Bachmann 31-999 LMS 10000 Co-Co Diesel Electric Locomotive BR Black Early Emblem OO
Bachmann Branchline OO gauge model 31-999 of LMS 10000, the first mainline diesel locomotive to enter service in Britain in British Railways black livery.
Young train spotter at station with the ghost train in background | Science Museum Group Collection
A photograph entitled 'Young train spotter at station with the ghost train in background', taken in April 1962 by an unknown photographer for the Daily Herald. The train in the photograph is the D0260 'Lion', built in 1962 by the Birmingham Railway Carriage and Wagon Company. 13 year old Michael Spooner had spotted the 'ghost train' on its trial run from Birmingham to Shrewsbury.
D0260 'Lion', a prototype Type 4 mainline diesel locomotive built in 1962 by the Birmingham Railway Carriage and Wagon Company, in association with Sulzer and Associated Electrical Industries, at their Smethwick works in Birmingham to demonstrate their wares to British Railways. The locomotive’s number was derived from its works number, DEL260.
Prototypes and One Offs | Deltic-Y-HaltonJunction-0657-CW051
'Deltic' near Halton Junction, with the up 'Merseyside Express', 6/57. ©www.railphotoprints.co.uk -the late R. A. Whitfield
ENGLISH ELECTRIC COMPANY LIMITED Born in the days when steam dominated the railway lines of Britain, the gas turbine locomotive, GT3, was a bold project which became another victim of BR's Modernization
10201, 10202 & 10203 | 10203-Y-Weaver Junction-0758-CW98
Bulleid designed 2000HP Diesel Electric 10203 near Weaver Junction with the up Royal Scot, 07/58. ©www.railphotoprints.co.uk -the late Roy Whitfield
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 […]
HS4000 at Derby.
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