Tuesday, 31 May 2016

Monday, 30 May 2016

New heart

Re-engined and rebuilt 73 952 at Kidderminster.

Friday, 27 May 2016

Thursday, 26 May 2016

Wednesday, 25 May 2016


Building the digital railway? One of the ultrasonic test coaches at Derby.

Tuesday, 24 May 2016

New Gatwick Express

Soon to replace a 442, 387 223 heads through Stafford on test.

Monday, 23 May 2016

Friday, 20 May 2016

Thursday, 19 May 2016

Hastings Laboratory 4

Formerly part of a Hastings DEMU later used to help develop tilting technology as part of the APT project, QXA RDB9735386 is now preserved at the Electric Railway Museum.

Wednesday, 18 May 2016


Two re-engined and reborn 73/9s at Derby, 73 963 and 73 962.

Tuesday, 17 May 2016


The EVR gets used a lot for testing Clayton shunters, here is RTU2 at Wirksworth on test after overhaul. It's day job is shunting at Devonport Royal Navy base.

Monday, 16 May 2016

Friday, 13 May 2016

Pushed at speed

68 015 propels a London bound express at speed through Lapworth.

Thursday, 12 May 2016

Lime Street Lower

508 110 at Liverpool Lime Street Lower Level.

Wednesday, 11 May 2016

Jaffa Cake

309 616 at the Electric Railway Museum in the short-lived "Jaffa Cake" precursor livery to Network South East.

Monday, 9 May 2016


A Class 411 3-CEP EMU at the Chinnor & Princes Risborough Railway. Fitting for one of my favourite EMUs to be the subject of this blog's 500th post!

Friday, 6 May 2016

506 remains

All thats left of the Class 506 EMU fleet is this cab end!

Wednesday, 4 May 2016

Ryde Esplanade

483 004 has just arrived from over the water.

Monday, 2 May 2016

Kearsley Power Station Loco

An industrial electric locomotive which used to run off a 500v DC overhead line at Kearsley Power Station.