A4 Locomotive No. 4498 'Sir Nigel Gresley' and Class 87 Electric Locomotive No. 87034 'William Shakespeare' at Carlisle Station | Art UK
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BR Class 85 85031, Tamworth Low Level
This could almost be a 1970s view, with a train of early Mark 2 coaches still in BR corporate livery, and a plain blue Class 85 at the head. The photograph was actually taken on 21st. August 1989. Despite their decline in numbers and the arrival of new Class 90s, 85s could still be seen on a reasonable amount of passenger work at this time.
BR Metro Vick electric loco (originally gas-turbine) E2001, near Westcott, May 1970
Came across this unique sight quite by chance. A party of us were coming back from a bus rally in Stratford-on-Avon, when we saw a very strange looking train in the distance, stood on an embankment in the middle of nowhere. The few rail enthusiasts in the group managed to persuade their fellow bus fans to stop and investigate further and this is what we found. The locomotive is the unique machine built as a Gas Turbine by Metropolitan Vickers - ordered by the Great Western Railway, but not…
The morning Up Liverpool Pullman passes through Stafford behind Class AL6 25kV ac Bo-Bo E3106. 14th June 1968 Panned for a sharp pantograph! A high resolution scan of a Kodachrome II transparency and now given a five year refresh.
Blue Train - Cuneo
Title - Blue Trains for service. Location - Helensburgh, Dunbartonshire, Scotland. Artist - Terence Tenison Cuneo (1907-1996). Description - The new 'Blue Trains' started work on Glasgow suburban services in 1960, replacing old tired steam trains. They were a breath of fresh air at the time, with wide windows and curved front windows to look out past the driver. One is shown here alongside the River Clyde near Helensburgh, and is shown with a smokey dirty steam locomotive to the left, and a…
86241 . Liverpool Street Station . 27th-July-1985 .
86241 stands at Platform 9 in London's Liverpool Street Station , on Saturday 27th-July-1985 . At the head of the 1730 departure to Norwich , which it will work as far as Ipswich , with a Class 47 Diesel taking over from there . Note the ''pile'' of Mail-Bags overflowing from the BRUTE trolley on the Platform . Two sights you do not see now !