'

Boden Rail Engineering Ltd English Electric class 50s D407/50007 ‘Hercules’ & D400/50050 ‘Fearless’ approach Harmans Cross on the Swanage Railway with the 1Z50 04:48 Derby to Swanage Pathfinder Tours ‘The Purbeck & Bomo Explorer’.

Boden Rail Engineering Ltd English Electric class 50s D407/50007 'Hercules' & D400/50050 'Fearless' after arrival at Swanage

Boden Rail Engineering Ltd English Electric class 50s D407/50007 ‘Hercules’ & D400/50050 ‘Fearless’ after arrival at Swanage.

Fifty fan fest at Swanage

Fifty fan fest at Swanage

 

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The Beast of Bodmin

by on May.30, 2016, under Photo News

BR blue English Electric Class 37 no. 37142 (D6842) leaves Bodmin General with the 13:10 service to Boscarne Junction during the Bodmin & Wenford Railway's Mixed Traffic Weekend. Photo credit - Mark Simpson

BR blue English Electric Class 37 no. 37142 (D6842) leaves Bodmin General with the 13:10 service to Boscarne Junction during the Bodmin & Wenford Railway’s Mixed Traffic Weekend. Photo credit – Mark Simpson

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