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Number 1 January 2017
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BR GWR King no 6006 King George I at Swindon works Locomotive Swindon Swindon 31 1
  Visiting Kentish Town and Cricklewood       31 4
BR LMS Jubilee no 45598 Basutoland at Cricklewood Locomotive Cricklewood London 31 4
BR LMS Jubilee no 45622 Nyasaland parked near Kentish Town Sidings box Locomotive Kentish Town London 31 4
BR BR Class 5 no 73092 visits Cricklewood Locomotive Cricklewood London 31 5
BR LMS Jubilee no 45639 Raleigh at Kentish Town Locomotive Kentish Town London 31 5
BR Royal Scot no 46112 Sherwood Forester but minus nameplates at Cricklewood Locomotive Cricklewood London 31 5
BR LMS Black Five no 44984 at its home shed Locomotive Cricklewood London 31 6
BR LMS Jubilee no 45569 of Leeds Holbeck shed waits in the Cricklewood sun Locomotive Cricklewood London 31 6
  Claims against Railway Companies       31 7
BR Forfar station from the curving platform Railway Premises Forfar Dundee 31 7
BR Forfar station frontage Railway Premises Forfar Dundee 31 7
BR A modern view of Springfield station Railway Premises Springfield Perth 31 8
Vintage Perth station interior c1912 Railway Premises Perth Perth 31 8
BR Plaistow station in 1958 Railway Premises Plaistow London 31 9
BR Strichen station Railway Premises Strichen Aberdeen 31 10
BR Ruthrieston station Railway Premises Ruthrieston Aberdeen 31 11
BR Stowupland level crossing Railway Premises Stowmarket Ipswich 31 12
  To the North coast Exhibition       31 13
LNE North East Coast Exhibition; Half day excursion leaflet17th Oct 1929 Miscellaneous Newcastle on Tyne Tyneside 31 13
LNE North East Coast Exhibition; Half day excursion leaflet19th Oct 1929 Miscellaneous Newcastle on Tyne Tyneside 31 13
  From Gravel to Buddleia       31 14
LT Pannier L90 [Ex GWR 7760] at the Croxley tip Locomotive Croxley London 31 14
BR Stanier LMS class 5 no 45114 passes under Croxley Halt Farm bridge Locomotive Croxley London 31 14
LT An unidentified pannier heads away from the tip Locomotive Croxley London 31 15
LT L90 gets a drink at Watford station, the platform gets a wash too! Locomotive Watford London 31 15
LT The track layout illustrated on the 1914 and 1961/2 O/S maps Miscellaneous Croxley London 31 16
LT Diagrammatic track layout 1955 Miscellaneous Croxley London 31 17
LT Site entry layout in 1926 and late 1955 Miscellaneous Croxley London 31 17
LT Battery locomotives L30 & 22 top and tail the waste train at Northwood Locomotive Northwood London 31 18
LT L90 shunting in the tip Locomotive Croxley London 31 18
LT An unidentified pannier on the return train at Pinner Locomotive Pinner London 31 19
  By steam to the steamers to the Isle of Man; Part 1       31 20
  An aerial view of Barrow in Furness in 1890 Miscellaneous Barrow in Furness Lake District 31 20
  The Princes landing stage at Liverpool Shipping Liverpool Merseyside 31 20
Vintage A 1905 ad promoting the Midland Railway's Heysham to Douglas sailing Shipping     31 21
Vintage Fleetwood station interior Railway Premises Fleetwood The Fylde 31 21
  A map of Liverpool c1935 showing the Lime Street to Mersey area Miscellaneous Liverpool Merseyside 31 22
BR Jubilee no 45584 North West Frontier on a Fleetwood boat train Locomotive Dobbs Brow Junction Bolton 31 23
LMS From the 1935 Official Guide to Ramsey, the LMS boat train ad Miscellaneous     31 24
  Shakespeare Country       31 25
GWR Brochure 'Rambles in Shakespeare Land' 1938 Miscellaneous     31 25
GWR Brochure 'Shakespeare Country' 1939 Miscellaneous     31 25
BR Brochure 'Shakespeare Country' 1955 Miscellaneous     31 26
BR Brochure 'Shakespeare Country' 1961 Miscellaneous     31 26
BR Brochure 'Shakespeare Country' 1949 Miscellaneous     31 27
  The junctions at Firbeck       31 28
BR Firbeck Junction 'A' Box Railway Premises Firbeck Sheffield 31 28
BR Plan; Firbeck junctions showing signalling Miscellaneous Firbeck Sheffield 31 28
Industrial Firbeck Main Colliery wagon at Berkhamstead in 1947 Rolling Stock Berkhamstead Aylesbury 31 29
BR Firbeck South west junction Railway Premises Firbeck Sheffield 31 29
BR Firbeck Junction 'B' Box Railway Premises Firbeck Sheffield 31 30
BR The pointwork rodding at A box Railway Premises Firbeck Sheffield 31 30
  East Anglian stopping points       31 31
BR A train waits in Long Melford station as the locomotive 'brews up'. Railway Premises Long Melford Colchester 31 31
BR Linton station Railway Premises Linton Cambridge 31 31
BR Woodbridge station in 1956 Railway Premises Woodbridge Ipswich 31 31
  'Kings' of the road       31 32
BR GWR no 6000 King George V waits to leave Paddington sporting the bell it acquired on its visit to the USA Locomotive Paddington London 31 32
BR GWR no 6005 King George II nears Warwick Locomotive Warwick Warwick 31 32
BR GWR no 6013 King James I passes Old Oak Common Locomotive Old Oak Common London 31 33
