Two Heritage Railways & Two Mainline Rail tours. That was the plan, to capture “Tornado” & “Flying Scotsman” pulling rail tours on the East Coast Main-line, with visits to Tanfield Railway & North York Moors Railway. 3/4 of the plan was executed, unfortunately Flying Scotsman failed and didn’t complete the … Read More
No. 60163 “Tornado” on her first rail tour of 2021 with The Pennie Explorer, running from Leicester to Carlisle. On the outward journey, headed north on the East Coast Main Line passing York, Durham and Darlington. Then following the route of Hadrian’s Wall as it criss-crosses the railway between Newcastle to … Read More
A daytime spent capturing No.78022 running on the Keighley Worth Valley, the line still running a single steam service while lockdown restrictions begin to ease. The main difference in today’s event, was the driving rain and wind. The spring weather is really out of sorts, with heavy rain all day.
“Cumbria” running through the countryside, on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales. The Embsay & Bolton Abbey Railway is 4 miles in length, running through unspoilt countryside. A very picturesque journey through the hills, with great views. A great line to shoot steams engines on, as they run Industrial style … Read More
Returning to Keighley & Worth Valley Railway for another weekend of photography with big moving steamy things, “Big Jim” & “Standard 2” providing the traction this weekend. “Big Jim” is a popular engine among photographers for its different and striking appearance, this is embellished by the Worth Valley surroundings. No. … Read More
Leaving another lockdown, with the restrictions lifting again and this means that some attractions begin to open. Luckily Keighley & Worth Valley is able to open with there rolling stock selection, steam & sun running in the valley again! No.43924 “4F” proving the traction for the opening weekend, perfect!
Lockdown 3.0 is coming to an end, with the restrictions beginning to lift and over half the population been vaccinated. The sun has been shining and spring is in the air, I took a little trip out locally to Haworth, Hebden Bridge and the KWVR. Haworth, Bronte Country Normally a … Read More
The Elf Express – Keighley & Worth Valley Railway “The Elf Express” ran over the festive seasons on the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway. This was in place of the normal festive service “The Santa Special”, COVID-19 had other ideas. November 2020 saw a nationwide lockdown occur, and this through … Read More