I'd agree with TPE being the best of those I know well. It looks good on the 185s and on the Nova fleets.
I think the Pendelinos look really good now - sleek which is good for the type of train they are. Better than they did with Virgin (and I quite liked that too).
First leisure trip today and first time using Northern's excellent Explorer 55 Day Ranger (£15.90).
Day trip to Ulverston. Took the 08.18 from Wigan NW (195 131). Fairly quiet throughout.
Spent four and a half hours in Ulverston. Wandered thru town to Ford Park and then up Hoad Hill to the...
I can't remember my first one, but late 70s I always loved Liverpool Street. It was pretty much a dump, but for spotting for someone from the North West, it was a real treasure trove. Everything would be a cop.