The Intercity 125: From Leeds to King’s Cross.

British Rail, the immediate predecessor of the current National Rail entity, suffered from a bit of an image problem among its customers.  A major factor affecting British Rail's image was the myriad of ageing rolling stock it operated:  They were not only old, but also slow.  This, together with other factors such as the quality... Continue Reading →


Trenau Arriva Cymru: Local Cardiff services and to Liverpool

During the Easter Holidays I took a trip in Great Britain.  Part of my trip included a short visit to the Doctor Who Experience in Cardiff before it closed permanently in the summer, as well as to pay a friend a visit.  After Cardiff, my itinerary saw me travelling onwards to Liverpool. Trains in Wales... Continue Reading →

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