Tuesday, December 02, 2008

Compare and Contrast

After the shambles of Saturday evening, a decent video of Tangmere passing through my local Buckinghamshire station has now been sourced.

Note the still red signal on the Northbound platform, showing how close the photographers came to having their views blocked by a Chiltern Railways service, along with the carefully positioned yappy dog - aimed at preventing any commercial sales of video footage.

It was a very strange experience (but somehow rather pleasant) to be shrouded in the swirling mass of steam lingering after the passage of the locomotive.

1 comment:

James UK said...

With all the programmes on the TV at the moment surrounding Dr. Beeching, and a good watch they are too, one wonders just how Britain's transport services would be now if more of the rail lines had remained open. That, and making use of the canals more...