Photographs from Alan Rigby, Jeff Nicholls and John Smith, three regular contributors, are featured in this post, 24th May 2010.
Alan's pic shows GBRf class 66, 66703 Doncaster PSB 1981-2002, heading the well-photographed gypsum freight working on 9th March 2010.
Freightliner class 70, 70006, is featured in Jeff's pic, northbound, heading empty coal hoppers from Fiddlers Ferry P.S. on 19th May 2010. The locomotive had taken over from 70002 at Arpley Yard.
John's shot is another recent one taken on 21st May 2010. Ian Riley's class 5, ('Black 5') 4-6-0 44871, is shown with its support coach on a Bury-Southall run. The locomotive was purchased by Ian on 20th September 2006. There is another 'Black 5' in the Riley stable, 45407 The Lancashire Fusillier.