COLIN CARR

Gallery 4

 

Updated: 15 May 2015

 

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Carlisle Station on 1 August 2004

 

with Virgin Class 57, Thunderbird,

in a middle road,

and the Arriva DMUs in the background.

 

 

Blea Moor Signal Box

on an RVR visit during July 2000

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
 

A northbound Voyager passes through Clitheroe

on 23 Mar 2003

 

with a glimpse of the Castle Cement Works

in the background

and the benches maintained by RVR

just visible on the right.

 

 
66223 passes on 6S55 23 Mar 2003

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
 

Class 66, no. 66116, passes Clitheroe

en-route from Basford Hall to Settle & beyond

on 30 Sept 2003

 

45407, with 47854 tucked inside, passes Clitheroe

with the St. James' Day Tripper

8 May 2004

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
 

57310 drags 1M18 Glasgow Central - Euston

through Clitheroe

on 17 Jan 2004

 

 

"The Pendle Witch" excursion at Clitheroe

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
 

D9016 at Clitheroe on 28 December 2003

 

 

47816 drags 1M18 Glasgow Central - Euston

over the A59 at Chatburn

on 24 January 2004,

 

with the picturesque expanse of the Ribble Valley

in the background.

 

 

 

 

   

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150140 leaving Clitheroe with 2J78 to Rochdale

on 8 May 2004

 

 

Double-headed steam passing through Clitheroe Station

with its very attractive floral display

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
 

Skipton Station - Spring 2003

 

 

Blackburn Sunset

after a busy day of Santa Services

December 2003

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
 

 

A visit to the National Rail Museum in York

 

where RVR member, Ken Roberts,

draws attention to some interesting relics

from a bye-gone age.

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

REFURBISHMENT

OF WHALLEY VIADUCT

November 2001

 

 

 

Right:

 

Before refurbishment

 

Below:

During refurbishment

   

 

 

   
 

 

 

 

Following the complete re-laying of track

between Daisyfield Jct. and Horrocksford Jct.

in both directions,

completed during December 2009,

 

the line speed over the Whalley Viaduct

has now been revised upwards to 40 m.p.h. (?)

 

   

 

 

 

   

CLITHEROE

   
 

Above: Snow-covered Pendle Hill viewed from Clitheroe Castle

Left: Castle Street, Clitheroe - Below: "Flying home"

Below: Wellgate taken in October 2003    

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
 

 

 

 

 

 

   

150th Anniversary Celebrations

 

 

Bank Holiday Sunday 28 May 2000

   
 

101685, "The Green Goddess",

arriving at Manchester Piccadilly

from Longsight depot.

 

Some RVR members then travelled

on the unit to Clitheroe.

 

 

The WPC is from BTP,

not the local constabulary

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
 

A headboard was produced for the day,

and here it is being shown off

at Clitheroe

 

Gordon Wilson sees the Dalesrail away

while Ian Tingle observes the Special

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
 

101683 was also involved in a day

of Clitheroe - Blackburn shuttles.

 

This was long before the regular hourly Sunday service.

 
Local dignitaries meet the first Special from Blackburn

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
 

We had 101681 as well,

making a total of three units

involved on the day

 
101861 heads for Horrocksford

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

 

 

 
101681 comes on platform at Clitheroe
 
Chairman Moore aboard 101685

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
 

The late Alex Holden, with RVR tie, checking tickets.

 

Sadly, as may be recalled, Alex tragically died,

whilst on duty, several years later.

 

Yes, it is Bill Briggs at the front of the saloon

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
 
101681 in the bay at Blackburn
 

Sunday evening, and the last 'special'

sets off for Blackburn and Longsight depot

 

 

 

 

   

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MISCELLANEOUS COLLECTION

Dates unknown

 

 

 

 

King Edward the First

with a southbound Cumbrian Mountain Express

 
Approaching Ais Gill Summit

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
 
Almost there, speed down to 15mph
 
Green Arrow at Blackburn

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
 

Preserved Deltic D9000 passes Clitheroe

observed by RVR Members

early 1999

 
Blue Peter hauls an excursion through Clitheroe

 

 

 

 

   

 

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A further selection of Colin Carr's photographs,

which feature

 

Isle of Man, Canada, Alaska, Europe, New Zealand, Thailand & Bridge on the River Kwai

 

will be found inx Gallery 13