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12/1/2021
 
 
 
 
 
By:Peider SwissTrip
Dates:6/1/2019 - 6/10/2019
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UK HST: Class 43 - LNER London North Eastern Railway
Title:  UK HST: Class 43 - LNER London North Eastern Railway
Description:  The bridge at Berwick-upon-Tweed is a well know place for train pictures. Here LNER 43206 makes the end of train on the way from Edinburgh to London.
Photo Date:  5/17/2019  Upload Date: 7/7/2019 11:01:23 AM
Location:  Berwick-upon-Tweed, UK
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Locomotives:  LNER 43(UNKNOWN)
Views:  175   Comments: 1
UK HST: Class 43 - LNER London North Eastern Railway
Title:  UK HST: Class 43 - LNER London North Eastern Railway
Description:  The HST Class 43 of LNER has a promotion livery for "40 Years of National Railway Museum".
Photo Date:  5/19/2019  Upload Date: 7/7/2019 11:02:29 AM
Location:  Dalwhinnie, UK
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Locomotives:  LNER 43(UNKNOWN)
Views:  181   Comments: 0
UK HST: Class 43 - LNER London North Eastern Railway
Title:  UK HST: Class 43 - LNER London North Eastern Railway
Description:  LNER 125 mph DMU-HST on the way from Inverness to Perth-Edinburgh-London in the Scottish Highlands.
Photo Date:  5/19/2019  Upload Date: 7/7/2019 10:07:52 AM
Location:  Dalwhinnie, UK
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Locomotives:  LNER 43(UNKNOWN)
Views:  176   Comments: 0
UK HST: Class 390 - Virgin Trains
Title:  UK HST: Class 390 - Virgin Trains
Description:  The Class 390 is one of the fastest domestic EMU operating in Britain, with a design speed of 140 mph (225 km/h); however, limitations to track signalling systems restrict the units to a maximum speed of 125 mph in service.
Photo Date:  6/2/2019  Upload Date: 7/7/2019 10:08:16 AM
Location:  Carnforth, UK
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Locomotives:  VIRGIN 390(Electric M.U.)
Views:  166   Comments: 0
UK HST: Class 390 - Virgin Trains
Title:  UK HST: Class 390 - Virgin Trains
Description:  The Class 390 Pendolino is a type of EMU 125 mph high-speed train operated by Virgin Trains in the United Kingdom, leased from Angel Trains.
Photo Date:  6/4/2019  Upload Date: 7/7/2019 10:08:01 AM
Location:  Cranforth, UK
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Locomotives:  VIRGIN 390(Electric M.U.)
Views:  164   Comments: 0
UK HST: Class 800 - Great Western Railway
Title:  UK HST: Class 800 - Great Western Railway
Description:  Bi-mode trains Class 800 for 125 mph are trains with a dual electric and diesel propulsion capability.The trains can run on electrified routes using the catenary as power source, allowing for a smooth transition to non-electrified routes, where diesel powerpacks provide tractive power. The engine, generator, radiator, and other components are installed as a package to save space, and mounted under the floor. The Class 800 trains came into service on the Great Western Main Line on 16 October 2017.
Photo Date:  6/6/2019  Upload Date: 7/7/2019 10:06:11 AM
Location:  Bishton Crossing, UK
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Locomotives:  GWR 800(UNKNOWN)
Views:  205   Comments: 0
UK HST: Class 220 - CrossCountry
Title:  UK HST: Class 220 - CrossCountry
Description:  Class 220 had sometimes been stopped by salt water, when storm-driven waves broke over the train at this coast line near Dawlish, causing the control software to shut down. This problem was fixed by an upgrade to the control software.
Photo Date:  6/9/2019  Upload Date: 7/12/2019 3:04:54 PM
Location:  Dawlish, UK
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Locomotives:  CROSSCOUNT 220(UNKNOWN)
Views:  118   Comments: 2
UK HST: Class 220 - Cross Country
Title:  UK HST: Class 220 - Cross Country
Description:  All DMU coaches are equipped with a Cummins QSK19 diesel engine of 750 hp (560 kW) at 1800rpm. These power a generator which supplies current to motors driving two axles per coach, with one axle per bogie powered. Here, a Edinburgh Waverley to Plymouth service is passing Dawlish/Devon.
