More interesting rail movements

More interesting rail movements

It’s Rail head treatment train time again (RHTT) and currently Freightliner 66957  named “Stephenson Locomotive Society 1909-2009” is apparently on training runs with the water tanks from Exeter Riverside to Exeter Riverside via Taunton and then to...
Torbay & Dartmouth Explorer 2

Torbay & Dartmouth Explorer 2

Today’s special ran to time and produced the last of the class DB Cargo UK 67030 hauling the 9 coach special from Reading to Kingswear. The loco and coaches actually started and finished at Eastleigh. The Class 67’s were introduced in 1999 built in Spain...
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....