Buckshaw Parkway: There may not be so many steam hauled railtours at the moment but this is the second light engine and support coach move this week! A3 pacific 60103 'Flying Scotsman' is seen approaching Buckshaw Parkway on 9 October 2020 on a move from Bury (ELR) to Carnforth (WCRC).
Niddrie South Junction: Grab shot from a Waverley - Newcraighall train crossing a bridge on the approach to Niddrie South Junction (100m to the left) on 9 August 2013. View is west, with the roof of the Premier Inn on Newcraighall Road visible top left. Below the bridge is the trackbed of the freight only line that ran from Niddrie West via Wanton Walls to reach the ECML at Monktonhall Junction (see image []). The bridge is no more, the cutting has been partially infilled and the fields behind the camera now form part of the Newcraighall Village housing development (see image []).
Filey Holiday Camp: Happy campers heading for the station concourse at Filey HC on a fine summer Saturday in August 1977. There they will join one of the Butlins Road Trains which will ferry them via a tunnel running below the A165 coast road to reach the camp itself. Photograph taken from the window of a Hull bound DMU recently arrived at platform 2. Standing alongside is the 0900 (SO) ex-Leeds, which arrived here at 1126 and will continue forward to Scarborough at 1212.
Newburn Junction: Northern Sprinter 156444 leaves Hartlepool in October 2019, heading south with the 13.24 departure to Whitby, which is a through working from Hexham. The land beyond the fence to left of the unit is the site of the former 51C Hartlepool shed which backed up to the road bridge just out of view to the left. A redundant overgrown track can be seen on this side of the unit. This line formerly ran almost to Seaton Carew station, being a goods line into the once extensive siding complex to the now demolished Hartlepool Steelworks.
Green Park [GNPBR]: Refurbished LUL 1973 stock on Piccadilly Line service to Heathrow Terminals 1, 2, 3 & 5 calling at Green Park, looking back east, on 22nd August 2020. This station opened with the Great Northern, Piccadilly & Brompton Railway (now part of the much extended Piccadilly Line) in 1906 as Dover Street and was rebuilt with new entrances on Piccadilly opposite Green Park in 1933 and renamed at the same time. In 1969, it became an interchange with the Victoria Line and with the Jubilee Line in 1979.
Prestwick Town: The 11.04 from Glasgow Central to Ayr calls at the virtually deserted Prestwick Town on 1st October 2020. No-one got off, one person and a baby got on. I took the car.
DLO Smalmstown: The loop at DLO Smalmstown, which has since been lifted. Viewed from the south with the Gretna-Longtown branch, from which it was served, behind the camera.
Sharpness Docks: This substantial swing bridge took dock railway lines over the canal at Sharpness Docks, but is now used by road traffic only. A short distance to the north of here a further swing bridge, part of the old Severn Bridge railway, crossed the Gloucester Canal but closed when the main bridge was destroyed by a barge in the 1950s and has since been demolished.
Brock: 66148 'Maritime Intermodal Seven' runs south past the Highways England depot at Brock, with a Carlisle New Yard to Basford Hall infrastructure train on 5th October 2020. The blue Maritime livery makes a change from the usual DB red scheme.