HST “Celebrities”

HST “Celebrities”

Most of the GWR HST Power cars are still in the blue livery, with a few now in the new green corporate livery for the company, but I believe there are seven currently in service that have individual vinyl celebration designs. The latest of these being 43093 which...

The Torbay & Dart Explorer.

Today saw the Pathfinder Tours diesel excursion from Burton on Trent to Kingswear for Dartmouth pass through Dawlish and Teignmouth. The lovely morning sunshine unfortunately changed to rain for the return though Nick was luckier at Teignmouth where it was still dry....
The Statesman Pullman Railtour

The Statesman Pullman Railtour

Todays  railtour started from Wolverhampton just before 6.30am and traveled down via Birmingham, Kidderminster, Worcester and Cheltenham to Kingswear to see the Dartmouth Regatta celebrations. It arrived at it’s destination at 1pm for a 4 hour stay before a six...
“Celebrity” GWR HST

“Celebrity” GWR HST

The two power cars in “Retro” livery are currently on the same set of Mk3 coaches. Today on the 1A28 15.10 Plymouth – Paddington service 43002 “Sir Kenneth Grange”, who was the chief designer of the High speed train, leading the train...