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Railways Collection

Background imageRailways Collection: Train driver Tommy Heywood in the cab of his British Rail express Class 85 electric

Train driver Tommy Heywood in the cab of his British Rail express Class 85 electric locomotive train, which ran on the newly electrified West Coast Main Line between Birmingham and Liverpool

Background imageRailways Collection: The facade of Liverpool Lime Street railway station seen from St Georges Plateau

The facade of Liverpool Lime Street railway station seen from St Georges Plateau. 14th May 1964

Background imageRailways Collection: A British Rail express Class 85 electric locomotive train

A British Rail express Class 85 electric locomotive train, which ran on the newly electrified West Coast Main Line between Birmingham and Liverpool. December 1964

Background imageRailways Collection: This five ton scale model of the Flying Scotsman, on 4th June 1976

This five ton scale model of the Flying Scotsman, on 4th June 1976, belonging to Bill Stewart will be put through its paces at Whorlton Lido, near Barnard Castle

Background imageRailways Collection: The allies have planned their own railroad system to take with them for the forthcoming

The allies have planned their own railroad system to take with them for the forthcoming second front. The construction of this rail system in England has been on of the greatest secrets of this war

Background imageRailways Collection: Hundreds of rail fans turned out to give the Consett-Newcastle rail service a farewell

Hundreds of rail fans turned out to give the Consett-Newcastle rail service a farewell on 17th March 1984. The Derwentside Rail Action Group decided to charter the last train

Background imageRailways Collection: Steam Train at Kidderminster Town Train Station, Worcestershire, England, Circa 1908

Steam Train at Kidderminster Town Train Station, Worcestershire, England, Circa 1908. Severn Valley Railway Line

Background imageRailways Collection: A steam train of the Severn Valley Railway rolls through the Shropshire countryside

A steam train of the Severn Valley Railway rolls through the Shropshire countryside between Bridgnorth and Hampton Loade, Shropshire, England, 22nd August 1973. Severn Valley Railway Line

Background imageRailways Collection: Locomotives from Southports Steamport are on the rails again this weekend

Locomotives from Southports Steamport are on the rails again this weekend. Riding on an ex-LMS Jinty is Robert Gordon (9). 2nd April 1983

Background imageRailways Collection: The men who built the new Ravenglass and Eskdale locomotive, the Northern Rock

The men who built the new Ravenglass and Eskdale locomotive, the Northern Rock. Left to right, Ian Smith, David Clay and Ian Page on 26th May 1976

Background imageRailways Collection: Railbar at Glasgow Central Station, Glasgow, Scotland, 14th June 1955

Railbar at Glasgow Central Station, Glasgow, Scotland, 14th June 1955

Background imageRailways Collection: A new diesel locomotive pulls the Talisman into Newcastle on 25th August 1958

A new diesel locomotive pulls the Talisman into Newcastle on 25th August 1958. It is one of the new diesels which will replace the steam locomotive on the Kings Cross - Edinburgh run

Background imageRailways Collection: One of the two diesel locos that serve Kirkby Industrial Estate, Merseyside

One of the two diesel locos that serve Kirkby Industrial Estate, Merseyside, Wednesday 7th September 1966

Background imageRailways Collection: Train driver Charles Dutton in the cab of the electric express locomotive train The

Train driver Charles Dutton in the cab of the electric express locomotive train The Manxman, driving at a steady 90 miles per hour. 9th January 1963

Background imageRailways Collection: Actor Wilfred Brambell on the train to South Molton, Devon with George Harrison

Actor Wilfred Brambell on the train to South Molton, Devon with George Harrison, Ringo Starr and Paul McCartney of the Beatles in their special train for the filming of " A Hard Days

Background imageRailways Collection: Ray Hopkins, aka Chico, Maesteg Rugby Union Player, and Twickenham hero

