Tuesday, 31 January 2017

London Termini (2) : Paddington

One of the old "Big 4" headquarter termini, the modern successor to GWR (also called GWR) serves here. Heritage painted 43 002 seen here at one end of a HST service.

Monday, 30 January 2017

London Termini (1) : Fenchurch Street

A series of photos taken at London's (many) rail termini. Starting with Fenchurch Street for services to East London and Essex, handled by these Class 357s.

Friday, 27 January 2017

AC Locos (5) : Cheating slightly

When is an AC Electric locomotive not an AC Electric locomotive? When its a Class 92 that can also take its "juice" from the DC third rail! As 92 011 is here at Peckham Rye.

Thursday, 26 January 2017

Wednesday, 25 January 2017

AC Locos (3) : ECML

91 109 at Kings Cross ready for another thrash up the East Coast Main Line.

Tuesday, 24 January 2017

Monday, 23 January 2017

AC Locos (1) : Triple header

A week of photos of the fleet of AC Electric locomotives. Starting with 90 028 hauling a Class 66 and a Class 92 through Bletchley.

Friday, 20 January 2017

Derwent Valley (5) : Matlock onwards

Matlock is now the terminus of the Derwent Valley Line however you can continue up to Rowsley South on the Peak Rail! Preserved Class 44 D8 prepares to head off.

Thursday, 19 January 2017

Derwent Valley (4) : Cromford

Like several stations along the line Cromford retains much of its original features though mostly in use by private companies, the building on the left is holiday accommodation. The old ticket hall to the right an office.

Wednesday, 18 January 2017

Derwent Valley (3) : Whatstandwell

EMT 153 302 pulls into Whatstandwell, the lovely old footbridge gives access to the Cromford Canal.

Tuesday, 17 January 2017

Derwent Valley (2) : Ambergate

Ambergate was once a triangular station but is now a single platform, it is the first station after the Derwent Valley Line diverges from the Midland Main Line.

Monday, 16 January 2017

Derwent Valley (1) : Duffield

A series of photos along the Derwent Valley Line between Derby and Matlock. The first stop after Derby is Duffield which is also where you can catch the Ecclesbourne Valley Railway. Here Derby Lightweight Railcar Iris waits at Duffield (EVR).

Friday, 13 January 2017

NSE (5) : Mind the gap

The Waterloo & City Line may be no longer part of NSE or even National Rail but the platform edge at Waterloo still has these.

Thursday, 12 January 2017

NSE (4) : HAP

Preserved 2-HAP 4311 at the Electric Railway Museum.

Wednesday, 11 January 2017

NSE (3) : Moorgate

You can still see plenty of Network South East signs around the rail network, even as far North as Warwickshire. But here is lovely NSE branding at Moorgate.

Tuesday, 10 January 2017

NSE (2) : Waterloo and City

The preserved Class 487 Waterloo & City car was repainted into Network SE livery (which it wore at the end of its career) last year to celebrate the 30th anniversary of NSE.

Monday, 9 January 2017

NSE (1) : Indomitable

Kicking off a week of photos of Network South East is preserved 50 026 seen at Bewdley.

Friday, 6 January 2017

Bakerloo (5) : Paddington

Much work is taking place at Paddington elsewhere, the Bakerloo Line platforms could do with a lick of paint at least!

Thursday, 5 January 2017

Bakerloo (4) : Refurbishment

The 1972 Tube Stock fleet is currently undergoing refurbishment to keep them viable until the late 2020s and beyond, including these nice new seats.

Tuesday, 3 January 2017

Bakerloo (2) : Maida Vale mosaic

This interesting mosaic of the London Underground roundel can be seen at Maida Vale station.

Monday, 2 January 2017

Bakerloo (1) : Kensal Green

This week we will be looking at the Bakerloo Line of London Underground, first of all 72ts 3535 at Kensal Green.