Tuesday, 25 April 2017

Type 5s (2) : Grid

"Grid" 56 303 at Derby.

Monday, 24 April 2017

Type 5s (1) : Deltic

A week of photos of the most powerful type of diesel locomotives, the Types 5s which had over 3, 000 hp to play with...

Starting with Deltic 55 019 at Bridgnorth.

Friday, 21 April 2017

HST (5) : New Measurement Train

Returning to Derby to show 43 013, one of the HST power cars now in Network Rail service. Here it leads the New Measurement Train through the station.

Thursday, 20 April 2017

HST (4) : Kings Cross

As with Paddington London Kings Cross has been another stronghold for the HST since inception. 43 296 seen here in current Virgin Trains East Coast livery.

Wednesday, 19 April 2017

HST (3) : Leicester

East Midlands Trains are another heavy user of HSTs, 43 054 seen here at Leicester.

Tuesday, 18 April 2017

HST (2) : Paddington

Paddington is still the home of the HST as it has been since their introduction into service. 43 002 has been repainted by GWR into the original BR livery. This scene looks straight out of the late 70s though was taken at the end of 2016.

Monday, 17 April 2017

HST (1) : Derby

This week's photographs will celebrate the iconic High Speed Train, arguably the train that saved British Rail in the late 1970s... Their career will begin winding down soon though will still be around on the network for a good few years to come.

Starting with Cross Country 43 378 at the tail end of a formation at Derby.