BR GWR no 6021 King Richard II calls at Leamington Spa Locomotive Leamington Spa Leamington Spa 31 33
BR GWR no 6021 King Richard II passing White Waltham Locomotive White Waltham Maidenhead 31 34
BR GWR no 6023 King Edward II at Dainton Summit Locomotive Dainton Summit Newton Abbot 31 34
BR GWR no 6025 King Henry III arrives at Paddington Locomotive Paddington London 31 34
BR GWR no 6009 King Charles II at Shrewsbury Locomotive Shrewsbury Shrewsbury 31 35
BR GWR no 6015 King Richard III at Seer Green Locomotive Seer Green Beaconsfield 31 35
  The Jutland Jubilees       31 36
LMS Jubilee no 5667 Lion at Crewe North MPD Locomotive Crewe Crewe 31 36
LMS Jubilee no 5699 Galatea leaves Trent Junction Locomotive Trent Jn. Nottingham 31 36
LMS Jubilee no 5715 Invincible pilots Royal Scot no 6163 Civil Service Rifleman up Shap Locomotive Shap Lake District 31 36
BR Jubilee no 45647 Sturdee here at Leeds City Locomotive Leeds Leeds 31 37
LMS Jubilee no 5654 Hood passing Wellingborough Locomotive Wellingborough Northampton 31 37
LMS Jubilee no 5714 Revenge at Carlisle Kingmoor Locomotive Carlisle Carlisle 31 37
  Inherited Express passenger locomotives of the South Eastern and Chatham Railway       31 38
Vintage Ex LCDR M3 class no 647 at Longhenge Locomotive Longhenge Salisbury 31 38
Vintage F class no 1078 at Stewarts Lane in 1886 Locomotive Stewarts Lane London 31 38
Vintage SER F class no 103 at Bexley round the turn of the 19th/20th century Locomotive Bexley London 31 39
Vintage B class 34 stands at platform 2 at London Bridge Locomotive London Bridge London 31 40
Vintage SER F class no 240 at Folkestone Junction Locomotive Folkestone Folkestone 31 40
Vintage Former LCDR M1 no 635 at Sheerness Locomotive Sheerness Sittingbourne 31 41
Southern F1 no 205 takes the London road at Lewes East Junction Locomotive Lewes Lewes 31 42
Southern F1 no A249 passes Honor Oak Park Locomotive Honor Oak Park London 31 42
Vintage F1 no 110 at Paddock Wood Locomotive Paddock Wood Tunbridge Wells 31 43
Southern B1 no B448 at Lewes Locomotive Lewes Lewes 31 44
Southern B1 no 1448 at Dartford Locomotive Dartford London 31 45
  Lincolnshire Signal boxes       31 46
BR Immingham Reception box exterior Railway Premises Immingham Grimsby 31 46
BR Immingham West box exterior Railway Premises Immingham Grimsby 31 46
BR The lever frame of Wrawby Junction Railway Premises Wrawby Scunthorpe 31 46
BR Boston Dock's box Railway Premises Boston Boston 31 47
BR Goxhill box Railway Premises Goxhill Grimsby 31 47
BR Inside Ancaster box Railway Premises Ancaster Grantham 31 47
BR The lever frame at Heckington Railway Premises Heckington Boston 31 47
  Ripon. A city that lost its railway; part 1       31 48
Vintage A view from the station showing the Cathedral Miscellaneous Ripon Ripon 31 48
BR BR class 4 2-6-4T between the canal bridge and the viaduct Locomotive Ripon Ripon 31 48
BR LNER A3 no 60084 Trigo crosses the River Ure Locomotive Ripon Ripon 31 49
  Map; Northallerton to Harrogate Miscellaneous     31 49
BR A2/3 no 60524 Herringbone and B1 no 61069 double head a Liverpool train Locomotive Ripon Ripon 31 50
BR LNER B1 no 61019 Nilghai in the goods yard Locomotive Ripon Ripon 31 50
  The booking office and entrance to the subway, four years after closure Railway Premises Ripon Ripon 31 52
BR BR 4MT no 76021 with an empty stock train Locomotive Ripon Ripon 31 53
BR LMS class 5 no 45057 nears Ripon from the north passing a signal box Locomotive Ripon Ripon 31 54
BR An unidentified pairing of a B16/1 and an A3 wait to leave Ripon Locomotive Ripon Ripon 31 55
BR NER Q6 no 63436 passes the goods yard with a goods train Locomotive Ripon Ripon 31 55
  The Origins, diagnosis and historical prevention of track failure - Part 2       31 56
BR New track being laid with LMS 8F no 48665 pushing a train of track panels near Bourne end Locomotive Bourne End Hemel Hempstead 31 56
BR What loose chair screws can do Miscellaneous     31 56
BR Switch rail damage Miscellaneous     31 57
BR Using a Power tool to check nut tightness. Note the bull head to flat rail joint Miscellaneous     31 57
BR A badly split sleeper that gives no purchase to the L1 lockspikes Miscellaneous     31 58
BR A 'squat' defect Miscellaneous     31 59
BR Network South East no 47 583 County of Hertfordshire passes a platelayer gang Locomotive Reading Reading 31 59
BR An embankment slip Miscellaneous     31 60
BR An example of cyclic top Miscellaneous     31 60
BR BoB no 34059 Sir Archibald Sinclair passes through Woking Locomotive Woking Woking 31 64
 
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BR SR L1 no 31786 'bulled up' for a special duty Locomotive Tonbridge Tonbridge 31 65
  Beyond Euston       31 68
BR Class 5 no 44909 passes under the Bletchley flyover Locomotive Bletchley Bletchley 31 68
BR Jubilee no 45604 Ceylon tops up on the Bushey troughs Locomotive Bushey London 31 68
