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Last week I spent a couple of days chugging along the Grand Union Canal on a narrow boat, setting off from North Kilworth Marina in Leicestershire. Whilst looking at our route on the Ordnance Survey map I noticed a dismantled railway line immediately west of the marina and naturally (for me anyway) I did a … Continue reading “From the Archives – Welford and Kilworth Platform Shelter”
Nine years ago I visited the Great Central Railway – Nottingham (GCRN) at Ruddington and was intrigued by a couple of strange railway vehicles… Laboratory 1, RDB 975000Ruddington, Great Central Railway – Nottingham, 15 July 2012 RDB 975000 (Laboratory 1) was converted from a British Railways Mk.1 Restaurant Second Open (RSO) in 1970 by the … Continue reading “On This Day… A couple of oddities at Ruddington”
Spotted yesterday at Nottingham Station, having arrived with train 1D48, the 15.34 (SSuX) East Midlands Railway service from London St Pancras International… 43274Nottingham, 30 April 2021 and… 43102 The Journey ShrinkerNottingham, 30 April 2021 EMR’s High Speed Trains are due for withdrawal in the next couple of weeks so I couldn’t resist the opportunity to … Continue reading “Spotted Yesterday – 43274 and 43102”
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