Colwyn Bay and the Saturday
"drag" comprised Pendolino "390002 and 57308 leading.
At Raynes Pier "Arklow
Rock" was in the process of loading stone from the
Round the curve at Llanddulas
was 60009 "Union of South Africa" on
its second visit to the North Wales Coast with the North Wales
Coast Express, running from Liverpool to Holyhead via Llandudno
Running through Llysfaen
with that destructive A55 in the background. 29/07/2012
Heading for the tunnel at
Having stopped at Llandudno
Junction for water, the A4 took the branch to Llandudno, seen
here approaching Dganwy. 29/07/2012
Dganwy station, what a locomotive.
I was brought up on LMS and therefore no particular lover of
LNER stock but I can't help but appreciate the lines of 60009.
This time "Royal"
47798 "Prince William" was bringing up
the rear, as a former coastal runner it's nice to see it back
in service. 29/07/2012
Within the blink of an eye
the train was back, this time with the diesel leading and the
Great Orme in the background. 29/07/2012
60009 was hanging on the
After a short stop at the
Junction the train was westward bound for Holyhead, seen here
crossing the cob and heading for Conwy castle. 29/07/2012
The Llandudno branch was
now back to normal - for the time being. (Nice
XF in the car park) 29/07/2012