BR LMS Ivatt class 2 no 41239 receives attention at Willesden shed Locomotive Willesden London 31 69
BR One of the pioneering 1,600 HP diesel electrics no 10001 drops down Camden bank Locomotive Camden London 31 69
BR Britannia no 70024 Vulcan at Hunton Bridge Locomotive King's Langley Hemel Hempstead 31 70
BR Caprotti Black five no 44744 picks up water at Castlethorpe troughs Locomotive Castlethorpe Bletchley 31 70
BR Rebuilt Patriot no 45512 Bunsen runs through Bletchley Locomotive Bletchley Bletchley 31 70
BR BR class 2 no 78003 waits at Willesden shed Locomotive Willesden London 31 71
BR BR class 2 no 78039 weaves through the debris of the Euston rebuilding in 1964 Locomotive Euston London 31 71
BR LNER no 8110 parked at Dundee shed Locomotive Dundee Dundee 31 72
BR NBR Y9 no 68110 ventures from Dundee East station in 1955 Locomotive Dundee Dundee 31 72
  The 'Road' Engine       31 73
BR NBR Y9 no 68107 trundles along Shore Street Locomotive Dundee Dundee 31 73
BR NBR Y9 no 68110 crosses Dock Street Locomotive Dundee Dundee 31 73
BR LNER J37 no 64600 at the sidings near Camperdown Junction Locomotive Dundee Dundee 31 74
  Map; The Dock Railways Miscellaneous Dundee Dundee 31 74
BR LNER no 68110 parked at Dundee shed Locomotive Dundee Dundee 31 75
BR LNER J37 no 64600 moves some wagons toward Camperdown Junction passing a signal box Locomotive Dundee Dundee 31 76
BR NBR Y9 no 68123 at the side of Dock Street Locomotive Dundee Dundee 31 76
BR NBR Y9 no 68123 between wagons in Dock Street Locomotive Dundee Dundee 31 77
BR Former LBSCR D1 no 2215 squeezes past a parked van in Deptford Grove Road Locomotive Deptford London 31 78
  Interim replacement for the Y9's. A tractor hauls a single wagon across South Union Street Miscellaneous Dundee Dundee 31 78
BR The new fangled NBL diesel hydraulic shunter no 11703 Locomotive Dundee Dundee 31 78
  Lines in the road at Ebbw Vale Miscellaneous Ebbw Vale Welsh Valleys 31 79
  The Railway Navvy in 19th century Britain       31 80
Vintage A splendid but inaccurate picture of the building of the Ribblehead Viaduct Railway Premises Ribblehead Viaduct Settle and Carlisle 31 80
Vintage Work in progress on the Denthead Viaduct Railway Premises Denthead Viaduct Settle and Carlisle 31 81
Vintage A section of the burial register of St. Leonard's, Chapel-en-le-Dale Miscellaneous Chapel-in-the-Dale Settle and Carlisle 31 82
  Railways in Court; Running Power disputes       31 83
Vintage Map; Shirebrook junction showing owning railway companies Miscellaneous Shirebrook Nottingham 31 83
Vintage Shirebrook Junction c1908 Railway Premises Shirebrook Nottingham 31 83
BR BR Std no 75062 at the former Midland station at Shirebrook Locomotive Shirebrook Nottingham 31 84
BR LNE B1 no 61127 at Worksop station Locomotive Worksop Sheffield 31 85
BR LNE K1 no 62019 leaves Whitwell Locomotive Whitwell Sheffield 31 85
  By steam to the steamers to the Isle of Man; Part 2       31 86
Joint LMS/GWR map of the Isle of Man boat train routes Miscellaneous     31 86
  The TSS Lady of Mann Shipping   Isle of Man 31 86
GWR Advert from the Isle of Man official guide of 1935 Miscellaneous     31 87
Joint The cover of the joint LMS/GWR pamphlet of 1939 promoting holidays in the Isle of Man Miscellaneous     31 87
  Manx Tourist Board advert of 1956 Miscellaneous     31 88
BR A handbill of 1957 which refers to IoM special trains Miscellaneous     31 89
BR Rebuilt 'Royal Scot' no 46164 The Artists' Rifleman with The Manxman in 1954 Locomotive Primrose Hill London 31 89
  Eric Bruton's A3 Pacifics       31 92
BR A3 no 60037 Hyperion leaves Edinburgh Waverley Locomotive Edinburgh Edinburgh 31 92
BR A3 no 60110 Robert the Devil goes under the bridge at Marshmoor near Hatfield Locomotive Hatfield Hatfield 31 92
BR A3 no 60043 Brown Jack on the Queen of Scots Pullman Locomotive Cockburnspath Scottish Borders 31 93
BR A3 no 60096 Papyrus heads south from Hatfield Locomotive Hatfield Hatfield 31 93
BR A3 no 60037 Hyperion runs light engine through Haymarket Locomotive Edinburgh Edinburgh 31 94
BR A3 no 60055 Woolwinder was originally an A1 Locomotive Welwyn Garden City Welwyn Garden City 31 94
BR A3 no 60041 Salmon Trout climbs toward the Forth Bridge Locomotive Edinburgh Edinburgh 31 95
BR A3 no 60105 emerges from Hadley Wood North tunnel Locomotive Hadley Wood London 31 95
  The SE&CR L & L1 classes       31 96
BR Another shot of L1 no 31786 [see cover] Locomotive Tonbridge Tonbridge 31 96
BR SR L class no 31776 at Tunbridge Wells West Locomotive Tunbridge Wells Tunbridge Wells 31 96
BR SR L class no 31770 nears Lewes station Locomotive Lewes Lewes 31 97
BR SR L class no 31772 steams away from Tonbridge Locomotive Tonbridge Tonbridge 31 97
BR SR L1 no 31754 passes the St Mary Cray Junction Locomotive St Mary Cray London 31 97
BR SR L1 no 31753 shunting at Dover Marine Locomotive Dover Dover 31 98
BR SR L1 no 31759 in front of the coaling stage at Ashford shed Locomotive Ashford [Kent] Ashford [Kent] 31 98
