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Railway Links

These are links to other railway sites who have used my photos, orrefer to them in one way or another. If you want to swap links, pleasejust dropme an email withyour link, and what it is that you have linked to, and I'll add it tothis page.

From time to time I check these links, and remove them to the obsolete links page if thesite is not accessible. Drop me a line if your site moves, andI'll keep the list up-to-date. Links with a date-time stampindicate when the page was last checked.

I am currently restructuring these pages to be continent-based,which might help you in searching for what you want. Withincontinents, things are arranged alphabetically.


World Railways

David Fraser (a cartographer friend) sent me this link to a map of therailways around the world.

Extreme Steam

My thanks to Neil Leister for pointing out this interestingpage on all sorts of unusual steam locomotives. Although I dohave to say, having worked on garratt 6029 in Canberra to thepoint of restoring it to running condition, I don't see garrattsas all that unusual!


Nothing as yet

America - North


(20161205)Exporail(what used to be called the Canadian Railway Museum)

Transcontinental Railroad

A correspondent, Ryan Carrigan, has posted some interestingcomments on the effect that railways had on the development ofNorth America, particularly the USA. Check out

British Railway Modellers of North America (BRMNA)

(20161204) Dave Venables of theBritish Railway Modellersof North America (BRMNA) (20131130:132848),which has its headquarters in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, sentme some mail saying that he has a link to my image site.

America - South

Revista Ferroviaria

(20161228) The Brazilian connection.Huge collection of links. If you speak Portuguese. But it isnice to have a link to something South American at last!


Nothing as yet

Chinese Steam

One of my correspondents, Frank Mitchell, sent me a link to aChinese Steam photo gallery . This has some nice photosof steam in snow!


Australian Steam

(20161228)A very comprehensive listing ofall preserved (static and operational) steam locomotivesin Australia, organized by state.

Australian Railway Historical Society (ACT Divn)

(20131130)I lived in Canberra for 13 years (1974-1987), and was active in theACT Division of the Australian Railway Historical Society.On their web site, they have a photo or two of mine.

(20131130)A dedicated group of volunteers at Canberra is working to restoreone of their exhibits, Garratt 4-8-4 + 4-8-4 6029,to steam - you can read about their efforts at their6029 Blog Page

Richard Felstead

(20161228) Richardhas some historic photos that you must see. (Note: site moved Mar 2008)

Glenreagh Mountain Railway Inc.

(20161204)The Glenreagh Mountain Railway have used some of my photos of NSWGR 1919

Kev's Workshop

(20161228) Kevin has a rather eclectic website concernedmainly with modelling. Visit his page to see what I mean!


(2011228) Gary Yates has an interestingstory-telling website,complete with photos and sound!


(20161204)Years ago, I corresponded with some folks at Steam Ranger, whoarranged for reciprocal links between this site and theirs. Ithink they have dropped their links to my pages, but I stillmaintain one totheir pages.


(20161205) Trainworks used to be known as theNSW Rail Transport Museum, aka RTM.

(20161204)Matthew Geier's RTM pageThis page is rather out of date, and I am not sure if it isstill maintained.


Now come on, you didn't really expect anything in here, didyou? Well, I suppose the Railway at the End of the World mightalmost qualify, but it is really in South America, q.v.



Alan Newble

Alan Newble has some excellent photos of preserved British steam(inter alia) at his various sites:

for other sites - follow links.

Bryan Attewell

Bryan Attewell from the UK has written aSteam Locomotive Simulator (20131130:133441) which isavailable for downloading. For Australian fans, healso has a simulation using a 36 class from Sydneyto Bundanoon.

Italian Railways

(20161228) I received a delightful email from Silvio Cinquini, thePresident of the Ferrovie TuristicheItaliane, passing on some information about ItalianTourist Railways. Visit their web page to see what they have onoffer.

Ben Fisher

Benmaintains a couple of parts of theFfestiniog Railway.

Peter Howarth

Peter is a keen railway photographer, and hashis own web page at, which nowconcentrates on Chinese railways.

Terry Menzies' Railway Page

Terry is a keen 38 class afficionado, and tells me that he isbuilding a 5" gauge model of 3820, using some of my photos as aguide. He has a webpage all about 3820. Glad to help out, Terry!

Pichi Richi Railway

Chris Carpenter maintains thePichi Richi Railwaysite.

Pilbara Railways Historical Society

Courtesy of David Flint, Secretary, Pilbara Railways HistoricalSociety Inc. (20070804:173236)

John E Richards

John Richards buildsAustralian Model Steam Locomotives, and is using mypages for detail development. He also has another page at

Richard Salmon

Richard Salmon maintains theBluebell Railway web site, which now has a link to mypages. The Bluebell may also be visited via an alias at (19990616:170749)

Paul Sharpe

Paul Sharpe has web page of various UK scenes at

Greg Stevens

Greg Stevens has web page with a strong Southern Railways flavour at

John Swan

John Swan has an enticing description of a trip on the Taieri Gorge Railway. See also my New Zealand Pages.

Klaus-Dieter Troeger

Klaus-Dieter Troeger sent me a nice note in German (which Istruggled to read!) to say that he'd like to swap links withme. Here's what he actually said:

Hallo Eisenbahnfreunde!Gefallt mir gut die Homepage!Soll ich von meinen Seiten einen Link setzen? Ja, dann nenne mir bitte:Die URL der Website : ( Namen der Website : (John Hurst's Railway Photograph Catalogue)Schau doch auch mal bei mir vorbei:T3-Club Ostheide- Osthannoversche Eisenbahnen AG- einen Link und einen Eintrag in die Gastebucher wurde ich mich freuen!Freundliche Gruesse aus der Lueneburger Heide sendetKlaus-Dieter Troeger
Klaus, consider it done!(19991201:130513)

Kimball Thurlow

Kim has written to me identifying his page on Queensland steam- photos taken in the 50's and 60's. He adds: "One of my imageshas been used by the Rail Workshops Museum in the Great RailwayJourneys of Australia exhibition, opened yesterday. It is theimage of the Sydney Brisbane Express at Wallangarra. This maybe a useful and enduring link."(The link works, but I could not find Kim's photo there.)

Margarita Hakobyan

Margarita Hakobyan has written a short history of AmericanRailways which is available at hertrain history page (20131130:133855).


The Open Railway Mapshows railway lines old, present and future, throughout the world.

Model Trains

This interesting page was sent to me by Jessica King of theLaramie Public Library. Full of useful stuff!

Toad's Pilbara Railway Pages

Richard 'Toad' Montgomery has some cool photos of Pilbaraoperations at Toad'sPilbara Railway Pages

See also the Pilbara Railways Historical Society.


Yuri Sos wrote to me regarding some copyright infringements,and I visited his page.I was so impressed with what I saw that I've added this link inhere. Note that the main part of Yuri's pages is no longeravailable, but his train similator site still is (and to whichthis link refers).

Frans Baert

Frans maintains the European RailwayServer, a pretty comprehensive collection of pages.

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