Other Regions - Rail Around Britain
Railway photographs from around the country
During my travels around the country I like to take-in the local railway scene if at all possible and whilst outside the
geographical boundaries of this website, I thought that readers of this site may find them of interest, as did I to visit, so
present them here. I will be adding more sites as time permits.
Isle of Wight Steam Railway
The Isle of Wight Steam Railway offers steam services on part of the ex-Southern Railway's once 54 miles of track closed during
Operating on part of what was the Midland Railway's Manchester Central to London St.Pancras line, the Peak Railway
operates in the heart of Derbyshire.
Isle of Wight Island Line
Take a trip along this unique mainline railway operating ex-London Underground stock utilising a third-rail
pickup through the Isle of Wight.
Midland Railway Center
Operating on part of the Midland's Pye Bridge - Ambergate line in Derbyshire closed in 1968, the Centre offers steam services
and a Midland Railway Museum.
National Railway Museum
A selection of images from the National Railway Museum in York including Stephenson's Rocket and the
Long Marston MOD
A glimpse at the ex-British Army Engineer Resources Unit base at Long Marston, now home to stock from the
Gloucestershire and Warwickshire Railway
Ambergate - Rowsley line
Highlights of the now single-track ex-Manchester, Buxton, Matlock and Midlands Junction Railway's Ambergate to Rowsley
line in Derbyshire.
National Tramway Museum
Built on the trackbed of the Midland Railway, the National Tramway Museum at Criche, Derbyshire provides a fascinating
time-capsule of the days of tram travel.
Bennerley Viaduct & Screening Plant
A look at the 500 yard ex-GNR trestle viaduct across the Erewash Valley near Ilkeston, Derbyshire and the
remains of the coal screening plant below.
Closed to passengers in 1930, the ex-Midland Railway Ripple Branch in Derbyshire has many interesting remnants of
its operational days.