  Swindon built DMU's in Scotland       31 99
BR A DMU calls at Elgin Rolling Stock Elgin Inverness 31 99
BR The surviving Intermediate driving motor brake second no 79088 at Kilwinning Rolling Stock Kilwinning Kilmarnock 31 99
BR A class 126 DMU arrives at Central Rolling Stock Glasgow Glasgow 31 100
BR Ayrshires ready to leave Ayr Rolling Stock Ayr Ayr 31 100
BR A DMU at Barassie Rolling Stock Barassie Kilmarnock 31 101
BR An eight car DMU leaves for Aberdeen Rolling Stock Inverness Inverness 31 101
  A Wednesbury winter's night - part 2       31 102
BR Class 25/3 no 25273 [ex D7623] from the footbridge in Potters Lane Locomotive Wednesbury Birmingham 31 102
BR Class 46 'Peak' no 46 053 [ex D190] about to cross the Potters Lane Level crossing Locomotive Wednesbury Birmingham 31 102
BR Class 20's no's 20,180 & 1 [D 8080 & 1] take a down freight out of the exchange sidings Locomotive Wednesbury Birmingham 31 103
BR Class 20's no's 20, 047 and 008 [D 8047 & 008] go under the former GWR line from Snow Hill Locomotive Wednesbury Birmingham 31 104
BR Brush type 2 class 31/1 no 31 254 snakes across the running lines Locomotive Wednesbury Birmingham 31 105
BR Class 47/0 no 47 035 [ex D1615] with a class 8 shunter in the foreground Locomotive Wednesbury Birmingham 31 106
BR Wednesbury no 1 box interior Railway Premises Wednesbury Birmingham 31 107
BR Class 45/0 no 45 073 [exD129] leaving the exchange sidings Locomotive Wednesbury Birmingham 31 108
BR Table; Wednesbury No 1 Signal box night shift Miscellaneous Wednesbury Birmingham 31 108
BR Comparison Table; Wednesbury No 1 Signal box night shift Miscellaneous Wednesbury Birmingham 31 109
  Namings and Centenaries       31 110
BR Booklet cover; The story of New Street Miscellaneous Birmingham Birmingham 31 110
BR Cover; The Centenary of the Royal Albert Bridge Miscellaneous Plymouth Plymouth 31 110
BR Cover; The naming of the 'Evening Star' Miscellaneous Swindon Swindon 31 111
BR Cover; Two locomotive naming ceremonies Miscellaneous Swindon Swindon 31 111
  More Great Western Improvement schemes       31 112
BR GWR Castle no 5096 Bridgwater Castle is passed by 43xx no 6338 Locomotive Cardiff Cardiff 31 112
Vintage A crowd waits in 1920 at Cardiff General Railway Premises Cardiff Cardiff 31 113
Vintage Not a pretty site [or sight if you prefer!]. The view from the front of the station Railway Premises Cardiff Cardiff 31 113
GWR A plan of the station after the 1930/4 rebuilding Miscellaneous Cardiff Cardiff 31 114
BR Cardiff General Frontage in 1964 Railway Premises Cardiff Cardiff 31 114
BR Ex Taff Vale class A 0-6-2T no 377 at Riverside station Locomotive Cardiff Cardiff 31 115
Vintage Map; Didcot in 1900 Miscellaneous Didcot Didcot 31 115
GWR Didcot station in 1932 Railway Premises Didcot Didcot 31 116
BR GWR Saint no 2945 Hillingdon Court at Wantage Road station Locomotive Wantage road Didcot 31 117
GWR Swindon station Railway Premises Swindon Swindon 31 117
Vintage Acocks Green and South Yardley station in Edwardian days Railway Premises Acocks Green Birmingham 31 118
GWR Solihull station pre 1930 Railway Premises Solihull Birmingham 31 118
BR GWR 5101 no 4118 leaves with a local from Knowle and Dorridge station in the mid 50's? Locomotive Knowle and Dorridge Birmingham 31 119
  Pick a colour, Pre EWS and other liveries       31 120
BR The Loadhaul livery on Class 56 no 56 118 Locomotive Penmaenmawr N Wales 31 120
BR The rare Porterbrook livery on class 47 no 47 817 at York Locomotive York York 31 120
BR The EWS livery on class 60 no 60 050 between no 37 098 in engineer's Dutch livery and no 37 513 in Loadhauls Locomotive Carlisle Carlisle 31 121
BR The Mainline livery on class 37 no 37 242 Locomotive Penmaenmawr N Wales 31 121
BR The Transrail livery on class 56 no 56 072 at Carlisle Locomotive Carlisle Carlisle 31 121
  The Metropolitan Railway Appendix to the working timetable, August 1921       31 122
LT Met no 94 Lord Aberconway in charge of the breakdown train Locomotive Neasden London 31 122
LT Wood station in 1935 Locomotive Wood Aylesbury 31 122
LT Verney Junction station with a Met steam locomotive waiting to leave Locomotive Verney Junction Aylesbury 31 123
LT Monument station 1933 Locomotive Monument London 31 124
BR A moment in time at Rugby Station in July 1962 Railway Premises Rugby Rugby 31 128
 
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BR A Great Eastern B12 LNER no 1543 at Kittybrewster shed Aberdeen Locomotive Aberdeen Aberdeen 31 129
  Changing at York       31 132
BR Class 46 no 46 027 leaves York with a Trans Pennine train Locomotive York York 31 132
BR Class 56 no 56 106 eases round the avoiding lines with a train of oil tankers Locomotive York York 31 132
BR Class 37 no 37 208 passing Chaloners Whin junction Locomotive York York 31 133
BR Class 47 no 47 462 passes Drighouses Yard Locomotive York York 31 133
BR Deltic no 55 022 Royal Scots grey passes under Holgate bridge Locomotive York York 31 133