Photo Date:  6/9/2019  Upload Date: 7/7/2019 10:05:16 AM
Location:  Dawlish, UK
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Locomotives:  CROSSCOUNT 220(UNKNOWN)
Views:  184   Comments: 1
UK HST: Class 802 - Great Western Railway
Title:  UK HST: Class 802 - Great Western Railway
Description:  A GWR Class 802 nine-car set on the way from London to Penzance, passing Dawlish.
Photo Date:  6/9/2019  Upload Date: 7/7/2019 10:05:51 AM
Location:  Dawlish, UK
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Locomotives:  GWR 802(UNKNOWN)
Views:  201   Comments: 1
UK HST: Class 802 - Great Western Railway
Title:  UK HST: Class 802 - Great Western Railway
Description:  The British Rail Class 800/802 is a type of bi-mode multiple unit designed and produced by Hitachi for use in the United Kingdom on the Great Western Main Line since October 2017. They use electric motors for traction, but in addition to operating on track with overhead electric wires, they have diesel generators to enable them to operate on unelectrified track. Based on the Hitachi A-train design, the trains have been built by Hitachi since 2014.
Photo Date:  6/9/2019  Upload Date: 7/7/2019 10:06:01 AM
Location:  Dawlish, UK
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Locomotives:  GWR 802(UNKNOWN)
Views:  225   Comments: 0
UK HST: Class 802 - Great Western Railway
Title:  UK HST: Class 802 - Great Western Railway
Description:  The shape of the Class 802, 125 mph, front-end cars features a “One Motion Form” (a Japanese expression meaning streamlined) design suitable for high-speed rolling stock. And, in addition to environmental measures for reducing air resistance and noise, it features a collision safety structure that complies with the latest European standards. It also incorporates an automatic coupling system that shortens the time taken to couple or uncouple trains while stopped at a station.
Photo Date:  6/9/2019  Upload Date: 7/7/2019 10:06:05 AM
Location:  Dawlish, UK
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Locomotives:  GWR 802(UNKNOWN)
Views:  229   Comments: 0
UK HST: Class 43 - Cross Country
Title:  UK HST: Class 43 - Cross Country
Description:  Cross Country long-distance 125 mph, fast services between the South West of England and the North of England or Scotland via Birmingham; these routes are typically operated by HST sets. The InterCity 125 Class 43 (High Speed Train) is a diesel-powered passenger train built by British Rail Engineering Limited between 1975 and 1982. Each is made up of two Class 43 power cars, one at each end of six to nine Mark 3 carriages.
Photo Date:  6/10/2019  Upload Date: 7/7/2019 10:05:21 AM
Location:  Plymouth, UK
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Locomotives:  CROSSCOUNT 43(UNKNOWN)
Views:  184   Comments: 0
UK HST: Class 43 - Great Western Railway
Title:  UK HST: Class 43 - Great Western Railway
Description:  Most of Class 43, for 125 mph services, operating with GWR will be replaced by Class 802. Great Western Railway (GWR), is a British train operating company owned by FirstGroup that operates the Greater Western railway franchise.
Photo Date:  6/10/2019  Upload Date: 7/7/2019 10:05:26 AM
Location:  Plymouth, UK
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Locomotives:  GREATWESTE 43(UNKNOWN)
Views:  177   Comments: 0
UK HST: Class 43 - Great Western Railway
Title:  UK HST: Class 43 - Great Western Railway
Description:  GWR is not using the Class 43 on long distance Inter City anymore. Some units will be retained and will be, after refurbishing, used for regional HST connection with four carriages. Class 43 is powered by a MTU V16 4000 diesel engine with 2,250 hp (1,678 kW).
Photo Date:  6/10/2019  Upload Date: 7/7/2019 10:05:31 AM
Location:  Plymouth, UK
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Locomotives:  GREATWESTE 43(UNKNOWN)
Views:  180   Comments: 0
UK HST: Class 43 - Great Western Railway
Title:  UK HST: Class 43 - Great Western Railway
Description:  GWR 43152 (and 43122 behind) are at the GWR depot of Plymouth. 197 Class 43 units were buildt inbetween 1975 and 1982.
