Imaging Centre :: 1100 at Exeter St Davids
D1100 calls at Exeter St Davids on 22nd May 1971. New from Crewe Works in August 66 and first allocated to York , D1100 became Class 47 No. 47298. Twice withdrawn and then reinstated, the first time in December 89 and then a longer period from Jan 99 to Nov 02. Finally withdrawn in April 07 and cut up by CF Booth at Rotherham during the following month. The loco was named 'Kestrel' from September 1989 to May 1990 and 'Pegasus' from July 1990 to January 1999. (Derek Jones)
Class 45 | 45103 Leicester 050487 BR034
Peak 45103 and Class 47 47553 double head out of Leicester with the 12.15 Derby - St Pancras service, 5/4/87. ©www.railphotoprints.co.uk - Brian Robbins
Western Campaigner and 70's spotters
D1010 Western Campaigner opens up westbound from Reading on the late afternoon of 28th August 1974, the spotters are 70's fashion with long hair, flares and much purple in evidence, sobering to think they are in their mid - late forties now.
'Peak' Type 4 (Class 45) Diesel Locomotive No. D18 At Leeds Holbeck MPD - 1971
'Peak' (class 45) diesel loco No. D18 shown here at Holbeck depot (55A) in Leeds (I think I photographed this in 1971) with another of the class, D52 'The Lancashire Fusilier' also in the shot. D18 eventually became No. 45121 and was withdrawn from service in November 1987 and scapped at Crewe works in 1993. Scanned from a 35mm negative.
45.107 St Pancras 14th Aug 76
45.107 as far as it will go at St Pancras.Little did l know what was in store for the Midland's terminus in London in the future.lnstead of greeting loved one's from the Midlands today they would be greeting loved one's from Europe,how times change, l would far prefer it as it was.Wouldn't you agree?
Class 52 D1030 Western Musketeer at Newton Abbot
12th April, 1975. Newton Abbot. As D1030 Western Musketeer opened up I rushed to capture a clag shot. Since we were both in motion the result was this slightly blurred image. Audio - www.youtube.com/watch?v=OFj7gjQ-xbI&feature=related