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GWR HST Farewell

The GWR HST Farewell Saturday 18 May.

HST Power Car 43172 "Harry Patch last survivorof the trenches" with 43162 "Exeter Panel Signal Box 21st Anniversary 2009" on the rear, arrives at 10.39 into Platform 1 at London Paddington with 1A10 the service from Exeter St Davids .

(Dave Woodhead)

The GWR HST Farewell Saturday 18 May.

Waiting in Platform 2 at London Paddington is HST Power Car 43198 "Driver Stan Martin 25 June 1950 - 6 November 2004" on the left side and "Driver Brian Cooper 15 June 1947 - 5 October 1999" on the right,who both lost their lives in the Ufton Nervet and Ladbroke Grove accidents respectively with 1B25 the 10.45 service to Swansea. Adjacent in Platform 1 is 43162 "Exeter Panel Signal Box 21st Anniversary 2009" .

(Dave Woodhead)

The GWR HST Farewell Saturday 18 May.

HST Power Car 43093 "Old Oak Common HST Depot 1976 - 2018" with 43188 "Geraint Thomas Flying Welshman Winner of the Tour de France 2018" on the front is waiting in Platform 4 at London Paddington with 1C15 the 13.00 service to Bristol Temple Meads. Several members of the Marlow and District Railway Society travelled on this service .

(Tim Speechley)

The GWR HST Farewell Saturday 18 May.

HST Power Car 43188 "Geraint Thomas Flying Welshman Winner of the Tour de France 2018" with 43093 "Old Oak Common HST Depot 1976 - 2018" on the rear head through Sydney Gardens Bath with 1C15 the 13.00 service from London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads .

(Peter Robins)

The GWR HST Farewell Saturday 18 May.

HST Power Car 43009 with 43185 "Great Western" on the rear have just passed through Sydney Gardens and are approaching Bath Station with 1C16 the 13.30 service from London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads .

(Peter Robins)

The GWR HST Farewell Saturday 18 May.

HST Power Car 43188 "Geraint Thomas Flying Welshman Winner of the Tour de France 2018" with 43093 "Old Oak Common HST Depot 1976 - 2018" on the rear has just arrived at Bristol Temple Meads with 1C15 the 13.00 service from London Paddington. The train crew shown from left to right, consisted of Chris Wiseman (Guards Manager Bristol), Paul Irish (Train Manager Bristol), and Brian Hellyer (Driver Bristol)

(Mike Hyde)

The GWR HST Farewell Saturday 18 May.

HST Power Car 43185 "Great Western" on the rear with 43009 on the front have just arrived at Bristol Temple Meads with 1C16 the 13.30 service from London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads .

(Peter Robins)

The GWR HST Farewell Saturday 18 May.

Waiting for their departure time at Bristol Temple Meads, are on the right 43188 "Geraint Thomas Flying Welshman Winner of the Tour de France 2018" with 43093 "Old Oak Common HST Depot 1976 - 2018" on the front with 1A23 the 15.30 to London Paddington, and on the left 43009 with 43185 "Great Western" on the front with 1A24 the 16.00 departures also to London Paddington.

(Tim Speechley)

The GWR HST Farewell Saturday 18 May.

Waiting for their final departure times at London Paddington, are from left to right, in Platform 4 43198 with 1C26 the 18.30 departure to Taunton; in Platform 3 43009 with 1W08 the 18.22 departure to Hereford; in Platform 2 43162 with 1G60 the 18.15 departure to Cheltenham; and in Platform 1 43188 with 1C92 the 18.03 departure to Plymouth.

(Tim Speechley)

The GWR HST Farewell Saturday 18 May.

HST Power Car 43198 "Driver Stan Martin 25 June 1950 - 6 November 2004" on the left side and "Driver Brian Cooper 15 June 1947 - 5 October 1999" on the right,who both lost their lives in the Ufton Nervet and Ladbroke Grove accidents respectively; and with 43002 "Sir Keneth Grange" on the rear is passing through Slough with 1C26 the last ever scheduled HST departure from London Paddington .

(Peter Robins)

The GWR HST Farewell Saturday 18 May.

The new order at Paddington, now that diagrams for sheduled HST's have ceased

(Mike Hyde)
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