The first pic is from Geoff Monks. Freightliner class 70, 70005, is about to cross the Mersey bridge heading into Latchford loop on an Ellesmere Port - Fiddlers Ferry coal working. The pic is dated 1st September 2010.
Andy Appleton has sent in the second pic. Featured is Virgin class 57, 57313 Tracy Island, working a Virgin passenger train through Bank Quay on 15th May 2006.
An EWS class 67, 67015, is next. The pic is one of Bob McClellan's and the 'skip' is heading an empty Virgin passenger stock movement through Winwick on 9th July 2004.