Highland breakfast

Highland breakfast

Smoked salmon and tea as the Caledonian Sleeper races toward London 

Euston

Euston

90048 and the Caledonian Sleeper at London Euston

Baggage transfer in a black cab

Baggage transfer in a black cab

₤9.20 well spent

KX march

KX march

Commuters at King's Cross

Magic

Magic

Reflections on a misty morning near Stoke Jn.

On guard

On guard

Virgin Trains 0730 London King's Cross to Edinburgh makes its station stop at Newark Northgate as a Skipton to London King's Cross HST speeds past

Newark Northgate

Newark Northgate

Virgin Trains 0730 London King's Cross to Edinburgh makes its station stop at Newark Northgate as a Skipton to London King's Cross HST speeds past

Out of the mist

Out of the mist

Grand Central 180101 emerges from the mist at Newark Northgate, London-bound with the 1A59 from Bradford Exchange to King's Cross

It's in the details

It's in the details

Station platform, Newark Northgate

Words of wisdom

Words of wisdom

Station platfrom Newark Northgate

Station clock

Station clock

Newark Northgate

Running fast

Running fast

Grand Central 180112 up to London with the 0645 Sunderland to King's Cross service

Barnetby blades

Barnetby blades

FG 185112 passing Barnetby East with the 1B75 1026 Cleethorpes to Manchester Airport

Semaphore capital of the world

Semaphore capital of the world

Westbound coal waits in the loop as FG 185112 departs Barnetby station with the 1B75 1026 Cleethorpes to Manchester Airport. I count 19 semaphores in this view looking toward Wrawby Junction signal box. They're all gone now following a re-signalling program completed during a shutdown between Christmas 2015 and New Years Day 2016.

Super Sprinter to Grimsby Town

Super Sprinter to Grimsby Town

2T21 (0957 Newark North Gate to Grimsby Town) making station stop. East Midlands 153374 Class 153 Super Sprinter (DMU)

Super Sprinter to Grimsby Town

Super Sprinter to Grimsby Town

East Midlands 153374 calls at Barnetby with the 2T21 0957 Newark North Gate to Grimsby Town service

Super Sprinter to Grimsby Town

Super Sprinter to Grimsby Town

2T21 (0957 Newark North Gate to Grimsby Town) making station stop. East Midlands 153374 Class 153 Super Sprinter (DMU)

Super Sprinter to Grimsby Town

Super Sprinter to Grimsby Town

East Midlands 153374 departing Barnetby with the 2T21 0957 Newark North Gate to Grimsby Town service

Outer distant detail

Outer distant detail

Barnetby

Outer distant

Outer distant

Barnetby

Westbound coal

Westbound coal

Semaphores and westbound coal

Drax coal

Drax coal

EWS 66230 with 624E 1045 Humber International Term to Drax Power Station coal loads

Endangered species: Drax coal and semaphores

Endangered species: Drax coal and semaphores

EWS 66230 with 624E 1045 Humber International Term to Drax Power Station coal loads

Dark future

Dark future

Barnetby semaphores

Back to Barnetby

Back to Barnetby

East Midlands 153374 returns with the 2T40 1128 Grimsby Town to Newark North Gate service

Exit

Exit

East Midlands 153374 departing with the 2T40 1128 Grimsby Town to Newark North Gate service

Meet me at Barnetby

Meet me at Barnetby

1B77 (1126 Cleethorpes to Manchester Airport) FG 185148 Class 185 Desiro UK (DMU) 629E 1152 Santon F.O.T. to Immingham B.S.C. Ore Tml ore empties EWS 66030 JT42CWR (Class 66/0)

Meet me at Barnetby (2)

Meet me at Barnetby (2)

1B77 (1126 Cleethorpes to Manchester Airport) FG 185148 Class 185 Desiro UK (DMU) 629E 1152 Santon F.O.T. to Immingham B.S.C. Ore Tml ore empties EWS 66030 JT42CWR (Class 66/0)

