The shunters dropped
down onto the track and began unpacking the Pendolono's coupler.
The 57 was called on.
Standing well clear as
the couplers prepare to engage. The 67 was called on but then
stopped just short of the Pendolino before being called on again.
I assume that this is a safety precaution. 30/10/2007
The various couplings
look quite complicated but it was a credit to the staff involved
that the whole operation took less than 5 minutes including the
various tests. 30/10/2007
The ensemble preparing
to leave. 30/10/2007
On the move. 30/10/2007
Heading into the gathering
storm en route for Holyhead. 30/10/2007
Carlisle bound 390023.
47575 parked on what
was the diesel depot yard. 30/10/2007
To the rear was the sad
sight of derelict 37420 formerly named "The Scottish
Hostller", a regular, and very popular, locomotive
on the coast. 30/10/2007
37608 entered platform
12 with the morning RHTT en route for Holyhead. 30/10/2007
On the rear was 37194.
Parked in bay platform
8 was 57316 "FAB 1". 30/10/2007
The mess that is the
front of a class 57/3. 30/10/2007
Polo" arrived from Holyhead en route for London
appeared from the IEMD and passed through the station. 30/10/2007