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Heritage liveried HSTs

by on Aug.06, 2017, under Photo News

GWR HST 43002 ‘SIR KENNETH GRANGE’ & 43185 ‘GREAT WESTERN’ on the 1A94 15:50 Penzance to London Paddington at Par. Old Oak Common staff ‘playing trains’ saw the pair of heritage liveried HST power cars on the same set (after working different sets the day before) and also stopping at Par just as the passengers for ‘The Royal Duchy’ steam special were arriving back at the station!

43002 'SIR KENNETH GRANGE' on the 1A94 15:50 Penzance to London Paddington arriving at Par

43002 ‘SIR KENNETH GRANGE’ on the 1A94 15:50 Penzance to London Paddington arriving at Par.

40 years of High Speed Trains - 43002 'SIR KENNETH GRANGE' on the 1A94 15:50 Penzance to London Paddington at Par.

40 years of High Speed Trains – 43002 ‘SIR KENNETH GRANGE’ on the 1A94 15:50 Penzance to London Paddington at Par.

 

Images and ‘wobblevision’ video by Mark Simpson

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Totnes Castle

by on Aug.05, 2017, under Photo News

GWR Class 57/6 No. 57605 'Totnes Castle' crosses Coombe by Saltash Viaduct with the summer Saturdays only 2P70 10:28 St Erth to Plymouth. Photo credit - Mark Simpson

GWR Class 57/6 No. 57605 ‘Totnes Castle’ crosses Coombe by Saltash Viaduct with the summer Saturdays only 2P70 10:28 St Erth to Plymouth. Photo credit – Mark Simpson

GWR Class 57/6 No. 57605 'Totnes Castle' comes off Brunel's Royal Albert Bridge with the summer Saturdays only 2P70 10:28 St Erth to Plymouth. Photo credit - Mark Simpson

GWR Class 57/6 No. 57605 ‘Totnes Castle’ comes off Brunel’s Royal Albert Bridge with the summer Saturdays only 2P70 10:28 St Erth to Plymouth. Photo credit – Mark Simpson

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Summer Saturday Stopper

by on May.27, 2017, under Photo News

GWR Class 57/6 No. 57603 'Tintagel Castle' coasts downhill towards its next stop at St Germans with the summer Saturdays only 2P70 10:28 St Erth to Plymouth. This train uses the loco and some of the coaching stock from the previous evening's Paddington to Penzance sleeper. Photo credit - Mark Simpson

GWR Class 57/6 No. 57603 ‘Tintagel Castle’ coasts downhill towards its next stop at St Germans with the summer Saturdays only 2P70 10:28 St Erth to Plymouth. This train uses the loco and some of the coaching stock from the previous evening’s Paddington to Penzance sleeper. Photo credit – Mark Simpson

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Duchy Cement

by on Jan.25, 2017, under Photo News

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Colas Rail 70802 crosses the River Tiddy on St Germans viaduct with the 6C35 02:35 Aberthaw Cement Works to Moorswater Tarmac Terminal with 18 PCA cement tanks Nos. 10698 10690 10999 11121 10692 10668 11131 10673 11004 11063 10683 10671 11054 10989 10667 10674 10689 10686. Photo credit – Mark Simpson

Colas Rail 70802 crosses the River Lynher on Grove viaduct with the 6C35 02:50 Aberthaw Cement Works to Moorswater Lafarge Terminal with 18 PCA cement tanks Nos. 10698 10690 10999 11121 10692 10668 11131 10673 11004 11063 10683 10671 11054 10989 10667 10674 10689 10686. Photo credit - Mark Simpson

Colas Rail 70802 crosses the River Lynher on Grove viaduct with the 6C35 02:35 Aberthaw Cement Works to Moorswater Tarmac Terminal with 18 PCA cement tanks Nos. 10698 10690 10999 11121 10692 10668 11131 10673 11004 11063 10683 10671 11054 10989 10667 10674 10689 10686. Photo credit – Mark Simpson

Colas Rail 70802 backs the final pair of PCA cement tanks (Nos. 10698 10690) into Moorswater Lafarge Terminal of the 6C35 02:50 from Aberthaw Cement Works. Photo credit - Mark Simpson

Colas Rail 70802 backs the final pair of PCA cement tanks (Nos. 10698 and 10690) into Moorswater Tarmac Terminal of the 6C35 02:35 from Aberthaw Cement Works, under the shadow of Moorswater Viaduct on the Great Western main line. Photo credit – Mark Simpson

Colas Rail 70802 crosses Old Station Road as it backs the final pair of PCA cement tanks (Nos. 10698 10690) into Moorswater Lafarge Terminal of the 6C35 02:50 from Aberthaw Cement Works. Photo credit - Mark Simpson

Colas Rail 70802 crosses Old Station Road as it backs the final pair of PCA cement tanks (Nos. 10698 and 10690) into Moorswater Tarmac Terminal of the 6C35 02:35 from Aberthaw Cement Works. Photo credit – Mark Simpson

