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Two steam locomotives heading north to Fort William for the 2019 season on an overcast April afternoon.
Beth Crawford [16/04/2019]
New CAF EMU 397003 out on a test run returning to Manchester from Carlisle on 11 April 2019 waiting at a signal on the up slow on the approach to Euxton Balshaw Lane station.
John McIntyre [11/04/2019]
The former Eurostar check-in area underneath the refurbished platforms 20 - 24 is being converted to an extensive shopping mall. Platforms 20 - 22 above it have been reopened with 23 and 24 expected to come in to service shortly.
Colin McDonald [03/04/2019]
Innovative engineering in action: examples of hollow steel sleepers in platforms 5 and 6 at Waverley in April 2019. These allow cables to be run unducted below the tracks and keep each bay clear so that the ballast is undisturbed.
Charlie Niven [01/04/2019]
317 672 to either Bishop^s Stortford or Hertford East passing the still under construction Meridian Water station, due to open in May 2019, on 29th March 2019. This line, commonly known as the Lea Valley Line, was opened by the Northern & Eastern Railway Company from Stratford to Broxbourne in 1840 with the Eastern Counties Railway providing the service and which Company was absorbed into the newly-formed Great Eastern Railway on its formation on 1st January 1862. The bay platform which will be used by the planned Stratford shuttle is on the left.
David Bosher [29/03/2019]
Brand new 717 006 just departed from Finsbury Park station in north London and heading north along the ECML, on the pleasantly sunny and mild afternoon of 28th March 2019.
David Bosher [28/03/2019]
A1 Pacific 60163 ^Tornado^ passing Arbroath with the ^Aberdonian^ on 14 March 2019.
Sandy Steele [14/03/2019]