Third rail DC electric railways featured prominently in the winning portfolios submitted in the inaugural competition organised by the Railway Photographic Society.
The winners of the first Young Railway Photographer of the Year were crowned in April of this year. The award ceremony took place in the National Railway Museum in York and was chaired by the Network Rail chair, Sir Peter Hendy.
See some of the the winning photographs below!
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19-25 – First Place
BRADLEY LANGTON (20)
Class 508 units about to pass each other in Merseyrail tunnels in August 2021
MATTHEW HOWE (16)
A train and plane cross paths at Gatwick Airport in August 2022
LEO FLEMING (10)
Selhurst depot in October 2021
The competition was supported this year by: Network Rail, Mortons Media Group (publisher of Rail Express), The National Railway Museum, Silver Link Publishing, Jessops, the Bahamas Locomotive Society, and Bauer Media.
Find out more and here from some of the winners video footage from the awards ceremony: