Since 2004 I have begun to follow the surviving members of classic English Electric Type 4 and Type 5 diesel locomotive designs from my youth. Having a better camera than when I first became interested several decades ago, I can now record their existence in preservation and during their restoration following withdrawal from British Rail. I have shares in several Class 50 locomotives still in existence, one of which is 50049 Defiance shown here at Cardiff Central station as part of the 2005 Cardiff Valleys Farewell workings.
In 2012 this website was one of a select few that were featured in the promotional booklet Creating a Photography Website that Works for You produced by Zenfolio, the professional photograph and video hosting company.
A number of photographs from this website have been used in the author's own 2014 publication English Electric Class 40, 50 & 55 Diesel Locomotives: Vol. 1 by Amberley Publishing. In addition, photographs from this website have featured in the following books: