For the recent part of this post Geoff Monks has sent in two pics taken on the day of the 'Great Britain III' steam 'Special' (pic in previous post) - 8th April 2010. The first pic features double-heading Freightliner class 86s, 86639 and 86605 working a Coatbridge - Crewe Basford Hall freight train.
An EWS (DBS)class 60, 60085 MINI Pride of Oxford on a Tuebrook - Crewe B.H. working, is shown in Geoff's second pic.
Two more pics from Andy Appleton comprise the older part of this post. His first pic of 'Pocket Rocket', BR 2-6-0 Standard class 4MT, 76079 with support coach, was taken on 3rd September 2007.
Andy's second pic shows double-heading class 47s, 47843 Vulcan and 47805 Talisman working loaded acid tanks on 6th October 2006.