Meet me at Barnetby (3)

Meet me at Barnetby (3)

FG 185148 calls at Branetby with the 1B77 1126 Cleethorpes to Manchester Airport service as EWS 66030 rolls Santon ore empties back to Immingham

Ore empties at BE

Ore empties at BE

EWS 66030 passes Barnetby East with Santon ore empties returning to Immingham

Victoria Road

Victoria Road

Barnetby

Anticipation

Anticipation

Barnetby East signal box, built by the Great Central in 1914

Driver change

Driver change

Freightliner 66526 and the 691F 1145 Immingham Import Ter Fhh to West Burton Burton Ps coal loads stopping for driver change at Barnetby

 

Barnetby East

Barnetby East

Freightliner 66526 with the 691F 1145 Immingham Import Ter Fhh to West Burton Burton Ps coal loads

Coal and Class 185

Coal and Class 185

Freightline coal loads rumble past as FG 185112 pauses at Barnetby with the 1B75 1026 Cleethorpes to Manchester Airport service

Immingham ore

Immingham ore

EWS 66030 passes Barnetby East with the 628E 1138 Immingham B.S.C. Ore Tml to Santon F.O.T. ore loads

Biomass at Melton Ross

Biomass at Melton Ross

GBRf 66749 and the 6C28 1245 Immingham H.I.T. (Gbrf) to Eggborough P.S. biomass

Biomass at Melton Ross

Biomass at Melton Ross

GBRf 66749 and the 6C28 1245 Immingham H.I.T. (Gbrf) to Eggborough P.S. biomass

Barrow Road Crossing

Barrow Road Crossing

Barrow Road Crossing, New Holland

Ground disc

Ground disc

Barrow Road Crossing, New Holland

Ground disc

Ground disc

Ground disc detail, Barrow Road Crossing, New Holland

Barrow Road Crossing

Barrow Road Crossing

Barrow Road Crossing, New Holland

Barrow Road Crossing, New Holland

Barrow Road Crossing, New Holland

Barrow Road Crossing, New Holland

Barrow Road Crossing

Barrow Road Crossing

Barrow Road Crossing, New Holland

Barrow Road Crossing

Barrow Road Crossing

Barrow Road Crossing, New Holland

Train time Barrow Road Crossing

Train time Barrow Road Crossing

Closing the gates at Barrow Road Crossing, New Holland

Barrow Road Crossing

Barrow Road Crossing

Workers wait at the gates as Northern 153331 passes Barrow Road Crossing, New Holland with the 2F90 Barton-on-Humber to Cleethorpes service

Barrow Road Crossing

Barrow Road Crossing

Workers wait at the gates as Northern 153331 passes Barrow Road Crossing, New Holland with the 2F90 Barton-on-Humber to Cleethorpes service

Barrow Road Crossing

Barrow Road Crossing

Northern 153331 passes Barrow Road Crossing, New Holland with the 2F90 1352 Barton-on-Humber to Cleethorpes service

Barrow Road Crossing

Barrow Road Crossing

Barrow Road Crossing, New Holland

Barrow Road Crossing

Barrow Road Crossing

Barrow Road Crossing, New Holland

Barrow Road Crossing

Barrow Road Crossing

Barrow Road Crossing, New Holland

New Holland stop

New Holland stop

Northern 153331 calling at New Holland with the 2F90 Barton-on-Humber to Cleethorpes service

Dandelion

Dandelion

Brocklesby Road bridge, Brocklesby Junction

Brocklesby Junction

Brocklesby Junction

Brocklesby Junction signal box built 1914, Brocklesby station and private waiting room built in 1848 for the Earl of Yarborough

Chimneys

Chimneys

Brocklesby station

Humber empties

Humber empties

DBS 60054 passing Brocklesby Junction with 622E Kingsbury Oil Sidings to Humber Oil Refinery empty tanks

