|Birminghams jazzy exterior adds some interest to an otherwise gloomy train shed|
|The electric, tilting Pendolino at Euston. A happy exterior which contrasted to uncomfortable seats and a miserable atmosphere|
The train back was a diesel tilting train with a friendly Scottish train manager. Again the seats were uncomfortable but we arrived at Crewe five minutes early. I transferred to an Arriva Trains Wales train to Shrewsbury, arriving on time.
|The diesel train at Crewe|
|Our train was formed of two five car units, the rear one would be dropped off at Chester leaving the front train to continue on to Holyhead|