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The Leighton Lists are frequently updated blocks of gen featuring everything from loco failures, to London Terminal workings (loco by loco) to Station power lists and much more. plenty phots too

Welcome to the “Leighton Lists” the replacement of sorts for the Leighton Logs that ran from 2004- March 2021.

Copying over 17 years of phots, gen and articles is now underway and we now have featured several years up and running for your enjoyment, more years will follow

Latest Update May 14th 2022

The “Rat requim tour” from March 91 remembered, phots, gen and memories

September 4th 1982, Summer Saturday moves, phots and gen

Latest Update May 7th 2022

Class 81 – 85 “Roarers” in Scotland, gen and phots

Jim Burton’s 1984 moves, much “nb” in Scotland

Latest Update April 30th 2022

The Lochalsh Highlander tour from April 2014, gen, memories , pre tour moves and plenty phots

Can we cab it Mister?, cabbing memories from happier times, phots, logs and cabbing memories

Latest Update April 24th 2022

Llangollen class 26 running day, April 23rd 2022, Gen and 7 phots

Jim Burton’s classic 1968 moves gen

Latest Update April 17th 2022 – now over 400 pages!

Class 26 in Scotland – detailed gen and phots

Bletchley traffic – January 1982 detailed gen and phots

Rare LBNGR diesel action April 16th 2022, plus archive photos

Latest Update April 9th 2022

The “roarer requim” tour and class 85 last workings, June 91

A top local liner feature, 4L89 “Up Scotch” – many phots

Latest Update April 2nd 2022

Intoducing the “Scottish lists” a comprehensive record of loco workings with phots from Scotland

Jim Burton’s 1983 moves – tasty gen

Mike Lewis gets them 90s in!

Latest Update March 26th 2022

Up Scotland, March 2022, gen, moves and phots

The Maybach Meanderer Railtour from Dec 2013, gen and phots

The Concrete Cow local tour from Jan 2012, gen and phots

Latest Update March 23rd 2022

11 phots from all 3 days at the superb Strathspey deisel gala from March 2022

Latest Update March 12th 2022

Class 20s in Scotland, listing all known passenger workings North of the border with plenty phots too

The Rhins and Machars Railtour, Cromptons at Stranraer, a decent tour from May 2002, with phots too

Out East March 2022, a normal trip but a few phots including archive 1983 view of 47135

Latest Update March 5th 2022

5 new photos added to Photo section, 3 classics from 1985, 2 more recent

1978 Trip Reports 5 trips added, gen and phots from better times!

Class 90’s TC joins the 50 club by getting them all in, gen, memories and phots

Latest Updates Feb 27th 2022

Up Scotland, Feb 2022, 10 phots including a Kyle class 26 archive view

The Metro Gnome and Sector Swansong tours from 1994, gen, memories and tour phots

Jim Burton’s classic July – Dec 1979 gen

Latest Updates Feb 19th 2022

2C88 0754 Harpenden – Moorgate remembered – classic late 60s gen with phots

Jim Burton’s classic Jan – June 1979 gen

Bedford Phil’s Jan – June 1985 gen

Latest Updates Feb 12th 2022

Class 90’s gettin em in. Early moves and 5 phots

Class 44, 45 and 46 “Peaks” in Scotland. Most of class listed, 2 phots too

The “Coalville Cobbler” from June 89 remembered, 33058’s epic run back. Phots and gen

Latest Update Feb 6th 2022

4 Trip Reports from 1981 added, On the Coast, Napier music, week Scottish, Toton freight

6 new photos old and new added to Photos

Latest Update Jan 30th 2022

The last “Cobbler”, May 11th 1990, 86401’s big day!

Latest Update Jan 27th 2022

The Electric Scot tour from Jan 26th 2022, full report and phots from the day

Latest Updates Jan 22nd 2022

Class 87 status March 2005, last workings, storage locations, 10 phots, loads of class 87 nostalgia

The first of a major research project, class 40 passenger workings in Scotland, all 200 of them, with phots too

Latest Updates Jan 15th 2022

The Inter City deisel day from May 89 remembered. Gen, memories and 10 phots

8 hours at Blea Moor, many charters, gen and 10 phots from Dave Spencer

Latest Updates Jan 9th 2022

40106 at the Valley, Jan 3rd 2022

Bedford Phil’s July – Dec 84 moves and gen

Covid local 319 diagrams from Jan 4th 2022

Latest Updates Jan 1st 2022

87’s scream down the Trent, Dec 2004 gen, moves and many phots

Jim Burton’s Jan – June 1978 classic moves gen

Photos – 5 local class 37 heavyweight photos, old and new

Latest Updates Xmas Eve

The Christmas Cracker tour from Dec 83 remembered, they simply dont do tours like this anymore

Stalled in Tring Cutting, a local Christmas tale…

Latest Updates Dec 19th

Photos – 5 new classic 70/80s phots from Steve Chapman added

Leicester depot variety down the years

New Class 319 diagrams from December 13th 2021

Latest Updates Dec 12th

The Pennine Forty farewell tour from March 88, 6 phots, gen and memories

The Tubular Belle 40122 tour from April 88, 3 phots, gen and memories of a classic tour

Roarers and Cromptons, May 88 10 photes, moves and memories

Latest Updates Dec 5th

More Bedford Bricker phots from Oct 83 featuring 25078, 25245, 37176 and 37186 locally

