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 righ…
Great Central Railway Loughborough Leicestershire 25th November 2018
Underneath Fowler 3F 0-6-0T 47406 Jinty on the pit during prep this morning. I had just emptied the ashpan. This view looking forward shows the front driving wheels, springs, axle and axleboxes. Above the axle are the slide bars with the thinner valve spi…
Great Central Railway Loughborough Leicestershire 24th November 2018
Loughborough Central at night and British Railways Standard 5 4-6-0 73156 sits in platform 2 with a Christmas special. Yes it's still November but there is a tree on the platform and the festive season appears to be upon us!
Great Central Railway Quorn Leicestershire 8th August 2018
As a shareholder in British Railways Standard 5 4-6-0 73156 I was very pleased to be rostered as fireman on her today. Then I was even more pleased when Fred let me drive on the return trip from Leicester. Here we are heading away from Quorn & Woodhouse.
Great Central Railway Loughborough Leicestershire 11th August 2018
50 years ago Stanier 8F Class No 48476 and Standard 5MT Class No 73069 were running 3 hours late with their leg of 1L50, the RCTS 'End of Steam' tour. This morning they were only a few minutes down as they approached the A6 bridge on the outskirts of Lou…