The FEC Railway society visited Bowden Yard and were treated to a short ride in the Azalea business car. The consist was unusual with only the Azalea on hand as the St Aug was sidelined.
A Battle of Britain Class steam locomotive slides into Highly past hundreds of enthusiasts and attendees. This main line locomotive has recently returned to SVR once pulled fast mainline trains.
A Class 360 rushes through the busy Stratford City station as rush hour begins.
A Voyager DMU set flashes through South Kenton. These Class 221's are used on services that get away from the electrically powered west coast mainline.
An 8 coach formation Class 321 set arrives at Stratford as a Class 315 also arrives in the distance.
Rush hour begins at Stratford. Here it's common to catch trains pacing each other, such as a commuter service with a Class 315 on the right and an Intercity approaching on the left.
A 1972 Tube Stock set arrives at South Kenton. These are the oldest cars on the Underground operating on the Bakerloo line. Recently announced, these will be replaced near 2025.
A Southern 377 set rushes southward through South Kenton bound for Brighton.
Wham! A high speed Virgin service blasts towards London.
A London Overground service is passed by a high speed Virgin Trains Pendilino bound for London Euston on the West Coast Main Line.
Over and under with the Underground. The oldest stock on the system has passed under the newest in South Kenton. The 1972 stock is on the Bakerloo, the new S stock above on the Met.
Two 50 year old Class 86 electrics lead a Tilbury liner through Stratford. The lead motor sports the latest livery used by Freightliner, only 14 of these are still used by the company.
Coming and going, Class 90's work through Stratford as Maryann catches the action with her camera.
Class 68, the newest type of locomotive in the UK leads an empty passenger stock train through Stratford.
The newest stock on the 150 year old London Underground departs Notting Hill Gate. When originally opened the underground used steam power which required ventilation.