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Location: Lymm, England.
Date: August 2008.
Truck: Volvo FM.
Company, homebase: ECM. Carlisle, England.
Remarks: On a rainy Saturday afternoon we headed back home again. That Sunday we planned a day at Europe's busiest airport: London Heathrow, for a day of aviationphotography. On Monday afternoon we booked the ferry back home. On our way towards our hotel near London we found a sign for the Lymm truckstop near Warrington. Time for a short hit and run. Ther's not much to do on a Saturday afternoon, but I managed a bunch of pictures. This Volvo was the first.
Location: Lymm, England.
Date: August 2008.
Truck: Volvo FH12 Globetrotter.
Company, homebase: Roadlink Express. Uithoorn, Holland.
Remarks: Very special to see a Dutch rig in a British kind of livery. Taken at the Lymm truckstop.
Location: Lymm, England.
Date: August 2008.
Truck: Scania P420.
Company, homebase: Carlson. England.
Remarks: Taken at the Lymm truckstop.
Location: Lymm, England.
Date: August 2008.
Truck: Volvo FH Globetrotter XL.
Company, homebase: Pollock Scotrans LTD. Bathgate, Scotland.
Remarks: This nice Scottish Volvo is also taken at the Lymm truckstop.
Location: Lymm, England.
Date: August 2008.
Truck: MAN TGA XXL.
Company, homebase: Shamrock Logistics. Dublin, Ireland
Remarks: Taken at the Lymm truckstop.
Location: Lymm, England.
Date: August 2008.
Truck: Scania 164L Topline.
Company, homebase: Unknown. Rig is registered in the UK.
Remarks: Taken at the Lymm truckstop.
Location: Lymm, England.
Date: August 2008.
Truck: Scania R500 Topline.
Company, homebase: G&S International. Halfweg, Holland.
Remarks: Taken at the Lymm truckstop.
Location: Lymm, England.
Date: August 2008.
Truck: ERF
Company, homebase: Unknown. Rig is registered the UK.
Remarks: This ERF is having a MAN cab. Taken at the Lymm truckstop.
Location: Lymm, England.
Date: August 2008.
Truck: Renault Premium.
Company, homebase: Unknown. Rig is registered in the UK.
Remarks: Taken at the Lymm truckstop.
Location: Lymm, England.
Date: August 2008.
Truck: DAF XF105 SuperSpaceCab.
Company, homebase: McGeown International. Newry, Ireland.
Remarks: Nice rig! Taken at the Lymm truckstop.
Location: Lymm, England.
Date: August 2008.
Truck: Volvo FH Globetrotter XL
Company, homebase: Blair Transport. Ballymena, UK.
Remarks: Right on time, because this rig was about to leave the Lymm truckstop.
Location: Lymm, England.
Date: August 2008.
Truck: Renault Premium.
Company, homebase: McCulloch. Stonehouse, Scotland.
Remarks: Taken at the Lymm truckstop.
Location: Lymm, England.
Date: August 2008.
Truck: Scania 114L.
Company, homebase: Walkers. Leicester, England.
Remarks: Taken at the Lymm truckstop.
Location: Lymm, England.
Date: August 2008.
Truck: ERF
Company, homebase: TDG. UK.
Remarks: Taken at the Lymm truckstop.
Location: Lymm, England.
Date: August 2008.
Truck: Scania 164L Topline.
Company, homebase: Edwards transport. Market Drayton. England.
Remarks: Taken at the Lymm truckstop.
Location: Lymm, England.
Date: August 2008.
Truck: Scania R500 Topline.
Company, homebase: Hannon Transport. Armagh, Northern Ireland.
Remarks: Another nice rig taken at the Lymm truckstop.
Location: Lymm, England.
Date: August 2008.
Truck: DAF XF95 SuperSpaceCab.
Company, homebase: Davia Haulage. Crewe, England.
Remarks: Taken at the Lymm truckstop.
Location: Lymm, England.
Date: August 2008.
Truck: DAF XF95 SpaceCab.
Company, homebase: Rice Continental. Dungannon, Northern Ireland.
Remarks: The last picture on the Lymm truckstop. Time to hit the road down south again.
Location: Near Dunston, England
Date: August 2008.
Remarks: Southbound M-6. Saturdayafternoon is quite boring on the motorway with hardly any trucks as you can see.
Location: Birmingham, England.
Date: August 2008.
Remarks: Southbound M-42. In the late eighties I had to drive via the M-6 and M-1 to London. Nowadays there's the M-40, wich is faster and usually less trafficjams as the M-1.
Location: Southbound M-40. South of Birmingham, England.
Date: August 2008.
Remarks: Impression of the M-40.
Location: Banbury, England.
Date: August 2008.
Remarks: Southbound M-40. Halfway Birmingham-London. More rain to come.......
Location: Naer Croughton, England.
Date: August 2008.
Remarks: Southbound M-40. The famous Silverstone circuit is nearby here.
