Here are the winning entries from the July competition. Congratulations to all concerned and thank you to the people who voted.
1st JULY W13 by John Smith. Posted 26th July 2012
The Deltic Preservation Society's D9009 (55009) Alycidon, was photographed on 26th July 2012 at Newton-le-Willows (off the viaduct).
2nd JULY W5 by Geoff Monks. Posted 13th July 2012
Freightliner 'PowerHaul' class 70, 70005 is pictured approaching Monks Siding signal box on the mid-day Ellesmere Port - FFPS coal working. The pic is dated 7th July 2012. Geoff adds that this was the last day for semaphore signals on the low level line as they will be abolished or replaced with coloured equivalents.
3rd= JULY W16 by Jeff Nicholls. Posted 24th July 2012
'The North Wales Coast Express' is shown with Gresley 'A4' 4-6-2, No.60009 Union of South Africa, at the head. The location was Chat Moss and the date, 22nd July 2012.
3rd= JULY W1 by John Smith. Posted 13th July 2012.
This is an unusual shot for Winwick involving four, yes four, EWS (DBS) class 92s on a single working. 92011 Handel, 92019 Wagner, 92025 Oscar Wilde and 92027 George Eliot are pictured with a loaded coal trial working, Arpley - Carlisle and return, on 9th July 2011.
ALTERNATIVE UK & WORLD
1st JULY A20 by Bob McClellan. Posted 26th July 2012
Stanier 'Black 8' or class '8F' 2-8-0, No.48151, is shown heading 'The Fellsman' railtour at Hoghton on 18th July 2012.
2nd JULY A16 by Alan Rigby. Posted 26th July 2012
The same railtour as above. Stanier class '8F' 2-8-0, No.48151, is pictured at Horton - in - Ribblesdale with 'The Fellsman' railtour. The date was 18th July 2012.
2nd= JULY A9 by Bob McClellan. Posted 21st July 2012
Same as above, again. Taken at Horton - Ribblesdale on 18th July 2012. Featured is Ex LMS, Stanier 'Black Eight' or class '8F' 2-8-0, No.48151, working hard on 'The Fellsman' railtour.
It doesn't take Einstein to work out that Rigby and McClellan were on a day's shoot together; our very own Bailey and Lichfield. Well done both of you.