Electric train

Collection by Stephen McDonald


76012, 76016 and 76033 Rotherwood

Nothing to show that in six weeks time it will 'all be over' for this stabling point and the MSW electrified route. How very sad..........

027-11-Guide Bridge-13-7-67-E27005

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Virgin Trains Class 390 390026 - Stockport

Virgin Trains Class 390 390026 at Stockport on the 5th May 2006.

On board the new Eurostar, the sleekest under-sea train (pictures)

We go on board the new Eurostar -- the latest train running under the sea between England, France and beyond.

Hitachi moving rail business to Britain for HS2 bid

Its corporate headquarters will switch from Tokyo to London in what minsters hailed as 'an incredible vote of confidence' in the UK.

First Greater Anglia Aventra completed

UK: Bombardier Transportation rolled out the first of 111 Class 720 Aventra electric multiple-units ordered by leasing company Angel Trains for use by Abellio's Greater Anglia franchise at its Derby factory on September 13. The order comprises 89 five-car and 22 10-car 25 kV 50 Hz EMUs to ...

Heathrow Express, London

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NA Virgin Trains British Rail Class 390 at London, United Kingdom by Bob Pickering (BP)

High quality photograph of Virgin Trains British Rail Class 390 # NA at London, United Kingdom.

Teething troubles as IEP trainsets enter revenue service

UK: All did not go to plan when the first of the Hitachi Class 800 trainsets ordered under the Department for Transport's £5·7bn Intercity Express Programme entered passenger service with Great Western Railway on October 16. Industry guests gathered at Bristol Temple Meads station for the inaugural service, the ...

The LNER Electric Bo-Bo Class EM1 (BR Class 76) Locomotives

Describes the LNER Electric Bo-Bo Class EM1 (BR Class 76) Locomotives

So where will Greater Anglia’s old trains go?

When Abellio won the Greater Anglia rail franchise for the next nine years, the most eye-catching pledge was to replace every train, every carriage operated by the company by the end of 2020.

Inquiry into May timetable disruption launched

UK: On June 13 the Office of Rail & Road formally launched its independent inquiry into the 'recent and widespread' disruption which followed the introduction of the new timetable on May 20. The inquiry was announced by the Secretary of State for Transport on June 4, and is being ...

Trackside Classic: 1951 British Railways EM1 No 26020 – Forgotten Progress

When asked about early railway electrification in Britain, most will think of the Southern Railway’s commuter network fanning out from London. It seems that the first electrified mainline, the Woodhead […]


London Midland EMU 323211 on the 12.01 Walsall - Wolverhampton and 323222 on the 12.45 Wolverhampton - Walsall call at Coseley. 27th November 2009

323214 University

London midland class 323 number 323214