Location: Hatton, England.
Date: August 2008.
Truck: Volvo FH12 Globetrotter.
Company, homebase: Cerezuela. Huercal-Overa, Spain.
Remarks: A whole day of planephotographing on London-Heathrow gave me over 200 planepictures and one truckpicture. Seconds after I tooked a picture of an EVA Air Cargo Boeing 747-400 freighter, which passed the spottersplace overhead Myrtle Avenue towards landing on runway 27L, this Volvo passed the road near the airport. While I still had my cam in my hands, I took this picture.
Location: Near Frimley, England.
Date: August 2008.
Remarks: Canadian popstar Nelly Furtado singed once: "Why do all goods things come to an end?"...... Just like our vacation!! Now we are really on our way back home from our hotel, west of London, to Dover. There we had the 4 o'clock ferry to Dunkirk. Here we are eastbound M-3 towards M-25 London Orbital. Seeing the signpost next to the road on this picture I thought it was a good idea to drink a cup of tea with my good friend Hank, but this is the Countship Surrey in England and not the town in BC. There's about 9000 kilometres difference between both names.
Location: Near London, England.
Date: August 2008.
Remarks: This is the M-25 London Orbital south. A busy highway, because all the traffic from England to the continent is passing this Motorway.
Location: Leatherhead, England.
Date: August 2008.
Remarks: Eastbound M-25 London Orbital. An impression.
Location: Near Leatherhead, England.
Date: August 2008.
Remarks: Eastbound M-25 London Orbital. Not to much traffic today.
Location: Near Lower Kingswood, England.
Date: August 2008.
Remarks: Eastbound M-25 London Orbital. Hilly landscape with sometimes a nice view.
Location: Near Merstham, England.
Date: August 2008.
Remarks: Eastbound M-25 London Orbital. Approaching the M-25/M-23 highway crossing.
Location: Near Oxted, England.
Date: August 2008.
Remarks: Eastbound M-25 London Orbital. An impression of London's ringroad. London Orbital is 117 miles long ( 188 km ). It is surrounding the Greater London area with London City as center. It is the second longest ringroad in Europe. Only the Berliner Ring arround Berlin in Germany is longer ( 5 miles- 8 km ). The Orbital is officially opend on October 1986. And in October 1987, I drove for the first time with a truck ( DAF 3300 ) via London Orbital to Market-Deeping and Spalding, but that was not mentioned in London Orbital's history.........
Location: Near Sevenoaks, England.
Date: August 2008.
Remarks: Eastbound M-26. The M-26 connects London Orbital south with the southbound going M-20. Here we are about to leave London behind.
Location: Near Maidstone, England.
Date: August 2008.
Remarks: Southbound M-20. Only 1 hour drive till Dover.
Location: Near Maidstone, England.
Date: August 2008.
Remarks: Southbound M-20. Here you see the distance in miles from present position to all of the Kent ferryports and the Channel-tunnel.
Location: Near Maidstone, England.
Date: August 2008.
Remarks: Southbound M-20. About to leave the M-20 towards the M-2/ A-2. And we had a couple of hours left, so we did a quick hit and run in the historical city of Canterbury.
Location: Canterbury, England.
Date: August 2008.
Remarks: Impressive. Canterbury's westgate.
Location: Near Dover, England.
Date: August 2008.
Remarks: Southbound highway A-2. The very first time I came here, this was one of the busiest highway's in the UK. Since the Channel tunnel and the M-20 were finished, it is a nice quiet road.
Location: Dover, England.
Date: August 2008.
Remarks: Down at the Jubilee way. From the very first time this hill was very special to me. It brings you up from sealevel to "Englandlevel", England's beautifull green hills are wide and open as you are on top of the hill........
Location: Dover, England.
Date: August 2008.
Remarks: Down at the Jubilee Way. Driving from England back homewards end eighties, it was the last mile in England. Only a ferrytrip and a 3 and a half hour trip away from my beloving ones. But at the moment Monique took this pic, more than 20 years later, this was again the last mile in England, and almost the end of our vacation.
Location: Dover, England.
Date: August 2008.
Remarks: Down the Jubilee Way. A right turn overhead the Jubilee Way bridge means almost there. Not more left than a roundabout, where I have to turn right to get ourselves into........
Location: Dover, England.
Date: August 2008.
Remarks: ....the port of Dover. Here you see the port entrance.
Location: Dover, England.
Date: August 2008.
Remarks: Still in England, but here there's the French border control already.
Location: Dover, England.
Date: August 2008.
Remarks: Impression of the Dover port.
Location: Dover, England.
Date: August 2008.
Remarks: Click on the picture and read the informationpost about the Dover port. It tells you how many people and vehicle's past the port on 8-10-2008.
Location: Dover, England.
Date: August 2008.
Remarks: Lot's of big rigs waiting for their ferry to Calais or Dunkirk.



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