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The Cross Country Gallery

Images taken of Cross Country services operating Trains in the Taunton area.

23rd June 2018
A working which would of once produced a Class 47 and 8 Mk2 coaches is now reduced to four on a Summer Saturday. Cross Country Voyager No.220023 passes Cogload Junction on Saturday 23rd June operating 1V42 06:10 Derby - Plymouth.
(Photo: Brian Garrett)


23rd June 2018
Cross Country Voyager No.221128 passes Cogload Junction on the 23rd June 2018 operating 1S41 07:25 Plymouth - Edinburgh service.
(Photo: Brian Garrett)


21st June 2018
With Geoff Marshall and Vicki Pipe on board from All The Stations Cross Country Voyager No.221122 passes Cogload Junction working 1V60 08:20 Aberdeen - Penzance running four minutes behind schedule. The pair teamed up with National Rail on the longest day of the year to travel the longest train diagram in the UK. Operated by Cross Country the Aberdeen - Penzance journey departs Aberdeen at 08:20 in the morning and reaches Penzance at 21:43, a journey over 700 miles, calling at 45 stations on route. The 'All The Stations' Special Event was posted on various social media platforms throughout the day live from the train. #longesttrain
(Photo: Brian Garrett)


17th June 2018
With its first class end leading Cross Country Voyager No.220020 passes Creech St Michael while working Cross Country diagram 1C20 08:44 Bristol Temple Meads - Plymouth.
(Photo: Brian Garrett)


18th May 2018
Cross Country HST No.43384 and No.43321 stand in Platform 5 at Taunton on Friday 18th May 2018. In the adjacent Platform is No.158763 which had just arrived with the 2C75 12:39 Bristol Parkway - Taunton stopping service. It later returned as the 2U22 14:57 Taunton - Filton Abbey Wood.
(Photo: Richard Tuplin)


18th May 2018
Passengers gather to board the late running 1S51 12:25 Plymouth - Glasgow Central Cross County service. No.43384 leads partner No.43321 into Platform 5 at Taunton on Friday 18th May 2018.
(Photo: Richard Ruplin)


6th May 2018
Cross Country Voyager No.2200014 speeds through Cogload Junction on Sunday 6th May 2018 working the 1E67 16:25 Plymouth - Leeds service passing a gathering of 10 local canal barges on the Taunton and Bridgwater canal.
(Photo: Brian Garrett)


28th April 2018
On Saturday 28th April 2018 Class 221 No.221123 descends from Whiteball Tunnel while working the 1V46 09:55 Gloucester - Plymouth Cross Country service.
(Photo: Brian Garrett)


22nd April 2018
Cross Country HST No.43285 speeds south with partner No.43357 south through Cogload Junction while working the 1V48 08:10 Leeds - Plymouth service on Sunday 22nd April 2018.
(Photo: Brian Garrett)


22nd April 2018
Arriva Cross Country super voyager No.221138 passes Cogload Junction on Sunday 22nd April 2018 while working the 1M45 10:50 Paignton - Manchester Piccadilly service.
(Photo: Brian Garrett)


8th April 2018
Cross Country Voyager No.220006 passes Creech St Michael on Sunday 8th April 2018 while working the 1V46 09:30 Birmingham New Street - Penzance service.
(Photo: Brian Garrett)


18th March 2018
Snow covered Cross Country Voyager No.221133 speeds through Creech St Michael on Sunday 18th March 2018 having passes through heavy snow fall in Devon while working the 1M45 10:50 Paignton - Manchester Piccadilly service.
(Photo: Brian Garrett)


1st March 2018
Class 220 Voyager No.220001 (formerly named Somerset Voyager) departs from Taunton with the 1V54 10:03 Darlington - Plymouth service on the 1st March 2018. The Cross Country diagram should of originated from Edinburgh but was cancelled and re-started at Darlington. Running just 26 minutes behind schedule the Voyager passes 40 Steps.
(Photo: Brian Garrett)


1st March 2018
Cross Country HST set No.43366 leads No.43285 into Taunton with a snow clad front end on the morning of the 1st March 2018 while working the 1V44 06:00 Leeds - Plymouth service.
(Photo: Sclub)


1st March 2018
Cross Country Voyager No.221125 passes 40 Steps, Taunton on Thursday 1st March 2018 on the first day of Spring 2018. In freezing conditions the 1M93 14:04 Paignton - Manchester Piccadilly arrives into Taunton just seven minutes behind schedule.
(Photo: Brian Garrett)


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