D8098, Leicester North, 11-12-2005
D8098 stands at Leicester North after working the 1230 Santa Special from Loughborough Central.
D123, Loughborough Central, 11-12-2005
In its serviice life more at home on the rival Midland Main Line, D123 now spends its retirement on former Eastern metals! The ETH fitted former 45125 stands to the north of Loughborough Central station.
D4067, Loughborough Central, 11-12-2005
In the sidnings north of the station, preserved D4067 waits its; next duty. Of note is that this loco has been modified to run without coupling rods,
78019, Loughborough Central, 11-12-2005
78019 waiting to bring up the rear of the 1430 Santa Special to Leicester North.
6535 (33116), Loughborough Central, 11-12-2005
6535 - known in some circles as the banana Crompton due to its bent frames - is sheeted over for the winter in the sidings north of the station. In its service life it spent most of its time working push-pull services out of London Waterloo.
D5830, Loughborough Central, 11-12-2005
Stabled to the north of the station, the unique liveried D5830 stands in the sun.
D1705, Loughborough Central, 11-12-2005
D1705 sits in the Winter sunshine in the sidings to the north of the station. The former 47117, orignally a class 48 this loco was built a stones throw from here at Brush's Falcon Works - a location it will be able to pass regularly when the link across the Midland Main Line is restored in the next few years.
D5185, Loughborough Central, 11-12-2005
Stabled for the winter, D5185 enjoys the winter sun.
Loughborough Central, 11-12-2005
A quiet moment on the former up platform at Loughborough Central, with the Metro-Cammell dmu stabled to the south of the station.
D8098, Loughborough Central,
Standing almost hidden under the station bridge with the 1430 Santa Special to Leicester North.
D8048, Loughborough Central, 11-12-2005
D8048 also stabled in the former up loop.
D5185, D8048, Loughborough Central, 11-12-2005
A final shot of these two veterans sunning themselves adjacent the station.