Monday, 24 June 2019

Baguley 680

Although it looks vaguely like a steam locomotive, this is actually a kerocene or petrol locomotive.

Friday, 21 June 2019

Thursday, 20 June 2019

Hunslet 9351

Built for the Jubilee Line Extension project, the last locomotive built by Hunslet at it's Jack Lane Works.

Wednesday, 19 June 2019


The last surviving tram of the Burton & Ashby Light Railway, now converted to battery operation.

Monday, 17 June 2019

Statfold Barn Railway

This week's theme is the recent open day at the Statfold Barn Railway near Tamworth.

Friday, 14 June 2019

Thursday, 13 June 2019

Nene Valley

Next to Railworld is Peterborough Nene Valley, a terminus of the NVR.

Wednesday, 12 June 2019


Tracked hovercraft prototype RTV 31.

Tuesday, 11 June 2019


American built Alco S-1 for the Steel Company of Wales, now preserved.

Monday, 10 June 2019


This week's theme is Railworld in Peterborough.

Friday, 7 June 2019

Wednesday, 5 June 2019

Monday, 3 June 2019

Surrey Rails (6) : Virginia Water

This week's theme is another look at the railways of Surrey, starting with 707 026 at Virginia Water.

Friday, 31 May 2019

Mine loco

A battery loco that once worked at Sallat Hole Fluorspar Mine.

Thursday, 30 May 2019

In the shed

Some of Crich's impressive collection including Sheffield Corporation 189.

Wednesday, 29 May 2019

Open top

On a sunny day an open tram like this is perfect.

Tuesday, 28 May 2019

Tramway loco

A former electric locomotive operated by Blackpool's tram network.

Monday, 27 May 2019

Back to Crich

This week's theme is the wonderful National Tramway Museum at Crich.

Friday, 24 May 2019

Gronk run-around

Having bought a shuttle to Bewdley from Kidderminster Town, 13201 and D4100 run around their train.

Thursday, 23 May 2019

Tidy Tug

In GB Railfreight livery, 60 095 at Kidderminster Town.

Wednesday, 22 May 2019

Tuesday, 21 May 2019

Monday, 20 May 2019

SVR Diesel Gala 2019

This week's theme is the 2019 edition of the Severn Valley Railway Diesel Gala. Most notable guest was the Class 41 prototype HST power car, unfortunately only on static display but still looking great.

Friday, 17 May 2019

Thursday, 16 May 2019

Wednesday, 15 May 2019

Little and Large

A little narrow gauge train passes 33 103 at Wirksworth.

Tuesday, 14 May 2019

Lancashire and Yorkshire

Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway Class 27 52322 at Wirksworth.

Monday, 13 May 2019

Back to the EVR

This week's theme is a return to the Ecclesbourne Valley Railway.

Friday, 10 May 2019

Thursday, 9 May 2019

D-Train (4) : Interior two

Another interior view of 230 004, this one more clearly shows the D78 heritage.

Wednesday, 8 May 2019

Tuesday, 7 May 2019

Monday, 6 May 2019

D-Train (1) : Ridgmont

This week's theme is the "new" Class 230 DMU which has been upcycled from former Underground D78 stock. They have just entered service on the Marston Vale line. Here 230 004 approaches Ridgmont.

Thursday, 2 May 2019

North Downs (4) : Guildford

GWR 166 202 again, this time heading back to Reading.

Tuesday, 30 April 2019

North Downs (2) : Wokingham

GWR 166 202 again, this time meeting a friend at Wokingham.

Monday, 29 April 2019

North Downs (1) : Reading

This week's theme is the North Downs Line between Reading and Dorking. Starting with GWR 166 202 at Reading.

Friday, 26 April 2019

DLR (15) : Canary Wharf

Canary Wharf taken from the platform of West India Quay showing just how close the two stations are!

Thursday, 25 April 2019

Monday, 22 April 2019

DLR (11) : Limehouse

This week's theme is another look at the Docklands Light Railway, starting at Limehouse.

Friday, 19 April 2019

Ready to return to shore

Over a mile out to sea, Sir John Betjeman is now ready to return to shore.

Wednesday, 17 April 2019

Service vehicle

One of the pier railway's wagons, which takes supplies to the pier head.

Tuesday, 16 April 2019

Previous generation

One of the previous generation of rolling stock on the pier railway, this electric car is now preserved in Leigh-on-Sea.