Anxious bashers prepare to race to the front as 37 379 pulls into platform 2. There must have been at least 60 of them on this train and normal passengers watched in amazement at the photographic frenzy.
379 comes to a halt, time to take a closer look at the nameplate - not the most romantic but better than no name at all!
379 prepares to draw forward with its train into Belmont tunnel.
379 passes Bangor signalbox and heads into the tunnel
379 now pushes its stock into platform 1 and is uncoupled.
It now heads back towards the tunnel to reverse onto the up centre track
37 379 is now running round its train on the up centre track.
And finally it's reunited with its train and pointing in the right direction to form the 12:22 to Crewe. On the left: how do you fancy 3 hours on a 150 from Stockport to Holyhead?
Return to Bikes and Trains North
Wales Coast page
Return to Bikes and Trains main page