Some 11 3/4 hours after leaving Aberthaw Cement Works Colas Rail 70802 backs the final pair of PCA cement tanks (Nos. 10698 10690) of the 6C35 into Moorswater Lafarge Terminal. Photo credit - Mark Simpson

Some 11 3/4 hours after leaving Aberthaw Cement Works Colas Rail 70802 backs the final pair of PCA cement tanks (Nos. 10698 and 10690) of the 6C35 into Moorswater Tarmac Terminal. Photo credit – Mark Simpson

The rural railway at Lafarge's Moorswater terminal. Colas Rail 70802 with the 6C35 02:35 from Aberthaw Cement Works. Photo credit - Mark Simpson

The rural railway at Tarmac’s Moorswater terminal, Colas Rail 70802 with the 6C35 02:35 from Aberthaw Cement Works. Photo credit – Mark Simpson

 

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St Germans Sunday

by on Jan.16, 2017, under Photo News

Colas Rail 70804 crosses St Germans viaduct with the 6C20 12:00 Truro to Westbury. Wagons: YKA 996433, YKA 996902, YKA 996412, YKA 996570, YKA 996544, YKA 996462, YKA 996107, YKA 996833, YKA 996268, YKA 996497. Photo credit - Mark Simpson

Colas Rail 70804 crosses St Germans viaduct with 6C20 12:00 Truro to Westbury. Wagons: YKA 996433, YKA 996902, YKA 996412, YKA 996570, YKA 996544, YKA 996462, YKA 996107, YKA 996833, YKA 996268, YKA 996497. Photo credit – Mark Simpson

Colas Rail 70806 top & tailed with 66846 cross St Germans viaduct with the 6C23 08:43 Westbury to Penwithers Junction. Wagons: HQA 380508, HQA 380624, HQA 380623, HQA 380622, HQA 380408, HQA 380312, HQA 380147, HQA 380144, HQA 380137, HQA 380014. Photo credit - Mark Simpson

Colas Rail 70806 top & tailed with 66846 cross St Germans viaduct with the 2 hours late running (due to a locomotive failure) 6C23 08:43 Westbury to Penwithers Junction. Wagons: HQA 380508, HQA 380624, HQA 380623, HQA 380622, HQA 380408, HQA 380312, HQA 380147, HQA 380144, HQA 380137, HQA 380014. Photo credit – Mark Simpson

 

Great Western Railway HSTs 43070 'The Corps of Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers' with 43003 'ISAMBARD KINGDOM BRUNEL' rush through St Germans with the 1A90 1340 Truro to London Paddington. Photo credit - Mark Simpson

Great Western Railway HSTs 43070 ‘The Corps of Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers’ with 43003 ‘ISAMBARD KINGDOM BRUNEL’ rush through the s-bend St Germans with the 1A90 1340 Truro to London Paddington. Photo credit – Mark Simpson

 

 

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Cockwood Harbour

by on Jun.11, 2016, under Photo News

Great Western Railway class 57 57604 'Pendennis Castle' passes Cockwood Harbour in Devon with the summer Saturday 2C51 17:50 Exeter St Davids to Penzance. Photo credit - Mark Simpson

Great Western Railway class 57 57604 ‘Pendennis Castle’ passes Cockwood Harbour in Devon with the summer Saturday 2C51 17:50 Exeter St Davids to Penzance. Photo credit – Mark Simpson

The sun has disappeared as Bulleid West Country class 34046 'Braunton' masquerading as Battle of Britain class 34052 'Lord Dowding' ambles past Cockwood Harbour with the 1Z84 17:30 Kingswear (For Dartmouth) to Woking. Photo credit - Mark Simpson

The sun has disappeared as Bulleid West Country class 34046 ‘Braunton’ masquerading as Battle of Britain class 34052 ‘Lord Dowding’ ambles past Cockwood Harbour with the 1Z84 17:30 Kingswear (For Dartmouth) to Woking. Photo credit – Mark Simpson

Just minutes before the steam was due 43179 'Pride of Laira' passes Cockwood Harbour in full sun with the 1A94 15:52 Penzance to London Paddington. Photo credit - Mark Simpson

Just minutes before the steam was due 43179 ‘Pride of Laira’ passes Cockwood Harbour in full sun with the 1A94 15:52 Penzance to London Paddington. Photo credit – Mark Simpson

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GWR Loco Hauled Summer Saturday

by on May.28, 2016, under Photo News

GWR 57605 'Totnes Castle' comes off Bolitho Viaduct with the summer Saturday only 2P70 11:25 Par to Plymouth. Photo credit - Mark Simpson

GWR 57605 ‘Totnes Castle’ comes off Bolitho Viaduct with the summer Saturday only 2P70 11:25 Par to Plymouth. Photo credit – Mark Simpson

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Silver Bullets

by on May.19, 2016, under Photo Archive

EWS 66205 runs along the sea wall at Dawlish with an up Imerys 'Silver Bullet' china clay train on 5th April 2006.

EWS 66205 runs along the sea wall at Dawlish with an up Imerys ‘Silver Bullet’ china clay train on 5th April 2006. 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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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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