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Gallery 1 RVRNews Front Covers

Gallery 1A RVRNews Then & Now Photos

Gallery 2 Santa Services - Includes Photo Gallery of Santa Special to Hellifield on 8 Dec 2012

Gallery 3 Ken Robertsx Now includes photo of Penn Station NYC taken at 3.18 p.m. on 11 Sept 2001.

Gallery now converted to Slide Show format


Gallery 4 Colin Carr (also see Gallery 13)

Gallery 5 Ken Geddes (also see Galleries 11 & 13)

Gallery 6 Hellifield Photos of Upgrade October 2012


Gallery 7 Special Traffic on the Clitheroe Line Part 1

Freightliner 70005 at Blackburn (Alan Bowles)

DB Schenker 60011 at Accrington (Simon Clarke & Brian Haworth)

Royal Train at Accrington (Simon Clarke)

Leander at Ramsgreave & Wilpshire (Graham Dudley)

En-route through Pimlico - Log Trains (Dean Weaver)

On Accrington Viaduct - Bitumen tanks (Brian Haworth)

DalesRail 2011 - Inaugural Service displaying its new wrap (Simon Clarke)

Gypsum Train on Cobwall Viaduct Blackburn (Simon Clarke)

London Midland City units at Accrington (Simon Clarke)

Arriva units on the line (Brian Haworth & Simon Clarke)

Unusual Traffic crossing Whalley Viaduct (Brian Haworth & Simon Clarke)

Gallery 7 Special Traffic on the Clitheroe Line Part 2

Resignalling at Whalley Station - (Alan Bowles)

Locomotive Working at Horrocksford Junction on 4 Nov 2009

Incident at Horrocksford Junction on 23 Sept 2009

The Fellsman at Blackburn and Clitheroe on 12 August 2009


Gallery 8 Blackburn Station - Past & Present

Gallery 9 Darwen, Lower Darwen, Spring Vale & Entwistle

Gallery 10 In and around Clitheroe


Gallery 11 Miscellaneous Gallery

Platform Extensions - Clitheroe Line Autumn 2011

Engineering Work in and around the Ribble Valley

Castle Cement Traffic returns to Horrocksford

Chorley Flying Arches

Major Track Renewal - Blackburn to Clitheroe - Nov 2008

Extensive and detailed coverage

Track renewal at Clitheroe - Spring 2009

Primrose Viaduct Clitheroe - Preparatory Engineering Work


Gallery 12 Ted Buckley

The 'Topper Chopper' Rail Tour from Crewe to Horrocksford Cement Works

Virgin Pendolinos

Mid-Hants Line

Reading in transition

Steam in Ribble Valley (contributor)

Siegen Railway Museum, Westphalia, Germany

The Yorkshire Coronation - 10 April 2010

The Fellsman - illustrated article with access link provided and much more

The Cumbrian Tornado 14 April 2010 - to view click here


Gallery 13 World Railways

Irish Bog Railways Part 3

Awayday in Thailand Sept 2014

State Railways of Thailand Parts One & Two

Bridge on the River Kwai - "Death Railway"

Amsterdam, Australia (slide show format, with photo enhancement), China (almost final days of industrial steam), Germany, Isle of Man, Poland, Sicily, Thailand, New Zealand,

Irish Railways : Northern Ireland : Irish Stations (with map)


Gallery 14 Brian Haworth

James Bond Locomotive - SKYFALL - 82231

Knaresborough Viaduct

Coal working on Langho Bank

Scenes around West Lancashire (St.Helens Jct. & Huyton)

Farnworth & Moses gates

Maghull Station


Gallery 15 Simon Clarke

Birmingham Moor Street

Paignton - Dartmouth Steam Railway

National Rail Museum SouthYard

Freight in the Horrocksford Area

Tangmere in the Ribble Valley

St Ives Branch

South Devon (Totnes - Buckfastleigh) & Lakeside to Haverthwaite Heritage Railways - with maps

Lostwithiel - Fowey (China Clay Traffic) - with maps


Gallery 16 Peter Bleasdale

Porthmadog - Caernarfon visit Sept 2014

Llangollen Steam Railway

July 2014

October 2014

July 2015

Isle of Wight Steam & Electric Railway June 2014

Porthmadog Gala visit Sept 2013

Porthmadog visit May 2014

Paignton & Dartmouth Steam Railway

North Yorkshire Moors Railway (updated with larger photos)

The Galleries below are now contained in separate files and not viewed by scrolling down Gallery 16, as previously, in order to minimise the downloading of unnecessary data.

These files may be accessed by clicking the respective links below, or links from Gallery 16 itself, or the other associated files listed below.

West Somerset Railway (Bishop's Lydeard - Minehead) Heritage Railway

Bluebell Railway

Ellenroad Steam Museum, near Rochdale

Ffestiniog Railway

Welsh Highland Railway

Model Railway at Gilling East


West Somerset Railway July 2016

Seaton Tramway July 2016

Beer Heights Light Railway July 2016

Crich National Tramway Museum


Gallery 17 Alan Watson

Severn Valley Railway - Gala Day 24 Sept 2011

Great Central Railway - with map

East Lancashire Railway - with map


Gallery 18 Snow in the Ribble Valley during Winter 2009/2010

Gallery 19 Steam in the Ribble Valley - Photos

Gallery 19T Details of Steam Rail Tours


Gallery 20 Richard Watts

Welshpool - Llanfair Caereinion Light Railway

Dartmoor Railway

West Somerset Railway

Northern Ireland - Antrim & Newry

Bluebell Railway- Direct link - much quicker


Gallery 21 Dean Weaver - Scenes around Blackburn, Ribble Valley and Preston

Gallery 22 Graham Dudley

Gallery 23 Steve Houlker - Archive Photos - Pway Gang photos

Gallery 24 Alan Bowles Whalley, Blackburn & Ribble Valley




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