Humber empties

Humber empties

DBS 60054 passing Brocklesby Junction with 622E Kingsbury Oil Sidings to Humber Oil Refinery empty tanks

Kinsgsbury oil

Kinsgsbury oil

DBS 60019 "Port of Grimsby & Immingham" passing Brocklesby Junction with the 608H Humber Oil Refinery to Kingsbury Oil Sidings tanks

Barnetby East

Barnetby East

Barnetby East signal box

Doin' the Immingham ore shuttle

Doin' the Immingham ore shuttle

EWS 66030 back at Barnetby with 629H 1517 Santon F.O.T. to Immingham Ore Tml ore empties 

Doin' the Immingham ore shuttle

Doin' the Immingham ore shuttle

EWS 66030 at Barnetby East with 629H 1517 Santon F.O.T. to Immingham Ore Tml ore empties 

Tug and tanks

Tug and tanks

Colas 60047 passing Barnetby with the 680D 1216 Rectory Jn (Colwick Colas) to Lindsey Oil Refinery Colas empty tanks

Tug and tanks, semaphores and signal box

Tug and tanks, semaphores and signal box

Colas 60047 passing Barnetby East with the 680D 1216 Rectory Jn (Colwick Colas) to Lindsey Oil Refinery Colas empty tanks

Shadows

Shadows

EWS 66031 passing Barnetby observers with the 438C 1045 Drax Power Station to Immingham Biomass

Closely watched trains

Closely watched trains

Barnetby

Preston tanks

Preston tanks

Colas 60002 passing Barnetby East with the 674G 1230 Lindsey Oil Refinery to Preston Docks Lanfina oil loads

Super Sprinter and semaphores

Super Sprinter and semaphores

East Midlands 153357 Class 153 Super Sprinter passing Barnetby East with the 2T56 1545 Grimsby Town to Newark North Gate service

Super Sprinter

Super Sprinter

East Midlands 153357 Class 153 Super Sprinter calls at Barnetby with the 2T56 1545 Grimsby Town to Newark North Gate service while Freightliner 66604 and coal empties wait in the loop

Immingham ore

Immingham ore

EWS 66077 with the 624H 1504 Immingham B.S.C. Ore Tml to Santon F.O.T. ore loads

Semaphore

Semaphore

Barnetby

Semaphore and signal box

Semaphore and signal box

Barnetby

Simplicity

Simplicity

Signalling and switch cables from East Barnetby signal box

Outer distant

Outer distant

Westward outer distant

Outer distant

Outer distant

Westward outer distant, Barnetby

Last glimpse of Wrawby Junction

Last glimpse of Wrawby Junction

Wrawby Junction signal box, Barnetby

Doncaster departure

Doncaster departure

Grand Central 180105 departs Doncaster with the 1D81 London King's Cross to Bradford Interchange service

Double time at Doncaster

Double time at Doncaster

Northern 158792 arriving Platform 3 at Doncaster with the 1J31 Bridlington to Sheffield as Virgin HST departs with the 1D21 London King's Cross to Leeds

Out with the old

Out with the old

East Coast liveried Mk IV DVT 82210 leads the 1A43 Leeds to London King's Cross service into Doncaster

In with the new

In with the new

Virgin Trains liveried Mk IV DVT 82217 leads the 1Y44 (1625 Newcastle to London King's Cross service into Doncaster

Old standard

Old standard

Northern 153303 arriving Doncaster with the 2R42 Scunthorpe to Sheffield service

Up to KX

Up to KX

Hull Trains 180109 arriving with 1A96 Hull to London King's Cross service

Last light

Last light

Pantograph, Northern 322485 at Doncaster

 Friend at Hand, 2 to 4 Herbrand Street, inside, it's Canada v France World Cup Rugby

Friend at Hand, 2 to 4 Herbrand Street, inside, it's Canada v France World Cup Rugby

Herbrand Street

Herbrand Street

Shades of Ziggy Stardust