Great Central Railway Birstall Leicestershire 4th October 2018
With the fixed Distant signal indicating permanent caution Southern Bulleid West Country pacific 34092 City of Wells drops down towards the Birstall foot crossing en route to Leicester North on its first trip on the first day of the Autumn Gala.
Great Central Railway Birstall Leicestershire 14th October 2017
The going-away shot from the disused overbridge in Birstall gives a good view of the air-smoothed bodywork and tender of Southern Bulleid Battle of Britain pacific 34081 92 Squadron. It is approaching the foot crossing where another photographer is waitin…
Great Central Railway Birstall Leicestershire 29th January 2016
Rebuilt Bulleid Battle of Britain pacific 34053 Sir Keith Park on the first day of the GCR Winter Gala in January. Cruising towards the foot crossing at Birstall with the 14.30 from Loughbough into Leicester.
Great Central Railway Loughborough Leicestershire 8th October 2016
Firing British Railways Standard 2 2-6-0 78018 on the third day of the Autumn Gala. We were double-headed with Ivatt 2MT 2-6-0 46521. Here we are waiting in the Down Loop to run onto our train - the 16.00 service to Leicester North. My first turn on our…
Great Central Railway Loughborough Leicestershire 7th October 2016
A Great Western scene on Loughborough shed. Visiting from the Severn Valley Railway Small Prairie 2-6-2T 4566 was being prepped on the second day of the Autumn Gala. Alongside was resident Modified Hall 4-6-0 6990 Witherslack Hall.