North Lincolnshire has substantial rail freight thanks to Immingham Docks and the Oil Refineries at Killingholme.
Brocklesby Junction is the place where this traffic joins the Cleethorpes to Wrawby Junction line. Here 66031 runs light
engine towards Wrawby Junction (& camera) on bi-directional track through the closed Brocklesby Station - 27/8/99
(photo - Stuart Paterson)
56011 on a coal train passing through Ulceby station on 30th June 1982. Compare with the next photo of Ulceby,
which shows the rationalised station down to one bi-directional platform and a "bus shelter" instead of the
brick station building. Also the flyover has been demolished and trackwork modified.
56102 on empty coal mgr wagons passing Ulceby Junction en route to Immingham - 26/3/01
The same train takes the main line towards Killingholme and Immingham - 26/3/01
Class 60 on iron-ore train, bound for Scunthorpe, passes the Humber Refineries at South Killingholme
soon after leaving Immingham Docks - 30/11/00
60029 seen at North Killingholme heading for Immingham Docks with ex Scunthorpe iron ore empties 1/2/07
66548 on empty coal train approaching North Killingholme. 1/2/07
60052 on a loaded iron ore train heading towards Ulceby Junction and Scunthorpe steelworks. 1/2/07
66091 approaching East Halton Rd bridge at Killingholme with coal empties. 26/10/13
60010 on an oil train seen at Killingholme 26/10/13
GBRf 66735 with a single wagon heads towards Ulceby Junction 26/10/13
EWS 66024 on empty Manchester Council landfill train returning from landfill site at Roxby near Scunthorpe on the remains
of the old North Lindsey Light Railway. Seen on outskirts of Scunthorpe where train will join Cleethorpes to Doncaster line
requiring loco to run around for return to Manchester area. 24th July 2007.
(photo Peter Enefer)
Freightliner have since won the contract from EWS to move the Manchester waste to Roxby.
Because of Loco shortages they have hired 3 Class 66 from DRS, here 66427 is seen running empty back ...
(photo Peter Enefer)
...towards Manchester, soon after passing Keadby power station west of Scunthorpe on 2/4/08.