Loose_Grip's photos


Rugby Warwickshire 4th January 2019

Sunrise over a Virgin Class 390 electric Pendolino speeding north through Rugby station on the West Coast Main Line.

Great Central Railway Loughborough Leicestershire 4th July 2018

British Railways Standard Pacific 70013 Oliver Cromwell waiting in the platform at Loughborough to depart with the 19.30 evening dining train.

Rugby Warwickshire 4th January 2019

What was set up as a pretty boring static shot of DRS Class 57 "Thunderbird" loco 57308 from the station car park was transformed as this Virgin Pendolino appeared at great speed out of nowhere just as I pointed my mobile phone!

Huddersfield Kirklees West Yorkshire 1st January 2019

Heading for a pint in the Head of Steam pub, off to the left, I felt obliged to get a night-time shot of Huddersfield's splendid 1850 London & North Western Railway frontage. Described as the only VIctorian stately home with trains running through it...

Great Central Railway Loughborough Leicestershire 20th December 2018

BR Standard 4-6-2 70013 Oliver Cromwell approaches Beeches Road bridge as it makes a smokey departure from Loughborough with the 13.40 Santa Special. Due to be withdrawn for its 10 year boiler ticket at the end of December 70013 is definitely going out in style.

Great Central Railway (N) Rushcliffe Leicestershire 20th December 2018

British Railways Standard 2 2-6-0 78018 passing through Rushcliffe Halt on the northern section of the GCR with the 12.30 Santa Special. Class 20 diesel D8154 was bringing up the rear. 78018 ran non-stop through the station and made a fine sight heading into the afternoon light. It's good to see this engine helping out the GCR(N) after the recent failure of their engine.

Great Central Railway Rothley Leicestershire 20th December 2018

British Railways Standard 9F 2-10-0 92214 departs Rothley station for Leicester North with the 11.30 GCR Santa Deluxe train.

Rio de Janeiro Brazil 2nd April 2014

Rio de Janeiro lights. Sunset over Botafoga as seen from the Sugarloaf Mountain cable car.

Great Central Railway Loughborough Leicestershire 7th October 2018

Another early morning Loughborough shed scene on the last day of the Autumn Gala finds visiting Southern Bulleid West Country Light pacific 34092 City of Wells being prepped alongside the other visitor LNER B1 4-6-0 1264 (as 1251). Jinty 47406 on the right was the last off shed that morning and had not yet been lit up.
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