Loose_Grip's photos with the station

Great Central Railway Loughborough Leicestershire 13th September 2017

Great Central Railway Loughborough Leicestershire 13th September 2017
The train is in the platform, the rays are slanting through the loco's smoke & the Starter is pulled off but I still have time to get on board.

This was the day of the inaugural run of British Railways Standard 5 4-6-0 73156 and as a shareholder my seat…
Added on August 29, 2018

Great Central Railway Quorn Leicestershire 3rd November 2017

Great Central Railway Quorn Leicestershire 3rd November 2017
The GCR bonfire was still burning but the fireworks were finished and we returned to Loughborough on the Class 101 diesel multiple unit. It is seen in Quorn station platform 2. The train on the right was for Leicester North.
Added on November  4, 2017

Manchester Victoria Lancashire 8th June 1968

Manchester Victoria Lancashire 8th June 1968
Totally rebuilt since this view Manchester Victoria station was an impressive place in 1968. British Railways steam finished in the Manchester area at the end of June 1968 and Black 5 4-6-0 45076, seen here in the banker's road, was sent to the scrapyard.
Added on December 15, 2016

Leicester Midland 2nd November 2016

Leicester Midland 2nd November 2016
It was 7am with the dawn breaking and Freightliner Class 66/6 diesel 66615 had slowly run along Leicester station's platform 2. As I caught up with the engine it was signalled into the Humberstone Road loop beyond the station & rapidly pulled away northwa…
Added on November  3, 2016

NYMR Pickering North Yorkshire 14th June 2016

NYMR Pickering North Yorkshire 14th June 2016
LMS Black 5 4-6-0 45428 "Eric Treacy" under the splendid new trainshed roof at Pickering. 45428 is coming off its stock and running round to head the 12.00 service to Whitby.
Added on July 28, 2016

Kassel Hesse Germany 19th May 2016

Kassel Hesse Germany 19th May 2016
These Kasseler Verkehrs-Gesellschaft (KVG) vehicules built by Alstom RegioCitadis in 2004 are dual voltage DC/AC tram-trains for use on the electrified network in and outside of Kassel. RBK712 & RBK714 are both heading away from Kassel Hauptbahnhof while…
Added on July 14, 2016

Great Central Railway Loughborough Leicestershire 10th July 2016

Great Central Railway Loughborough Leicestershire 10th July 2016
The second engine I cleaned this morning was British Railways Standard 9F 2-10-0 92214. She came off shed at 10.20 & I cadged a ride with Dave and Nick down to the station.

After taking water we ran round into platform 2 via the Down Loop. Here the Down…
Added on July 10, 2016

Leszno Wielkopolska Poland 12th May 2016

Leszno Wielkopolska Poland 12th May 2016
The non-electrified side of Leszno station sees two new Koleje Wielkopolskie (Greater Poland Railways) diesel multiple units.

We had just arrived on the 12.51 from Wolsztyn in SA139-009 and we returned later that afternoon on a SA108-010. The 4-wheel ra…
Added on June  9, 2016

Eisfelder Talmühle Harz Germany 17th May 2016

Eisfelder Talmühle Harz Germany 17th May 2016
The Harz Mountains and the Harzer Schmalspurbahnen - narrow gauge (metre) steam.

Staying in Wernigerode we drove to Drei Annen Hohne station and took the train south to Eisfelder Talmühle on the line to Nordhausen. We were pulled there and back by 2-10…
Added on May 20, 2016

Sheffield South Yorkshire 13th April 2016

Sheffield South Yorkshire 13th April 2016
Northern Class 142 Pacer 142021 waiting in platform 1A with the 09.24 local stopping train to Scunthorpe. This train will call at my home town station of Thorne South on the ex-Great Central between Doncaster & Scunthorpe.
Added on April 15, 2016