A historic day for the Great Western route as the 'Intercity 125' or HST bows out of traffic from London Paddington after 43 years. To mark the event Great Western Railway used their last four ser... (more)
60 years ago to-day I took what I consider to be my first reasonably successful railway photograph. The first of the renowned GWR Castle class 4-6-0s, No 4073 Caerphilly Castle had just arrived a... (more)
Heritage liveried 57604 'Pendennis Castle' stands with the Night Riviera Sleeper in it's usual spot on Platform 1 at Paddington awaiting it's 23:45 departure for Penzance.
A Heathrow Express unit prepares to leave Paddington station,London,while a Great Western Turbo stands in the adjacent platform with a local service.
The Rivera Sleeper at Paddington.
The British have their Heritage Power as well. The 43002 symbolizes the 40th anniversary of the HST125 that changed rail travel in the UK. Now the HST125's are largely retired on GWR.
A Direct Rail Services Class 57 on hire to GWR has just brought in the Penzance sleeper to Platform 1 in Brunel's Paddington. At 2345 the 57 on the other end will take the sleeper to Penzance.
HST's lined up in the grandeur of Padington Station. When you arrive here, you feel like you arrived. This shot is impossible now due to the withdrawal of the HST125 in favor of the IET.
Fastest diesel in the world the HST 125. The GWR Green livery HST on the blocks at London Paddington. These were the fastest diesels in regular service on the planet now withdrawn.
While on a trip to London I stopped by and visited Paddington Station and found this amazing line up. In the foreground we have a sci-fi looking First Great Western class 180, Next we have two Fir... (more)
Fastest diesels in the world. The HST (High Speed Train) can attain 125 mph (and does) on a number of routes in the UK. Seen here in the grandeur of Paddington.
A Heathrow Express 320 set stands at Padington Station as an HST boards passengers. Paddington is FGW's main London terminal as well as a direct rail link to busy Heathrow airport.
Onwards! First Great Western's Class 180 'Adelante' 180106 rests at Isambard Kingdom Brunel's magnificent Great Western Railway terminus on 2nd May 2014. 'Adelante' is loosely Spanish for ... (more)
A typical British scene in Paddington station with HST trains ready to start their journey to Cornwall and Wales ; Sony A900 + Silver Efex Pro 2
Brunels station at Paddington station is spectacular but moves to a new level after dark. The Class 332s have had these attractive liveries applied to the driving vehicles. A night shot under the ... (more)