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158882 at Lymington Town.0 viewsOn the electrified Lymington Branch, SouthWest Trains, Class 158, 158882 passes over Bridge Road Level Crossing with the 16.42 Brockenhurst to Lymington Pier service on the 1st July 2011.
Class 122 Single Unit, W55003 arrives at Starcross.2 viewsBuilt by the Gloucester RC&W in 1958, Class 122 Single Unit, W55003 arrives at Starcross with an evening Paignton to Exeter St Davids all-stations service on May 29th 1989. The unit survives in preservation on the Gloucestershire & Warwickshire Railway.
0 views508123 at Town Green with an Ormskirk to Liverpool Central service on December 15th 2012. The station here has retained its buildings on both platforms.
Metrolink T-68 1014 departs Bury Interchange.0 viewsMetrolink T-68, 1014 trails at the rear of an Altrincham bound service as it departs frpm Bury Interchange on January 19th 2013.

EWS 66086 passes Hoghton.1 views66086 passes a fine display of Rosebay Willowherb as it drifts down from Hoghton summit with 6Z94 from Castle Cement at Clitheroe formed of loaded PCA wagons bound for Avonmouth on August 3rd 2013.
150111 departs from St Helens Junction.0 views150111 was one of a batch of 18 Class 150/1s transferred to Northern from the West Midlands at the end of 2011. The unit was departing from St Helens Junction with the 09.40 Manchester Airport to Liverpool Lime Street on October 11th 2014. Once the electrification programme is completed from Liverpool Lime Street, these are one of the services that will be better suited to a 4-Car Class 319 EMU.
142056 arrives at Bolton.0 views142056 arrives at Bolton with the 10.56 Todmorden to Wigan Wallgate service on December 6th 2014. The bridge that once spanned the many tracks at this location takes Orlando Street over the railway.
DRS 37419 at Burscough.0 viewsDRS 37419 passes Low Meadow Farm on the approach to Burscough whilst working the Pathfinder Tours 'Lancs Links' on March 7th 2015. The tour included some rare loco-hauled mileage over various lines including the Preston-Ormskirk route.

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Merseyrail Electric - New Book - Out Now!0 viewsPublished by Fonthill Media, ISBN Number 978-1-78155-513-2.
96 Pages with detailed introduction, colour illustrations throughout, includes a route map and fleet list.
Features Class 502's, 503's and the 507/508 fleet in various liveries. Includes some of the Class 73's and other locos that have worked on the system.
May 08, 2016
VTEC 91128 (Xmas) at York.0 viewsComplete with its festive vinyls, Virgin Trains East Coast 91128 stands at York with the 11.00 London Kings Cross to Edinburgh on December 12th 2015.Dec 13, 2015
EPS 37601 - Folkestone Harbour.0 viewsAs the tide begins to come in, 37601 sits on the viaduct at Folkestone Harbour with the Pathfinder Tours 'Atomic Harbourmaster' railtour on October 20th 2007. Out of sight at the other end of the train was fellow EPS class 37, 37603. This was one of the last diesel hauled trains to traverse this line. The itinerary on that day included a trip along the Dungeness Branch. It was a long day - an 06.15 start from Crewe on Saturday morning and only getting back to Crewe at 01.24 on Sunday morning!Dec 10, 2015
37013 at Farington Curve Junction.0 views37013 trundles along the Up Slow as it approaches Farington Curve Junction whilst working the Saturday only Blackpool North to Sheffield formed of Mark 1 stock on August 13th 1983. This was a time-honoured Summer service that ran out and back on a Saturday running via East Lancashire and Copy Pit.
Dec 10, 2015

08954 at Plymouth.2 viewsWith the roof tops of Plymouth as a backdrop, 08954 was shunting parcel and mail vans at Plymouth station on July 26th 1980. This was a time-honoured scene at all major stations - now sadly consigned to history. The 08 was new from Darington Works in October 1962 numbered D4184, its first home was at Ebbw Junction (86A) and it was tranferred to Laira (84A) in May 1971.Nov 07, 2015
47033 arrives at Dawlish.1 views47033 and its 6-coach train of Mark 1 coaches has emerged from Kennaway Tunnel and is running alongside a busy looking Marine Parade, as it arrives at Dawlish whilst working a Paignton to Exeter St Davids local stopping service on April 8th 1980.Nov 07, 2015
66182 at Clitheroe.0 views66182 propells the empty PCA cement wagons from Avonmouth into the Cement Works at Clitheroe on October 24th 2015. On the right is one of the ex Shotton Steel Works diesel shunters (GECT 5396/1975) one of a similar pair that are used in the works here.Nov 05, 2015
66182 at Pimlico (Cement Works Branch)0 views66182 has uncoupled from the empty PCAs on the Cement Works branch at Clitheroe ready to run round the wagons before propelling the train into the works on October 24th 2015.Nov 05, 2015

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