Jim Burton’s classic 1977 moves – nostalgia

Photos – 6 new images added from 1983 to 2021 featuring class 31, 60, 86, 319 and 455

Latest Updates Nov 28th

Liverpool St class 37 variety – 206 different logged 37s plus phots and gen

The Blackpool Illuminations tour, Nov 27 2021- phots and gen

Latest Updates Nov 20th

Photos – 10 new photos added ,covering 1984 -2021 with class 33, 47, 57, 66, 73, 85, 92 and 319 featuring, plus LBNGR

Leaping at Tyndrum, leaps down the years at this lonely West Highland shack , tales, phots and more

May 26th 1984, 8 different bashers Saturday moves with gen, tales and phots

Latest Update Nov 13th

Bedford Phils moves Jan – June 84

1S81 the 2050 Carlisle – Perth remembered gen,tales and phots from 1966-85.A top train

Latest Update Nov 5th

Jim Burton’s classic moves gen featuring 1976

NSE Network Day from Nov 86 – phots and gen

Bletchley’s class 11 shunters – histories, gen, phots of 12049 and more!

Latest Update Oct 29th

A tribute to Jed, thanks to Dave Spencer

Latest Updates Oct 23rd includes

Up Scotland, October 2021, Moves plus 11 phots incl 1986 archive view

Jim Burton’s classic 1973 moves and memories

Latest Updates Oct 17th includes

The Laverstock looper from Oct 86 remembered

Jan – June 1986 moves and gen added

Latest Updates Oct 9th include

All line Rover, Aug 87 – gen, memories and 10 phots

Bedford Phil’s Jan – May 83 moves gen and a phot

Newark/Grantham log from July 61 – thanks to Jim Burton

Latest Update Oct 2nd includes

Newcastle area freight, 1977-2021 , 9 phots

Jim Burton’s classic 1974 moves gen

Jim Burton’s classic 1975 moves gen

Latest Update Sep 19th includes

3 epic tours from 1993, the Mothball, Alresford Clipper and the class 26 farewell

Latest Updates Sep 12th include

Up Glasgow Jan 85, a bash with a twist, ta to Dave Spencer

12 car 319 turns return from September 6th, gen and diagrams

Latest Updates Sep 5th include

Bedford Phils July – Dec 82 moves, classic gen

Spa Valley Crompton Day, September 4th 2021, our 300th page!!!!!

Latest Updates Aug 28th includes

Bletchley 321’s out East – gen and phots

Jim Burton’s 1981 moves – classic gen

The EPB farewell tour from April 95 -phots and gen

Latest Update Aug 21st includes

Scottish depot bash, May 80. Deltic haulage to Scottish depots with phots and logs

Latest Update Aug 15th includes

5 new photos added 1985-2021

More phots on September 22nd 1991 local drag – thanks to Mark Beal

Jim Burton’s May – Dec 1980 gen,

Jim Burton’s 1982 moves gen

Bedford Phils Jan – June 1982 moves gen

Latest Update Aug 10th includes

The London Bridge commuters remembered

Latest Updates Aug 7th includes

Spa Valley diesel gala Aug 6th 2021, 6 phots

Early turn at Ledburn, July 29th 2021 6 phots

Epic Sep 1979 moves from Crossfell 5

Tony Ewer’s Spring/Summer 1987 moves with 16 phots too

Latest Update July 29th includes

Early turn at Ledburn 8 phots of the varied traffic 0550-0720 July 29th 2021

Latest Updates July 25th 2021 include

1983 Trip Reports, 27 new reports added, something for everyone

Classic 1980’s Scottish moves from “JB”

Classic Spring 1977 Scottish depot visits and more from “JW”

Local drag gen and phots from September 1991

9 new photos from 1981-today here

Latest Updates July 10th 2021 include

Photograph main page – 6 new phots added

The Highland main line, detailed gen, phots and memories

Up Scotland July 2021= phots and gen

Southern 313 bash – phots and gen

The Clacton and Walton branches – 4 new phots from Mark Beal added

Latest Updates June 25th include

8 new photos 1982-2021 added

The Clacton and Walton branches

Trip Reports for 1960-8 and 1982 added (loads of articles!)

Moves and gen added for 1978 , 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982 and 2004 added

Latest Updates June 12th include

The “Bedford Bricker” Tour from Oct 83 remembered

25035’s enjoyable running day at the GCR, June 11th 2021

Latest Updates June 5th include

The 1025 Euston – Crewe remembered

Feanor” the LBNGR’s finest feature

Photos – 7 more added old and new

Latest Updates May 29th include

Photos – 7 more added, old and new

Angus loco hauled, Sep 90

The last one falls – Part One spotting tales

The last Cobbler, May 11th 1990

Local Bits header page added – 20 local features

Latest Updates May 22nd include

12 trip reports from 1984 added

Stewartby brick traffic 1966-85

Latest Updates May 15th include

Stratford depot log from Jan 71 with phots

Network North West day from 1992 – Phots, gen and memories

LNW class 319 gen, diagrams and phots

Latest Updates May 8th 2021 include

8 new epic phots added to photo section

New Local Freight featuring 7 local freight flows added, many phots, much nostalgia

Bletchley Loco sidings remembered

1B09 Cobbler remembered

Leighton Log from June 1973

Current coverage will continue too as is copying over huge amounts of material from the old to this new site

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