Railfan 1995 pt.2

So what else was on the railway? You have already seen EMD (1952) MRS-1 (#1809) in part 1. Next up is another EMD MRS-1 (#1820). U.S. Air Force #2104 This is a turbocharged, variable-gauge road switcher. Built by American Locomotive Co., Schenectady, NY; April 27, 1953. ALCo/GE built 83 MRS-1 units, and EMD(GM) 13 units. … Continue reading Railfan 1995 pt.2


Santa Fe to San Diego Old Town.

It was a blooming hot sunny day in San Diego (well it most always is) and we (family) decided that we'd try to get go on the train in the USA. Armed with our 'BR Green Ticket', I approached the ticket office at Santa Fe Depot. The ticket hall is very cavernous and ostentatious with … Continue reading Santa Fe to San Diego Old Town.

Reinstating Disused Lines

Reading through the Railfuture website there seems to be a lot of interest in the creating new stations like Barking Riverside which will serve a new and upcoming area of the London Suburbs that is having a large housing development built. There are also some campaigns for the reinstatement of disused lines. Two that had … Continue reading Reinstating Disused Lines