The Bath and Bristol

Whilst A4 4464 Bittern was hitting headlines yesterday on the mainline, Bulleid pacific 34067 Tangmere was hauling the “The Bath and Bristol and is captured in these pictures at Eastleigh station, where it paused for a moment.  I hope you enjoy the pictures of this mainline regular!

Speedy Streak – Bittern At 90

As you read this, for the first time in at least 45 years, all 6 remaining LNER A4 pacific’s are on the same depot, and fittingly, that is York, 50A, now the home of the National Railway Museum. 60007 ‘Sir Nigel Gresley’ arrived last Monday from its home base of Grosmont on the NYMR, joining…

Class 37/9 D6836

Following from last week’s blog post look at the Watercress Line’s class 50 50027 Lion, today we look at another heritage diesel at Ropley – class 37 /9 D6836.

Churnet Valley Railway’s Velocipede Rally

The weekend ahead is the Churnet Valley Railway’s Velocipede Rally, the world’s biggest and best Hand Powered Rail Rally. The 13th National Velocipede Rally will see at least 20 machines in action including Velocipedes, Track Bikes, Velorails, A Row Boat, Draisine, Walking Car, Belt Car and the Infamous “I Cycle”. On Saturday afternoon at Froghall, between the trains,…