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155346 departs from Castleton.2 viewsWith the Church of St. Martin, built in 1858, on the skyline, 155346 departs from Castleton with the 09.54 Leeds to Manchester Victoria on 15th May 2011.
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50019 & 66431 pass Crownthorpe.2 views50019 & DRS Class 66, 66431 pass Crownthorpe with the 12.05 Wymondham Abbey to Dereham Service on the 25th September 2011.
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31438 at Garvestone Level Crossing.2 viewsAlmost a BR scene from the 1970s, 31438 crosses Town Lane at Garvestone, leading the 15.05 Wymondham Abbey to Dereham on the 25th September 2011.
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60057 descends Farington Curve.9 viewsIn Railfreight Coal Sector livery, 60057-'Adam Smith' descends Farington Curve with a rake of empty wagons from Padiham Power Station near Burnley, on the 31st July 1992.

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Class 101/108 at Skipton.4 viewsClass 101 E53250 is paired with a Class 108 Trailer Car, leading a 4-Car formation entering Skipton with a Morecambe to Leeds service on the 6th May 1989.
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66115 at Strand Road.1 viewsIn EWS livery, 66115 has arrived at Strand Road level crossing at the bottom of the Ribble Branch from Preston Station with 6M32 from Lindsey Oil Refinery on May 13th 2014.
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CO/CP Stock Birds Scrapyard, Long Marston.0 viewsWithdrawn ex-District Line CO/CP Stock was awaiting the call in Birds Scrapyard at Long Marston on October 12th 1981. The car numbers were 53048, 53020, 54348 & 013184. Just visible on the right are two stacked BR Mark I CK coaches, E15838 & 15844. Today scenes like this would not be possible in the obsessive health & safety culture that now prevails.
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Thameslink 319441 & 319430 pass Kentish Town.0 views319441 in First Capital Connect livery and 319430 in the Thameslink base white colour, roll through Kentish Town whilst working the 13.10 Bedford to Three Bridges service on May 9th 2015.

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Merseyrail Electric - New Book - Out Now!0 viewsPublished by Fonthill Media, ISBN Number 978-1-78155-513-2.
96 Pages with detailed introduction, colour illustrations throughout, includes a route map and fleet list.
Features Class 502's, 503's and the 507/508 fleet in various liveries. Includes some of the Class 73's and other locos that have worked on the system.
May 08, 2016
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VTEC 91128 (Xmas) at York.0 viewsComplete with its festive vinyls, Virgin Trains East Coast 91128 stands at York with the 11.00 London Kings Cross to Edinburgh on December 12th 2015.Dec 13, 2015
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EPS 37601 - Folkestone Harbour.0 viewsAs the tide begins to come in, 37601 sits on the viaduct at Folkestone Harbour with the Pathfinder Tours 'Atomic Harbourmaster' railtour on October 20th 2007. Out of sight at the other end of the train was fellow EPS class 37, 37603. This was one of the last diesel hauled trains to traverse this line. The itinerary on that day included a trip along the Dungeness Branch. It was a long day - an 06.15 start from Crewe on Saturday morning and only getting back to Crewe at 01.24 on Sunday morning!Dec 10, 2015
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37013 at Farington Curve Junction.0 views37013 trundles along the Up Slow as it approaches Farington Curve Junction whilst working the Saturday only Blackpool North to Sheffield formed of Mark 1 stock on August 13th 1983. This was a time-honoured Summer service that ran out and back on a Saturday running via East Lancashire and Copy Pit.
Dec 10, 2015

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08954 at Plymouth.2 viewsWith the roof tops of Plymouth as a backdrop, 08954 was shunting parcel and mail vans at Plymouth station on July 26th 1980. This was a time-honoured scene at all major stations - now sadly consigned to history. The 08 was new from Darington Works in October 1962 numbered D4184, its first home was at Ebbw Junction (86A) and it was tranferred to Laira (84A) in May 1971.Nov 07, 2015
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47033 arrives at Dawlish.1 views47033 and its 6-coach train of Mark 1 coaches has emerged from Kennaway Tunnel and is running alongside a busy looking Marine Parade, as it arrives at Dawlish whilst working a Paignton to Exeter St Davids local stopping service on April 8th 1980.Nov 07, 2015
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66182 at Clitheroe.0 views66182 propells the empty PCA cement wagons from Avonmouth into the Cement Works at Clitheroe on October 24th 2015. On the right is one of the ex Shotton Steel Works diesel shunters (GECT 5396/1975) one of a similar pair that are used in the works here.Nov 05, 2015
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66182 at Pimlico (Cement Works Branch)0 views66182 has uncoupled from the empty PCAs on the Cement Works branch at Clitheroe ready to run round the wagons before propelling the train into the works on October 24th 2015.Nov 05, 2015

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