Identified Mystery Photographs

16003 -Cheadle station (Staffs)   16051 - Selby passing Olympia Mills
16076 - No 46437 on an LCGB rail tour of the North-West at Clifton Junction   16259 - No 76077 crossing at
Widnes Docks Junction
16270 - No 92058 under the wires on the Runcorn Docks Branch   16282 - Greenfield station
16285 - New Mills South station   16287 - Woodhall Spa, Woodhall Junction?  or Bardney, Lincs?
16288 - Halesworth station   16289 -  Great Yarmouth South Town station
16290 - Reedham swing bridge   16298 - LCGB tour called the Liverpool Docker at Canada Dock, Bootle
16301 - LCGB tour called the Liverpool Docker at Canada Dock, Bootle   16324 -  Rainhill
16330 - Honeybourne station   16334 -
16338 -   16343 - No 58086 against the stop blocks at Bath Green Park shed
17302 - Innocent Railway Tunnel, St Leonards , Edinburgh   17305 - Type 4 diesel no D1848 at Kensington Olympia station
17446 - a 'Warship' diesel at
Dainton summit
  17627 -  0-4-0ST Peckett
no 1378? and named B.A. Co
Ltd at Burntisland British Aluminium Works
17701 -  'Jinty' no 47445 at Crigglestone, near Horbury and Ossett, Calder Grove
near Wakefield
  11056 - A dmu at Dalmellington
13394 - The driver of Merchant Navy number 35016 'Elder Fyffes' awaits the tip for departure at Weymouth   15288 - Royal Scot number 46129 'The Scottish Horse' under a coal stage at Crewe North shed
85071 - Ex-LNER (GER) D16/3 class 4-4-0 number 62531 on a local passenger train near Stowmarket.   70312 - GWR broad gauge 'Hawthorn' class 2-4-0 named 'Melling' thought to be at Truro with the broad gauge shed in the background (closed by the GWR in May 1900)
85061 - An ex-LNER (GER) N7 class 0-6-2T on a local eastbound passenger train on the Down Slow lines entering Ilford station, beneath the York Road entrance footbridge. Ilford West Junction Box and a locomotive in number 5 bay platform are visible in this picture taken in 1948?   85060 - An ex-LNER (GER) J15 class 0-6-0 on a freight train proceeding through Stratford, on the former Down Slow lines, platform 10. The slightly raised section of canopy in background marks the concourse leading to platforms 11 to 13
83562 - Ex-LMSR class 5 4-6-0 number 44930 on an express passenger train north of Grange-over-Sands, perhaps Cart Lane or Kents Bank.   85028 - BR "Britannia" class 4-6-2 number 70001 "Lord Hurcomb" heading "The Day Continental" express passenger train near Seven Kings between Ilford and Goodmayes?
72244 - An ex-LNER B1 class 4-6-0 on an express passenger train passing Loch Leven signal box.   79433 - An ex-LNER A2/3 class 4-6-2 on a stopping passenger train at Kelty station
79432 - An ex-LNER (NBR) D30 class 4-4-0 on a stopping passenger train at Cowdenbeath Junction   2063 - 46240 "City of Coventry" at Camden shed
8823 - K1 2-6-0 no 62046 at York, alongside the sugar beet factory      
13308 - Southall shed   13339 - Reading shed
15587 - Normanton station with Jubilee 45562 'Alberta' on 28th October 1967 leaving for Wakefield, Halifax and Low Moor before returning to Normanton on a MRTS/SVRS preservation special   15594 - Preston station and Black Five 45055
15742 - Forfar station   15885 - Caldon Quarry at the end of the Leek Caldon and Waterhouses branch of the North Staffordshire Railway on 29 October 1966 with locomotive 2MT 2-6-2T 41204 which had earlier worked its RCTS brakevan railtour over the Cheadle branch
16007 - This is 60019 taking water at the west end of Hexham station under bridge no.79. (the A6079 road bridge).

 It is working the RCTS railtour, The Waverley on 12 November 1966, which ran York - (via ECML),  Newcastle - Hexham - Carlisle - Hawick - Edinburgh Waverley - (via ECML) York.

