This was only the second time an HST visited Kyle of Lochalsh, the previous autumn the weather was not as kind.
Despite their age (45 years) an HST has never ventured up the West Highland Line. LSL changed this in 2021 when they took one of their sets to Fort William and Mallaig for the first time. Seen her... (more)
Ratcliffe Power Station dominates the scene from the top of Red Hill looking back towards East Midlands Parkway as 43272 leads the HST working 1D48 15:34 St Pancras - Nottingham. The HST was by th... (more)
Crowds jostle for their picture. There must be something special going on?
Late on the evening of Saturday 15th May 43102 in it's commemorative coat of Intercity 'Swallow' livery has recently arr... (more)
It is now three weeks and a day until the final run of a passenger revenue-earning HST on the Midland Mainline.
Still shining in it's new coat of paint, 43274 the only power car to wear th... (more)
With little over six weeks until HST's bow out of traffic on the Midland Mainline there is now precious little time to catch the few remaining sets that are still in traffic.
With a slight... (more)
43076 races over the River Soar at Normanton with 1D53 16:34 London St Pancras to Nottingham (43059 on rear)
Power car 43102 (along with 43159) set the World speed record for a diesel train (148.5 mph) on 1st November 1987. It has recently been repainted into Intercity livery as it was in 1987 for its fi... (more)
43274 passes Attenborough Junction with 1B36 10:30 Nottingham to London St Pancras
43049 passes Attenborough with 5B36 09:22 Derby Etches Park Depot to Nottignham
43319 passes Attenborough in the early morning sun with 5B18 06:31 Derby Etches Park Depot to Nottingham
On hire to Virgin Trains East Coast, 43089 with 43043 in East Midlands Trains livery is seen approaching Carstairs (Scotland, United Kingdom) with 1S18 London Kings Cross - Edinburgh Waverley dive... (more)
43089 passes Trowell Moor with 1B41 09:35 Leeds to London St Pancras via Nottingham
43238 leads 1B41 09:50 Leeds-St Pancras past Shipley Gate