Believe it or not,this is actually a main line.A Cheltenham to Swindon service passes Chalford,where it's obvious that no lineside clearance has taken place for quite a while.The line speed here i... (more)
A scene that will change entirely in the next few years,when the line is electrified.Tilehurst station,on the outskirts of Reading,nestles in the Thames Valley,soon to be decorated with miles of o... (more)
Dramatic dawn lighting highlights FGW Turbo 166209 as it heads east into Moreton Cutting near Didcot. These units are earmarked for use in the Bristol area once electrification of the Great Wester... (more)
FGW Turbo 166206 accelerates past the exit of Hinksey yard as the crew of 66141 relax as they wait for it to clear the section before getting the road. Naturally a cloud appeared before my main ph... (more)
A band of mist lingers in the pre dawn gloom as 2 FGW Turbo units quietly shuffle down the slow line - destination Paddington as indicated by the illuminated sign in the cab
166 201 prepares to pick up commuters braving the snowy conditions at Radley with a southbound service.
I've waited over 20 years to shoot in weather like this in my local area so I made the most of it.
166 214 slows to a stop at Culham past the historic station building during a heavy snow storm w... (more)
166203 framed by Brunels beautifully engineered bridges on the Great Western Mainline.