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The Royal Duchy

by on Aug.06, 2017, under Photo News

LMS Rebuilt Royal Scot Class 4-6-0 No. 46100 ‘Royal Scot’ was in charge of the The Railway Touring Company’s ‘The Royal Duchy’ from Taunton to Par and as far as Exeter St. Davids (where it ran out of coal!) on the return.

All images 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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CrossCountry HSTs

by on May.27, 2017, under Photo News

Arriva CrossCountry HSTs Nos 43285 and 43384 head over the River Tiddy on St Germans Viaduct with the 1V48 07:45 York to Penzance. Photo credit - Mark Simpson

Arriva CrossCountry HSTs Nos 43285 and 43384 head over the River Tiddy on St Germans Viaduct with the 1V48 07:45 York to Penzance. Photo credit – Mark Simpson

Cross Country HST No 43384 crosses Coldrenick Viaduct leading the 1E75 16:25 Penzance to Leeds. Photo credit - Mark Simpson

Cross Country HST No 43384 crosses Coldrenick Viaduct leading the 1E75 16:25 Penzance to Leeds. Photo credit – Mark Simpson

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Cement Empties

by on May.25, 2017, under Photo News

Colas Rail Class 70 70812 crosses the River Tiddy on St Germans Viaduct with 6C36 11:38 Moorswater Tarmac Colas to Aberthaw Tarmac Colas Rail empty cement tanks running 52 minutes late. Photo credit - Mark Simpson

Colas Rail Class 70 70812 crosses the River Tiddy on St Germans Viaduct with the 6C36 11:38 Moorswater Tarmac Colas to Aberthaw Tarmac Colas Rail empty cement tanks running 52 minutes late. Photo credit – Mark Simpson

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The Great Britain Tour X Final Leg

by on May.07, 2017, under Photo News

SR rebuilt West Country class '34052 Lord Dowding' (really 34046 'Braunton') and LMS Royal Scot class 46100 'Royal' Scot cross Clinnick Viaduct with the 1Z46 08:53 Penzance to Exeter St Davids. Photo credit - Mark Simpson

SR rebuilt West Country class ‘34052 Lord Dowding’ (really 34046 ‘Braunton’) and LMS Royal Scot class 46100 ‘Royal’ Scot cross Clinnick Viaduct with the 1Z46 08:53 Penzance to Exeter St Davids. Photo credit – Mark Simpson

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Cambrian Coast 158

by on Mar.31, 2017, under Photo News

Having just crossed the Mawddach Estuary on Barmouth Viaduct, Arriva Trains Wales 158827 approaches Barmouth Station with the 2J07 08:09 Birmingham International to Pwllheli service.

Having just crossed the Mawddach Estuary on the historic Barmouth Viaduct, Arriva Trains Wales 158827 approaches Barmouth Station with the 2J07 08:09 Birmingham International to Pwllheli service. 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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GWR Summer Saturday

by on Jun.18, 2016, under Photo News

Great Western Railway 57605 'Totnes Castle' crosses Forder Viaduct with the summer Saturday only 2C51 17:50 Exeter St Davids to Penzance service. Photo credit - Mark Simpson

Great Western Railway 57605 ‘Totnes Castle’ crosses Forder Viaduct with the summer Saturday only 2C51 17:50 Exeter St Davids to Penzance service. Photo credit – Mark Simpson

Great Western Railway 57605 'Totnes Castle' at Cockwood Harbour with the summer Saturday only 2C51 17:50 Exeter St Davids to Penzance service. Photo credit - Andrew Haill

Great Western Railway 57605 ‘Totnes Castle’ at Cockwood Harbour with the summer Saturday only 2C51 17:50 Exeter St Davids to Penzance service. Photo credit – Andrew Haill

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Moorswater MPV

by on Jun.17, 2016, under Photo News

The first train on the Moorswater branch (beyond Coombe Junction Halt) since Pathfinder's tour on Sunday 10 February 2013 sees Network Rail Windhoff MPVs DR98958 & DR98908 approaching Moorswater Viaduct with the 2135 St Blazey L I P to St Blazey L I P weed killing train. The train also visited Looe and the Tamar Valley Line to Gunnislake. Photo credit - Mark Simpson

The first train on the Moorswater branch (beyond Coombe Junction Halt) since Pathfinder’s tour on Sunday 10 February 2013 sees Network Rail Windhoff MPVs DR98958 & DR98908 approaching Moorswater Viaduct with the 2135 St Blazey L I P to St Blazey L I P weed killing train. The train also visited Looe and the Tamar Valley Line to Gunnislake. Photo credit – Mark Simpson

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