When is a 125 not a HST?

When is a 125 not a HST?

Answer…. When it is 66125!   Today’s clay train was hauled by DB Cargo 66125 and was recorded as a joint effort by Nick and Colin Campbell as it passed along the Dawlish sea wall at the Rockstone Bridge. One of the many still in the old EWS maroon and...
The shape of things to come.

The shape of things to come.

Nick Campbell was on hand last night to video the 5 car Hitachi Class 800 IEP number 800003 on a further test run this time from the North Pole depot to Plymouth and back. I hasten to add this is not a replacement for Santa’s sledge and reindeer but North Pole...
More cement for Cornwall

More cement for Cornwall

The regular bulk cement train from Aberthaw in South Wales to Moorswater near Liskeard in Cornwall was running late this morning. It had been delayed for around two and a half hours because of a points failure in the Bristol-Bath area. The picture above was taken from...
A short spell at Cockwood harbour

A short spell at Cockwood harbour

For a change of view I went to Cockwood Harbour near Starcross to photograph the returning empty cement tanks. Luxury viewing today as someone had kindly left an old chair there and done a bit of hedge trimming. If only the safety elf hadn’t insisted on erecting...
Return of Autoballaster train

Return of Autoballaster train

After a night working on the Newquay branch in Cornwall we have Colas 66848 top & tailing a set of 5 autoballast wagons with Colas 66846 on their return run to the Westbury depot as they pass along the Dawlish sea wall. Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens...