North Wales railways

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Virgin berth.

Virgin berth.

In an attempt to feel a little of the Christmas spirit, I offer the above;-) The picture was taken about five years ago at the North Wales rail-head and ferry port of Holyhead where Virgin services used this remote (longer) platform away from the trainshed seen to the right. This odd operation whereby a Diesel locomotive was attached to the electric 'Pendolino' unit for the Crewe-Holyhead section of the train's journey from London has now ceased. The class 57 Diesels were a re-build of the…

Blackpool Bound Kingsman Regional Railways North West Class 37/4 37421 'The Kingsman' was working the 13:10 SO Holyhead to Blackpool North, recorded heading away from Rhyl. All images on this site are exclusive property and may not be copied, downloaded, reproduced, transmitted, manipulated or used in any way without expressed written permission of the photographer. All rights reserved – Copyright Don Gatehouse

Blackpool Bound Kingsman Regional Railways North West Class 37/4 37421 'The Kingsman' was working the 13:10 SO Holyhead to Blackpool North, recorded heading away from Rhyl. All images on this site are exclusive property and may not be copied, downloaded, reproduced, transmitted, manipulated or used in any way without expressed written permission of the photographer. All rights reserved – Copyright Don Gatehouse

North Wales Loch InterCity Mainline liveried Class 37/4 37407 'Loch Long' heads along the North Wales coast near Llanddulas while working the 10:15 Blackpool North to Holyhead service. All images on this site are exclusive property and may not be copied, downloaded, reproduced, transmitted, manipulated or used in any way without expressed written permission of the photographer. All rights reserved – Copyright Don Gatehouse

North Wales Loch InterCity Mainline liveried Class 37/4 37407 'Loch Long' heads along the North Wales coast near Llanddulas while working the 10:15 Blackpool North to Holyhead service. All images on this site are exclusive property and may not be copied, downloaded, reproduced, transmitted, manipulated or used in any way without expressed written permission of the photographer. All rights reserved – Copyright Don Gatehouse