The Trains we did – Classic trains that we spent far too much time on!
87002 with the last G21 in Dec 06, this train was probably the last service train a good few of us spent far too much time on..
1E16 the 1710 Liverpool - Newcastle remembered. Part One the 70's with detailed logs of the many 40's, 45's, 46's and 47's that worked. Plus the odd 37 and 55!
The 1810 Swansea - Carmarthen remembered. Many Gowerton leaps behind umpteen South Wales "steamers" like 37190
1M59 and 1E86 remembered. Classic North Wales coast 40 hauled services. Proper trains!
1B09 remembered. The 1814 Euston - Northampton 1982-1990, phots, memories and detailed gen of the 130 plus locos that worked this "Cobbler"
The "Fife circle" including Cardenden and Cowdenbeath loco hauled. Gen and phots from 1979-2016
1F90 a SuO Euston - Liverpool relief from May 84 - Detailed memories, gen and phots of a relief train that got class 25,40,45,47,85 and 86 locally
The "Mule" in the 90's remembered, thanks to Jason Hall
1G06 1425 Manchester - Brum remembered featuring phots of 40001/40104/40126/40129/40135/40150/40192 and much 1983-1985 nostalgia
1B08/1F04 remembered - Thanks to Jason Hall for the memories of this 1991/2 Derby-Bedford overnight train. phots and comprehensive gen too
Angus loco hauled, Summer 90 - Memories, phots and gen on the 1712 Dundee- Montose and 1808 return
The "Lairg papers" remembered - Part One- A winter move with gen and phots
1B66 and all that, the "Cambridge Buffet Express" remembered, memories and much gen of this classic train
Commuter variety 1986-2013, classic power on the Bedford-London commute, memories and gen galore, thanks to Jason Hall
Phots and gen of Clansman moves incl 26009,47467,87009 and the Strome "rat", plus more Clansman detail
last G21 remembered, the last 87 hauled service train Dec 2006
The last NSE Euston - Northampton
and gen of the very last day May 1990
1A76 load 5 mk i's on the 1730 Brum-Euston remembered
The "milk empties" remembered, steaming rats, roaring beasts in the dead of the night, 2A23 the stuff of local legends
Cracking memories of 1V01 0140 Waterloo - Exeter/Yeovil, Thanks to Jason Hall
"1K09 "The Crewe" remembered, a rare "fish" working, phots , much gen and memories of a short lived classic WCML train
The Kirkcaldys remembered,
Detailed gen on the intense "teacup" action on the Kirkcaldys, also phots and a few speed logs from events yes 25 years ago.
2B01 the 0110 Glasgow - Oban overnight remembered,
Detailed gen, a 2B01 move and phot of this long lost overnight West Highland train
1S81 2050 Carlisle - Perth remembered,
Detailed gen, S81 memories, g - force acceleration and much more!
2B05/2A39 classic GSW trains remembered,
Detailed gen, the rarely featured Maybole move and more, ta to "GJ"
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