All Alone Am I - Class 55
How times have changed since this stretch of line 'between the tunnels' out of Kings Cross used to be crammed with steam engines to-ing and fro-ing between the station and engine sheds which lay beyond the arched bridge in the distance. Empty stock and main line expresses and goods trains too, Holloway Bank never saw a minutes peace in the days of steam. In this view a lone Deltic heads for servicing at the purpose built diesel depot at Finsbury Park. Amazingly even the still quite busy…
Class 52 D1033 Western Trooper and D1070 Western Gauntlet at Swindon Works
13th August 1978. The NREA Swindon Works Tour. Surrounded by stores, D1033 Western Trooper, in the foreground, and D1070 Western Gauntlet both under tarps at the back of Swindon Works. D1033 Western Trooper in happier times - www.flickr.com/photos/24555083@N08/3003527350/ www.flickr.com/photos/24555083@N08/2860146392/ www.flickr.com/photos/24555083@N08/3032418612/
55019 Doncaster Works
'Royal Highland Fusilier' minus bogies in the works during her last year in service - on this day in the summer of 1981. See the comments below for details of the work being carried out on the loco. Be sure to visit www.napier-chronicles.co.uk for everything you need to know about and plenty of pictures of Deltics.
BR Sulzer AEI Type 2 Bo-Bo D5154 runs through Bolton Trinity Street station with a train of empty coaching stock. 14th June 1968 A higher resolution rescan of a Kodachrome II transparency.