Ray Hopkins, aka Chico, Maesteg Rugby Union Player, and Twickenham hero, is lifted up by workmates at the NCB workshop at Maesteg, 2nd May 1970

Background imageRailways Collection: The inside of a crowded 2nd class carriage on a new Intercity 225 electric train on 7th

The inside of a crowded 2nd class carriage on a new Intercity 225 electric train on 7th August 1991

Background imageRailways Collection: Clearing snow off railway lines at Hartington, Derbyshire Peak District, England

Clearing snow off railway lines at Hartington, Derbyshire Peak District, England, during the harsh winter of 1947, using the recently developed Jet Engine

Background imageRailways Collection: Rolls Royce and Railway staff, carrying out trials with a jet engine to clear snow off

Rolls Royce and Railway staff, carrying out trials with a jet engine to clear snow off railway lines, Derbyshire Peak District, England, during the harsh winter of 1947

Background imageRailways Collection: Remains of Walnut Tree Viaduct, a railway viaduct located above the southern edge of

Remains of Walnut Tree Viaduct, a railway viaduct located above the southern edge of the village of Taffs Well, Cardiff, South Wales, Wednesday 17th February 1971. Our Picture Shows

Background imageRailways Collection: Walnut Tree Viaduct, a railway viaduct located above the southern edge of the village of

Walnut Tree Viaduct, a railway viaduct located above the southern edge of the village of Taffs Well, Cardiff, South Wales, Wednesday 16th March 1955

Background imageRailways Collection: A British Rail Class 83 express locomotive electric train

A British Rail Class 83 express locomotive electric train, built by English Electric at Vulcan Foundry, Newton-le-Willows for the newly electrified West Coast Main Line between Birmingham

Background imageRailways Collection: The famous Locomotive Number 1 of George Stephenson pictured hauling replicas of

The famous Locomotive Number 1 of George Stephenson pictured hauling replicas of the passenger coach and coal wagons which formed the original train at the opening of the railway 100 years previously

Background imageRailways Collection: The Foreman of Penyrheol railway station. Penyrheol is a suburban district of Swansea

The Foreman of Penyrheol railway station. Penyrheol is a suburban district of Swansea, West Glamorgan, Wales. 19th January 1955

Background imageRailways Collection: Park Lane railway goods station, Liverpool, November 1965

Park Lane railway goods station, Liverpool, November 1965. Park Lane was the worlds first goods terminus on the Liverpool and Manchester Railway serving the south end Liverpool Docks

Background imageRailways Collection: Workmen use gas heaters to free the points at Cardiff Station

Workmen use gas heaters to free the points at Cardiff Station, Cardiff Central railway station, South Wales Main Line in Cardiff, Wales, 20th February 1978

Background imageRailways Collection: The ham sandwiches without which no railway refreshment room had seemed complete were one

The ham sandwiches without which no railway refreshment room had seemed complete were one of the first casualties of rationing in World War Two

Background imageRailways Collection: New shopping complex being built on the Kingsway roundabout, Swansea. 4th October 1959

New shopping complex being built on the Kingsway roundabout, Swansea. 4th October 1959

Background imageRailways Collection: Thornaby Railway Station, Stockton on Tees, North Yorkshire, 21st July 1967

Thornaby Railway Station, Stockton on Tees, North Yorkshire, 21st July 1967

Background imageRailways Collection: Double Decker Bus completely burnt out, driver Ann Mossman

Double Decker Bus completely burnt out, driver Ann Mossman and all passengers escaped unhurt, Middlesbrough, 24th July 1980

Background imageRailways Collection: The Deltic Alycidon, D9009 (55 009), Class 55, purchased by the Deltic Preservation

The Deltic Alycidon, D9009 (55 009), Class 55, purchased by the Deltic Preservation Society, leaves ICI Wilton. Pictured at Nunthorpe on route to Grosmont, in the centre of two Class 37 engines

Background imageRailways Collection: Billingham Railway Station, North Yorkshire, 29th January 1972