BR Class 47 no 47 145 coast to coast on a Newcastle to Paignton train Locomotive York York 31 134
BR Peak no 45 142 on another coast to coast this one from Scarborough to Holyhead Locomotive York York 31 134
  What about the workers?       31 135
LMS LMS class 5 no 5219 being cleaned at Bank hall shed Locomotive Liverpool Merseyside 31 135
Southern The last day of operation for Waterloo A box with six signalmen on duty Railway Premises Waterloo London 31 135
Southern Manual shunting by naval personnel at Nine Elms during the General strike People Nine Elms London 31 136
BR Refitting the motion to an A4 Locomotive King's Cross London 31 136
Vintage The tea queue at GER Stratford works Railway Premises Stratford London 31 136
Vintage Changing tokens at Pentir Rhiw People Pentir Rhiw N. Wales 31 137
Vintage Fireboxes being fettled at Horwich People Horwich Bolton 31 137
LNE The Northallerton power signal box Railway Premises Northallerton Darlington 31 137
  The closure of the Midland and Great Northern joint line; Part 1       31 138
Joint M&GN class C [LNER D52] no 80 sets off from Norwich city Locomotive Norwich Norwich 31 138
Joint M&GN D class no 17 at Yarmouth Beach pre WW1 Locomotive Yarmouth Yarmouth 31 138
Joint M&GN D class no 70 at Yarmouth Beach in 1937 Locomotive Yarmouth Yarmouth 31 139
Joint Map of the joint line Miscellaneous     31 139
Joint M&GN 4-4-0 no 53 pilots LMS Fowler 2-6-4T on a Yarmouth train Locomotive Nottingham Nottingham 31 140
Joint Weston station in 1958 Railway Premises Weston Spalding 31 141
Joint A GN class J3 went to the M&GN in 1900 and later to the LNER, here on a goods train at Thursford Locomotive Thursford Melton Constable 31 142
Joint LNER F3 no 8097 at Sheringham Locomotive Sheringham Sheringham 31 143
Joint GNR J6 no 64172 calls at Spalding Town on the line's last day Locomotive Spalding Spalding 31 144
Joint LMS designed class 4 no 43107 shunting at Yarmouth Beach Locomotive Yarmouth Yarmouth 31 144
  The Brimscombe bankers       31 145
BR GWR 43xx passes Brimscombe with a freight train on April 1963 Locomotive Brimscombe Stroud 31 145
BR The same train going away with a banker Locomotive Brimscombe Stroud 31 145
BR A passenger train enters Sapperton tunnel Railway Premises Sapperton Stroud 31 146
BR Diagrammatic track plans of the line pre 1964 Miscellaneous     31 146
BR Gradient profile of the Swindon to Gloucester line Miscellaneous     31 146
Vintage A 1076 class 0-6-0ST pilots a train out of Stroud station c1903 Locomotive Stroud Stroud 31 147
Vintage Brimscombe station C1880 with two banking engines in the station Railway Premises Brimscombe Stroud 31 147
GWR A view from Rack Hill in Chalford showing the station and activities Railway Premises Chalford Stroud 31 148
Vintage Staff pose in front of no 2768 of the 2721 class People Brimscombe Stroud 31 148
GWR Brimscombe East signal box in 1934 Railway Premises Brimscombe Stroud 31 149
BR Hymek no D7088 passes through Brimscombe passing 61xx no 6106 Locomotive Brimscombe Stroud 31 149
BR A photograph taken from Cowcombe Hill of the Brimscombe banker at work Locomotive Brimscombe Stroud 31 150
BR And the banker 41xx no 4142 returning 'light engine' Locomotive Brimscombe Stroud 31 150
BR Brimscombe banker no 4141 pilots no 7003 Elmley Castle out of Stroud Locomotive Stroud Stroud 31 151
BR Driver Wally Green with no 3164 of the 3150 class at Sapperton Sidings signal box Locomotive Sapperton Stroud 31 151
BR Brimscombe banker no 4140 pilots no BR class 3 no 82039 under the skew bridge at Frampton Mansell Locomotive Frampton Mansell Stroud 31 152
BR See amid the winter's snow! A view up the bank in 1960 Railway Premises Brimscombe Stroud 31 153
BR BR 9F no 92132 suffers a blown out relief valve working up the bank to Sapperton tunnel in 1965 Locomotive Sapperton Stroud 31 154
BR No 4100 assists having been sent from Gloucester to help Locomotive Sapperton Stroud 31 154
  Getting a quart out of a pint pot; Part 1 Boosters and steam tenders       31 155
France A French steam tender design designed by Mons. Verpilleux Miscellaneous     31 155
France A more powerful steam tender design designed by Mons. Verpilleux Miscellaneous     31 155
  The Sturrock steam tender shrouded in 'steam'. Locomotive     31 155
Belgium Diagram; A Belgian steam tender design Miscellaneous     31 156
  Diagram; Sturrock steam tender Miscellaneous     31 156
Spain Diagram; A Neilson and Co design for the Cordoba and Belmez railway of Spain Miscellaneous     31 157
USA A Mallett compound built for the Erie railroad with steam tender Locomotive   USA 31 158
Narrow The River Esk running on the Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway with a steam tender in the late 1920's Locomotive Ravenglass Lake District 31 158
Germany A modified ex-Prussian P8 no 38 3249 with a turbine powered tender Locomotive   Germany 31 159
  Representing the Eastern Counties       31 160
