I attended the gala on Saturday 21st May as a volunteer and Sunday 22nd May 2016 as a passenger. On Sunday, I did the usual photography and filming. The locomotives that were in use were: GWR Modified Hall No. 6990 Witherslack Hall Ivatt Class 2 No. 46521 LMS Class 5 No. 45305 LMS 8F No. […]Read more "Great Central Railway Railways at Work Gala"
Today, I visited the Great Central Railway, although I didn’t look at the cars at Quorn & Woodhouse Station (if you like classic cars, that is probably the event for you!). I had the day off from my duties on the railway-if I hadn’t, I would have gone on Sunday 15th May. The locomotives in […]Read more "Great Central Railway Saturday 14th May 2016 Classic & Vintage Vehicle Fest"
I visited the NRM and got the following photographs and some video footage. Unfortunately, the camcorder broke, so I was only able to record the Station Hall, but the Great Hall is well represented in the photographs. Here is the video:Read more "National Railway Museum 15th April 2016"
I attended the GCR’s Winter Steam Gala on Saturday 30th January 2016 as a volunteer at Leicester North Station and on Sunday 31st January 2016 as a passenger. The gala involved eight locomotives. These were: SR U Class No. 31806 SR Battle of Britain No. 34053 ‘Sir Keith Park’ GWR Modified Hall No. 6990 ‘Witherslack […]Read more "Great Central Railway Winter Steam Gala"
Due to time constraints with my university studies, this blog is going to be used more for me to post the photographs I take of railways. To begin with are the photographs I took on Sunday 22nd November 2015 at the Great Central Railway’s Last Hurrah of the Season mini steam gala. This gala featured 6 […]Read more "Great Central Railway: Last Hurrah of the Season 2015"
In the last few weeks, the main news about the UK railways has been about the privatisation of the East Coast Main Line. I personally do not agree with privatisation of the railways. I think the Government now pays more in subsidies to the railways than it did when there was British Railways and British […]Read more "East Coast Main Line"
To begin with, I would like to apologise for not writing a blog post last week due to university commitments. Despite this, there has not been much UK railway news in the past two weeks. Therefore, I am commenting on the prototype Intercity Express Programme train which has been unveiled in Japan. The train is being […]Read more "Intercity Express Programme"