Grimsby Area Railways B & W photo miscellany in 1960s
Bill Gladwell) "Flying
Scotsman" seen leaving Grimsby Town approaching Deansgate Bridge in
(authors collection) WD 2-8-0 90425 entering
Grimsby Town station over Wellowgate crossing in 1960`s with a train
(authors collection) B1 61190 ready to depart
platform 2 at Grimsby Town on a wet day in late 1950s/early 1960s.
(photo courtesy of Nigel
Kaminski) A picture of Brick Pit
Sidings, close to Alexandra Dock, on Grimsby Docks. The signal box
About one mile from Grimsby is Great
Coates station, seen here in 1980s just before the crossing gates were
replaced with automatic half barriers
and the signalbox demolished.
(authors collection) A Doncaster to Cleethorpes
train calls at Habrough station on 10th September 1966.
collection) Immingham Dock station on 7th
October 1967. The line saw few trains and served the dockworkers from
Cleethorpes and New Holland (connections
from Hull), via Ulceby Junction.
(photo John Willerton) BR std pacific 70013 "Oliver
Cromwell" pictured in mid 1960`s near Marsh Junction coming into Grimsby from
Immingham shed with two other locos - a common practice.
(photo - Graham Newell) Britannia pacifics were
regular visitors to Grimsby in the mid 1960`s with a number being
shedded at 40B Immingham,
(photo - Graham Newell) the first picture shows 70035
"Rudyard Kipling" reversing across Pasture Street level crossing on
it`s way to Grimsby Docks to pick up a fish train. The
second picture is of same loco hauling its express fish train away
from the Docks.
(photo - courtesy of Graham Newell) An English Electric type 3
passing through Central Market in Grimsby - late 1960`s.
- Bill Gladwell) Class 40 / English Electric type 4 no. 40029 enters Grimsby
Town over Garden St. crossing.
- Dave Bell) BR Britannia Class pacific
70040 "Clive of India" seen arriving in platform 2 at Grimsby Town
station in early 1960s, with the Cleethorpes express
from Kings Cross via the East Lincolnshire Railway.
(photo - Dave Bell) The train, now requiring a
reversal, would then have another loco coupled on the rear end, and
continue its journey to Cleethorpes. 70040 is seen here about to
run light engine to Immingham shed. The guard already has the red rear
light on the Cleethorpes train.
- Bill Gladwell) Gresley 02 2-8-0 No. 63977
seen passing Wellowgate crossing with a freight - 1960s
- Bill Gladwell) Britannia pacicific no. 70002 "Geoffrey Chaucer" in same
location as above with bogie bolster empties - late 1960s
(photo - Dave Bell) Newly built D8054 arrives at
Cleethorpes on a test train from Doncaster around 1960.
collection) An old picture (pre 1960!) of
what looks like a GNR Atlantic taking a southbound train over
Winteringham Road subway in Grimsby. The roadway
is well and truly flooded - the dogs appear to enjoy their swim!