60007 SIR NIGEL GRESLEY on the Moorlander diner Train at Moorgates 3rd May 2009

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Comments (17)

Ge Ko on May 4, 2009

Alan, the fastest steam locomotive in the world. This image enjoys every friend of steam.

Nice greetings from Germany,

Ge Ko

top spotter on May 4, 2009

Hi Ge Ko Thanks for you visi and comments. It was taken this weekend at the NYMR Spring Steam Gala.Greetings from the UK Alan

picture fan on May 4, 2009

great shot Alan!

Greetings, Mario

top spotter on May 4, 2009

Hi picture fan Thanks for your comment Best wishes Alan

top spotter on May 4, 2009

Hi Steve Not to bad a day appart from TORNADO failing.I`ve just heard they have fixed it and were relighting the fire for a test this evening. Thanks for the Y* on this one.Regards Alan

Nick Weall on May 6, 2009

Another Golden Star for my favourite engine Alan a very nice capture ~ I'm sad to read that Tornado had a problem and hope all is now well ~ that is an engine I'd love see in real life.

Ciao nick

Paula K on May 6, 2009

Lovely shot Alan!


walking eagle on May 6, 2009

Hi Alan I remember the name of this one They were nice looking trains There was another called the Mallard i Thought that was the fastest A great photo There is a right mix of stock being towed Pullman i remember Fav for me Thanks John

Jim Evans (AXOTA) on May 10, 2009

Its a shrine to all things steam Alan and I could never tire of viewing this impressive fire breathing beauty. Nice job and saved



Peter_private_box on May 12, 2009

Hi Alan, Nice capture, from one of my favourite spots too! Very different weather from when I went one week later, (See picture 22250773). Same service, chucking it down!

Best Wishes Peter

top spotter on May 22, 2009

Hi Peter_private_box Thanks for your comment sorry not answeard befor now just got back from Holiday in Lanzarote.Regards Alan

top spotter on May 22, 2009

Hi Jim Thanks for your visit and the Y*. Its a classic location here we had been over at Lealhome for the fist Grosmont - Battersby.Thanks once again Alan

top spotter on May 22, 2009

Hi johngregson I`m back from holiday now just catching up with every thing.Yes you are right 60022 MALLARD is the word record holder for Steam at 126 M.P.H on the 3rd July 1938 on Stoke Bank on the East Coast Main Line.This is on the Lunch time Diner Train at Moorgates NYMR.Regards Alan

top spotter on May 22, 2009

Hi Paula KThaks forvthe visit and Comments only just got back from Lanzarote trying to catch up with everything.Sorry no trains in Lanzarote just good weather.Best Wishes Alan

Jan Pinkas on May 22, 2009

beautiful...you can check my new industrila trains from ostrava/vitkovice :)

picsonthemove on June 1, 2009

Always interesting, Alan, to see some of the old beauties running



top spotter on June 1, 2009

Hi picsonthemove Thanks for your visit and comments.This loco runs regular on The North Yorkshire Moors Railway as well as others.Cheers Alan

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on May 4, 2009
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    by top spotter
    • Camera: Canon EOS 30D
    • Taken on 2009/05/03 12:37:50
    • Exposure: 0.001s (1/1250)
    • Focal Length: 82.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/6.300
    • ISO Speed: ISO400
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash