Friday, 30 December 2016

Tractors (5) : Leamington test

Finishing the week's Class 37 photos with another test train, this time crossing the Grand Union Canal at Leamington Spa. This is the final photo for 2016 too, see you again next week/year!

Thursday, 29 December 2016

Tractors (4) : Test train

Back to Class 37s on the network with 37 421 with a NR test train at Derby.

Wednesday, 28 December 2016

Tractors (3) : Railfreight

Quite a few Class 37s are preserved including 37 152 in Railfreight livery at Rowsley South.

Tuesday, 27 December 2016

Tractors (2) : Triple header

Continuing this week's Class 37 theme with 37 601 (along with 2 Class 68s) at Crewe.

Monday, 26 December 2016

Tractors (1) : Europhoenix

This week's theme will be the highly popular Class 37, still commonly seen on the network. Starting with 37 800 at Derby.

Friday, 23 December 2016

Metro-Cammell (5) : After Ambergate

The Class 156s are Metro-Cammell products that will remain in service for a good while yet. EMT 156 408 departs from Ambergate.

Thursday, 22 December 2016

Metro-Cammell (4) : Near the end

One Metro-Cammell built type still in service is the D78 Stock on the London Underground though they will be finally withdrawn early next year. District Line 7535 approaches West Brompton.

Wednesday, 21 December 2016

Metro-Cammell (3) : On the Island

One of the Metro-Cammell built types still in service is the Class 483 EMUs on the Isle of Wight, built as 1938 Tube Stock in the late 1930s! 483 004 at Ryde Pier Head.

Tuesday, 20 December 2016

Metro-Cammell (2) : Class 101

The Class 101 was the largest batches and one of the most successful types of first generation DMU, and another product of Metro-Cammell of course. This one is seen at Duffield.

Monday, 19 December 2016

Metro-Cammell (1) : Prototype

This week's theme will be the products of the once mighty Metro-Cammell. Starting with the preserved car of Prototype 1986 Tube Stock.

Friday, 16 December 2016

Thursday, 15 December 2016

BR Blue (4) : Forlorn 03

03 180 will be restored one day though at the moment is looking a bit forlorn.

Wednesday, 14 December 2016

Tuesday, 13 December 2016

BR Blue (2) : Class 960

Former Class 309 EMU and Class 960 cab signalling test unit, 960 102 at the Electric Railway Museum (alongside 309 616 in Jaffa Cake livery!)

Monday, 12 December 2016

BR Blue (1) : Chopper Blue

This week's theme is British Rail corporate blue and yellow. A livery still to be found on the network and of course in preservation. Starting with 20 107 at Derby.


Friday, 9 December 2016

Mersey Rails (5) : Sprinter+Pacer

142 032 (with a Class 150 in the lead) depart from Liverpool Lime St.

Wednesday, 7 December 2016

Monday, 5 December 2016

Mersey Rails (1) : Head to head

This week's theme is railways around Liverpool, starting with 2 Class 319s at Lime St.

Friday, 2 December 2016

Stations (5) : Eastern platform

The Eastern platform of Aldwych was only open for 10 years and closed for good in 1917 though the tunnel and some track (the oldest track on the London Underground) still remains.

Thursday, 1 December 2016