Railcam’s Pick of the Year 2019

From all the Facebook in 2019, we have picked 4 of our favourites from each month, and here is our ‘Pick of 2019’.

January

Welcome to 2019 – Camden Junction Cameras
Welcome to 2019 – Camden Junction Cameras
LNER diversions with DB Cargo Class 67 piloting an LNER 225 set – Peterborough Cameras
A snowy scene at Ribblehead, with Northern Class 158 – Ribblehead Viaduct Camera

February

Beast from the East, LNER 225 set in the snow – York South (Holgate Jn) Cameras
ScotRail Inter7City HST Powre Cars – York North (Skelton Jn) Cameras
TransPennine Express Nova 2 – Crewe Camera 4
Railcam admin ‘cabbing’ 86401 as we head for Model Rail Scotland – London Euston

March

Deltic back on the ECML – York South (Holgate Jn) Cameras
43172 Harry Patch – The last survivor of the trenches, the longest surviving soldier of the Great War – Slough Cameras
Side by side, East Midlands Trains 43059 & Thameslink 700146 – Bedford Camera
Locomotive Services Ltd 47593 Galloway Princess – Crewe Camera 1

April

Hanson & Hall 50008 Thunderer – Peterborough Cameras
Locomotive Services on Statesman Rail duties, 47593 Galloway Princess leading an ECS move – Peterborough Cameras
60009 Union of South Africa at sunrise – York North (Skelton Jn) Cameras
Double Black 5s – Horton-in-Ribblesdale Camera

May

Full ScotRail Inter7City HST set heading to its new home – York South (Holgate Jn) Cameras
70000 Britannia with the Royal Scot – Kirkby Stephen Camera
Direct Rail Services 37402 Stephen Middlemore 23.12.1954 – 8.6.2913 – Thankerton Camera
The unmistakable 60103 Flying Scotsman nearing home – York North (SkeltonJn) Cameras

June

Until the launch of our Doncaster Camera, Gronk action was a rare sight on Railcam. Not anymore!
June saw us join Dawlish Beach Cams for Devon in a Day, a cracking day out it was!
In June we also visited the Open Day at Locomotive Services Ltd’s Crewe Diesel Depot.
The Pink ONE, 66587 – Grateley Camera

July

An early morning capture GB Railfreight 66769 leaving Ribblehead Virtual Quarry – Ribblehead Station Camera
GB Railfreight liveried Class 50s Nos. 50049 & 50007 on charter duties – Leyland Camera
LNER Azuma launch, with a very special guest 4468 Mallard – York ROC Camera 1
Steam on the S&C as 48151 powers through with The Dalesman – Kirkby Stephen Camera

August

43081, in special branding to mark 11 years of East Midlands Trains – Bedford Camera
A TransPennine Express full house! – York ROC Camera 1
A rare Caledonian Sleeper daylight working north of the border, 92010 in charge of a rake of new MK5 coaching stock – Thankerton Camera
Colas Rail 70817 on the logs – Clitheroe Camera

September

A Colas Convoy – Chesterfield (Hasland/Sth Jn) Cameras
Lots of LNER, Azuma, Flying Scotsman DVT and Class 91 – Doncaster Camera
TransPennine Express Nova 2 on test – Thankerton Camera
Classic traction still earning its keep, as DCR employ Class 20s – Crewe Camera 1

October

Quad 20s, a wonderful sight in this day and age – Chesterfield (Hasland/Sth Jn) Cameras
First outing for the recently repainted 60026 – Doncaster Camera
6233 Duchess of Sutherland attracting the crowds with a splendid arrival – York ROC Camera 1
61306 Mayflower – Slough Cameras

November

Back to Back! ScotRail Inter7City HST Power Cars – Chesterfield (Hasland/Sth Jn) Cameras
The iconic 91111 For The Fallen – York North (Skelton Jn) Cameras
A frosty morning as 43048 leads an East Midlands Railway service to London St Pancras – Chesterfield (Haslnad/Sth Jn) Cameras
Blending into the background, A frosty morning for ‘all-white’ Virgin Trains Pendolino – Thankerton Camera

December

Another fresh from the Toton Paint Shop – DC Rail’s first Class 60 in to service – Chesterfield (Hasland/Sth Jn) Cameras
Double Steam at York, Clun Castle and Tornado delight the gathered crowds – York ROC Camera 1
Certainly the first time we have seen this lash up, Freightliner Class 70 hauling a TransPennine Express Nova 3 set – Crewe Camera 4
We couldn’t sign off without the LNER HST Farewell tour, simply stunning! – Edinburgh Waverley

Happy New Year from us all at Railcam UK.

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