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185131 at Guide Bridge on 21st January 2013

Class 185 DMU No. 185131 passes Guide Bridge as it works First TransPennine's 1F73 18:48 Scarborough to Liverpool Lime Street service on 21st January 2013. I've shown this image here to demonstrate what digital cameras are capable of today. This train was travelling in excess of 40mph on a dark January night and is illuminated only by the station platform lighting, but it was possible to use a shutter setting of 1/400th of a second to freeze the action using a Canon EOS 5D MarkII with a Canon EF24-70mm f/2.8L USM lens. The maximum ISO 25,600 was required, giving the grainy appearance, but this is a small price to pay for being able to record events.