A green, lean machine
or tilting trains on the North Wales Coast!!! 47816 leaning on
the super elevation as it enters Colwyn Bay with the 13.20 Holyhead-London.
Note the boarded up windows on the foot bridge that First North
Western promised to repair before they vacated the coast line
last year! Never trust a TOC? 29/6/2004
Barely enough room
to take a frontal shot as the Virgin train waits to depart. 29/6/2004
Away, and recent
track side clearances can be seen as the permanent way stretches
into the distance, pity about the kinky track. 29/6/2004
Castle" entering Crewe station with the 09.25 Holyhead-London
Euston. This Virgin service undergoes a locomotive change at
Crewe when it converts to AC power. 14/6/2004
Waiting in the
wings was 87013 "John o' Gaunt" parked
up with 87002 in Porterbrook livery. 14/6/2004
The 87 ran out
onto the Chester line before reversing into platform 12 to couple
up for the journey South to London. 14/6/2004
013 heading South.
was removed from the train and ran round to park with 87002.
An end shot of
787 with a Holyhead bound class 175. 14/6/2004