The world of trains according to David Graham
- May 23, 2017:
- May 22, 2017:
- April 23, 2017:
- April 22, 2017:
- April 21, 2017:
Taiwan bullet train
- April 20, 2017:
- January 10, 2017:
Cajon Pass, CA
- January 9, 2017:
- January 6, 2017:
- January 5, 2017:
San Francisco, CA
- January 4, 2017:
San Francisco, CA
- August 11th, 2016:
Saint John, NB
- August 10th, 2016:
- August 8th, 2016:
- May 25th, 2016:
Today's random implausible lashup:
CN 2502-CN 2400-CP 9608-FGLK 1702-CP 5872-GTW 5937-CP 8642
Top photos from June 17th, 2009
June 17th, 2009
After a wonderful day and a half in Wellington and on the West Somerset Railway, we headed back to High Wycombe as only a trainspotter could -- via Birmingham and Water Orton station.
Tiverton Parkway, England
Tiverton Parkway is a rail station southwest of Taunton.
Passenger trains pass in both directions in the minutes we waited for our train to Birmingham's Water Orton station.
Bristol is a major west coast city near the border with Wales.
(map) Birmingham is the site of a large Freightliner intermodal facility south of Derby in central England.
An ultra rare 3-unit lashup of a Class 66 and two class 60s comes through Water Orton station as trainspotters from far away arrive to see it.
A short passenger train passes Water Orton station between freights.
An EWS intermodal meets a Freightliner ballast train at Water Orton station.
A Cross-Country passenger train heads up one side of the junction as a Freightliner intermodal yard transfer comes down the other.
An EWS concrete train comes through Water Orton followed shortly by a passenger train.
A Freightliner hopper train slowly passes through Birmingham Water Orton station.
A Fastline freight comes through Water Orton station.
A Freightliner intermodal heads through Water Orton station.
Another Freightliner intermodal passes Water Orton station.
A couple of passenger trains pass through between the endless supply of freight.
An EWS empty steel slab train passes through Water Orton station.
An EWS Class 60 leads a concrete train through Water Orton.
A Freightliner hopper train passes Birmingham Water Orton station.
More passenger trains stop in to visit Water Orton.
A Freightliner hopper train passes the platform at Water Orton.
A Fastline hopper train passes Water Orton.
A Cross-Country passenger train flies through Water Orton.
A Freightliner hopper train passes Water Orton station.
An EWS steel coil train comes through Water Orton station in the rain.
A short local passenger train passes Water Orton station.
An EWS loaded steel slab train passes Water Orton station.
A Network Rail TEST train passes Water Orton station.
Leamington Spa, England
(map) Leamington Spa is a small city south of Coventry.
Chiltern trains come and go at Leamington Spa.