Ex-LMS Stanier Class 5 4-6-0 44971 at Preston waiting to depart with the 11.30 Glasgow - Manchester express. The loco had taken over from D1952 at Preston. 30th June 1967 Now featured on the cover of the April 2015 Steam World magazine. A higher resolution re-scan of a Kodachrome II transparency.
Britain’s trains: Let’s undo the Beeching legacy
Last week, the British government lowered the price of petrol, and put £100 million towards fixing potholes on the roads. Falling back on car culture is a tried and tested way of boosting the econo…
Millers Dale Bridge
Built in 1863 by the Midland Railway on its extension of the Manchester, Buxton, Matlock and Midlands Junction Railway from Rowsley. Inset photo of bridge in action circ. 1950s