At first sight the modern railway is a procession of standard types barely worth a second glance. But if you keep your eyes open there’s more variety than you might expect, as these pictures from the last ten years demonstrate. We’re sure there are many other pictures out there, so if you send them to firstname.lastname@example.org we will be glad to put them up and give you credit.
Class 68 propelling the Silver Train to Marylebone whilst our very own HM lookalike celebrates a certain ninetieth birthday..
A 1960s veteran still in revenue service
Chiltern Driving Van Trailer on trial
First generation diesel railcar on the way to refurbishment
Class 47, nearly 50 years old, on an excursion train
Workhorse of the container trains
Castle Class, spot the fans who find out when it was due!