The tide is high and the morning sun has just broken through the clouds as an Arriva Cross Country service from Leeds to Plymouth runs along the sea wall at Dawlish.
A very stormy morning with great waves near the station Dawlish: CrossCountry is passing, taken from the pedestrain-bridge
It's 564 miles by rail from Edinburgh to Plymouth,and 1V50,the 06.06 departure,has covered 385 of them by the time the train reaches Gloucestershire.Here the service,led by power car 43321,storms ... (more)
43321 leads at Cross Country HST along the famous Dawlish sea wall, bound for Plymouth.
43321 stands at Plymouth after working 1V23 from York 14/04/09
After a return to the factory less than a week since it was 'finished' carriage set XC01 sees fromt line action once more and is seen as it powers south to Plymouth
On the return of it's first test run we see the new XC livery HST in a lucky spell of full sun