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Richard Bywater Oct 16
Barrow Hill 14/3/90. West Highland Large Logo liveried British Rail Class 37 diesel loco 37408 'Loch Rannoch' heads a rake of Dogfish Ballast hoppers. Rather mundane working for a 37/4!
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Beach Road Oct 20
Bus. Cars. Train. Yesterday. When the wheels of industry turned. When men were men. When Britain was Great. When life was fun.
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Beach Road Oct 20
It's a dirty old world. Always has been. Always will be. But if you can rise above the filth, you will see beauty.
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Richard Bywater Oct 16
LoadHaul Orange & Black colours on Class 56 diesel loco 56110 'Croft' as it works Bogie Potash covered hoppers at Teesport 26/8/96.
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Richard Bywater Oct 16
Manchester Victoria 6/12/86. British Rail Split Headcode Box Class 37 diesel loco 37018 in need of a clean! BR Blue under the dirt.... Would soon be rebuilt as 37517.
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Richard Bywater Oct 16
Manchester Guide Bridge 5/3/83. British Rail Blue liveried class 47 diesel loco 47366 runs through light engine. Interesting mix of vehicles in the BR car park!
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Richard Bywater Oct 18
British Rail Class 50 diesel loco 50020 'Revenge' passes the signal box at London Waterloo station 21/8/82. Classic Large Logo Blue Hoover!
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Richard Bywater Oct 20
Branch Line Society Railtour at Northenden Junction 23/3/91. British Rail Class 47 diesel loco 47845 'County of Kent' in pristine InterCity Swallow livery hauls matching Mark 1 Coaches
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Beach Road 22h
Sprinting towards the finish line. All those years ago. When the sun still shone. When the countryside was green and pleasant. When our days were filled with golden thoughts.
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Richard Bywater Oct 20
British Rail Class 87 electric loco 87015 'Howard of Effingham' in InterCity Swallow livery adds a splash of colour to a very dull & grey London Euston station 28/11/94
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Richard Bywater 15h
Wigan North Western 30/8/93. British Rail Class 47 diesel loco 47815 hauls a long rake of Mark 3 coaches with a DVT tucked in behind the loco. InterCity style!
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Richard Bywater Oct 20
Refurbished British Rail Class 37 diesel loco 37699 in original Railfreight Grey livery works a rake of empty Vacuum Braked MDV 21 Ton mineral wagons past a Class 08 shunting a Ferry Van at Cardiff Pengam 22/6/89
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Richard Bywater Oct 16
Llandudno Junction 23/3/95. British Rail Class 31 diesel loco 31538 with ETH isolated and renumbered as a 31/5 looks very down at heel in rusty BR Blue livery. Now preserved at
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Richard Bywater 15h
Speedlink Air Braked freight service near March 8/5/83. British Rail Class 37 diesel loco 37084 hauls a mix of HEA coal hoppers, Distillers Grain Polybulks, CO2 tanks and OBA opens. When Wagonload was cool!
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Richard Bywater 15h
Basingstoke Station 18/8/82. Large Logo Blue British Rail Class 50 diesel loco 50045 'Achillies' makes a fine sight on a rake of Blue/Grey coaches.
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Richard Bywater 15h
Debranded Railfreight Triple grey colours on British Rail Class 58 diesel loco 58024 at Toton depot 25/2/95. The bone looking a little tired, it ended up in Spain and was scrapped there 2019.
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Richard Bywater Oct 20
British Rail Class 50 diesel loco 50036 'Victorious' runs through Cardiff Central station light engine 7/4/89. Classic large logo Hoover! Yellow paint on the cab front peeling badly.
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Richard Bywater 15h
Northenden Junction 27/5/89. Railfreight Red Stripe pair of British Rail Class 37 diesels 37677 & 37688 on ICI bogie limestone hoppers. Nice clag!
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Richard Bywater 15h
North Wales Main Line passenger working leaves Abergele station 5/8/95. Railfreight Triple Grey class 37 diesel loco 37402 'Bont y Bermo' & five Regional Railway coaches - much better than a unit!
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Richard Bywater 15h
Looking a bit rough, British Rail Class 37 diesel loco 37415 in Mainline livery stands on the buffers at Warrington Arpley sidings 20/6/95
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