Better sun today, and I chose a side-lit angle to get a better illustration of the two-tone livery on the coaches. This is probably as good a photo of a complete trainset in WSMR livery that I'm l... (more)
One of the first shots of the first complete WSMR-livered train, as DVT 82305, Buffet/First 10218, Standard open 12145, Standard open 12127, and 67010 propelling approach Gobowen on the 2nd run of... (more)
67014 “Thomas Telford” with 67019 dead on rear passes Weston Rhyn with the 1P33 15.10 Wrexham to London Marylebone.
67005 “Queen’s Messenger” and 67006 “Royal Sovereign” descend Eardington bank with the Royal Train’s return from Bridgnorth to London. This was the first visit of the Royal Train to the Severn Val... (more)
67009 + 67011 pass Cefn bridge with the 1Z37 17.44 Gobowen to Machynlleth Northern Belle, the first time it has run up the Cambrian. The train was a private charter -- at £190 a head -- to raise f... (more)
With DVT 82146 at the front and 67029 “Royal Diamond” propelling from the rear, the 5Z13 11.10 Wrexham General to Wolverhampton passes West Felton on WSMR driver training duties.
67029 “Royal Diamond” crosses the Montgomery Canal at Queen’s Head on the 0Z10 12.55 Wolverhampton to Crewe on the first day of the route learning trips for the new WSMR service.
The overnight London-Edinburgh sleepers approaching Breich, on the former Caledonian route between Glasgow and Edinburgh. The train is diverted from its usual route from Carstairs via Cobbinshaw, ... (more)
A heavile delayed London-Edinburgh overnight sleeper service - normally only photographable at night - waits to leave Carstairs for Edinburgh. In the background a high speed "Pendolino" passes on ... (more)