A Castle class HST formed of 2 power cars and 4 coaches leaves Dawlish on the very scenic section along the sea wall in Devon. The train is the 1127 Exeter to Penzance.
Following a heavy shower, an HST passes Totnes with the 0847 Penzance to London Paddington in 1994. The coaches in the station car park now look well old.
An HST cruises along the scenic sea wall at Dawlish with the 0648 Dundee to Penzance, a journey of around 700 miles! The leading power car is one of several fitted with buffers.
An HST leaves Bristol Parkway on a Swansea to London Paddington service in 1983. Just visible, in the distance, a class 45 waits to follow the HST into the station, with a South West/ North East t... (more)
43002 in retro livery (actually the oldest HST power car) trails the 1A87 13:47 Plymouth - London Paddington as it meets the 1C80 11:33 London Paddington - Plymouth HST. The wind that day was bitt... (more)
A Grand Central HST set prepares to depart London King's Cross. A handful of HST power cars were modified with buffers on the front, something that didn't do much for their appearance! The GC's bl... (more)
09.47 Aberdeen to London Kings Cross HST crosses the Forth Bridge
A Virgin HST crosses the Forth Bridge, heading for Edinburgh and then on to London.
HST power cars 43020 and 43021 are on a test run from Derby works. Seen at Saltley, Birmingham in 1980.
HST power car 43166 leads a westbound cross country service out of Newton Abbot in 1982. Still plenty of semaphore signals at this time, they lasted until 1987. 43166 is still working this same ro... (more)
A London-Inverness service passes through Dalwhinnie on the Highland Main Line.
Plenty of GWR semaphores are still in use at Worcester Shrub Hill in 1989. It is little changed in 2016! Here an HST passes with the diverted 0903 York to Penzance.
HST of the "new" Great Western Railway, in the colors of First Great Western, running along the coast in Dawlish as 1A12, the 07.40 h from Paignton to London Paddington.
High tide in Dawlish when HST train 1A12 from Paignton to London Paddington is passing the little town.
Huge waves of the high tide are thundering against the "new" (refurbished) seawall in Dawlish, when two HST as trains 1A92 Plymouth-London Paddington and 1C86 London Paddington-Penzance ... (more)