A Heathrow Express 320 set stands at Padington Station as an HST boards passengers. Paddington is FGW's main London terminal as well as a direct rail link to busy Heathrow airport.
A London Overground set rolls into Stratford after a journey through west and north London. The Overground compliments the Undergroud. Without rail, London would be crippled.
Abellio Rail Great Eastern is one of the few intercity operators still using loco hauled trains. Here a Class 90 rushes through Stratford, bound for Liverpool St in London.
Check out the "artwork" on the nose. The class 360 EMU is one of the newer type of sets in the UK.
Double headed Class 66's lead a liner from the north London line onto the Great Eastern line bound for a container terminal. These workhorses are built off of a frame of an SD70.
Two 50 year old Class 86 motors lead a Tilbury liner past the "Overgound". These electrics that once saw widespread use in the UK, only a handfull of which are still used regularly.
A set of Class 321's head out of London. The City of London could not function without the vast railway networks supporting it.
DVT leads an intercity train into Stradford.
A Class 90 named "Vice-Admiral Lord Nelson" pushes a Norwich bound service into the busy Stratford station. as Maryann gets her shots of it and a Class 321 set sits at platform 9.
Victoria Station at Rush Hour...people scurry everywhere bound for some destination. Meanwhile trains continually come and go every few minutes.
Big M's lead 101 today with East Coast Hogger at the throttle. The EMD's days are certainly numbered at the first of 24 ES44C4's are being assembled and will be delivered in Oct.
FEC 111 winds around one of the tightest curve on the FEC mainline. These paint schemes are all eventually on the way out. Yellow SD40-2's likely will be stored soon and the blues repainted.
FEC 226 twists into St. Augustine, with one of the newest repaint "retro blue" 419 in the middle. GE's are coming and when they arrive anything not rebuilt will go into storage and M-2's gone.
FEC 101 thunders through with two SD70M-2's. The big M's are to be bumped by new GE's in the months ahead. Look close you can spot "retro blue" 416 3rd in line.
Time is slowly running out on the big M's as the first GEVO's are now being assembled in Erie. Meanwhile 102 hauls on.