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The Micky Farkas Collection Gallery

Images from the Micky Farkas Collection. Micky Farkas was a train driver who was a fireman at Taunton in the early 1960's. His collection of rare well composed black and white negatives have been scanned by Steve Awford and provided to Taunton Trains to host for prosperity.


British Railways Warship No.D848 is pictured passing through Creech St Michael Halt in 1960 working the 1M95 07:55 Penzance - Manchester Piccadilly service.
(Photo: Micky Farkas, supplied by Steve Awford)



An unidentified British Railways Warship passes Fairwater Yard on the approach to Taunton in 1961.
(Photo: Micky Farkas, supplied by Steve Awford)



One of five North British Warships D600's passes Bathpool during 1961 with a north bound passenger service.
(Photo: Micky Farkas, supplied by Steve Awford)



North British Warship No.D601 leads an unidentified Swindon Warship passing Nynehead between Wellington and Taunton.
(Photo: Micky Farkas, supplied by Steve Awford)



British Railways Warship No.D809 passes through the centre 'up fast' road at Creech St Michael in 1962.
(Photo: Micky Farkas, supplied by Steve Awford)



British Rail Warship No.D828 stands at Taunton in May 1963 while working the 1M05 11:40 Penzance - Crewe service.
(Photo: Micky Farkas, supplied by Steve Awford)



British Railways Warship No.D833 in all over green livery passes Taunton East Yard with 1V39 10:15 Bradford - Kingswear 'The Devonian' during the Summer 1962.
(Photo: Micky Farkas, supplied by Steve Awford)



Birtish Rail Warship No.D840 approaches Taunton East arriving into Taunton with the 1C26 09:30 London Paddington - Penzance 'The Royal Duchy' in 1961.
(Photo: Micky Farkas, supplied by Steve Awford)



British Rail Warship No.D840 departs from Taunton passing Taunton East in 1961 while working the 1N37 08:45 Kingswear - Bradford 'The Devonian'.
(Photo: Micky Farkas, supplied by Steve Awford)



British Railways Warship No.D849 speeds through the centre road at Creech St Michael in 1962 hauling the 1C33 11:30 London Paddington - Penzance service.
(Photo: Micky Farkas, supplied by Steve Awford)



British Rail Class 42 'Warship' No.D853 stands at Taunton in 1963 while working the 1A41 06:45 Truro - London Paddington 'Mayflower' service.
(Photo: Micky Farkas, supplied by Steve Awford)



A British Rail DMU stands at Taunton having arrived from Minehead in 1963.
(Photo: Micky Farkas, supplied by Steve Awford)



An unidentified British Rail Warship approaches Allerford working the 1A62 10:50 Kingswear - London Paddington service in 1962.
(Photo: Micky Farkas, supplied by Steve Awford)



An Unidentified Warship passes Bradford on Tone in 1962 hauling the 13 coach 1C31 10:35 London Paddington - Penzance service.
(Photo: Micky Farkas, supplied by Steve Awford)



An Unidentified British Rail Western is pictured passing Nynehead between Wellington and Taunton on a mixed parcels and passenger service.
(Photo: Micky Farkas, supplied by Steve Awford)


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