Tuesday, 31 October 2017

Monday, 30 October 2017

Rail Alphabet (P) : Pacer

The very controversial Pacer, represented by 142 023 at York.

Thursday, 26 October 2017

Tuesday, 24 October 2017

Rail Alphabet (L) : LMS

One of the "Big 4" railway companies, 7P Princess Elizabeth an example of one of its many fine locomotives.

Monday, 23 October 2017

Rail Alphabet (K) : Kidderminster SVR

The Worcestershire terminus of the Severn Valley Railway. Gala visitor 88 003 backs down onto its train at the station.

Friday, 20 October 2017

Rail Alphabet (J) : Jewellery Quarter

A station on the Snow Hill lines in Birmingham. A London Midland 172 pulls into the station bound for Snow Hill.

Thursday, 19 October 2017

Rail Alphabet (I) : Iris

BR Derby Lightweight Railcar was known as Iris in departmental service, now preserved on the Ecclesbourne Valley Railway.

Wednesday, 18 October 2017

Rail Alphabet (H) : Hammersmith & City

An S7 stock train operated by the Hammersmith & City line arrives at Baker Street.

Tuesday, 17 October 2017

Rail Alphabet (G) : Great Northern

365 503 by the Great Northern operator, seen at Kings Cross.

Monday, 16 October 2017

Rail Alphabet (F) : First Class

First class was traditionally signified by a yellow band on the carriage, which can still be seen sometimes such as on this Mark 2 FO (First Open) seen at Leamington Spa.

Friday, 13 October 2017

Rail Alphabet (E) : English Electric Type 4

The English Electric Type 4, also known as the Class 50 of course. 50 026 is seen at Chinnor.

Thursday, 12 October 2017

Rail Alphabet (D) : Duddeston

323 221 stops at this station near the centre of Birmingham.

Tuesday, 10 October 2017

Rail Alphabet (B) : Brush Type 2

The Brush Type 2, also known as the Class 31.

31 206 seen at Duffield.

Monday, 9 October 2017

Rail Alphabet (A) : Ambergate

For the next few weeks we are going through the alphabet for rail related photographs.

Starting with A, as is traditional, for Ambergate. EMT 153 326 stops at the station.

Thursday, 5 October 2017

English Electric (4) : Class 55

One of the most famous English Electric products, the Class 55 powered by the Deltic engine. D9002 seen at NRM York.

Tuesday, 3 October 2017

Monday, 2 October 2017

English Electric (1) : Class 37

The weekend's theme are the locomotives of once mighty English Electric, some of which can still be seen on the network 50 years after English Electric itself vanished into GEC. Including 37 601 seen here at Derby.