The Anonymous Widower

Gerard Fiennes and Delia Smith Get Coupled

They were really scraping the barrel for trains tonight from Cambridge to Ipswich tonight, as all they had was two of the one-coach Class 153; Gerard Fiennes and Delia Smith, coupled together. Interestingly, the Class 153s were created by splitting a Class 155 in half. so that was a bit of a waste of time and money.

Gerard Fiennes and Delia Smith at Dullingham

October 29, 2010 - Posted by | Transport |

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