Northwest Railway Photography

Railway Photography from around the North-West



Last additions
The Pennine Limited65 views45699 Galatea passes Bee Lane, south of Preston with The Pennine Limited railtour from Carnforth to SheffieldMar 03, 2018
55009 Leyland151 viewsTrans-Pennine Deltic Lament Railtour from York to Liverpool passing through Leyland. 68031 was on the rear.Dec 30, 2017
2017 Winter Diesal Gala177 viewsDec 30, 2017
2017 Winter Diesal Gala134 viewsDec 30, 2017
2017 Winter Diesal Gala151 viewsDec 30, 2017
2017 Winter Diesal Gala136 viewsDec 30, 2017
2017 Winter Diesal Gala127 viewsDec 30, 2017
2017 Winter Diesal Gala131 viewsDec 30, 2017
2017 Winter Diesal Gala131 viewsDec 30, 2017

3,284 files in 34 albums with 0 comments viewed 444,183 times
New photos


new photos that have not yet been moved to the relevant album

2 files, last one added on Mar 03, 2018
Album viewed 2292 times

Stenson and North Stafford Jn


photos taken at Stenson and North Stafford Jn 1-10-2013, featuring 20901, 20107, 20132 and 20142 with an Amersham to Derby Litchurch Lane underground stock move, 47749 on the Boston steel and 60010, 60040 and 60063 on oil trains

27 files, last one added on Oct 01, 2013
Album viewed 217 times



Freight services operated by Direct Rail Services

318 files, last one added on Oct 07, 2017, 39 linked files, 357 files total
Album viewed 1270 times

Mainline Passenger / ECS


Loco hauled Passenger services, service trains and railtours

235 files, last one added on Oct 15, 2017
Album viewed 1044 times

Network Rail


Test trains operated by/ for Network Rail

93 files, last one added on Mar 29, 2017
Album viewed 787 times



freight services operated by Freightliner

177 files, last one added on Jun 15, 2017, 21 linked files, 198 files total
Album viewed 878 times

Mainline Freight DBS


Freight Services operated by DeutshBahn Schenker

314 files, last one added on Mar 23, 2017, 74 linked files, 388 files total
Album viewed 1753 times

Other operators


services operated by toc's not covered in the other albums

330 files, last one added on Oct 07, 2017
Album viewed 835 times

Euxton Webcam


This webcam is situated on the West Coast mainline just north of Balshaw lane station. the stream can be viewed at

12 files, last one added on Dec 17, 2010, 55 linked files, 67 files total
Album viewed 12065 times

Britannia on the Royal train


Prince Charles renemed 70000 Britannia at Wakefield on the 24th January 2012. The Royal train is seen here at Preston awaiting departure

16 files, last one added on Jan 24, 2012
Album viewed 529 times



The photos of an atry farty nature will be featured in this gallery

10 files, last one added on Jan 11, 2015, 31 linked files, 41 files total
Album viewed 369 times



0 files, 37 linked files, 37 files total
Album viewed 1056 times

Steam Locomotives


Steam locomotives including Light engine, passenger and on test.

364 files, last one added on Dec 03, 2017, 60 linked files, 424 files total
Album viewed 3697 times

scans from the 1970s-90s


This gallery contains all the photos that were previously on my BR blue fotopic site, eventually I will categorise them all properly

262 files, last one added on Dec 09, 2012
Album viewed 3121 times

West Coast Rail Company


trains operated by WCRC

114 files, last one added on Jun 10, 2017, 81 linked files, 195 files total
Album viewed 850 times



33 files, last one added on May 17, 2011
Album viewed 242 times

Toton and Leeds Midland Road


33 files, last one added on May 17, 2011
Album viewed 381 times

East Lancashire Railway diesal


Running from Heywood to Rawtenstall, this scenic line is home to britains largest collection of preserved locomotives. This gallery contains photos from various diesal gala days.

227 files, last one added on Jul 25, 2015
Album viewed 464 times

East Lancashire Railway steam


A collection of photographs of steam locomotives on the East Lancashire Railway

66 files, last one added on Jul 25, 2015
Album viewed 325 times



Diesal Multiple Units

52 files, last one added on Jun 15, 2017, 4 linked files, 56 files total
Album viewed 421 times

Great Central Railway


The Great Central Railway is the only preserved double track line in Britain, running from Loughborough to Leicester.

44 files, last one added on Jun 05, 2011
Album viewed 292 times

Static Preservation and Misc


Heritage and static exhibits in museums, preserved sites and stuff that doesnt fit into any other category

98 files, last one added on Sep 30, 2017, 2 linked files, 100 files total
Album viewed 401 times



York winter 2010

0 files, 42 linked files, 42 files total
Album viewed 480 times

Tyne Valley Diverts


The final weekend of East Coast Diverts via the Tyne Valley to Carlisle from Newcastle, a selection of photos from Carlisle and Brampton

26 files, last one added on Oct 01, 2011
Album viewed 142 times

Farington jn renewal


20 files, last one added on Nov 27, 2011
Album viewed 162 times

Model Railway


20 files, last one added on Jan 29, 2012
Album viewed 186 times

Crewe Basford Hall and Gresty Bridge


Photos from the Freightliner yard and DRS depot at Crewe

39 files, last one added on Apr 06, 2014
Album viewed 763 times

Bo'ness and Kineil Railway


80 files, last one added on Dec 30, 2017
Album viewed 2777 times

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Random files
60024 Leyland295 viewsfresh out of storage, 60024 approaches Leyland with the 6E37 bitumin tank empties from Preston dock to Lindsey. The service was running via Arpley to collect the new bitumin tanks which replace those seen in this photo.
WCMLwebcam at Euxton411 viewsthis it the webcam that provides live streaming from the West Coast Mainline at Euxton Lancashire
55022 71 views55022 at ELR Winter Diesel gala 2010
IMG 552666 views
31190 Bamber Bridge171 views31190 on hire to DBS traverses the loop at Bamber Bridge on a run from Warrington Arpley to Hellifield. There is apparently a new freight flow going to be using the sidings shortly
57306 on hire to GBRF166 views57306 makes a rare appearence at Leyland on an engineers from Oubeck loop to Crewe Basford Hall. This loco was once a regular up here with Virgin trains, but this is the visit of a yellow 57 since being aquired by Network rail.

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