Thursday, 23 March 2017

Night Photo of Class 222 002 Train at Wellingborough Station

Class 222 DMU Trains at Night


Night Photo of East Midlands Trains Class 222 002 DMU Pauses at Wellingborough railway station 2016
East Midlands Trains Class 222002 DMU          Photo: Charles Moorhen


East Midlands Trains, Class 222 002, DMU, seen here at Wellingborough railway station, with Class 66005 in the background, placed me in a bit of a quandry when it came to taking its photo.


At that particular time I was intent on photographing the Class 66 when Class 222 002 DMU, - one of a fleet of 27 train sets - pulled into the station.  Glad that the Class 66 was safely stored in my camera I quickly re-positioned the tripod, reset the camera and prayed that it would not move before the required amount of seconds had passed to produce an exposure. Seconds passed by at the rate of one an hour as I nervously waited, holding my breath, and crossing for luck everything I had.

Luckily, photographing the Class 222 turned out ok with only a few seconds to spare before it began to move away.  A close look at its lights will show that it slipped back slightly before gaining grip.


Other Class 222 DMU blog posts:
Class 222015 DMU Train Approaches Wellingborough Station






Class 222 Trains Video Filmed at Wellingborough






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