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Great Central Railway Loughborough Leicestershire 26th January 2019

Great Central Railway Loughborough Leicestershire 26th January 2019
The sleek lines of Great Western Railways 4-6-0 7802 Bradley Manor double-heading with Modified Hall 6990 Witherslack Hall as they depart Loughborough during the Winter Gala.
Added on March  8, 2019

Great Central Railway Loughborough Leicestershire 24th February 2019

Great Central Railway Loughborough Leicestershire 24th February 2019
The north end of Loughborough station and diesel inspector John steps out with steam action on all three tracks behind him.
Added on March  8, 2019

Great Central Railway Loughborough Leicestershire 24th February 2019

Great Central Railway Loughborough Leicestershire 24th February 2019
Stanier Black 5 4-6-0 45305 getting ready to go off shed into the misty morning.
Added on February 26, 2019

Great Central Railway Loughborough Leicestershire 24th February 2019

Great Central Railway Loughborough Leicestershire 24th February 2019
Stanier Black 5 4-6-0 45305 heads for Quorn in the mist with the 11.20 service to Leicester North.

We were trackside as part of the MIC Detonator demonstation. We had arrived on the fireman's training train behind 78018 earlier & run over our dets on the…
Added on February 26, 2019

Haworth West Yorkshire 23rd June 2017

Haworth West Yorkshire 23rd June 2017
Every picture tells a story.
Added on February 26, 2019

Tideswell Derbyshire 30th January 2019

Tideswell Derbyshire 30th January 2019
The forecast was sun & clouds after Tuesday's snow but the fog and low cloud in this area hid the sun all morning. There were still some beautiful scenes to capture though.
Added on January 31, 2019

Great Central Railway Loughborough Leicestershire 4th July 2018

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.
Added on January 15, 2019

Kishorn Highlands Scotland 9th September 2018

Kishorn Highlands Scotland 9th September 2018
The views from the road over the mountains to Applecross are tremendous. This scene is looking over Loch Kishorn to Plockton with the mountains of southern Skye on the skyline. I believe the peak in the centre is Skurr Na Coinnish.
Added on September 16, 2018

Great Central Railway Loughborough Leicestershire 8th August 2018

Great Central Railway Loughborough Leicestershire 8th August 2018
I was rostered fireman on British Railways Standard 5 4-6-0 73156 and here we are at 08.16 on shed alongside Stanier 8F 2-8-0 48624 & the boiler off 48305.


Both engines will be out at the weekend for the 50th anniversary of the last BR steam train on 11…
Added on August 11, 2018

Great Central Railway Loughborough Leicestershire 10th March 2018

Great Central Railway Loughborough Leicestershire 10th March 2018
The fireman’s duties are not all about shovelling coal. When the engine - in this case BR Standard 9F 2-10-0 92214 - has dropped onto its coaches in the platform it needs hooking up and this is arguably the most physically demanding part of the job.
Added on March 14, 2018