800008 Chilson 14 December 2018

A cold frosty morning at Chilson on 14 December 2018. Rainbow liveried 800008 heads west along the Cotswold Line with the 1W00 08:21 Paddington to Hereford GWR service. I'm not sure why the coupling cover is retracted, and it is certainly the first time I have seen a Class 800 or 802 running with the front coupling uncovered. It certainly makes an unusual picture.