Revamp coming up.

Revamp coming up.

Today saw GWR 43154 and 43186 making their way along the seawall with the 584K Laira to Wabtec Doncaster to be refurbished as a Castle set 4 coach train which GWR are replacing  the DMU’s with on their longer local services. Eventually there should be 11 sets in...
Return of the Rail train

Return of the Rail train

Freightliner 66591 with the returning CWR (continuous welded rail) train on Dawlish sea wall. The rear of the train is just passing the Dawlish Beach San Remo camera which can just be spotted above the gate to the left of the pampas grass. Apologies to the driver who...
Rail Head Treatment Train.

Rail Head Treatment Train.

The leaf season is on us again and the first passing of the RHTT was this afternoon as it made its way to its St Blazey base for the next few months. Today locomotives 66200 and 66120 and the water tanks were clean and bright but in a few days they will be lathered in...
Diesel Special

Diesel Special

Today we saw one of the dedicated claret liveried Royal train locomotives 67006 “Royal Sovereign” powering an excursion from Letchworth to Paignton. The route was via the East coast main line which it joined at Hitchin  before calling in at Stevenage,...