Testing! You are looking at a privately funded venture, Brightline aims to run from Orlando to Miami, but is starting MIA - WPB this year. Trackwork brought testing north of WPB.
FEC 109 rumbles across the tropical waters at Jupiter Florida.
FEC 141 brings the next two Brightline trainsets toward West Palm Beach.
FEC 910 lugs freight for 905 that eventually will be bound for Jax. This has been a thing as of late, extra freight from New Smyrna Beach occasionally ferried to Jax via the locals 910 / 905.
FEC 226 northbound in Bunnell with what is now standard, an LNG tender.
FEC 226 makes an appearance with a dual LNG set. On some Sundays and Monday's extra power does rides up with 226.
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.
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.
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 These were the fastest diesels in regular service on the planet now withdrawn.
Waves are crashing into the seawall as a Class 150 / 153 set departs Dawlish. Class 220 services had to be canceled due to the high waves, but GWR was able to keep running.
STORM! Gales have whipped up the seas and the rains have started to fall as a Class 153 leads a 150 into Dawlish station. Waves were crashing up over the platform and onto the train.
Gales overnight whipped up the seas at high tide, waves lash a London Bound HST. This HST is one of two painted in the green GWR livery. Large waves here sometimes cause delays.
HST's meet / cross at Taunton, a service arrives from London whilst another one departs. These iconic trains have been replaced by IET's on GWR routes outside of a few HST short sets.