A recent update to the Welshman livery of HST power car No. 43187 has honoured Geraint Thomas as the winner of the 2018 Tour de France cycle race. Seen previously as yellow graffiti when the unit flashed by, today's viewing as the train slowed to its stop at Reading on 20th November 2018 with a westbound express reveals the recognition given to the Sky rider, now dubbed in the caption as the Flying Welshman. Ironic therefore that Sky announced a few weeks later that they would withdrawing sponsorship from Team Sky at the end of 2019.


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