Photo Date:  6/10/2019  Upload Date: 7/7/2019 10:05:36 AM
Location:  Plymouth, UK
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Locomotives:  GREATWESTE 43(UNKNOWN)
Views:  190   Comments: 0
UK HST: Class 43 - First Great Western
Title:  UK HST: Class 43 - First Great Western
Description:  First Rail is one of the UK’s most experienced rail operators, carrying more than 345m passengers across three franchises (Great Western Railway, South Western Railway and TransPennine Express) and Hull Trains as open access operator. First Group is a leading bus and train operator in the UK and North America
Photo Date:  6/10/2019  Upload Date: 7/7/2019 10:05:42 AM
Location:  Plymouth, UK
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Views:  182   Comments: 0
UK HST: Class 221 - Virgin Trains
Title:  UK HST: Class 221 - Virgin Trains
Description:  The British Rail Class 221 is a diesel multiple unit high-speed train capable of 125 mph. Compared to Class 220 the Class 221 trains have more components fitted under the floors to free up space within the body for passenger comfort. Virgin Trains operates the West Coast Main Line from London up to Scotland.
Photo Date:  6/10/2019  Upload Date: 7/7/2019 10:07:57 AM
Location:  Lancaster, UK
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Locomotives:  VIRGIN 221(UNKNOWN)
Views:  157   Comments: 0
UK HST: Class 390 - Virgin Trains
Title:  UK HST: Class 390 - Virgin Trains
Description:  Class 390 are EMU using Fiat Ferroviaria's tilting train Pendolino technology and are built by Alstom. 53 units were originally built between 2001 and 2004 for operation on the West Coast Main Line.
Photo Date:  6/10/2019  Upload Date: 7/7/2019 10:08:06 AM
Location:  Lancaster, UK
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Locomotives:  VIRGIN 390(Electric M.U.)
Views:  146   Comments: 0
UK HST: Class 390 - Virgin Trains
Title:  UK HST: Class 390 - Virgin Trains
Description:  Virgin Trains (legal name West Coast Trains Limited) is a train operating company in the United Kingdom owned by Virgin Rail Group, a joint venture between the Virgin Group and Stagecoach, that has operated the InterCity West Coast franchise since 9 March 1997.
Photo Date:  6/10/2019  Upload Date: 7/7/2019 10:08:11 AM
Location:  Lancaster, UK
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Locomotives:  VIRGIN 390(Electric M.U.)
Views:  158   Comments: 0
UK HST: Class 802 - Great Western Railway
Title:  UK HST: Class 802 - Great Western Railway
Description:  The Class 802s are broadly identical to the Class 800 bi-mode trains used in the Intercity Express Programme, and are used in a similar way; they run as electric trains where possible, and are equipped with the same diesel generator engines as the Class 800. However, they utilise higher engine operating power – 700 kW (940 hp) per engine as opposed to 560 kW (750 hp) – and are fitted with larger fuel tanks to cope with the gradients and extended running in diesel mode expected on the long unelectrified stretches they will operate on.
Photo Date:  6/12/2019  Upload Date: 7/7/2019 10:06:16 AM
Location:  Bodmin Parkway, UK
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Locomotives:  GWR 802(UNKNOWN)
Views:  185   Comments: 0
UK HST: Class 802 - Great Western Railway
Title:  UK HST: Class 802 - Great Western Railway
Description:  Construction detail in between carriages.
Photo Date:  6/12/2019  Upload Date: 7/7/2019 10:06:23 AM
Location:  Bodmin Parkway, UK
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Locomotives:  GWR 802(UNKNOWN)
Views:  180   Comments: 0
UK HST: Class 802 - Great Western Railway
Title:  UK HST: Class 802 - Great Western Railway
Description:  GWR has 22 five-car (802001-802022) and 14 nine-car sets on order (802101-802114). Apart from three pre-series trains (802001/002, 802101), all are being built by Hitachi in Pistoia, Italy.
Photo Date:  6/12/2019  Upload Date: 7/7/2019 10:06:34 AM
Location:  Bodmin Parkway, UK
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Locomotives:  GWR 802(UNKNOWN)
Views:  185   Comments: 1
UK HST: Class 220 - Cross Country
Title:  UK HST: Class 220 - Cross Country
Description:  The 125 mph Class 220 Voyager is a class of diesel-electric high-speed multiple-unit trains built in Belgium by Bombardier Transportation in 2000 and 2001. Cross Country franchise operates intercity and other long-distance trains across the country, but does not serve Greater London.
Photo Date:  6/13/2019  Upload Date: 7/7/2019 10:05:10 AM
Location:  Paignton, UK
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Locomotives:  CROSSCOUNT 220(UNKNOWN)
Views:  203   Comments: 0


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