Northwest Railway Photography

Railway Photography from around the North-West



Last additions
35018/98818 British India Line running without nameplates approaching Lostock Hall on a loaded test run from Carnforth to Carnforth via Helifield and Blackburn17 viewsAug 17, 2017
88004 and 68016 approach Leyland with a railtour from Bristol to Appleby18 viewsAug 13, 2017
46233 Duchess of Sutherland19 viewspassing through Leyland with the Cumbrian Mountain ExpressAug 13, 2017
46233 Duchess of Sutherland11 viewsapproaching LeylandAug 13, 2017
35018 British India Line 11 viewsTest run from Carnforth via BlackburnAug 13, 2017
142xxx on the Preston to Ormskirk branch63 viewsJun 15, 2017
90049 on 4M27 Coatbridge to Daventry passing Bee Lane58 viewsJun 15, 2017
88004 on 4S43 Daventry to Mossend passing Bee lane preston72 viewsJun 15, 2017
81 viewsJun 15, 2017

3,151 files in 32 albums with 0 comments viewed 414,003 times
New photos


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

5 files, last one added on Aug 17, 2017
Album viewed 2205 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 185 times



Freight services operated by Direct Rail Services

311 files, last one added on Jun 15, 2017, 40 linked files, 351 files total
Album viewed 1223 times

Mainline Passenger / ECS


Loco hauled Passenger services, service trains and railtours

232 files, last one added on Jun 10, 2017
Album viewed 999 times

Network Rail


Test trains operated by/ for Network Rail

93 files, last one added on Mar 29, 2017
Album viewed 743 times



freight services operated by Freightliner

177 files, last one added on Jun 15, 2017, 21 linked files, 198 files total
Album viewed 836 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 1712 times

Other operators


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

326 files, last one added on May 11, 2017
Album viewed 791 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 12026 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 497 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 335 times



0 files, 37 linked files, 37 files total
Album viewed 1022 times

Steam Locomotives


Steam locomotives including Light engine, passenger and on test.

358 files, last one added on May 27, 2017, 60 linked files, 418 files total
Album viewed 3660 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 3033 times

West Coast Rail Company


trains operated by WCRC

114 files, last one added on Jun 10, 2017, 79 linked files, 193 files total
Album viewed 819 times



33 files, last one added on May 17, 2011
Album viewed 210 times

Toton and Leeds Midland Road


33 files, last one added on May 17, 2011
Album viewed 349 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 428 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 294 times



Diesal Multiple Units

52 files, last one added on Jun 15, 2017, 4 linked files, 56 files total
Album viewed 387 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 261 times

Static Preservation and Misc


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

97 files, last one added on Aug 23, 2016, 2 linked files, 99 files total
Album viewed 370 times



York winter 2010

0 files, 42 linked files, 42 files total
Album viewed 446 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 112 times

Farington jn renewal


20 files, last one added on Nov 27, 2011
Album viewed 136 times

Model Railway


20 files, last one added on Jan 29, 2012
Album viewed 158 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 713 times

Bo'ness and Kineil Railway


46 files, last one added on Dec 29, 2013
Album viewed 2660 times

32 albums on 2 page(s) 1

Random files
WCRC ECS on Farington Curve257 views47786 with an ECS from Barnetby to Carnforth at Farington Curve
4729240 views2009 summer gala at the East Lancashire railway featuring 47843, 47292, 37418, D7629, D7076, 37901 and the western
Thumper Unit47 viewsTumper Unit at ELR's spring diesal gala 14th March 2009
nmt50 views
IMG 619680 viewsfirst Great Western 57603 leads reburbished stock from Kilmarnock to Laira through Preston

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