LNE A B12 no 8537 at Broxbourne Locomotive Broxbourne Broxbourne 31 160
LNE A D15 no 8891 at Bishops Stortford shed Locomotive Bishops Stortford Bishops Stortford 31 160
BR D16/3 no 62546 Claude Hamilton but not the original bearer of this name, seen at Yarmouth Locomotive Yarmouth Yarmouth 31 161
BR E4 no 62785 ready to go at Cambridge shed with other locos in shot Locomotive Cambridge Cambridge 31 161
BR The end is nigh for B12/3 no 61571 as it passes a modernisation board at Stratford Locomotive Stratford London 31 161
BR B12/3 no 61567 ex works at Stratford Locomotive Stratford London 31 162
LNE B12/4 no 1524 at Kittybrewster Locomotive Aberdeen Aberdeen 31 162
BR B12 no 61561 leaves Framlingham Locomotive Framlingham Ipswich 31 163
BR D16/3 no 62613 at King's Lynn Locomotive King's Lynn King's Lynn 31 163
  Ripon. A city that lost its railway; part 2       31 164
BR Deltic no D9006 [later the Fife and Forfar Yeomanry] crosses the Ure Locomotive Ripon Ripon 31 164
BR NER D20 no 62387 waits to leave Ripon Locomotive Ripon Ripon 31 164
BR A1 no 60153 Flamboyant nears Ripon station Locomotive Ripon Ripon 31 165
BR Two BR 4MT 20604T's no's 800117 and 8 Locomotive Ripon Ripon 31 166
BR WD Austerity no 90068 passes with a down freight Locomotive Ripon Ripon 31 166
BR B1 no 61062 runs off the viaduct into the station Locomotive Ripon Ripon 31 167
BR A1 no 60154 waits to leave Ripon Locomotive Ripon Ripon 31 168
BR NER J25 no 65726 ambles in with the pick up goods Locomotive Ripon Ripon 31 168
BR An EE type 3 crosses the viaduct with a train of ammonia tanks Locomotive Ripon Ripon 31 169
  The station buildings converted to commercial use. They are now residential Railway Premises Ripon Ripon 31 170
  A Lancashire alliance 1863 - 70       31 171
BR Cherry Tree station Railway Premises Cherry Tree Blackburn 31 171
BR The Feniscowles three arch bridge Railway Premises Feniscowles Blackburn 31 171
Vintage Map; The Lancashire Union Railway 1869 Miscellaneous     31 172
BR Withnell station Railway Premises Withnell Blackburn 31 172
BR Brinscall station Railway Premises Brinscall Blackburn 31 173
BR Heapey station with its last train in the station Railway Premises Heapey Blackburn 31 173
BR The main approach to Chorley station Railway Premises Chorley Blackburn 31 174
BR Chorley station trackside in 1964 Railway Premises Chorley Blackburn 31 175
BR Adlington [White Bear] station Railway Premises Adlington Wigan 31 176
BR Red Rock station Railway Premises Red Rock Wigan 31 176
BR Boar's Head station, junction and signal box Railway Premises Boar's Head Wigan 31 177
  Morfa Mawddach in limbo       31 178
BR Morfa Mawddach station looking north in 1968 Railway Premises Morfa Mawddach Porthmadoc 31 178
BR Morfa Mawddach station looking south in 1968 Railway Premises Morfa Mawddach Porthmadoc 31 178
BR Morfa Mawddach Cambrian platforms Railway Premises Morfa Mawddach Porthmadoc 31 179
BR Morfa Mawddach Ruabon platforms with two camping coaches Railway Premises Morfa Mawddach Porthmadoc 31 179
BR Morfa Mawddach station looking south in 1968 from the up Cambrian platform Railway Premises Morfa Mawddach Porthmadoc 31 179
  The Great silence and the railways 1919       31 180
GWR Crewe station in the 1930's Railway Premises Crewe Crewe 31 180
GWR Longdown station in the Teign valley Railway Premises Longdown Exeter 31 180
GWR Stafford station c1910 Railway Premises Stafford Stafford 31 181
  Beyond Clapham Junction       31 182
BR LBSCR J2 no 32326 at Clapham Junction in 1949 Locomotive Clapham Junction London 31 182
Southern Traffic jockeys for position outside Clapham Junction station Miscellaneous Clapham Junction London 31 182
Vintage LBSCR B4 no 210 with the Royal train Locomotive Clapham Junction London 31 183
BR LSWR M7 no 30248 nears Earlsfield Locomotive Earlsfield London 31 183
BR Southern 4-SUB approaching Clapham Junction Rolling Stock Clapham Junction London 31 184
BR King Arthur' No 30788 Sir Ure of the mount Locomotive Clapham Junction London 31 185
BR Lord Nelson' no 30855 Robert Blake in Wandsworth cutting with a boat train Locomotive Wandsworth London 31 185
BR A recent view of the LBSCR parcels office at Clapham Junction Railway Premises Clapham Junction London 31 186
BR SECR C class no 31510 approaches Vauxhall Locomotive Vauxhall London 31 186
Southern SR BoB no 21C163 [later 229 Squadron] at Stewarts Lane shed Locomotive Stewarts Lane London 31 187
BR The interior of the LBSCR station at Battersea Park Railway Premises Battersea Park London 31 187
BR A 'Eurostar' passes Vauxhall in 1997 Locomotive Vauxhall London 31 188
BR LBSCR E4 no 32500 has just left its train of empties Locomotive Waterloo London 31 188
  Signalman Carruthers used in advertising for cocoa       31 189
Vintage Advert 'Dr Tibbles' Vi-Cocoa Miscellaneous     31 189
BR GER D16/3 no 62522 leaves Ely North junction behind it Locomotive Ely Ely 31 192
 