Billingham Railway Station, North Yorkshire, 29th January 1972

Background imageRailways Collection: The new Yarm Railway Halt, which opens next month, nears completion on the Worsall Road

The new Yarm Railway Halt, which opens next month, nears completion on the Worsall Road, near Conyers School, 23rd January 1996. Yarm Railway Station

Background imageRailways Collection: Capel Celyn Halt, the last train on the Bala-Blaenau Ffestiniog railway line before

Capel Celyn Halt, the last train on the Bala-Blaenau Ffestiniog railway line before the valley was flooded. January 1960. British Railway Steam Locomotive 8727 Collett

Background imageRailways Collection: A railway guard leaped from his van seconds before it was hurled off the line by a steam

A railway guard leaped from his van seconds before it was hurled off the line by a steam locomotive pulling two empty passenger coaches on 30th July 1966 The locomotive

Background imageRailways Collection: More than 200 passengers had a narrow escape at Hexham Station on 1st July 1957

More than 200 passengers had a narrow escape at Hexham Station on 1st July 1957, when a coal train crashed into an empty diesel train. they were in the 11 a.m

Background imageRailways Collection: Martin Wilson of Wallsend serves free tea and coffee to first class passengers

Martin Wilson of Wallsend serves free tea and coffee to first class passengers on the East Coast Rail Line on 20th November 1995

Background imageRailways Collection: Felling Railway Station before the buildings were demolished on 3rd February 1971

Felling Railway Station before the buildings were demolished on 3rd February 1971

Background imageRailways Collection: The removal of the old Forest Hall Railway Station on 11th March 1964 View

The removal of the old Forest Hall Railway Station on 11th March 1964 View taken looking south showing the hill of debris that was once the southbound platforms ticket office and waiting rooms

Background imageRailways Collection: A general view of the deserted High Shields Railway Station which shows little indication

A general view of the deserted High Shields Railway Station which shows little indication that it is still in use on 3rd February 1971

Background imageRailways Collection: A general view of the disused Lintz Green Railway Station on the Newcastle to Consett

A general view of the disused Lintz Green Railway Station on the Newcastle to Consett line on 6th August 1953

Background imageRailways Collection: Children from St Peters Special School, Newcastle take a ride on a model steam

Children from St Peters Special School, Newcastle take a ride on a model steam locomotive at Haswell Lodge, County Durham on 7th September 1972

Background imageRailways Collection: Dalegarth Station - the end of the line - driver George Staniforth checks the locomotive

Dalegarth Station - the end of the line - driver George Staniforth checks the locomotive River Irt under the shadow of the snowclad lakeland crags on 29th March 1972

Background imageRailways Collection: Mr Joe Thompson (left) and Mr Tom Tate, owner of the miniature railway at Haswell Lodge

Mr Joe Thompson (left) and Mr Tom Tate, owner of the miniature railway at Haswell Lodge, Haswell, County Durham, with one of the engines on 15th August 1971

Background imageRailways Collection: The Silver Jubilee train at the official opening of Cumbra

The Silver Jubilee train at the official opening of Cumbras narrow gauge Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway on 29th May 1977

Background imageRailways Collection: Mr. J. G. Rennie, the assistant training officer, is served with a meal by trainee waiter

Mr. J. G. Rennie, the assistant training officer, is served with a meal by trainee waiter Alex Irving of Newcastle, on 24th November 1970, watched by J

Background imageRailways Collection: Brian Beacher of Whitley Bay and Graham Lamb (right) of Gosforth on 21st September 1985

Brian Beacher of Whitley Bay and Graham Lamb (right) of Gosforth on 21st September 1985. They are both going to work on the new British Rail Pullman

Background imageRailways Collection: Proud of their station, thats how the staff at Durham feel on August 13, 1979

Proud of their station, thats how the staff at Durham feel on August 13, 1979. They have just won a certificate of merit from British Rail for customer care



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