Paddington Bear
Paddington Bear

Paddington Bear and inbound "Night Riviera" Platform 1 Paddington Station 05:57

Morning meeting
Morning meeting

Inbound HST meets "Restormel Castle" waiting to take the Night Riviera stock to Old Oak Common

Paddington pre-dawn
Paddington pre-dawn

57602 "Restormel Castle" and 43142 "Reading Panel Signal Box 1965-2010" confer on the platforms at Paddington

Badges of distinction
Badges of distinction

Old Oak Common and Brush Traction identities on FG 57602 Class 57/6 "Restormel Castle" at Paddington Station

Train time
Train time

Paddington Station

From a black cab
From a black cab

Taxi from Paddington to King's Cross

KX
KX

Platform 2: 1N80 0708 London Kings Cross to York service, 1S07 0800 London Kings Cross to Edinburgh on Platform 1

Morning mist
Morning mist

Sunrise north of Stevenage

Breakfast at St. Neots
Breakfast at St. Neots

Breakfast in Coach M as the 1N80 races through St. Neots

Doncaster ritual
Doncaster ritual

Trainspotters log the 1N80 0708 London Kings Cross to York service as 91109 "Sir Bobby Robson" departs on the 11A13 0655 Skipton to London Kings Cross service

Super Sprinter
Super Sprinter

Northern 153301 departs Doncaster with 2P61 Scunthorpe to Lincoln Central service

Super Sprinter (2)
Super Sprinter (2)

DBS 67012 looks on as Northern 153301 departs Doncaster with 2P61 Scunthorpe to Lincoln Central service

Doncaster Down Decoy
Doncaster Down Decoy

Freightliner 66604 glides through Doncaster

Shunting
Shunting

Wabtec 08669 shunting carriages at Doncaster

Grand Central at speed
Grand Central at speed

Grand Central 180101 speeds through Doncaster with the 1A60 0645 Sunderland to London King's Cross service

Super Voyager
Super Voyager

XC 220016 at Doncaster with 1E42 0730 Birmingham New Street to Newcastle service

Right away
Right away

1S06 0730 London King's Cross to Edinburgh service at Doncaster

Flying Scot
Flying Scot

1S06 0730 London King's Cross to Edinburgh service departing Doncaster

Misty meet
Misty meet

EWS 66150 with rail train 605N 0845 Scunthorpe Trent T.C. to Doncaster Up Decoy passing First Hull 180113 making Doncaster stop with 1A92 0823 Hull to London King's Cross service

Pinch hitter
Pinch hitter

HST equipment subs for electric on the 1D04 0735 London Kings Cross to Leeds making its Doncaster station stop. Train in the background is 1Y11 0630 Newcastle to London Kings Cross service cancelled due to track fault ahead. 

Pacer
Pacer

2R58 0915 Adwick to Sheffield service at Doncaster

Rapid exit
Rapid exit

Northern 142090 accelerates out of Doncaster station with the 2R58 0915 Adwick to Sheffield service

The H in HST
The H in HST

Virgin HSTs rip through Doncaster with the 1E03 0626 Edinburgh to London King's Cross service

Pause
Pause

2R07 0814 Worksop to Adwick service making its Doncaster station stop on Platform 8

Doncaster departure
Doncaster departure

Grand Central 180107 departs with 1A70 0645 Bradford Exchange to London King's Cross service

Coming and going
Coming and going

VT 43310 pulls into Doncaster with the delayed 1A15 0734 Harrogate to London King's Cross service as Trans-Penine 185145 pauses with the 1B68 0910 1/2 Sheffield to Cleethorpes service

Departing Doncaster
Departing Doncaster

VT 43310 gets the delayed 1A15 0734 Harrogate to London King's Cross service out of Doncaster

Awaiting orders
Awaiting orders

VT 82217 and cancelled train on the bypass track at Doncaster

Up to KX
Up to KX

Grand Central 43467 racing through Doncaster with the 1N90 0802 London King's Cross to Sunderland service

It never stops
It never stops

Northern 158903 pauses at Doncaster with 1J23 0808 Bridlington to Sheffield service as Freightliner 66593 "3MG Mersey Multimodal Gateway" approaches with the 418V

It never stops (2)
It never stops (2)

418V FL 66593 "3MG Mersey Multimodal Gateway"

It never stops (3)
It never stops (3)

418V FL 66593 "3MG Mersey Multimodal Gateway"

Coals to Thoresby
Coals to Thoresby

Freightliner 66506 "Crewe Regeneration" with 469U 0748 York Up Arrivals to Thoresby Coll Jn (Fhh) coal

