The Springtime Cornishman

The Springtime Cornishman

This Diesel Special was made more interesting to the rail fans as it brought a new class of locomotive to this area in that it is bi-mode like the new Hitachi IET 800’s whose¬† primary power source comes from overhead electricity with a lesser powered diesel...
Rail Operations Group Off Lease Stock Movement.

Rail Operations Group Off Lease Stock Movement.

Yet more HST Mk3 coaches leaving Laira for Papworth Sidings at Ely for storage. ROG sent down two of their Class 47 diesels with two Barrier vans from Leicester yesterday to make this movement today 11th April.¬† The locomotives,47813 named “Jack Frost” was...
Creatures of the night 1st-3rd April

Creatures of the night 1st-3rd April

Here are a selection of the late evening Colas Infrastructure trains carrying long continuous welded rail en route to Cornwall. The first two on the video were powered by 70816 and the other was 70811. The driver(s) must look out for Nick to give him a friendly toot...