A National Express East Coast HST rolls off the Tay Bridge with 1E14, the 09:52 Aberdeen to London Kings Cross. It seems the tennis match has been abandonded..
A Swansea to London Paddington service races past some railway cottages on its journey to the capital.
A diverted Swansea to London Paddington service approaches Gloucester on a very cold December morning.
Virgin class 43 heads south with a cross country train on a clear January day
The Tay Bridge is the longest railway bridge in the UK at just over two miles. The structure seen here is the second attempt at bridging the estuary, the first famously collapsed during a violent ... (more)
class 43 206 "Kingdom of Fife" in the old GNER-livery with white NXEC-stripe rounds the curve at Carmont on the way to London-Kings Cross
A diverted London Paddington to Swansea service passes Keenes Crossing on the outskirts of Gloucester.
Still giving excellent service after over 30 years on the mainline are the High Speed Trains.Here is one example with a Cheltenham to London service during a short spell of October sunshine.
A close up of the front of HST power car no. 43046 at the Northern Trains Community Open Day at Leeds Neville Hill Depot Open Day. The front inspection/coupling cover door is open.
HST power car no. 43064 is up on jacks inside Leeds Neville Hill Depot at the splendid Northern Trains Coommunity Open Day.
43303+43207 pass Dawlish with the 07:00 Glasgow Central - Newquay.
A diverted Swansea - London service climbs Sapperton Bank and passes the site of the long closed Chalford station in the glorious (and rare) late Spring sunshine.
An old shot from May 1980 showing that streak shots are nothing new. Here an HST speeds through Huntingdon Station late at night on its way to London Kings Cross. I think this was my first streak ... (more)
43306 Passes through Doncaster Station.
A real bonus from AXC was the return of HSTs on certain North East/Scotland - South West services.Here is a set heading for the West Country on a beautiful March day.