HST traveling on this sunny day from London to points west. Waves a bit rough on the beautiful sunny day making sea wall wet, persons trying to avoid getting wet as the enjoy their stroll.
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Blustery day, London bound HST 125 rolls past locals out enjoying a stroll along the sea wall.
A misty English afternoon.
An HST swings into the Welsh capital while a 170 with a Cross Country service departs. The scene will change in the years ahead when the Great Western Main Line is electrified.
An HST swings along the sea wall in Dawlish. Now if you look very closely you can spot the 40th anniversary HST power car bringing up the rear. It's 43002 painted in BR colors.
By the sea! Great Western HST blasts through Dawlish. This railway station is exceptionally unique that it sits upon a sea wall and has a history of wave damage.
An HST rolls along the famous sea wall, past the old Coast Guards cottage. The HST125's have been largely replaced by the Class 800 /802 sets, outside of some 4 car HSTs for local SW services.
Waves lash at an HST. The waves can get considerably bigger here and in February 2014 took out part of the line. With the threat of storms and climate change a new seawall being built.
GWR HST rolls along the sea wall. This section was destroyed by a storm in 2014 and rebuilt months later. There is talk reopening a route inland as this is the only line into the southwest.
A set of Pacers rolls along the repaired part of the sea wall. A storm in February 2014 destroyed this section. The pacers are set to be withdrawn.
HST! The only HST to wear the new green livery at the time, rolls past the rebuilt section of the sea wall. These have been retired and some made into 4 car short sets for southwest routes.
A Great Western Railways DMU arrives in Dawlish sliding past the pink "Blenheim" with the new GWR livery.
Dawlish! For years I have wanted to come here. We finally made it and after a spell of unsettled weather things improved. Here an HST 125 sweeps along Marine Parade.