Carlisle: The crew of the 'Last 37s' tour from Carlisle to Carnforth and return on 11th January 2019, seen on arrival back in Carlisle. Over £6,000 was raised for the Cumbrian Mountain Rescue and Cancer Research charities. Not bad for a tour organised in ten days.
Carlisle: Drivers at Carlisle at the start of the return 'Last 37' trip to Carnforth on 11th January 2019. Recently refurbished 37409 was on the front outbound with 37425 on the rear.
Knightswood North Junction: A 314 seen dropping down from Westerton to approach Knightswood Tunnel in 1994.
Dalton: An immaculately turned out 37409 'Lord Hinton' heads the outward leg of the Carlisle to Carnforth special to mark the end of Class 37 services on the Cumbrian Coast on 11 January 2019. Seen passing Dalton and with 37425 on the rear,the trip was organised by Northern with the proceeds going to charity.
Interiors: MV Saturn about to ram Gourock pier, one of a series of panels on Class 320s by the artist Jimmy Cosgrove. Curiously this commission does not appear on his online CV though they are surely his most-seen works.
Ayr: 156430, seen at Ayr station before leaving for Stranraer on 25th July 2017.
Stow: 158734 on the 1209 service from Edinburgh to Galashiels about to depart from Stow on 5th January 2019.
Cambus o^ May: The original 1905 suspension bridge being cut up ready for replacement. At the time I just happened to be taking a walk along the old Deeside Line when I managed to get a few shots of the dismantling. Thirty years later the replacement bridge was itself badly damaged by the River Dee in spate.
Prestonpans: View to the east between the Up Passenger Loop right and the line into Cockenzie Power Station yard curving off to the left during track renewal investigations in 1998. [Ref query 10 January 2019]]
St Lucia: Looking up through the roof bars of a gondola on the St Lucia Aerial Tram as it climbs the hill through the rainforest, generally around mid tree height. Above, another car is returning to the base station but doing so above the forest canopy. Each gondola carries up to eight passengers plus a guide.
Hayles Abbey Halt: Immaculate BR Green liveried D6948, passing south through the new Hayles Abbey Halt, during the GWR 'Christmas Cracker' gala on 30th December 2018.
Northallerton Town: The Leeds Northern Railway's Northallerton Town station was closed in 1856, a mere 4 years after opening. The building is seen here looking south west across the High Street in the summer of 2012, some 156 years after closure, being used as a showroom by 'Court Homemakers'. The direct line linking Northallerton and Tees-side still runs past the rear of the old building [see image 39796].
Port Glasgow: 380 109 to Glasgow Central arriving at Port Glasgow station on 25th July 2017
Bothlin Viaduct: This is the south side of the Bothlin Viaduct viewed from the trackbed of the former Monkland and Kirkintilloch Railway in 1987. The trackbed is now, 2019, the A806.