A Colas class 70 descends from Chipping Camden and heads towards Evesham with a diverted Westbury - Bescot engineers working. The train was diverted from its usual route as a result of a landslide at Harbury Cutting.
66707 near Lidlington hauling 6O10 Forders - East Grinstead spoil empties, running some 30 minutes early and narrowly avoiding the cloud that was just starting to build on what had been a sunny morning.
55022 Royal Scots Grey heads north at Silchester (between Basingstoke and Reading) with a return charter from Weymouth. As can be seen the sun was so nearly out - another 30 seconds would have made all the difference!
Room with a view - an unidentified class 185 leaves Manchester Oxford Road heading east. This was the view from my hotel bedroom whilst away on business!!
20301 heads through Crowle station whilst working the Grimsby - Malton leg of an RHTT circuit.
67002 awaits departure time at Chester, having just reversed with the Cardiff - Holyhead "WAG" service.
20301 approaches New Barnetby hauling a leaf spray working from Grimsby. Oct 2012
An HST crosses the River Severn at Worcester whilst working the 09.35 Paddington - Hereford service. Oct 2013.
73101 rounds the curve at Shalford and heads onto the North Downs line towards Redhill working a leaf clearance train. Nov 1992.
An unidentified class 465 crosses the viaduct at Eynsford with a service destined for Sevenoaks. Jan 14
97303 (37178) & 97304 (37217) at Shrewsbury after arrival with 1Z97 the 15.50 Aberystwyth - Euston return leg of the Cambrian Coast Explorer railtour. The 97's were removed here in favour of 37087 & 510. 16th July 2011.
31233 passes through Folkestone Warren working a Network Rail test train from Dover Priory in May 2009.
West Watford station has recently emerged from years being buried in trees and other vegetation that had been allowed to grow unchecked since the closure of the line to Croxley Green. Work has now started in preparation for the diversion of the Metropolitan Line to Watford Junction via this route.
Recently ex works 37178 trundles through Heaton heading towards Tyne Yard with an engineers train returning from a Sunday possession further north. As the loco was allocated to Eastfield at the time I would guess that it had been borrowed on its way back north from Doncaster works. 1983.
An unidentified freightliner class 66 with a very lightly loaded train heads away from Swindon just after sunset on a January evening.
37424 disguised as 37558 is seen east of Chippenham working the final leg of a Reading - Ealing Broadway inspection special. The train had run out via Oxford and Cardiff and was returning from Bristol Temple Meads when this picture was take. March 2017.
73964 and 73965 arrive at Crewe station with a Network Rail test train, originating from the nearby Crewe LNWR site. The working could not be identified from either RTT or Open Train Times. Feb 2017.
37405 at Great Yarmouth working the 15.55 service to Norwich along with 37716. The sun lasted another 30 seconds and there was some very heavy rain soon afterwards! 9th September 2017
37405 accelerates away from the speed restriction through Reedham station on Saturday 9th September whilst working the 11.20 Norwich - Great Yarmouth service.
Heavyweight 37 number 37716 awaits departure time at Great Yarmouth with the 15.55 service to Norwich via Reedham. Saturday 9th September 2017
37800 near Lidlington working 5Q58 the 04.40 Derby Litchurch Lane - Ramsgate EMUD service hauling another refurbished class 375 unit. Saturday 9th September 2017.
Class 33 number 33047 passes Hackhurst Farm near Gomshall whilst working a ballast train from Woking - Tonbridge West Yard. At the time (1993) this was one of two regular eastbound civil engineers workings across the North Downs route. Both ran most days and were usually loaded in contrast to the corresponding westbound workings which were often just a light engine.
Long before the current crop of Anglian loco hauled workings 37167 departs from Somerleyton with a Lowestoft - Norwich service. The soft evening light highlights the slightly odd two tone grey livery that the loco was carrying at the time.
37428 David Lloyd George heads west at Gants Mill, Bruton working a Cardiff - Weymouth service in 1989.
An unidentified class 31 passes through Hexham with a trip freight from Haltwhistle - Tyne Yard. 1982
A pair of class 156 units depart to the south from Preston with an empty stock working. Thursday 1st February 2018.
Railroading US style
37401 "Mary Queen of Scots" sprints away from a stop at Ravenglass working the 14.52 Barrow in Furness - Carlisle service.