Thursday, 20 September 2018

Wednesday, 19 September 2018

Monday, 17 September 2018

Tube Termini (1) : Stanmore

This week's theme is where the tube lines end (or begin depending on your point of view), starting with Stanmore on the Jubilee Line.

Friday, 14 September 2018

Thursday, 13 September 2018

Wednesday, 12 September 2018

Type 1s (3) : Idridgehay

One of the many preserved Class 20s, this is D8098 at Idridgehay.

Tuesday, 11 September 2018

Type 1s (2) : Kidderminster SVR

Preserved Class 14 D9551 at Kidderminster on the Severn Valley Railway.

Monday, 10 September 2018

Type 1s (1) : Derby

This week's theme is the Type 1 classification of locomotive, which in British Rail days meant locomotives with up to 1000hp of power. The only successful Type 1 was the Class 20 which still survives on National Rail metals. Starting with 20 314 at Derby.

Friday, 7 September 2018

Passing loop

Although mostly single track there is this passing loop at the midway point, guarded by these part-time signals.

Thursday, 6 September 2018

Wednesday, 5 September 2018

Driving trailer

The two trains usually used by the Southend Pier Railway are push-pull rakes with a locomotive at the pier end and a driving trailer at the shore end as seen here.

Tuesday, 4 September 2018

Sir William Heygate

One of two diesel hydraulic locomotives used by the Southend Pier Railway.

Monday, 3 September 2018

Southend Pier Railway

This week's theme is the Southend Pier Railway which runs along the longest pleasure pier in the world!

Thursday, 30 August 2018

Wednesday, 29 August 2018

Monday, 27 August 2018

Mersey Rails (11) : Moorfields

This week's theme is a third helping of the yellow trains of Merseyrail. Starting with 508 111 at Moorfields.

Wednesday, 22 August 2018

Blackpool Corporation 166

A so-called "toast rack" tram, i'll let you work out why.

Monday, 20 August 2018

Back to Crich

This week's theme is another look at the Tramway Museum at Crich.

Friday, 17 August 2018

Thursday, 16 August 2018

Monday, 13 August 2018

Type 5s (6) : 68 LMS

Another selection of the most powerful diesel locomotives, starting with 68 015 at Leamington Spa.

Friday, 10 August 2018

GWR (10) : London Paddington

Another view at GWR's headquarters with 43 022 and 165 221.

Thursday, 9 August 2018

Wednesday, 8 August 2018

Tuesday, 7 August 2018

GWR (7) : Kings Sutton

165 126 arrives with a Banbury bound service.

Monday, 6 August 2018

GWR (6) : Stonehouse

A second week of the modern day GWR, starting with 43 154 at Stonehouse.

Thursday, 2 August 2018

Wednesday, 1 August 2018

Monday, 30 July 2018

GWR (1) : London Paddington

This week's theme is GWR, or the modern day version anyway. Starting with 165 104 at London Paddington.

Sunday, 29 July 2018

Friday, 27 July 2018

Thursday, 26 July 2018

Worcs Rails (9) : Worcester Foregate Street

GWR 150 129 sets off for Worcester's other station (Shrub Hill).

Monday, 23 July 2018

Worcs Rails (6) : Alvechurch

This week's theme is Worcestershire. Starting at Alvechurch.

Sunday, 22 July 2018

Leamington tram

The only surviving (horse drawn) tram from the Leamington & Warwick Tramway.

Saturday, 21 July 2018