Loose_Grip's photos with the engine

Great Central Railway Quorn Leicestershire 8th August 2018

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.
Added on August 14, 2018

Great Central Railway Loughborough Leicestershire 11th August 2018

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…
Added on August 14, 2018

Great Central Railway Loughborough Leicestershire 24th June 2018

Great Central Railway Loughborough Leicestershire 24th June 2018
Jon lights up British Railways Standard 9F 2-10-0 92214 on shed at Loughborough.
Added on June 26, 2018

The East Midlands Rambler Leicester 13th May 2017

The East Midlands Rambler Leicester 13th May 2017
Two of Tyseley's Great Western pannier tanks, 0-6-0PT 9600 & 9466 take 1Z94, the East Midlands Rambler over the River Soar on the Midland Railway Leicester to Burton-on-Trent line.
Added on May 13, 2017

Great Central Railway Loughborough Leicestershire 6th May 2017

Great Central Railway Loughborough Leicestershire 6th May 2017
Making a dramatic departure British Railways Standard 4 2-6-4T 80136, visiting from the NYMR, and 8F 2-8-0 48624 double head the Thames-Clyde Express out of Loughborough Central.
Added on May 10, 2017

Great Central Railway Loughborough Leicestershire 9th October 2016

Great Central Railway Loughborough Leicestershire 9th October 2016
Wearing BR unlined black livery Great Western Railway Small Prairie 2-6-2T 4566 approaches Loughborough station with the minerals train from Leicester during the October Gala.
Added on April  7, 2017

Great Central Railway Loughborough Leicestershire 29th January 2017

Great Central Railway Loughborough Leicestershire 29th January 2017
It's 07.00 and on shed the atmosphere is equally thick with smoke and steam from 5 of the 9 Gala engines being prepared.

Southern N15 777 Sir Lamiel, British Railways 9F 92214 and Standard 2 78018 are all doing their bit. The bit from 78018 is mine......…
Added on March 19, 2017

Baiyin Gansu China 24th November 2014

Baiyin Gansu China 24th November 2014
SY 2-8-2 1581 about to depart from Baiyin Town station with the Baiyin Non-ferrous Metals Company Railway 18.15 workers' train up the valley. The Shizi Street level crossing in the foreground is always very busy with foot and bike traffic.
Added on March 17, 2017

Great Central Railway Loughborough Leicestershire 31st January 2017

Great Central Railway Loughborough Leicestershire 31st January 2017
Southern Q 0-6-0 30541 departs from Loughborough Central with the van train during a Photo Special Charter
Added on March  7, 2017

Sandaoling Xinjiang China 18th November 2014

Sandaoling Xinjiang China 18th November 2014
JS 2-8-2 6209 sets off from Xibolizhan at the west end of the a Sandaoling open cast coal pit with with an extra working to pick up a variety of items from the control office behind.
Added on January 14, 2017