Pinterest
'Spend a penny' in the toilets at British Rail stations...

'Spend a penny' in the toilets at British Rail stations...

steam train

Can anyone tell me more about this beautiful image? It is called "train silhouette" on Shutterstock. A cursory web search reveals that it is claimed to be the Orient Express and a Mexican railroad.

The last scheduled steam-hauled passenger trains on the British Railways’ network ran between Liverpool Exchange and Preston in July and into August 1968. By that time the motive power tended to be in a poor condition, as illustrated by this Class 5MT (Black 5) at Liverpool Exchange heading a Glasgow train during the last days of steam. The steam locomotive would have hauled the train only as far as Preston where a diesel would take over. Photo by Chris the Edge Hill signalman from his…

The last scheduled steam-hauled passenger trains on the British Railways’ network ran between Liverpool Exchange and Preston in July and into August

old belfast: great victoria street station (gnr) ...

Old Belfast: Great Victoria Street station. From here I took the train to boarding school in Dublin.

G.N.R.(Ireland) No.1....Drogheda

bus with Gardner engine, body built possibly at Dundalk

Steam Engine, Train Tracks, Auto Train, Trens, Belfast, Guitars, Colours, World

1892 - Queen's Quay Railway Station, Belfast, Co. Antrim - Architecture of Belfast, Lost Buildings of Ireland - Archiseek - Irish Architecture

Originally opened by the Belfast & County Down Railway in the station at Queen's Quay was rebuilt in extending the original building on both

1891 Railway Station Bundoran Co Donegal

1891 - Railway Station, Bundoran, Co. Donegal - Architecture of Donegal, Lost Buildings of Ireland - Archiseek - Irish Architecture

Derry to Belfast train arrives for the last time Febuary 1964 - Dungannon

Derry to Belfast train arrives for the last time Febuary 1964 - Dungannon

Steam train leaving Great Victoria Street station - 1975 Former GNR(I) S-Class 4.4.0 No. 171 Slieve Gullion hauls the Railway Preservation Society of Ireland Ardee railtour out of Great Victoria Street station. This was the last steam train to depart from the old GNR(I) terminus.

Former GNR(I) S-Class No. 171 "Slieve Gullion" hauls the Railway Preservation Society of Ireland "Ardee" railtour out of Great Victoria Street station. This was the last steam train to depart from the old.

Railway Preservation Society Of Ireland. Mr Dave Gallagher who was an engine driver for 26 years on the Canadian Pacific Railway, takes a picture of the Lough Ern steam engine when he visited the Railway Preservation Society Of Ireland third annual Open Day at Whitehead. Mr Gallagher left Donegal in 1925 to go work in Canada. 3/7/1971

In the year that the Belfast to Bangor train line celebrated its centenary, another era involving this popular stretch of track came to a close.

Dungannon Railway Station after it closed - Dungannon

Dungannon Railway Station after it closed - Dungannon

GREAT VICTORIA STREET, RAILWAY STATION ON LEFT. THE BUILDING ON THE RIGHT PRECEDED THE EUROPA HOTEL, BELFAST.

GREAT VICTORIA STREET, RAILWAY STATION ON LEFT. THE BUILDING ON THE RIGHT PRECEDED THE EUROPA HOTEL, BELFAST.

Newcastle Railway Station | cuckoo in the nest? GNR No. 39 prepares to leave Newcastle. GNR ...

Newcastle Railway Station | cuckoo in the nest? GNR No. 39 prepares to leave Newcastle. GNR ...

Downpatrick and County Down Railway is Northern Ireland’s only full-size heritage railway, letting you step back into time to the world of Northern Irish transport. We run vintage steam and diesel trains between St. Patrick’s town, and Inch Abbey – a fantastic 12 th Century ruined monastery made famous by Game of Thrones – on two miles of our own railway track that we’ve painstakingly relaid by hand. Starting your journey at Downpatrick...

Downpatrick and County Down Railway is Northern Ireland’s only full-size heritage railway, letting you step back into time to the world of Northern Irish transport. We run vintage steam and diesel trains between St. Patrick’s town, and Inch Abbey – a fantastic 12 th Century ruined monastery made famous by Game of Thrones – on two miles of our own railway track that we’ve painstakingly relaid by hand. Starting your journey at Downpatrick...