Wednesday, 6 December 2017

'Black 5' No. 45212 - 5 December 2017

A welcome visitor from the north, recently overhauled 'Black 5' No. 45212 heads this 'Cathedrals Express' trip from Alton to Bath.  45212 is seen approaching Aldershot for a brief stop.  45212 left the trip at Salisbury on the return but signal problems near Bath left the train running over 2 hours late.

 Some sound to listen to over on Soundcloud here.

Wednesday, 5 July 2017

Merchant Navy Class No. 35028 Clan Line - 5 July 2017

Making a wonderful sight at Winchfield, 35028 Clan Line heads 'The Bournemouth Belle' from London Waterloo.

Wednesday, 14 December 2016

'Black 5s' Nos. 44871 & 45407 5212 - 14 December 2016

Some late winter afternoon sun for 'Black 5s' Nos. 44871 & 45407 heading down grade at Micheldever with a 'Cathedrals Express' trip from Ashford International to Winchester.

Sunday, 23 October 2016

LMS Princess Class No. 6201 Princess Elizabeth - 22 October 2016

A diesel free trip for 6201 Princess Elizabeth made the late night trip to Reading worthwhile in this audio recording on Soundcloud.  Just click the link below:

6201 Reading 

LMS Princess Class No. 6201 Princess Elizabeth - 15 October 2016

A long journey behind a diesel for passengers on this 'The Spirit Of The Lakes' trip from Doncaster to Salisbury.  6201 Princess Elizabeth joined for the last part of the tour from Hanwell to Salisbury and is seen here at Worting Junction near Basingstoke on a fine day in Hampshire.

Thursday, 21 July 2016

LMS Royal Scot Class No. 46115 Scots Guardsman - 19 July 2016

Another visit to Winchfield on a hot and humid summer evening.  Given the conditions there was little to expect from 46115 but a 'Royal Scot' is an incredibly rare visitor to the south.  46115 is depicted during a brief stop and was returning to London from Weymouth:

Sunday, 10 July 2016

LMS Jubilee Class 6P No. 45699 'Galatea' - 9 July 2016

On a humid evening at Winchfield, 45699 hammers through the station with the returning 'End of Southern Steam' tour from Weymouth.