Loose_Grip's photos with the Great

Great Central Railway Rothley Leicestershire 3rd February 2019

Great Central Railway Rothley Leicestershire 3rd February 2019
Despite the grey-sky forecast the sun shone brightly on Great Western Railway Manor Class 4-6-0 7802 Bradley Manor as pulls away from Rothley with the 11.20 from Loughborough. At this point the engine is on the 1 in 176 gradient while the coaches are stil…
Added on February  9, 2019

Great Central Railway Loughborough Leicestershire 26th January 2019

Great Central Railway Loughborough Leicestershire 26th January 2019
The second day of the Winter Gala. Double-headed Great Western 4-6-0s. 6990 Witherslack Hall and visiting Manor 7802 Bradley Manor depart Loughborough with the delayed 13.45 train.
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

Great Central Railway Loughborough Leicestershire 18th November 2018

Great Central Railway Loughborough Leicestershire 18th November 2018
The day is done and the fireman of British Railways Standard 5 4-6-0 73156 is about to open the smokebox door to clear out the char as part of the disposal procedure. Alongside is 9F 2-10-0 92214 also being disposed after a day out on the Last Hurrah week…
Added on December  1, 2018

Great Central Railway Loughborough Leicestershire 22nd May 2016

Great Central Railway Loughborough Leicestershire 22nd May 2016
Two freight trains pass on the southern approach to Loughborough station. We are on British Railways Standard 9F 2-10-0 92214 with a Down freight heading for the Loop. Meanwhile in the Up Through Loop Stanier Black 5 4-6-0 45305 waits with a minerals trai…
Added on July 26, 2018

Great Central Railway Loughborough Leicestershire 28th January 2018

Great Central Railway Loughborough Leicestershire 28th January 2018
Visiting LNER B12/3 4-6-0 8572 bursts out from under the Great Central Road overbridge with the 09.45 departure for Leicester during the Winter Gala.
Added on July  9, 2018

Great Central Railway Nunckley Hill Leicestershire 24th March 2018

Great Central Railway Nunckley Hill Leicestershire 24th March 2018
Who says that the Great Central Railway is flat??

J94 Austerity 0-6-0ST 68067 (Hudswell Clarke 1752 built 1943) storms up the 1 in 70 gradient through Wood Lane bridge into Nunckley Hill station with the 11.20 shuttle on the Mountsorrel branch.
Added on April  1, 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

Great Central Railway Thurcaston Leicestershire 10th March 2018

Great Central Railway Thurcaston Leicestershire 10th March 2018
Feeding the Beast......... British Railways Standard 9F 2-10-0 92214 gets another round of coal in its firebox. With Rory driving and me firing I could tell Cliff was getting itchy so let him have the shovel up the hill from Rothley.
Added on March 14, 2018

Great Central Railway Rothley Leicestershire 19th November 2017

Great Central Railway Rothley Leicestershire 19th November 2017
British Railways Standard 9F 2-10-0 92214 climbs steamily out of Rothley station on the 1 in 176 gradient with the returning 09.50 ex-Loughborough train.
Added on November 22, 2017