Coals to Thoresbury (2)
Coals to Thoresbury (2)

Freightliner 66506 "Crewe Regeneration" with 469U 0748 York Up Arrivals to Thoresby Coll Jn (Fhh) coal

Lest We Forget
Lest We Forget

VT 91110 "Battle of Britain Memorial Flight" bound for King's Cross

Leaving for Lincoln
Leaving for Lincoln

Northern 142025 clatters through the  crossovers as it departs from Platform 3 at Doncaster with the 2P63 0919 Scunthorpe to Lincoln service

Slow to 15
Slow to 15

Doncaster station

York HST
York HST

Virgin Trains 43239 with 1E07 0830 Edinburgh to Kings Cross service, Platform 3, York

York HST (2)
York HST (2)

1E07 0830 Edinburgh to Kings Cross service departing York

Universal appeal
Universal appeal

Freightliner 70018 and the 420V 1027 Leeds F.L.T. to Tees Dock (Flt) roll through York

On the beat
On the beat

Trans-Penine 185134 arrives at York with 1E66 0912 Liverpool Lime Street to Newcastle service

Under the arches
Under the arches

Trans-Penine 185142 arriving with 1F66 1005 Newcastle to Liverpool Lime Street service

Beautification
Beautification

Northern 158790 with 1B20 1118 York to Blackpool North service and Trans-Penine 185142 with 1F66 1005 Newcastle to Liverpool Lime Street service

Reading bound
Reading bound

XC 220019 with 1V87 1035 Newcastle to Reading service

Winston Churchill
Winston Churchill

BR 34051 "Winston Churchill," National Railway Museum, York

Evening Star detail
Evening Star detail

BR 92220 "Evening Star" at the National Railway Museum in York

Mallard
Mallard

LNER 4468 "Mallard" National Railway Museum, York 

JAB and another 1027
JAB and another 1027

BR 26020 EM1 Class 76 B-B electric, National Railway Museum, York

Deltic detail
Deltic detail

BR D9009 "Alycidon" in the National Railway Museum at York

LMS 13000 and friends
LMS 13000 and friends

LMS 13000, National Railway Museum, York

If it could talk
If it could talk

BR 34051 "Winston Churchill," National Railway Museum, York

Changing platforms at York
Changing platforms at York

Northern 142091 from the National Railway Museum viewing platform

Changing platforms (2)
Changing platforms (2)

Northern 142091 from the National Railway Museum viewing platform

York departure
York departure

1E19 1430 Edinburgh to King's Cross service departing York

Grand Central
Grand Central

Grand Central 180101 arriving at York with 1A66 1518 Sunderland to London King's Cross service

Grand Central (2)
Grand Central (2)

Grand Central 180101 arriving at York with 1A66 1518 Sunderland to London King's Cross service

Iconic
Iconic

York station

Under the arches (2)
Under the arches (2)

York station

Arrival at York
Arrival at York

1Y44 1625 Newcastle to King's Cross service arriving York

Pacer to Leeds
Pacer to Leeds

2C51 1729 York to Leeds service departing from Platform 8

Pacer to Leeds (2)
Pacer to Leeds (2)

2C51 1729 York to Leeds service departing from Platform 8

Time
Time

York station porter viewed from 1S23 1530 London King's Cross to Glasgow service.

Waning gibbous at Waverley
Waning gibbous at Waverley

Moonrise and 1S23 1530 London King's Cross to Glasgow service at Edinburgh Waverley

Off to Glasgow
Off to Glasgow

1S23 1530 London King's Cross to Glasgow departing Edinburgh Waverley

Princes Street
Princes Street

Edinburgh Trams 263

Edinburgh moon
Edinburgh moon

Princes Street, Edinburgh

Glass houses
Glass houses

Waverley Station, Edinburgh

NRM 40
NRM 40

Virgin Trains 43238 "National Railway Museum 40 Years 1975-2015" with 1S26 1700 London Kings Cross to Waverley, Platform 2 Waverley Station

NRM 40
NRM 40

Virgin Trains 43238 "National Railway Museum 40 Years 1975-2015" with 1S26 1700 London Kings Cross to Waverley, Platform 2 Waverley Station

NRM 40
NRM 40

Virgin Trains 43238 "National Railway Museum 40 Years 1975-2015" with 1S26 1700 London Kings Cross to Waverley, Platform 2 Waverley Station

