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This selection of photographs represent just a small fraction of the railway images taken by Greg Martin.  They were taken in all weathers and all lighting conditions.  Those images dating from March 2008 onwards were taken using Pentax K110D, Pentax K-x, Nikon Coolpix and Sony Cyber-shot cameras.
 
2016        2015        2014        2013        2012        2011        2010        2009        2008
(some more recent photos are below)

  

10th October 2017. Diesel-electric locomotive 66122 heads downhill away from Tolworth station with sand empties from Tolworth to Cliffe. The wagons making up the train were mainly previously used by RMC (the orange wagons) and Redland (the grey wagons). The train ran early, so there was no time available to properly adjust the camera.
  

9th October 2017. Electro-diesel locomotive 73201 rests at Tattenham Corner station with Rail Head Treatment Train 3W91. The train started from Tonbridge West Yard and visited locations in Surrey, Sussex and the London Area before returning to Tonbridge.
  

4th October 2017. Southern Railway class S15 steam locomotive 847 heads a passenger train from Sheffield Park to East Grinstead as it approaches Horsted Keynes on the Bluebell Railway. This locomotive was built at Eastleigh in 1936 and after service on BR was acquired for preservation from Woodham's Scrapyard at Barry in South Wales.
  

1st October 2017. 66732 rests at Tattenham Corner station with Rail Head Treatment Train 3W90. The train started from Tonbridge West Yard and toured parts of Surrey and Sussex pm that day. Later it returned to Tonbridge West Yard for the blue containers to be refilled in preparation for the next day's duties.
  

23rd September 2017. Ex-LMS 4-6-0 "Royal Scot" hauls train 1Y82 as it enters Byfleet Junction with a circular dining tour from London Victoria via Staines, Guildford and Redhill before terminating at London Victoria.
  

5th September 2017. British Railways Britannia class 4-6-2 number 70013 "Oliver Cromwell" heads train 1Y82 "The Cathedrals Express" from London Victoria to Yeovil Junction as it passes Addlestone Moor. The level crossing and footbridge beyond the train are at Chertsey station.
  

31st August 2017. Diesel-electric locomotive 37608 in Europhoenix Rail livery heads test train 1Q54 from Eastleigh to Hither Green as it passes Esher.
  

30th August 2017. Diesel-electric locomotive 37608 in Europhoenix Rail livery heads test train 1Q53 past Esher.
  

19th August 2017. DB diesel-electric locomotive 66144 in EWS colours hauls engineering works train 6N02 from Eastleigh to Vauxhall as it passes Esher.
  

17th August 2017. DB diesel-electric locomotive 66069 in EWS colours passes Esher with engineering works train 6N75 from Eastleigh to Vauxhall.
  

16th August 2017. Former LNER class A4 steam locomotive number 60009 "Union of South Africa" hauls train 1Z67 "Dorset Coast Express" past Coxes Mill near Addlestone en route from London Victoria to Weymouth.
  

11th August 2017. South Eastern & Chatham Railway 0-4-4 tank locomotive number 263 preparing to depart from Sheffield Park station on the Bluebell Railway.
  

6th August 2017. DB locomotive 66100 in EWS colours passes Esher with engineering work train 6N04 from Eastleigh to Vauxhall in connection with the work being undertaken on the approach to Waterloo station.
  

5th August 2017. Freightliner locomotive 66508 heads engineering work train 6Y83 from Eastleigh to Vauxhall as it passes Esher. This train was heading for the worksite outside of Waterloo station. The photograph was taken looking towards strong sunlight.
  

3rd August 2017. GBRf diesel-electric locomotive 66751 heads gypsum container train 4Y19 from Mountfield to Southampton Docks as it passes Coxes Mill near Addlestone.
  

2nd August 2017. Steam locomotive 60009 "Union of South Africa" hauls train 1Z67 from London Victoria to Weymouth as it passes Addlestone Moor footbridge, south of Chertsey.
  

18th July 2017. Ex-LNER class A4 steam locomotive 60009 "Union of South Africa" hauls train 1Z84 from Salisbury to London Victoria as it passes West Byfleet.
  

8th July 2017. Steam locomotive No.7 "Beatrice" runs round her train at Tunbridge Wells West station. The locomotive was one of two ordered by the Ministry of Supply. It was built by the Hunslet Engine Co of Leeds in 1945 as works number 2705. It was delivered to Ackton Hall Colliery, where it was named "Beatrice". Later it became National Coal Board S116.
  

6th July 2017. Diesel-electric locomotive 37057 heads test train 1Z54 from Woking to Hither Green. The locomotive is in its original BR green livery carrying its original number D6757. The four-character train identity is split into two number boxes due to the door in the locomotive's nose that was intended to allow staff to move between locomotives that were coupled together.
  

5th July 2017. Rebuilt Bulleid Light Pacific number 34046 "Braunton" masquerading as 34052 "Lord Dowding" passes West Byfleet towing its support coach working as train 5Z30 from Alton to Southall.
  

28th June 2017. Colas Rail locomotives pass West Byfleet working as train 0Y48 from Eastleigh to Hoo Junction.
  

20th June 2017. Former LNER type A4 streamlined Pacific steam locomotive 60009 "Union of South Africa" heads out of the setting sun at the head of train 1Z82, an evening private charter circular tour from London Victoria as it passes Addlestone Moor.
  

19th June 2017. On-track machine type YZA number DR80303 passes Coxes Mill at Addlestone while moving from Bristol to Woking, the route having taken it via Acton.
  

18th June 2017. Relatively new diesel-electric locomotive 70815 in Colas Rail livery heads engineering work train 7C05 from Feltham to Eastleigh as it passes Coxes Mill at Addlestone. The train consists of two bogie bolster wagons, a type OBA open wagon and a small self-propelled crane.
  

17th June 2017. DB diesel-electric locomotive 66096 heads engineering work train 6N03 from Eastleigh to Vauxhall as it passes Esher. The bridge girder seen by the locomotive takes the railway across a main road called Hampton Court Way.
  

16th June 2017. 60163 "Tornado" heads train 1Y82, a circular dining tour from London Victoria via Guildford and Redhill back to London Victoria, as it passes Coxes Mill at Addlestone.
  

9th June 2017. 60103 "Flying Scotsman" heads train 1Z75, an evening circular trip dining tour, at Addlestone Moor as the sun begins to set.
  

7th June 2017. Re-engined class 73 electro-diesel locomotive 73965 in GBRf livery passes Esher at the head of test train 1Q53 from Eastleigh to Wimbledon. The vehicle behind the locomotive is a DBSO. These were formerly used on the Glasgow - Edinburgh shuttle services that were operated by class 47 locomotives.
  

3rd June 2017. 60103 "Flying Scotsman" heads train "The Cathedrals Express" as train 1Z84 from London Victoria to Overton as it approaches Byfleet & New Haw station.
  

31st May 2017. 60103 "Flying Scotsman" heads train "The Cathedrals Express" as train 1Z82 from Salisbury to London Victoria shortly after passing through West Byfleet station on the Up Slow track.
 
This locomotive emerged from Doncaster Works of the London & North Eastern Railway in 1923 as number 1472 and became a celebrity. It was soon re-numbered to 4472 and later to 103. After British Railways was formed in 1948 the locomotive became 60103. The German-style smoke deflectors were added by BR.
  

29th May 2017. GBRf diesel-electric locomotive 66765 heads train 4Y19  from Mountfield to Southampton Docks. The train is made up of bogie flat wagons carrying gypsum containers.
  

27th May 2017. DB Shenker diesel-electric locomotive 66114 heads a train of empty stone hoppers from Tolworth to Cliffe soon after passing through Tolworth station. Most of the wagons in the train were the usual Brett hoppers, but these were supplemented by DB ex-Redland 4-wheel hopper wagons (for instance the vehicle immediately behind the locomotive), ex-RMC orange hoppers and a dark red DB HOA hopper wagon.
  

4th May 2017. Road / rail digger 99709 94008-4 was in Ewell West station car park. It also carried the number FR 601.
  

19th February 2017. Diesel locomotive 66749 in GBRf livery passes Esher in low ligh with train 6G18 comprised of a set of five autoballaster wagons running from Whitton to Eastleigh.
  

18th February 2017. Road / rail digger number 99709 940135-5 stands in the station car park at Ewell West.
  

16th February 2017. Diesel locomotive 37254 in the former Inter City livery runs past West Byfleet at the rear of test train 1Q54 from Eastleigh to Hither Green.
  

15th February 2017. Diesel locomotive 37219 heads test train 1Q53 through Esher while working grom Eastleigh via various locations in the south-east and eventually returning to Estleigh. The test coach behind the loco
  

14h February 2017. Steam locomotive 60163 "Tornado" approaches Addlestone Moor footbridge with a circular route dining tour from London Waterloo via Staines, Guildford,  Redhill and back to London Victoria. The northbound EMU in the distance is approaching Chertsey station.
  

12th February 2017. A spray train heads East through Esher station in poor light. The nearest unit is DR98965.
  

2nd February 2017. Diesel locomotive 59004 in Aggregate Industries livery has left Redhill and approaches Holmethorpe with train 7V00 carrying imported power station ash from Newhaven to Acton.
  

29th January 2017. DB locomotive 66066 waits at the Down platform at Weybridge with train 6N35 carrying used ballast from track relaying work in the Weybridge area to Eastleigh near Weybridge.
 
 
     
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