Unfortunately, the photographer was not blessed with sunshine and blue sky when he visited Bradford on Thursday 18 December 2014, and instead got soaked to the skin recording Northern Rail Class 142 unit No. 142051 climbing the
1:420 gradient towards Bowling Tunnel with the 13.51 (2M50) Leeds to Manchester Victoria (via Halifax) service.
Visit our Picture of the Day Index
After many months without the full Traction Recognition pages being operational, detailing all modern traction technical data for locomotives and multiple unit stock, this important feature of the TRC website has now been returned in a much improved format and fully updated. Select the Traction Recognition link from the sidebar to display the full menu.
The new Direct Rail Services Class 68
Visit our special Class 68 section, with illustrations and a full technical description of this new class now arriving in the UK and set to enter service this summer. Class 68