  16010 -
16021 - Rose Grove station with 73050 and 73069 and the MRTS/SVRS North West Tour on 27th April 1968   16029 - King Edward bridge, Newcastle with no 7029 'Clun Castle' hauling the Gainsborough Model Railway Society railtour on 9th September 1967
16050 - Broadfield station and 8F no 48652 on the leg between Bolton and Stockport of the MRTS/SVRS North West tour on 27th April 1968   16053 - Wigan North Western station
16054 - Aintree Sefton Arms L &Y looking towards Liverpool, with the Station Jctn Box immediately beyond the road overbridge.   16070 - Lowestoft Central station
16047 - Skelton Junction near Altrincham in south Manchester. Its an ICI hopper train from Tunstead near Buxton to Oakleigh near Northwich and is approaching Deansgate junction prior to joining the line for Manchester to Altrincham.   13392 - Exmouth Junction shed with no. 34027 'Taw Valley'
mc01 -   mc02 -
12521 - Staythorpe Crossing on the Newark to Nottingham line   16074 - Shap station, believed to be on November 6th 1965 with Jubilee no 45654 'Hood' on the LCGB Border Counties Railtour
12591 -   12584 -
12527 -      
hip09 - Ivatt number 46437 on a special at Bacup on 3rd December 1966, doubleheading with 42644   hip07 - Loads of responses to this being Carlisle Kingmoor, and most people thinking it was the railtour of 1.4.1967
hip03 - possibly approaching (or leaving) Leiston station   hip02 - Saxmundham Junction, passing the divisible staff, and looking towards Saxmundham from an Aldeburgh train
hip01 - possibly Saxmundham station looking towards Ipswich?   15441
15440 - Hurlford (Kilmarnock) with 67616 awaiting scrapping   15297 - 42917 at Ayr shed
9343 - 46522 at Carlisle Upperby in 1967 prior to going to Glasgow for scrapping   15294 - Barry shed
9360 - Tyne Dock wagon shops   13561 - the 'back of shed road' at Lydney shed
10627 - Kendal station looking towards Windermere   13166 - Severn Tunnel Junction station
13161 - the south portal of Kilsby tunnel   85022 - an Up train for King's Cross emerging from Welwyn South tunnel
5581 - the down home signal; outside Rannoch station   79479 - between New Barnet and Greenwood on the GN mainline
13160 - A huge number of you recognised this as Reading Southern   8805 - Stonehaven station
13199 - Mold Junction shed   13571 - Although early thoughts were on Radyr shed, this was eventually identified as Aberbeeg shed - similar but detailed differences led to that conclusion
13588 - Ferndale shed   13191 - Another big postbag on this picture, all of which said it was Wareham station
13342 - Now positively identified by many as Redhill   13509 - Wigan Wallgate
13311 - South-bound train in the Down platform at Midsummer Norton   13562 - Aberdare
13550 - Perth, engines awaiting scrapping, including pannier tank 1646   13547 - Thornton depot.  The building behind is part of Rothes colliery
13542 - Motherwell   13540 - Perhaps the easiest of them all judging from the responses. 'Sun Chariot' about to leave from Perth station
12518 - Syston North Junction signal box   85099 - Beningbrough (and I have seen this spelt three different ways!), north of York
85096 - Edinburgh St Margarets   83526 - Blair Atholl with a train heading south
79414 - This is now definitely confirmed as Dunfermline shed   218 - Now confirmed as Neasden shed
8895 - London Victoria, eastern side   11061 - Falkirk Grahamston, with the train heading in the Edinburgh direction
11046 - Landore, Swansea   12386 - Patricroft shed
12393 - Carlisle Kingmoor shed, north end   12467 - Glasgow Buchanan Street
12535 - Dunford Bridge   12983 - Bath Spa with a down train entering at the eastern end of the station
13155 -Hafodyrynys colliery, just east of Crumlin   13318 - Templecombe with an up train at the eastern end of the station
13319 -Templecombe with an up train at the western end of the station.  The pannier tank is probably station pilot   13329 - Reading shed
13333 - Southall shed   13363 - Ashchurch station with the train facing Cheltenham. The Evesham line went off  to the right.
68130 -Whitley Bay station looking towards Monkseaton   70369 -Obviously a lot of Cambrian enthusiasts out there judging from the mail bag! This is Barmouth
70393 - Slough   83525 - Tebay with a down train entering the station
83527 - Sandy.  The train is on the former LNWR Oxford - Cambridge line   83534 - Binegar station, with a light engine, possibly a banker returning from Masbury
83577 - Bedford Midland station   7252 - Bournemouth shed
12034 - Stourbridge   10675 - St Denys, looking towards Adelaide Road crossing
10671 - passing Fareham East signal box on the way to Southampton   10670 - approaching Netley station
10208 - Wakefield Kirkgate East heading towards Calder Bridge   79472 - Middleton Towers in Norfolk
79476 - Mouldsworth with the train going towards Manchester   79477 - approaching Audley End on the Bartlow branch
72261 - Patchway   76601 - Cambridge shed
76677 - Obviously a lot of you visited Dundee Tay Bridge and were able to identify this station   5662 - the line between Southampton Central and Millbrook
6382 - Oxley shed on the occasion of an SLS visit on 19th July 1964   7763 - Norwood Junction shed
9394 - Two opinions here - either Lostock Hall or Crewe South, and a later view that discounts both these in favour of Lower Darwen.  Another later view of it being Lostock Hall   8820 - York- the building behind is the old NE shed, now the National Railway Museum
10237 - Bury Knowsley Street   6452 - Thought to be West Cannock colliery
10674 - Southampton Tunnel, train has just rounded Northam Curve heading for Southampton Central
 
  10664 - Fareham station, number 34089 waiting to go on train
10658 - St. Denys station, looking in the up direction with a Waterloo-Bournemouth train   9789 - On the West London line heading for Kensington Olympia, going  under the Hammersmith & City line
9782 - Passing Chelsea Basin yard approaching Battersea bridge, possibly with the Kenny Belle   7276 - Birkenhead Central with stock shed  the right
4085 - Llandudno Junction with an SLS special   12039 - Swindon works
10667 - Bitterne station looking towards St Denys   10659 - Southampton terminus
963 - 'Glen Douglas' at Newburgh station in Fife   5973 - Feltham
5980 - Lancaster station   6193
6541 - Backney bridge on the Hereford, Ross and Gloucester line   9769 - Battersea yard looking at former LBSC loco depot, and the line from Victoria to Brixton with the power station behind
8577 - The up side of Worting Junction, south of Basingstoke   7818 - Haverfordwest
7888 - Millbrook, west of Southampton   7249 - Eastleigh
7812 - Lydney Town signal box   9707 - Worting Junction
9395 - Lostock Hall   9397 - Lostock Hall shed
7979 - Basingstoke   6650 - between Coulsdon Junction and Earlswood on the LBSCR Brighton line
7286 - Hooton station   5578 - Jersey Marine Junction South signal box, closed in 1973 as part of the Port Talbot re-signalling scheme
5977 - Hawkshead Bridge, near Brookmans Park between Hatfield and Potters Bar   3954 - Swanage line, between what is now Harmans Cross and Corfe Castle, at Afflington Bridge
5568 - Wootton Bassett   10205 - Lots of response to this one! - Larpool viaduct on the former Whitby to Scarborough line
4072 - Bromford Bridge   6192 - Dunblane
7225 - Between Penhelig and Aberdyfi on the Cambrian line   8725 - Lancaster Caton Road power station. The bridge behind is the Lune aqueduct
Photo 7098 - Push-pull working from Yeovil Town
to Yeovil Junction with the line from Yeovil Town to Pen Mill behind- a very big response!

 
  Photo 5972 - Petts Wood Junction, travelling from Victoria to Dover
Photo 068 - Wantage Road station, and the engine is on the track that ran at the foot of the road embankment rising to take the road over the 
line.
 
  Photo 9781. Latchmere Junction. The train has come from the Kensington 
direction and is taking the first fork, right-handed up to Clapham  Junction.
Photo 9767 - this is a Kenny Belle service upon arrival at Clapham Junction platform 17. The loco has uncoupled and is about to run round its train.   Photo 10202 - Middlesbrough station, looking west. Jubilee 45562 'Alberta' on the RCTS North East No.3 Railtour on 6th May 1967
Photo 5574 - St Austell, east end      
Photo 1006 - Standard goods number 673 at Bentley Heath in 1913   Photo 079 - Number 6 at Shepherdswell on one of the engine shed roads
Photo 8806 - Aberdeen looking south from the joint station   Photo 020 - New Cross Gate  
Photo 9363 - West Hartlepool shed yard, with diesel refuelling tanks, water tower and water softening plant.   Photo 8766 - Basingstoke with a Waterloo-Southampton Docks train passing through
Photo 1460 - Newsham
(Northumberland)
  Photo 2577 - One or two recognised this as being Newburn Junction
and West Hartlepool shed
Photo 3585 - Judging from the response, it was fairly easy! The station is Withington (Glos) on the occasion of the last train
over the MSWJR on 10.9.1961
  Photo 1203 - Weymouth
Photo 4438 - had a huge response to this one. Filming on the Bedford to Hitchin branch for the film 'Those Magnificent Men in their Flying Machines'. Between Cardington and Warden tunnel.   Photo 4083 - Halesowen
Photo 35158 - Yarmouth Beach
mpd
  Photo 1436 - Forfar
Photo 29873 - Guildford   Photo 35179 - Yarmouth Beach mpd
Photo 774 - Barry mpd
c 1927-8
  Photo 225 - Barry mpd
Photo 612 - Churchill Crossing
between Kingham East signal box
and Sarsden Halt on the
Kings Sutton to Kingham line
  Photo 987 - Cardiff Cathays
Photo 1044 - Cleobury Town   Photo 9961 - Swindon
Photo 7280 - Glasgow,
Eastfield shed
  Holwell number 30
at Irchester Ironstone quarries
(Hawthorn Leslie 3780/32)
Photo 6869
Thought to be Brighton
    Photo G5
Identified by lots of people
as St Boswells
 
Photo 11579
More than one identification
as Basseleg
    Photo/11931
Thought to be Taunton
 
Photo 1483 -Was thought to be Oxford, but this has now been disputed by others. Has been suggested that the signal is the Up Home coming off the Berks and Hants with the engine in the branch engine shed   Photo 15109
One in preservation
at Haworth
 
Colour at Weymouth   Photo 625
Baldwin loco at Ardsley shed
Photo 3086
Near Ryhader Halt
  Photo 4219
Norwood Junction shed
Photo 4818
Gloucestershire Railway Society special at Cirencester Watermoor on 9th May 1953
  Photo 975
Forres station with 'Jones Goods' 103
Photo 015
A special train for Lord Kitchener and it has been suggested that this is approaching Raynes Park
  Photo 34987 - Gorton shed in front of the coaling stage and the loco works in the background