Right Away
Right Away

Empty coaching stoc Edinburgh Waverley to Craigentinny T.&R.S.M.D

Night walk
Night walk

Princes Street, Edinburgh

Sliver of light
Sliver of light

Princes Street, Edinburgh

Moonset
Moonset

Princes Street, Edinburgh

Paddington Bear
Morning meeting
Paddington pre-dawn
Badges of distinction
Train time
From a black cab
KX
Morning mist
Breakfast at St. Neots
Doncaster ritual
Super Sprinter
Super Sprinter (2)
Doncaster Down Decoy
Shunting
Grand Central at speed
Super Voyager
Right away
Flying Scot
Misty meet
Pinch hitter
Pacer
Rapid exit
The H in HST
Pause
Doncaster departure
Coming and going
Departing Doncaster
Awaiting orders
Up to KX
It never stops
It never stops (2)
It never stops (3)
Coals to Thoresby
Coals to Thoresbury (2)
Lest We Forget
Leaving for Lincoln
Slow to 15
York HST
York HST (2)
Universal appeal
On the beat
Under the arches
Beautification
Reading bound
Winston Churchill
Evening Star detail
Mallard
JAB and another 1027
Deltic detail
LMS 13000 and friends
If it could talk
Changing platforms at York
Changing platforms (2)
York departure
Grand Central
Grand Central (2)
Iconic
Under the arches (2)
Arrival at York
Pacer to Leeds
Pacer to Leeds (2)
Time
Waning gibbous at Waverley
Off to Glasgow
Princes Street
Edinburgh moon
Glass houses
NRM 40
NRM 40
NRM 40
Right Away
Night walk
Sliver of light
Moonset
Paddington Bear

Paddington Bear and inbound "Night Riviera" Platform 1 Paddington Station 05:57

Morning meeting

Inbound HST meets "Restormel Castle" waiting to take the Night Riviera stock to Old Oak Common

Paddington pre-dawn

57602 "Restormel Castle" and 43142 "Reading Panel Signal Box 1965-2010" confer on the platforms at Paddington

Badges of distinction

Old Oak Common and Brush Traction identities on FG 57602 Class 57/6 "Restormel Castle" at Paddington Station

Train time

Paddington Station

From a black cab

Taxi from Paddington to King's Cross

KX

Platform 2: 1N80 0708 London Kings Cross to York service, 1S07 0800 London Kings Cross to Edinburgh on Platform 1

Morning mist

Sunrise north of Stevenage

Breakfast at St. Neots

Breakfast in Coach M as the 1N80 races through St. Neots

Doncaster ritual

Trainspotters log the 1N80 0708 London Kings Cross to York service as 91109 "Sir Bobby Robson" departs on the 11A13 0655 Skipton to London Kings Cross service

Super Sprinter

Northern 153301 departs Doncaster with 2P61 Scunthorpe to Lincoln Central service

Super Sprinter (2)

DBS 67012 looks on as Northern 153301 departs Doncaster with 2P61 Scunthorpe to Lincoln Central service

Doncaster Down Decoy

Freightliner 66604 glides through Doncaster

Shunting

Wabtec 08669 shunting carriages at Doncaster

Grand Central at speed

Grand Central 180101 speeds through Doncaster with the 1A60 0645 Sunderland to London King's Cross service

Super Voyager

XC 220016 at Doncaster with 1E42 0730 Birmingham New Street to Newcastle service

Right away

1S06 0730 London King's Cross to Edinburgh service at Doncaster

Flying Scot

1S06 0730 London King's Cross to Edinburgh service departing Doncaster

Misty meet

EWS 66150 with rail train 605N 0845 Scunthorpe Trent T.C. to Doncaster Up Decoy passing First Hull 180113 making Doncaster stop with 1A92 0823 Hull to London King's Cross service

Pinch hitter

HST equipment subs for electric on the 1D04 0735 London Kings Cross to Leeds making its Doncaster station stop. Train in the background is 1Y11 0630 Newcastle to London Kings Cross service cancelled due to track fault ahead. 

Pacer

2R58 0915 Adwick to Sheffield service at Doncaster

Rapid exit

Northern 142090 accelerates out of Doncaster station with the 2R58 0915 Adwick to Sheffield service

The H in HST

Virgin HSTs rip through Doncaster with the 1E03 0626 Edinburgh to London King's Cross service

Pause

2R07 0814 Worksop to Adwick service making its Doncaster station stop on Platform 8

Doncaster departure

Grand Central 180107 departs with 1A70 0645 Bradford Exchange to London King's Cross service

Coming and going

VT 43310 pulls into Doncaster with the delayed 1A15 0734 Harrogate to London King's Cross service as Trans-Penine 185145 pauses with the 1B68 0910 1/2 Sheffield to Cleethorpes service

Departing Doncaster

VT 43310 gets the delayed 1A15 0734 Harrogate to London King's Cross service out of Doncaster

