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BR Standard Class 4MT 2-6-4 Tank No. 80135 at Woodham Brothers Scrapyard 1966Views 416410 | Comments 0 | Likes 0 | Dislikes 0
BR/GWR Collett 4-6-0 Class 6000 King No. 6024 at Woodham Brothers Scrapyard 1965Views 10196 | Comments 0 | Likes 5 | Dislikes 0
LMS/BR Fowler 2-6-2T No. 40061 at Oldham Glodwick Road Station 1949Views 9736 | Comments 0 | Likes 27 | Dislikes 1
LNER/BR Class A2/3 No. 60524 at York Station 1962Views 9527 | Comments 0 | Likes 22 | Dislikes 0
SR/BR Class WC/BB No. 34090 at Ashford Works Open Day 1951Views 9484 | Comments 0 | Likes 12 | Dislikes 0
Trainspotters in the Cab of LNER/BR Class J6 64212 Basford and Bulwell Station 1950Views 9421 | Comments 0 | Likes 20 | Dislikes 0
BR/LNER A4 Class 60023 & BR/LMS Coronation 46255 at Carlisle Station 1963Views 9111 | Comments 0 | Likes 3 | Dislikes 0
BR/LMS Stanier Coronation Class No. 46225 at Carlisle Kingmoor Shed 1964Views 8991 | Comments 0 | Likes 1 | Dislikes 0
StPancras Station 1954Views 8612 | Comments 1 | Likes 19 | Dislikes 0
BR/LMS Fowler Class 4F 0-6-0 No. 43985 at Sheffield Midland Station 1961Views 8285 | Comments 0 | Likes 2 | Dislikes 0
Trainspotters on the Castle Keep Overlooking Newcastle Station 1950Views 8211 | Comments 3 | Likes 30 | Dislikes 0
Stephen Town said on the 01/04/2017:
A bevy of properly dressed schoolboys. Brilliant photo
Simon Bradley said on the 04/07/2015:
Definitely the Royal Grammar School. There was correspondence about the photo in the old boys' magazine about five years ago, and some individuals were even identifies.
Stephen Tyley said on the 03/02/2015:
The boys are probably on a school trip, judging from their smart uniforms. The light grey blazers most likely the royal blue of the Newcastle Royal Grammar School. The Castle Keep stands like a medieval signal box above the diamond crossing at the east end of Central Station and still offers an excellent viewpoint for trainspotters, while safely segregating them from the hazards (?!) of platform ends. Many ticket inspectors were notoriously reluctant to allow young trainspotters inside the barriers, even with platform tickets.
SR/BR Merchant Navy Class No. 35010 at Waterloo Station 1952Views 7801 | Comments 0 | Likes 13 | Dislikes 2
Trainspotters at Bath Spa Station 1963Views 7790 | Comments 0 | Likes 10 | Dislikes 0
Trainspotters at Kings Cross Station 1958Views 7036 | Comments 0 | Likes 10 | Dislikes 0
BR/LNER Class B1 No. 61318 at Leicester London Road Station 1950Views 6995 | Comments 0 | Likes 16 | Dislikes 0
BR/GWR Collett 4-6-0 Class 6000 King 6022 Wolverhampton Low Level Station 1961Views 6820 | Comments 0 | Likes 2 | Dislikes 0
GWR/BR Class Castle No. 7026 at Oxford Station1963Views 6819 | Comments 0 | Likes 11 | Dislikes 0
BR/LMS Stanier Princess Class No. 46200 at Carlisle Upperby Shed 1963Views 6756 | Comments 0 | Likes 5 | Dislikes 0
LNER/BR Class No. O4/3 63783 at Derby Works 1963Views 6443 | Comments -1 | Likes 4 | Dislikes 0
LNER/BR Class C16 No. 67492 at Macmerry 1958Views 6390 | Comments 0 | Likes 3 | Dislikes 1
BR Clayton Diesel Class 17 No. D8588 at Thornaby Shed 1964Views 6279 | Comments 0 | Likes 2 | Dislikes 0
Paddington Station 1957Views 6013 | Comments 0 | Likes 9 | Dislikes 0
LNER/BR Class A2/2 No. 60503 at Kings Cross Station 1958Views 5971 | Comments 1 | Likes 10 | Dislikes 0
Jeremy H Hook said on the 21/08/2016:
That loco is ex-LNER not LMS. Thompson rebuild of Gresley class P2 n. 2003.
LMS/BR Class Black Five 4-6-0 No. 44751 at Manchester Victoria/Exchange 1960Views 5940 | Comments 0 | Likes 14 | Dislikes 0
BRCW Co/Sulzer/AEl Type 4 No. D0260 at Wolverhampton Low Level Station 1962Views 5876 | Comments 1 | Likes 4 | Dislikes 0
Jeremy H Hook said on the 22/08/2016:
Judging by the angle of his head, he's actually looking at a different loco not visible in the photo (it's somewhere to the left) on one of the other tracks.
LNER/BR Class A4 No. Unknown at Grantham Station 1953Views 5723 | Comments 0 | Likes 10 | Dislikes 0
Wellingborough Shed 1963Views 5668 | Comments 3 | Likes 18 | Dislikes 0
Alan Short said on the 07/04/2016:
I am the trainspotter on the bicycle with school blazer. A few of us used to gather at this location almost every day.
pete hobbs said on the 02/01/2016:
the pictures bring back memories as I used to to work there
Marti said on the 26/05/2013:
Great photographs of years gone by. I was never a train-spotter, but looking through these photos makes me wish I was!
However, I've noticed that most of these boys were wearing long trousers, including many younger ones. The above photo is an example: Although the lad on the bike may be 12 or 13, the other two look no older than nine or ten - and this was back in 1963. I wore short trousers until I left primary school in 1968, as did most other boys. However, a few managed to sneak into long trousers a year or two earlier! Anyway, thanks for all the photos and comments. I'd say it brings back memories for many a train-spotter of 50 or 60 years ago.
LNER/BR Class B1 No. 61269 at Nottingham Victoria Station 1952Views 5548 | Comments 0 | Likes 3 | Dislikes 0
LNER/BR Cass Q6 No. 63432 at West Hartlepool Shed 1964Views 5527 | Comments 0 | Likes 6 | Dislikes 0
GWR/BR Class 5700 No. 4680 at Worcester Shrub Hill Station 1963Views 5504 | Comments 0 | Likes 10 | Dislikes 0
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