Soon to be a very rare sight - the Class 43 High Speed Trains are in the last month or so of working the West of England services,and are due to be replaced by the Hitachi Class 800s.Here we see a... (more)
In its last few months of service,Class43 power car 43005 leads a Penzance to London Paddington service out of Kennaway Tunnel and along the sea wall at Dawlish.
A brand new Hitachi 9 car "Inter City Express" unit runs along the sea wall at Dawlish on a crew training run from Exeter to Penzance.These trains are due to replace the High Speed Train... (more)
Class 52 loco D1015 "Western Champion" (built at Swindon in 1963) climbs Eardington Bank with a Kidderminster to Bridgnorth working,on the Severn Valley Railway. 74 of these locos were b... (more)
A Merehead Quarry to Acton working approaches Fairwood Junction,Westbury.
Some nice late afternoon light at Keenes Crossing,on the outskirts of Gloucester,as 70810 passes with a Westbury to Aberthaw working.
A pair of First TransPennine "Desiro" units accelerate away from Scunthorpe station with a Manchester Airport to Cleethorpes working.
A pair of preserved Class 50 locos,50049 and 50007 (running as 50011 and 50006) with Pathfinder Tours "Mazey Day Cornishman" railtour.
The Class 800 units have entered service with Great Western Railway,and are gradually taking over the routes formerly operated by the Class 43 High Speed Trains.Here we see sets 800005 and 800031 ... (more)
Network Rails NMT (New Measurement Train) is a converted High Speed Train chock full of hi-tec computerised gadgetry which enable it to use lasers to inspect the track at 125mph.The train,known as... (more)
Colas Rail Class 70 loco 70806 heads a Moorswater to Aberthaw working through the Gloucestershire countryside.
Class 42 "Warship" D821 (named "Greyhound") was built at Swindon Works,and entered service in May 1960.It then spent the next 12 years hauling trains on the Western Region,bein... (more)
Preserved Class 35 "Hymek" D7017 at Ker Moor during the West Somerset Railway Diesel Gala.
Preserved Class 55 "Deltic" loco 55019 "Royal Highland Fusiler" (built by English Electric in 1961) climbs Eardington Bank,on the Severn Valley Railway,during the Diesel Gala w... (more)
Preserved Class 50 loco 50035 "Ark Royal" at Victoria Bridge with a Kidderminster to Bridgnorth service during the Severn Valley Railway Diesel Gala.