Posts Tagged ‘London’

Stratford, London Railway Station, April 1992

Sunday, December 16th, 2012

A range of electric traction at Straford.
Video Rating: 4 / 5

South West Train ride from London to Portsmouth HD

Saturday, November 17th, 2012

Watch in High Definition! As part of my recent trip to Europe, we rode a South West Trains Service from London Waterloo Station to Portsmouth Harbour Station in the port city of Portsmouth. The trains are powered by 3rd rail and move rapidly across the countryside. The video includes departing London Waterloo Station, several announcements, the interior of the train, bits and pieces of the ride, and arrival into Portsmouth Harbour Station. Visit www.bnsffan.webs.com for more awesome railfanning stuff! Enjoy!
Video Rating: 5 / 5

Bad day at London Bridge

Tuesday, November 6th, 2012

Bad day at London Bridge
electric trains
Image by Elsie esq.
This train spent longer at platform 3 than it intended as someone had pulled the communication cord. Or what ever it is that these wonderful computerized trains have now!

London Underground . C72. Stock 5727 . Farringdon Station , London . 19th-November-2009

Monday, November 5th, 2012

London Underground . C72. Stock 5727 . Farringdon Station , London . 19th-November-2009
electric trains
Image by AndrewHA’s
C72-Stock continues to go round and round in Circles at Farringdon Station .

5757 leads such a train

19th-October-2009

87005 London Euston – Watford Junction Driver`s Eye View

Friday, October 5th, 2012

A cab ride in 87005 from Euston – Watford around 2000 during Euston remodelling
Video Rating: 4 / 5

GEC electric traction equipment for London Underground, advert – 1932

Sunday, August 19th, 2012

GEC electric traction equipment for London Underground, advert – 1932
electric trains
Image by mikeyashworth
GEC manufactured the bulk of the traction equipment for the "standard" tube stock built in the 1920s and ’30s – as seen here. The other undertakings shown are the London Midland & Scottish Railway, the Manchester, Altrincham & South Junction Railway, the Great Indian Penisular Railway and the Buenos Aires Central Terminal Railway.

Southern Steam in London – Brixton, Clapham and Wandsworth Road in the 50s

Saturday, June 30th, 2012

Five minutes and twenty seconds of pure Southern joy in South London in the 1950s. A) Brixton in the 1950s 1) A Maunsell 4-4-0 (either an E1, D1 or L1 class) rounding the curve at Loughborough Junction. 2) A Maunsell ‘N’ Class 2-6-0 and an ex-LBSC E2 Class 0-6-0T run light towards Herne Hill. 3) An electric train with a Maunsell 4-LAV unit at the front. 5) An ex-LMS Fowler designed 2-6-2T with a single parcels van, having entered Southern metals via the ex-Metropolitan Railway ‘widened lines’ at Snow Hill. 6) A Bulleid BoB ‘Battle of Britain’ Class pacific. 7) Another ‘N’ Class mogul on a train of green Maunsell coaching stock. B) Clapham in the 1950s; originally called “Clapham and North Stockwell” this station on the South London Line was renamed Clapham High Street in 1989. 1) A Bulleid 4-SUB of the later all-steel variety. 2) A Maunsell ‘Q’ class 0-6-0 on an empty stock train consisting of 8 Maunsell coaches and a Bulleid at the rear. 3) A Bulleid BoB ‘Battle of Britain’ Class 4-6-2 on a Ramsgate service which includes a brace of Pullman cars 4) One of Maunsell’s ‘W’ Class 2-6-4T heavy tank engines on one of the cross-London freight services for which they were designed. 5) 4-SUB units pass to reveal another Maunsell ‘W’ on a lengthy cross-London freight service. 6) BR Standard Class 7MT ‘Britannia’ Class 4-6-2 No.70004 ‘William Shakespeare’ on The Golden Arrow. 7) A Maunsell ‘N’ Class 2-6-0 on a train consisting of a 3-car ex-SECR ‘Birdcage’ set, three BR Mk1s and
Video Rating: 4 / 5

South London train on Viaduct

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012

South London train on Viaduct
electric trains
Image by rcarpe2
approaching Wandsworth Road

London Overground Trains, Gospel Oak 22/12/09 In The Snow

Monday, April 9th, 2012

Here we have some London Overground rail operations. At Gospel Oak there are 2 lines, 1 Electrified line which goes from Willesden – Stratford powered by Class 313s and 378s and the other, Diesel operated line ( Where most freight come down ) is operated by their small fleet of Class 150 DMU’s which are to be replaced by New Class 172s next year. This will feature in my DVD ‘ London Overground Trains ‘ Enjoy!
Video Rating: 4 / 5

South Eastern Trains . 376017 . London Bridge Station . 18th-March-2010

Monday, December 26th, 2011

South Eastern Trains . 376017 . London Bridge Station . 18th-March-2010
electric trains
Image by AndrewHA .
South Eastern Trains . 376017

London Bridge Station . Thursday 18th-March-2010

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