They've been a familiar site on the East Coast line through Peterborough for decades, but soon they'll be part of rail history.
Local trains joined 40 HST 125s from across the country over the Bank Holiday to mark the loco's ruby anniversary.
New electric trains are scheduled to replace them in a couple of years.
"We're on the cusp of the sister of the high speed train and the intercity express train today and we thought this was a good time to celebrate the work it's done and the engineers that worked on them have done."
The northern section of Bedford's Western Bypass will be officially opened today.
The new road links the A4280 at Biddenham with the A6 at the Clapham roundabout.
It was first mooted as an idea 50 years ago.
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Hundreds of schoolchildren across Northampton will be attending an apprenticeship fair in the town today.
The show, thought to be biggest of its type ever held in the country, is taking place at the Royal and Derngate theatre.
Both the Education Secretary Nicky Morgan and the Minister for Apprentices Nick Boles are going too.
Hundreds of schoolchildren aged from fourteen to eighteen and from ten Northampton schools will be attending with more than 35 businesses with apprenticeship vacancies on offer.
Luton-based airline Monarch is considering closing one of its engineering bases.
Unions say it would mean the loss of more than 100 jobs - including 13 in Luton.
Monarch's interim managing director Andy Mackay said all staff would be offered alternative roles if the closure of the base at Manchester Airport went ahead.
But Unite said workers had already had to make "significant sacrifices" in terms of pay and conditions to secure their future.
"It is very disappointing and a severe blow to our engineering members to hear this news when they have played their part in turning around Monarch and making the airline the profitable business that it is today."
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Wisbech could be given ‘garden town status’ and 10,000 new homes in ambitious proposals that will see the area transformed, the council there have said.
Communities minister Greg Clark visited the town today to look at the plans.
He met councilors and business leaders to see how the scheme is progressing.