It’s good to know that the logs trains in South Wales appear to be running again after an hiatus of several months. The late running of these trains means that the light is only sufficient during ... (more)
D7535 passes Waterside Caravan Park hauling the 15:15 Paignton to Kingswear on Friday 26th May 2017
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.
A66 hauling the 4.04pm Bacchus Marsh service approaches South Kensington.
After a quick shower, a Class 91 reflects in the sunshine at the famous Kings Cross railway station. New Azuma trainsets are actively replacing the 225 sets as another change comes to the UK.
An HST through sunny Dawlish Warren
One of the most unusual loco combinations I've ever seen - Class 14 hydraulic D9551 and Class 17 "Clayton" D8568 with a Kidderminster to Bridgnorth service on the Severn Valley Railway d... (more)
I thought I should take advantage of the great weather we are currently enjoying to re-capture the Rhondda Valley in sunnier conditions.
A pair of Arriva Trains Wales Class 143 Pacer DMU's is se... (more)
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 These were the fastest diesels in regular service on the planet now withdrawn.
Waves are crashing into the seawall as a Class 150 / 153 set departs Dawlish. Today the seawall has been rebuilt with a higher wall and larger buffer to protect the railway from storms and waves.
STORM! Gales drive waves into the Dawlish station as a local service arrives. The station is slated to be rebuilt with a larger buffer to minimize the waves impacting the railway & station.
Gales overnight whipped up the seas at high tide, causing waves lash a London Bound HST. Today this seawall has been rebuilt larger and the long HST sets replaced.
Great Western Railway by the sea. On this visit I made it a point to climb back up here.
An HST powers out of Taunton. The iconic HST serving Great Britain for over 40 years have been withdrawn from GWR outside of a few short "castle" sets serving the southwest of the UK.