A misty English afternoon.
A busy scene at Cardiff Central as an Arriva Trains Wales Class 175 DMU arrives while an HST 125 with a Great Western service prepares to depart.
An HST swings into the Welsh capital while a 170 with a Cross Country service departs. The scene will change in the years ahead when the Great Western Main Line is electrified.
Sheds! A surprise was two Class 66's leading this empty steel coil train rolling through Cardiff Wales. The Class 66 nicknamed "shed" by enthusiasts are widely used in the UK, built by EMD.
A Class 66 leads a steel train past an HST at Cardiff Central. The steel industry in Wales faces an uncertain future as Tata steel wants to sell off or close it's massive plants.
86608 & 86638 approach Stableford whilst working 4M87, 1113 Felixstowe North FLT-Trafford Park Freightliner, 2 June 2016.
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Arriva Trains Wales operates an extensive network of frequent passenger services out of Cardiff. Here a service arrives at Cardiff Central in the Welsh capital.
A Class 170 DMU arrives at Cardiff Central with a Cross Country Service.
An HST swings along the sea wall in Dawlish. Now if you look very closely you can spot the 40th anniversary HST power car bringing up the rear. It's 43002 painted in BR colors.
Just after crossing over the meandering river Onny, a northbound loaded timber train passes through rural south Shropshire at a rate of knots behind the first of Colas Railfreight's GE class 70's.
Running some 113 minutes late due to awaiting a driver, 70809 approaches Totnes hauling Railvac 4 working 6X54 08:35 Aish Emergency Crossover to Westbury on Sunday 29th May 2016
37409 approaches St Bees whilst working 2C47, 1732 Barrow in Furness-Carlisle
By the sea! Great Western HST blasts through Dawlish. This railway station is exceptionally unique that it sits upon a sea wall and has a history of wave damage.
A Cross Country HST blasts through the station as Maryann gets her photos. Most of Cross Country's services here are with the Voyagers but they do throw a few HST's in the mix.
68005 & 37607 approach St Bees whilst working 6C46 from Sellafield to Carlisle