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Trackside Classic: 1961 British Rail Class 55 ‘Deltic’ Diesel Locomotive – A Distinctive Roar of Confidence on Britain’s Rails Electric Locomotive, Diesel Locomotive, Steam Locomotive, E Electric, Electric Train, Best Wagons, Uk Rail, Holland, Steam Turbine

Trackside Classic: 1961 British Rail Class 55 ‘Deltic’ Diesel Locomotive – A Distinctive Roar of Confidence on Britain’s Rails

CC has already heard the story of Mallard, the world’s fastest steam locomotive and pride of the London and North Eastern Railway. But by 1960, Mallard and her sisters were […]

68470 Class at Waverley On the east side of the country it became f… Newcastle, Liverpool, Diesel, Buses And Trains, Steam Railway, Abandoned Train, Train Art, British Rail, Great Western

68470 Waverley

On the east side of the country it became fashionable in BR days to employ attractive station pilot steam locomotives at some main line stations. Thus, at Newcastle, York and London’s Liverpool St., the tank engine pilots were painted in pregrouping livery embellished with the old railway crest as well as the BR emblem and maintained in immaculate condition. It was good for the public image that such locomotives constantly in the eye of travellers should look well cared for and efficient at…

In the early effort was expended to determine the viability of using Gas Turbines as a means of producing motive force in a locomotive. Electric Locomotive, Diesel Locomotive, Steam Locomotive, Lego Trains, Old Trains, Holland, Gas Turbine, Steam Railway, Abandoned Train

Strange Locomotives - British Rail GT3

In the early 1950’s effort was expended to determine the viability of using Gas Turbines as a means of producing motive force in a locomotive. GT3, which sta...

Trackside Classic: 1961 British Rail Class 55 ‘Deltic’ Diesel Locomotive – A Distinctive Roar of Confidence on Britain’s Rails Electric Locomotive, Diesel Locomotive, Steam Locomotive, Milwaukee Road, Train Pictures, Electric Train, British Rail, Rolling Stock, Train Journey

Trackside Classic: 1961 British Rail Class 55 ‘Deltic’ Diesel Locomotive – A Distinctive Roar of Confidence on Britain’s Rails

CC has already heard the story of Mallard, the world’s fastest steam locomotive and pride of the London and North Eastern Railway. But by 1960, Mallard and her sisters were […]

Rail Album - LMS Steam Locos - William Stanier's Streamlined Princess Coronation Class Pacific Locomotives and the 'Coronation ScotTrain - Photographs, Diagrams and Words - Part 1 Pennsylvania Railroad, British Rail, Mode Of Transport, Steam Engine, Steam Locomotive, Train Tracks, Carpets, 1930s, Planes

LMS Steam Locos - Streamlined Princess Coronation Class Pacifics - Part 1

Rail Album - LMS Steam Locos - William Stanier's Streamlined Princess Coronation Class Pacific Locomotives and the 'Coronation ScotTrain - Photographs, Diagrams and Words - Part 1

The footbridge at Birminghan New Street station at the turn of the century, in around 1900 Birmingham News, Birmingham City Centre, Birmingham England, Old Train Station, Old Street, West Midlands, City Buildings, Old Town, Old Photos

Lost in time: The long-gone trains and stations of Birmingham's Age of Steam

The footbridge at Birminghan New Street station at the turn of the 20th century, in around 1900

David Heys steam diesel photo collection - 52 - RAIL CAMERAMAN ER MORTEN British Rail, Diesel Locomotive, Cottages, Trains, 1960s, Electric, David, World, Collection

David Heys steam diesel photo collection - 52 - RAIL CAMERAMAN ER MORTEN

David Heys steam diesel photo collection - 52 - RAIL CAMERAMAN ER MORTEN

Interior view of Snow Hill railway station in Birmingham showing the booking hall concourse in April the year the rebuilt station was completed Birmingham City Centre, Steam Pictures, The Second City, Birmingham England, Great Western, Hill Station, West Midlands, Poster Size Prints

Lost in time: The long-gone trains and stations of Birmingham's Age of Steam

Interior view of Snow Hill railway station in Birmingham showing the booking hall concourse in April 1912, the year the rebuilt station was completed

The Blue Pullman was very unique in its appearance, but was so slow - .even by standards of the day - that many questioned its credentials as a high-speed train. Live Steam Locomotive, Electric Locomotive, Diesel Locomotive, E Electric, Electric Train, Station To Station, Train Of Thought, Abandoned Train, British Rail

Half a century ago

It hadn't occurred to us just what a milestone year 1960 was for the railway industry. We'd both read separate articles on the railways over...

Holidaymakers on the platform at Snow Hill station in Birmingham awaiting the arrival of the Cornishman, a British Railways express passenger train to Penzance, Cornwall, on April 1954 Birmingham England, Birmingham Alabama, Birmingham City Centre, Steam Railway, Train Pictures, British Rail, Hill Station, Continents, 1

Lost in time: The long-gone trains and stations of Birmingham's Age of Steam

Holidaymakers on the platform at Snow Hill station in Birmingham awaiting the arrival of the Cornishman, a British Railways express passenger train to Penzance, Cornwall, on April 17, 1954

A worker at Snow Hill Railway station in Birmingham on June with his refreshments trolley, introduced by the Western region of British Railways Birmingham News, Birmingham City Centre, Birmingham England, Old Train Station, Train Stations, Holland, Steam Railway, British Rail, Hill Station

Lost in time: The long-gone trains and stations of Birmingham's Age of Steam

A worker at Snow Hill Railway station in Birmingham on June 3, 1963, with his refreshments trolley, introduced by the Western region of British Railways

These archive photographs show Birmingham's business district looking stunning through the decades. The rare images show how Colmore Row and Snow Hill station - formerly Livery Street station, looked to the businessmen and women of the Snow Pictures, Train Pictures, Birmingham Cathedral, Restaurant Plan, Steam Railway, Rare Images, Hill Station, Local History, Picture Show

Lost in time: The long-gone trains and stations of Birmingham's Age of Steam

Exterior view of Snow Hill railway station in Birmingham in 1967 when mainline services were stopped after the electrified New Street-Euston route opened. The last train ran from Snow Hill in March 1968 and it closed completely in 1972. The Colmore Row façade was knocked down in 1969 and the rest of the station was demolished in 1977.

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