Awaiting orders

VT 82217 and cancelled train on the bypass track at Doncaster

Up to KX

Grand Central 43467 racing through Doncaster with the 1N90 0802 London King's Cross to Sunderland service

It never stops

Northern 158903 pauses at Doncaster with 1J23 0808 Bridlington to Sheffield service as Freightliner 66593 "3MG Mersey Multimodal Gateway" approaches with the 418V

It never stops (2)

418V FL 66593 "3MG Mersey Multimodal Gateway"

It never stops (3)

418V FL 66593 "3MG Mersey Multimodal Gateway"

Coals to Thoresby

Freightliner 66506 "Crewe Regeneration" with 469U 0748 York Up Arrivals to Thoresby Coll Jn (Fhh) coal

Coals to Thoresbury (2)

Freightliner 66506 "Crewe Regeneration" with 469U 0748 York Up Arrivals to Thoresby Coll Jn (Fhh) coal

Lest We Forget

VT 91110 "Battle of Britain Memorial Flight" bound for King's Cross

Leaving for Lincoln

Northern 142025 clatters through the  crossovers as it departs from Platform 3 at Doncaster with the 2P63 0919 Scunthorpe to Lincoln service

Slow to 15

Doncaster station

York HST

Virgin Trains 43239 with 1E07 0830 Edinburgh to Kings Cross service, Platform 3, York

York HST (2)

1E07 0830 Edinburgh to Kings Cross service departing York

Universal appeal

Freightliner 70018 and the 420V 1027 Leeds F.L.T. to Tees Dock (Flt) roll through York

On the beat

Trans-Penine 185134 arrives at York with 1E66 0912 Liverpool Lime Street to Newcastle service

Under the arches

Trans-Penine 185142 arriving with 1F66 1005 Newcastle to Liverpool Lime Street service

Beautification

Northern 158790 with 1B20 1118 York to Blackpool North service and Trans-Penine 185142 with 1F66 1005 Newcastle to Liverpool Lime Street service

Reading bound

XC 220019 with 1V87 1035 Newcastle to Reading service

Winston Churchill

BR 34051 "Winston Churchill," National Railway Museum, York

Evening Star detail

BR 92220 "Evening Star" at the National Railway Museum in York

Mallard

LNER 4468 "Mallard" National Railway Museum, York 

JAB and another 1027

BR 26020 EM1 Class 76 B-B electric, National Railway Museum, York

Deltic detail

BR D9009 "Alycidon" in the National Railway Museum at York

LMS 13000 and friends

LMS 13000, National Railway Museum, York

If it could talk

BR 34051 "Winston Churchill," National Railway Museum, York

Changing platforms at York

Northern 142091 from the National Railway Museum viewing platform

Changing platforms (2)

Northern 142091 from the National Railway Museum viewing platform

York departure

1E19 1430 Edinburgh to King's Cross service departing York

Grand Central

Grand Central 180101 arriving at York with 1A66 1518 Sunderland to London King's Cross service

Grand Central (2)

Grand Central 180101 arriving at York with 1A66 1518 Sunderland to London King's Cross service

Iconic

York station

Under the arches (2)

York station

Arrival at York

1Y44 1625 Newcastle to King's Cross service arriving York

Pacer to Leeds

2C51 1729 York to Leeds service departing from Platform 8

Pacer to Leeds (2)

2C51 1729 York to Leeds service departing from Platform 8

Time

York station porter viewed from 1S23 1530 London King's Cross to Glasgow service.

Waning gibbous at Waverley

Moonrise and 1S23 1530 London King's Cross to Glasgow service at Edinburgh Waverley

Off to Glasgow

1S23 1530 London King's Cross to Glasgow departing Edinburgh Waverley

Princes Street

Edinburgh Trams 263

Edinburgh moon

Princes Street, Edinburgh

Glass houses

Waverley Station, Edinburgh

NRM 40

Virgin Trains 43238 "National Railway Museum 40 Years 1975-2015" with 1S26 1700 London Kings Cross to Waverley, Platform 2 Waverley Station

NRM 40

Virgin Trains 43238 "National Railway Museum 40 Years 1975-2015" with 1S26 1700 London Kings Cross to Waverley, Platform 2 Waverley Station

NRM 40

Virgin Trains 43238 "National Railway Museum 40 Years 1975-2015" with 1S26 1700 London Kings Cross to Waverley, Platform 2 Waverley Station

Right Away

Empty coaching stoc Edinburgh Waverley to Craigentinny T.&R.S.M.D

Night walk

Princes Street, Edinburgh

Sliver of light

Princes Street, Edinburgh

Moonset

Princes Street, Edinburgh

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