A welcome feature of the Pingdingshan coal railway was steam hauled passenger trains. Here SY1687 is seen at Zhongxin station in November 2003.
A great backdrop to a beer garden in Kiev. This steam loco is preserved at the passenger loco shops near Kiev station.
I think that this is the first time that I am included in my own photo. Here are UP locos 4401, 593 and 4141 at Jenks shops.
The station transport is ready to collect passengers and luggage at Birmingham, Alabama. 176 and 116 arrive with the southbound Crescent, en route to New Orleans.
An afternoon train from Kiruna, Sweden, has just arrived at Narvik, Norway. Just 3 carriages have ample power with 2 Rc4 locos! Note the steam loco on the platform.
Sunset on the career of FL9 No 2029, seen at Croton Harmon shops in 1999. I don`t know if this loco re-entered service after this.
This young lady insisted on being photographed at Kurseong. She stands in front of loco 788 at the small loco shed. 788 is a 2 feet gauge 0-4-0ST, built in Glasgow, UK, in 1913.
This tiny locomotive was built by Neilson and Company in Glasgow in 1897. It worked at Beckton Gas works, in London, and is now preserved at Bressingham Hall, near Diss, in Norfolk.
Back in 1980, Driver Mather of Saltley depot prepares to take 31121 from Daw Mill colliery to Washwood Heath yard in Birmingham. The train is unfitted (brakes only on the loco and caboose). 31121 ... (more)
Hard to believe that these units are now 25 years old. Here, 165035 leaves Oxford for London Paddington in 1992. A sister "Turbo" unit is stabled in the sidings on the left.
HST power cars 43020 and 43021 are on a test run from Derby works. Seen at Saltley, Birmingham in 1980.
A DMU in a short-lived colour scheme is seen stabled at Birmingham New St station in 1982.
A busy scene at Bromford Bridge, Birmingham, in 1982. 25206 passes with a train of oil tanks. 20153 heads a coal train in the opposite direction
HST power car 43166 leads a westbound cross country service out of Newton Abbot in 1982. Still plenty of semaphore signals at this time, they lasted until 1987. 43166 is still working this same ro... (more)
Metre gauge loco No 2919 has obviously suffered some damage to it`s nose. It is seen here at Kalaura Junction with the 0730 Sylhet to Dhaka in 2008.