HST to Plymouth
An FGW HST passes Crofton Pumping Station with a service for Paddington. The pumping station was built in 1807 to provide water to the summit of the Kennet and Avon Canal and houses two Cornish be... (more)
First time I've tried panning since getting hold of a DSLR. This one is at 1/30th sec of a train travelling at 100mph+
An FGW HST headed by power car 43027 speeds westward at Circourt
FGW 158 950 passes Dunbridge with a southbound service. The crowds on the platforms were waiting for Class A1 4-6-2 60163 Tornado which was due through on a railtour.
Unfortunately, as Tornado ap... (more)
A First Great Western HST service with power car 43125 at the head passes South Stoke on its way to Reading and London Paddington. The snow had finally stopped falling, but the icy conditions stil... (more)
Unfortunately, by the time the sun chose to come out and illuminate the recent snowfall in Oxfordshire and Berkshire, Network Rail had an engineering pocession between Reading and Swindon. The onl... (more)
166 201 prepares to pick up commuters braving the snowy conditions at Radley with a southbound service.
I've waited over 20 years to shoot in weather like this in my local area so I made the most of it.
166 214 slows to a stop at Culham past the historic station building during a heavy snow storm w... (more)
A local service from Great Malvern to Taunton drifts into Gloucester,passing the Cotswold Rail depot in the background.
One of the highly unpopular class 143 units is seen leaving Severn Tunnel Junction with a stopping service from Bristol to Cardiff.
43024 heads a London Paddington to Paignton service away from Dawlish Warren.
43002 'Tecniquest' is at platform 2 waiting to depart with a train for London Paddington
Late afternoon sunlight illuminates the scene as FGW Turbo unit 165 106 enters Didcot from the Oxford direction with a working for Paddington.