Saturday, 31 March 2018

Friday, 30 March 2018

Thursday, 29 March 2018

Diesel-Hydraulic (4) : Class 14 again

The Type 1 Class 14s were the least successful of all WR diesel-hydraulics with few have long BR careers though ironically that meant many more survived into preservation than other types due to a second life working in industry. D9539 seen at Rowsley South.

Wednesday, 28 March 2018

Diesel-Hydraulic (3) : Western

The flagships of the WR diesel-hydraulic fleet were the Class 52 Westerns, D1062 is seen here at Hampton Loade.

Monday, 26 March 2018

Diesel-Hydraulic (1) : Warship

This week's theme is the BR Western Region's ultimately failed experiment with diesel-hydraulic locomotives starting with D832 Onslaught at Wirksworth.


Sunday, 25 March 2018

Rutland unit

170 114 at Rutland's only network station, Oakham.

Friday, 23 March 2018

EVR (5) : Ravenstor

Ravenstor is the terminus of a short branch line from Wirksworth, Class 122 55006 stands at the station after being propelled up the incline by 08 704.

Thursday, 22 March 2018

Wednesday, 21 March 2018

Tuesday, 20 March 2018

Monday, 19 March 2018

EVR (1) : Duffield

This week's theme is the Ecclesbourne Valley Railway preserved line that begins (or ends depending on your point of view) at Duffield. Class 42 D832 stands with a train.

Sunday, 18 March 2018

Haddenham & Thame

Chiltern 168 111 departs Haddenham & Thame Parkway.

Saturday, 17 March 2018

Thursday, 15 March 2018

Northern Line (9) : Oval

A 96TS train arrives at Oval, next to the cricket ground of course.

Tuesday, 13 March 2018

Northern Line (7) : Finchley Central

The Mill Hill East shuttle at Finchley Central, on this day handled by 51717.

Monday, 12 March 2018

Northern Line (6) : Angel

This week's theme is a return to the Northern Line, starting with Angel which has the longest escalator on the Underground.

Sunday, 11 March 2018

Saturday, 10 March 2018

RailVac

66 434 hauls a Railvac (a giant vacuum cleaner for ballast) through Derby.

Friday, 9 March 2018

Thursday, 8 March 2018

Wednesday, 7 March 2018

Tuesday, 6 March 2018

Monday, 5 March 2018

South London (1) : Wimbledon

This week we go saaarf of the river to cross South London, starting with Thameslink 700 004 at Wimbledon.

Sunday, 4 March 2018

Narrow gauge

Hugh Napier of the Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railway on display at Kings Cross.


Saturday, 3 March 2018

AL6

86 259 leads an excursion through Stafford.

Friday, 2 March 2018