Images by David Bott

The Moorlands Express

The Moorlands Express

This is locomotive 34028 'Eddystone' between Bradnop and Ipstones, on the Caldon Low branch, taken on 24th Nov.2010. This was during a gala celebration for the reopening of the line by the Churnet Valley Railway.

Green Arrow

Green Arrow

This visit of Green Arrow to the Churnet Valley Railway on 23rd Feb.2008 was to be its last outing for the foreseeable future.

Gorey

Gorey

Castle of Mont Ogeuil as seen from Gorey, Jersey C.I. on 14th June 2016

Royal Scot

Royal Scot

Taken north of Bewdley, Severn Valley Railway, on 19th Sep. 2015

Radway Green 1966

Radway Green 1966

The 13.20 train from Derby to Crewe leaves Radway Green station on the day of its closure, 5th Nov.1966

Rule Britannia!

Rule Britannia!

'Britannia',fresh from a recent overhaul, passes Northwood Halt on the Severn Valley Railway, bound for Bridgnorth. Taken on 20th September 2015.

The Mixed Train

The Mixed Train

Loco E162 departs Amarante, northern Portugal, with the weekly mixed train from Arco de Baulhe to Livracao. This line has now sadly closed. Taken on 4th June 1982.

Steam In Silhouette

Steam In Silhouette

A West German 44 class loco with an early morning freight train from Trier to Koblenz heads through Bullay, in the Moselle Valley. Taken on 20th November 1971.

The Santa Special

The Santa Special

Loco 5164 heads out of Bewdley towards Kidderminster, Severn Valley Railway, on 10th December 2011.

Full steam ahead!

Full steam ahead!

Locos 'Earl of Berkeley' and 'City of Truro' depart Bewdley for Kidderminster, Severn Valley Railway, on 20th September 2008. The double-heading of these unique locos was an extremely rare event.

Kaaiman

Kaaiman's River Bridge

This bridge is on the line from George to Knysna, on South Africa's Indian Ocean coastline, a.k.a. 'The Garden Route'. Sadly, the line was closed by landslides a few years after this was taken on 23rd September 2000.

How grey was my valley

How grey was my valley

Taken at Bradnop, near Leek, en route from Froghall to Caldon Low on 30th December 2012

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