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The Night Riviera

by on Apr.18, 2016, under Photo News

GWR 57603 'Tintagel Castle' passes Trerulefoot in Cornwall at 06:47 with the 1C99 2350 London Paddington to Penzance 'Night Riviera' sleeper service. Built exactly 51 years ago today as D1830 it was renumbered to 47349 in 1973 before being converted to a class 57/6 in 2003. Photo credit - Mark Simpson

GWR 57603 ‘Tintagel Castle’ passes Trerulefoot in Cornwall at 06:47 with the 1C99 23:50 (Sunday) London Paddington to Penzance ‘Night Riviera’ sleeper service. Built in March 1963 as D1830 it was renumbered to 47349 in 1973 before being converted to a class 57/6 in 2003. Photo credit – Mark Simpson

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Penzance Sunday Afternoon

by on Apr.17, 2016, under Photo News

GWR HST 43140 'Landore Diesel Depot 1963 Celebrating 50 Years 2013' and Sprinter 150239. Photo credit - Mark Simpson

GWR HST 43140 ‘Landore Diesel Depot Celebrating 50 Years 1963 – 2013’ and Sprinter 150239. Photo credit – Mark Simpson

Nameplate of GWR HST 43140 'Landore Diesel Depot 1963 Celebrating 50 Years 2013'. Photo credit - Mark Simpson

Nameplate of GWR HST 43140 ‘Landore Diesel Depot 1963 Celebrating 50 Years 2013’. Photo credit – Mark Simpson

GWR Sprinter 150106 sits in the old Motorail platform. Photo credit - Mark Simpson

GWR Sprinter 150106 sits in the old Motorail platform. Photo credit – Mark Simpson

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Colas 37s on Test Train

by on Apr.11, 2016, under Photo News

Colas Rail 37175 leads the 1Q51 1115 Derby R.T.C to Eastleigh Arlington via Weymouth and Dorchester Network Rail test train past Totton Yard, 37421 is on the rear of the train. Both of the 50 plus year old locomotives were purchased from preservation and returned to mainline use by Colas Rail. Photo credit - Mark Simpson

Colas Rail 37175 leads the 1Q51 1115 Derby R.T.C to Eastleigh Arlington via Weymouth and Dorchester Network Rail test train past Totton Yard, 37421 is on the rear of the train. Both of the 50 plus year old locomotives were purchased from preservation and returned to mainline use for Colas Rail. Photo credit – Mark Simpson

 

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St Germans Viaduct

by on Apr.05, 2016, under Photo News

An unidentified Great Western Railway Sprinter unit crosses St Germans Viaduct in Cornwall with the 2E88 16:44 Penzance to Exeter St. Davids service. Photo credit - Mark Simpson

An unidentified Great Western Railway Sprinter unit crosses the River Tiddy on St Germans Viaduct in Cornwall with the 2E88 16:44 Penzance to Exeter St. Davids service. Photo credit – Mark Simpson

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