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BR LMS Fowler class 4 no 42314 banks a northbound freight up Shap Locomotive Shap Lake District 31 193
  Valediction to Old Oak Common       31 196
BR GWR Castle no 5049 Earl of Plymouth Locomotive Old Oak Common London 31 196
BR GWR Modified Hall no 6994 Baggrave Hall Locomotive Old Oak Common London 31 196
BR GWR 47xx class no 4704 Locomotive Old Oak Common London 31 197
BR GWR 61xx class no 6135 Locomotive Old Oak Common London 31 197
BR GWR Hall no 6937 and no 4703 Locomotive Old Oak Common London 31 198
BR GWR Star no 4056 Princess Margaret Locomotive Old Oak Common London 31 198
BR Western D1000 Western Enterprise in desert sand and D1035 Western Yeoman in maroon with two Hymecs Locomotive Old Oak Common London 31 198
  Birmingham Snow Hill and Moor Street       31 199
GWR GWR 14xx no 1414 with the local to Dudley Locomotive Snow Hill Birmingham 31 199
BR GWR King no 6000 King George V Locomotive Snow Hill Birmingham 31 199
BR Snow Hill station exterior in 1966 Railway Premises Snow Hill Birmingham 31 199
Private GWR 45xx no 4555 Locomotive Snow Hill Birmingham 31 200
BR LMS Coronation no 46237 City of Bristol Locomotive Snow Hill Birmingham 31 200
BR The ACV lightweight diesel Rolling Stock Snow Hill Birmingham 31 200
BR A 1972 view of some discovered posters Railway Premises Moor Street Birmingham 31 201
BR DMU's at Moor Street Rolling Stock Moor Street Birmingham 31 201
BR Moor street exterior Railway Premises Moor Street Birmingham 31 201
  North Eastern freight in the early 1960's       31 202
BR NER B16 no 61456 passes Pilmoor Locomotive Pilmoor York 31 202
BR WD Austerity no 90171 climbs up the Calder Valley line Locomotive Hebden Bridge Bradford 31 202
BR NER Q6 no 63399 at Thornaby locomotive depot Locomotive Thornaby Teesside 31 203
BR NER Q6 no 63396 at Penshaw Moor Locomotive Penshaw Moor Sunderland 31 204
BR NER J27 no 65879 climbs Seaton Bank Locomotive Seaton Sunderland 31 205
BR Class 40 no 40 006 leaves Tyne Yard Locomotive Tyne Yard Tyneside 31 206
BR Class 47 no 47 042 passes Dringhouses Yard Locomotive York York 31 206
BR An ore train with 9F no 92066 at the front and 9F no 92065 banking Locomotive Annfield Plain Tyneside 31 207
  Whitmore; Part 1       31 208
Vintage Joseph Locke, engineer for the Grand Junction Railway People     31 208
Vintage Map of the Grand Junction Railway with fares tariff Miscellaneous     31 208
Vintage A scale model of GJR no 8 Wildfire; Crew protection Nil! Locomotive     31 209
Vintage The booking office in LNWR days Railway Premises Whitmore Crewe 31 209
Vintage An engraving of a train heading through the rock cutting at Whitmore Miscellaneous Whitmore Crewe 31 210
Vintage LNWR Jubilee on a down express Locomotive Whitmore Crewe 31 211
Vintage Experiment 2-2-2-0 no 1113 Hecate heads 2-2-2-0 no 1304 Jennie Deans on the troughs Locomotive Whitmore Crewe 31 212
Vintage Whitworth no 635 Zameil and Problem no 134 Owl about to reach the Whitmore troughs Locomotive Whitmore Crewe 31 212
LMS A crane engine at work at Madeley Locomotive Madeley Crewe 31 213
LMS Claughton no 5925 E C Trench, Precursor no 5282 Champion and Royal Scot no 6143 The South Staffordshire Regt. Locomotive Whitmore Crewe 31 213
  The closure of the Midland and Great Northern joint line; Part 2       31 214
BR LMS Ivatt class 4 no 43145 calls at Fakenham West Locomotive Fakenham North Norfolk 31 214
BR An LMS loco no 43092 crosses the Cross Keys bridge Locomotive Sutton Bridge Kings Lynn 31 215
BR Ex GER B12/3 no 61540 outside the one engine shed at Cromer Beach Locomotive Cromer North Norfolk 31 215
BR An LMS designed class 4 no 43150 with another two in the background Locomotive Melton Constable North Norfolk 31 216
BR Holbeach station in 1958 Railway Premises Holbeach Spalding 31 217
BR An ex GER J17 approaches Corpusty and Saxthorpe station Locomotive Melton Constable North Norfolk 31 218
BR LMS class 4 no 43161 at Spalding Town on the last day of service Locomotive Spalding Spalding 31 219
BR LMS class 4 no 43108 waits to leave Melton Constable Locomotive Melton Constable North Norfolk 31 220
  LNER Motorail 1932's version       31 221
LNE Publicity leaflet for the 1932 Motorail services Miscellaneous     31 221
  Aldgate to Glyncorrwg; Three coaches make a journey       31 222
LT Brake third no W3756 at Uxbridge Vine Street Rolling Stock Uxbridge London 31 222
GWR Two photographs of the three coach colliery workmen's train with GWR 57xx no 9617 Locomotive North Rhondda Halt Welsh Valleys 31 223
  The LMS class 4 2-6-2 tanks       31 224
BR Fairburn no 42141 leaves Leeds Locomotive Leeds Leeds 31 224
BR Fowler no 42384 leaving Saddleworth station Locomotive Saddleworth Manchester 31 224
BR Fairburn no 42110 in front of Stanier no 42478 at Crewe works Locomotive Crewe Crewe 31 225
BR Fairburn no 42210 banking a freight at Shap Wells Locomotive Shap Lake District 31 225
