Gales overnight whipped up the seas at high tide, waves lash a London Bound HST. This HST is one of two painted in the green GWR livery. Large waves here sometimes cause delays.
Great Western Railway by the sea. On this visit I made it a point to climb back up here.
Great Western Railway by the sea.
Pacers depart Dawlish.
HST's meet / cross at Taunton, a service arrives from London whilst another one departs. These iconic trains face replacement in the years ahead.
An HST powers out of Taunton. The iconic HST serving Great Britain for over 40 years are set to be withdrawn as Class 800 series come online in the years ahead.
HST along the seawall, through Dawlish Railway Station
Class 150 on a local service, taken from our room at the wonderful Blenheim in Dawlish.
Modified Hall class 6960 Raveningham Hall, barks out of Watchet during the Spring Steam Gala. The 6960 was built in 1944, was working the 1045 Bishop's Lydeard to Minehead service.
A GWR service powers through Dawlish Warren seen from Langstone Rock. This train featuring one the green power cars.
RP contributor Maryann waves at the driver and passengers aboard a set of Pacers as the local stopping service accelerates out of Dawlish. These units are slated to be withdrawn.
A Great Western Railway HST departs Dawlish bound for London.
A Class 150/1 makes a stop on a chilly morning in Dawlish. The Class 150/1's are also due to be retired soon, replaced by class 150/2's. The local services are used heavily by many.
An HST flashes past Marine Parade on a cold morning. The pink building in the upper right of the photo is "The Blenhiem" a wonderful B&B which is a must for any rail enthusiast.
An HST flashes past Marine Parade, seen from The Blenheim.