DIDCOT STATION IN THE SNOW
(5th February 2009)
Ex EWS 66169 arrives at Didcot with a coal train from Avonmouth and uncoupled to run-round the train and haul
it into the Power Station
The driver is back in the driving cab to await the signal to run up to the station platform
The 66 runs light loco up to the station while a Cross Country Voyager from Southampton runs past on the Down Avoider
towards Oxford and the north
Running up to the station platform with another Class 66 seen in the holding siding
66169 runs westwards to then reverse back onto the coal train then haul it into the Power Station
A First Great Western HST set departs from the down main platform, heading towards Swindon, Chippingham,
Bath and Bristol Templemeads station. A freightliner (Sea Container) train runs towards Reading.
A First Great Western HST approaching Didcot from Bristol
The First Great Western HST almost at a stop in the Up Platform.
A FGW 165 waits departure for London on the Up Relief platform.
A First Great Western HST runs at 120mph through the Down Main towards Bristol
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