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 These were the fastest diesels in regular service on the planet now withdrawn.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. 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.
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 These iconic trains have been replaced by IET's on GWR routes outside of a few HST short sets.
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 The iconic HST serving Great Britain for over 40 years have been withdrawn from GWR outside of a few short "castle" sets serving the southwest of the UK.
Standard Class 4MT 76017, takes a ride on the turntable, manually turned. During the Steam Gala just about every locomotive was turned this way.
The 53809 is a 7F built in 1925. It is seen at the Minehead locomotive depot in a lucky spell of sun getting water between runs.
The 0-4-0 industrial shunter at Washford during the steam gala. This locomotive was built by Andrew Barclay in 1910 and was delivered new to Stewart & Lloyd Ltd.