BR Stanier no 42664 at Bowling junction Locomotive Bradford Bradford 31 225
BR Fairburn no 42142 leaves Bradford Exchange Locomotive Bradford Bradford 31 226
BR Fairburn no 42773 at Bridge of Allan Locomotive Bridge of Allan Stirling 31 226
BR Stanier no 42665 stands at Tebay Locomotive Tebay Lake District 31 226
BR Fairburn no 42106 near Clapham Junction on the Southern Region Locomotive Clapham Junction London 31 227
BR Fowler no 42320 leaves Hellifield Locomotive Hellifield Settle and Carlisle 31 227
BR Stanier no 42587 leaves Hooton Locomotive Hooton Merseyside 31 227
  Herefordshire's railways       31 228
  Old map of Herefordshire's railways Miscellaneous   Hereford 31 228
BR Leominster station [pronounced Lemster] in 1950 Railway Premises Leominster Hereford 31 229
BR The closed Kington station in 1957 Railway Premises Kington Hereford 31 229
GWR GWR 74xx no 7420 at Presteign Locomotive Presteign Hereford 31 230
Vintage Kingsland station in pre WWI days Railway Premises Kingsland Hereford 31 230
BR Fencote station shortly before closure in 1952 Railway Premises Fencote Hereford 31 231
BR GWR Saint no 2937 Clevedon Court alongside the station pilot 43xx no 7308 Locomotive Hereford Hereford 31 231
Vintage A 'Hop pickers' special at Bromyard c1900 Railway Premises Bromyard Hereford 31 232
Vintage Dorstone station c1910 Railway Premises Dorstone Hereford 31 232
GWR 2251 class no 2286 at Ross-on-Wye Locomotive Ross-on-Wye Hereford 31 233
BR A spectacular view of Symonds Yat station Railway Premises Symonds Yat Hereford 31 233
  0-6-0 freight engines inherited by the Southern Railway       31 234
Southern LBSCR class C2 no 552 Locomotive     31 234
Southern SECR C class no 1268 gleams at Ashford works Locomotive Ashford [Kent] Ashford [Kent] 31 234
BR A class C2X no 32449 at Three Bridges Locomotive Three Bridges Three Bridges 31 235
BR Two C2X engines no's 32544 and 32444 with an LBSCR K class no 32346 Locomotive Norwood Junction London 31 235
Southern Class C2 [X?] no 554 Locomotive     31 236
BR SER class O no 31430 at dover Marine Locomotive Dover Dover 31 236
BR LSWR '700' class no 30699 in 1954 Locomotive Eastleigh Eastleigh 31 237
BR SER O1 class no 31256 Locomotive Dover Dover 31 237
Southern LCDR C class no 1592 can still be seen on the Bluebell Railway Locomotive Chelsfield London 31 238
Vintage LSWR no 0229 Locomotive     31 238
Southern LSWR no 273-A Locomotive Strawberry Hill London 31 238
Southern Adams '395' class no 083 Locomotive     31 239
BR Drummond '700' class no 697 at Queen's road Battersea Locomotive Battersea London 31 239
  On the street where you live       31 240
  Road nameplates; Great Western Avenue, Bridgend Miscellaneous Bridgend Cardiff 31 240
  Road nameplates; Halt Road, Rhigos Miscellaneous Rhigos Welsh Valleys 31 240
  Road nameplates; Railway View Tredegar Miscellaneous Tredegar Welsh Valleys 31 240
  Road nameplates; Incline Road, Port Talbot Miscellaneous Port Talbot Port Talbot 31 241
  Road nameplates; Sidings Terrace, Neath Miscellaneous Neath Neath 31 241
  Road nameplates; Upper Viaduct Terrace, Crumlin Miscellaneous Crumlin Welsh Valleys 31 241
  A good run for your money       31 242
Vintage A female WWI club train attendant People     31 242
LMS Postcard of the Blackpool Club Train Rolling Stock     31 242
Vintage Interior of the LYR Blackpool club carriage in 1905 Rolling Stock     31 243
BR The rather more modest [and much cheaper!] NER club carriage Rolling Stock     31 243
Vintage LNWR club saloons no's 234/5 Rolling Stock Wolverton Milton Keynes 31 244
Vintage The interior of saloon 234 Rolling Stock     31 244
Vintage The NER club carriage that ran on the Leeds to Scarborough route Rolling Stock     31 245
Vintage The smoking section of the LYR Blackpool carriage Rolling Stock     31 245
LNE The interior of the LNER club carriage that ran on the Hull to Scarborough / Bridlington router Rolling Stock     31 246
Vintage The interior of the NER club carriage that ran on the Leeds to Scarborough route Rolling Stock     31 246
  Curious aspects of passenger behaviour       31 247
BR Ambergate station Railway Premises Ambergate Derby 31 247
Vintage Snaresbrook station in GER days Railway Premises Snaresbrook London 31 247
  George Hudson the 'Railway King' People     31 248
BR NBR J37 no 64598 calls at the derelict Johnshaven station Locomotive Johnshaven Aberdeen 31 248
  Soldiers of the Black watch showing their knees. Scandalous! People     31 249
Vintage A group at Marsden LNWR in 1908 People Marsden Huddersfield 31 250
Vintage An early view of Crewe station interior Railway Premises Crewe Crewe 31 250
  Victorian cartoon of a fare dodger Miscellaneous     31 251
Vintage An early view of Middleton Junction station Railway Premises Middleton Manchester 31 252
BR Enginemen striding to get a ride 'on the cushions' at Doncaster People Doncaster Doncaster 31 256
 
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