Considering this is 2018 its amazing to have loco hauled services like this working on our network. But then the comfort is far superior to a Class 153. 37419 waits to leave at atmospheric Lowestoft with the 2J91 19.55 Lowestoft-Norwich. 37425 waits on the rear of this working. Hand held camera technique, 1/2 sec @ F3.2 ISO 400
With its unique blue starting to fade and look more like faded BR blue, D182 (46045) waits at East Grinstead to run around the 10.30 service from Sheffield Park during the Bluebell Railway 2018 Diesel Gala.
Network Rail is in the process of undertaking ground works close to the famous Engine house at Scorrier and this has fortunately opened a new shot/old shot. In stunning spring sunshine 43005 heads west with a Par-Penzance shuttle on 21.4.18
Tunnels and tunnel mouths make interesting subjects for railway photography and long telephoto lens often enhance the composition when recording these fascinating structures. 313059 disappears into Hadley Wood North tunnel with the 12.58 Moorgate-welwyn Garden City.
Railway photography is often enhanced by looking through a structure, not only does it create an interesting narrative, it also improves the composition. 180112 is about to enter Hadley Wood South tunnel with the 1H04 13.48 London Kings Cross-Hull
90036 races through Hadley Wood with the 1B86 14.08 London Kings Cross-Newark Virgin Trains service. The challenge on this warm afternoon at Hadley Wood was to only shoot with one Camera and a 300 F4 Canon Lens.
A fascinating Greater Anglia ECS move is currently the 5L54 16.59 Bounds Green T&R.S.M.D-London Liverpool Street. Here 90014 heads past Hornsey depot, in the background is one of the endless construction sites that can now be seen around the London Railway network.