04/04/2015

East Midlands HST visits King's Lynn

It's not very often that railways are featured on the blog but regular readers will know that occasionally they are, this short post shares a couple of pictures that our regular correspondent Colin Apps has kindly supplied of East Midlands Trains HST set 43046 and 43049 visiting King's Lynn on a rail tour to Middleton Towers last Saturday...

East Midland Trains HST in King's Lynn (c) Colin Apps
47049 pictured at King's Lynn sidings (c) Colin Apps.

East Midland Trains HST in King's Lynn (c) Colin Apps
47046 pictured at King's Lynn sidings (c) Colin Apps.

The Orton Towers excursion by UK Railtours operated from London St Pancras to Orton Mere on the Nene Valley Railway at Peterborough via Luton, Bedford, Kettering and Leicester before continuing to King's Lynn and the usually freight only line to Middleton Towers.