Loose_Grip's photos with the railroad

Great Central Railway Loughborough Leicestershire 25th January 2019

Great Central Railway Loughborough Leicestershire 25th January 2019
It's the first day of the GCR Winter Gala and I was on the prep crew watching our visitor from the Severn Valley Railway, Great Western Railway Manor 4-6-0 7802 Bradley Manor come off shed.

The photo was taken from Ivatt 2MT 2-6-0 46521 while Chris & Ale…
Added on May  9, 2019

Great Central Railway Swithland Leicestershire 26th January 2019

Great Central Railway Swithland Leicestershire 26th January 2019
Semaphore signals.

Firing Great Western Railway Manor 4-6-0 7802 Bradley Manor on the 09.00 Loughborough to Leicester, double-headed with 6990. Swithland's Up Outer Home signal is green so we have a clear road through the complex. Meanwhile BR Standard 9…
Added on May  9, 2019

Great Central Railway Loughborough Leicestershire 10th March 2019

Great Central Railway Loughborough Leicestershire 10th March 2019
Semaphore signals.

Stanier 8F 2-8-0 48624 has just got the shunt signal to drop down onto its stock in platform 2 prior to departing on the delayed 12.50 train to Leicester.
Added on May  9, 2019

Great Central Railway Loughborough Leicestershire 6th April 2019

Great Central Railway Loughborough Leicestershire 6th April 2019
The view from Down Under.

Fowler 3F 0-6-0T 47406 prepares to go off shed as I exit the inspection pit after checking British Railways Standard 5 4-6-0 73156's ashpan.

The cylindrical protrusion at the top of the view is the Automatic Warning System rece…
Added on May  2, 2019

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

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 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