Loose_Grip's photos with the steam

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 (N) Rushcliffe Leicestershire 20th December 2018

Great Central Railway (N) Rushcliffe Leicestershire 20th December 2018
British Railways Standard 2 2-6-0 78018 passing through Rushcliffe Halt on the northern section of the GCR with the 12.30 Santa Special. Class 20 diesel D8154 was bringing up the rear.

78018 ran non-stop through the station and made a fine sight heading…
Added on December 23, 2018

Great Central Railway Loughborough Leicestershire 20th December 2018

Great Central Railway Loughborough Leicestershire 20th December 2018
BR Standard 4-6-2 70013 Oliver Cromwell approaches Beeches Road bridge as it makes a smokey departure from Loughborough with the 13.40 Santa Special.

Due to be withdrawn for its 10 year boiler ticket at the end of December 70013 is definitely going out i…
Added on December 23, 2018

Great Central Railway Rothley Leicestershire 20th December 2018

Great Central Railway Rothley Leicestershire 20th December 2018
British Railways Standard 9F 2-10-0 92214 departs Rothley station for Leicester North with the 11.30 GCR Santa Deluxe train.
Added on December 21, 2018

Great Central Railway Loughborough Leicestershire 7th October 2018

Great Central Railway Loughborough Leicestershire 7th October 2018
Another early morning Loughborough shed scene on the last day of the Autumn Gala finds visiting Southern Bulleid West Country Light pacific 34092 City of Wells being prepped alongside the other visitor LNER B1 4-6-0 1264 (as 1251). Jinty 47406 on the righ…
Added on December 15, 2018

Great Central Railway Loughborough Leicestershire 25th November 2018

Great Central Railway Loughborough Leicestershire 25th November 2018
Sunset over Loughborough. British Railways Standard 5 4-6-0 73156 has just come back on shed after a day of Santa Specials and is being disposed on road 1 pit.
Added on December 15, 2018

Great Central Railway Loughborough Leicestershire 25th November 2018

Great Central Railway Loughborough Leicestershire 25th November 2018
Underneath Fowler 3F 0-6-0T 47406 Jinty on the pit during prep this morning. I had just emptied the ashpan. This view looking forward shows the front driving wheels, springs, axle and axleboxes. Above the axle are the slide bars with the thinner valve spi…
Added on December 15, 2018

Great Central Railway Loughborough Leicestershire 24th November 2018

Great Central Railway Loughborough Leicestershire 24th November 2018
Loughborough Central at night and British Railways Standard 5 4-6-0 73156 sits in platform 2 with a Christmas special. Yes it's still November but there is a tree on the platform and the festive season appears to be upon us!
Added on December 15, 2018

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 14th October 2018

Great Central Railway Loughborough Leicestershire 14th October 2018
On a grey rainy day Southern Bulleid West Country Light pacific 34092 City of Wells adds to the grey with a volcanic exit from Loughborough station.
Added on October 14, 2018