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Upgraded Blackpool Tramway - April 2012.1 views
378214 approaches Harrow & Wealdstone.0 viewsLondon Overground Class 378, 378214 prepares to call at Harrow & Wealdstone whilst working a DC Lines service from Watford Junction to London Euston on September 9th 2012.
91120 & 08853 at Doncaster Down Sidings.1 viewsWith the former Great Northern Railway Workshops as a background and following attention at Doncaster Works, Wabtec Class 08, 08853 positions 91120 in the Down Side Sidings alongside Doncaster Station on the afternoon of September 29th 2012. 08853 emerged new from Horwich Works in June 1961 numbered D4021.
90128 at Crewe Basford Hall Yard.1 views90128 was turned out in SNCB style livery and named 'Vrachtverbinding' for the Freightconnection event in 1992. The loco was on display as part of the Crewe Basford Hall Open Day on August 27th 1995.

08562-'The Doncaster Postman' at Doncaster Works.5 viewsAppropriately, 08562 -'The Doncaster Postman' was receiving attention at Doncaster Works on July 12th 1992. The loco was built at Crewe in 1959 numbered D3729, it was withdrawn from service in 1994 from Doncaster Depot and scrapped in 1997.
Colas 66850 at Lostock Hall Junction.0 viewsColas Rail Class 66, 66850 takes the 'back line' at Lostock Hall Junction with 6J37 the Carlisle to Chirk log working on April 30th 2013.
Freightliner 66956 at Birkdale Station.0 viewsFlanked by former L&Y ridge & furrow platform canopies, Freightliner 66956 stands at Birkdale station with a rake of Network Rail JNA wagons on February 9th 2014. The up line between Southport and Hillside was being renewed.
47217 at Rufford.1 views47217 with an engineers train at Rufford, A view taken from the steps of the doomed Signal Box on November 13th 1988. This was the second of two weekends that saw the level crossing gates replaced by barriers, and the points were converted to spring operation, with the signals being replaced with colour lights. The Saxby & Farmer Signal Box dating from 1875 was decommissioned and control was transferred to a portable cabin on the station. The brake van behind the loco was a BR 20 Ton ZTO, number DB954159.

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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
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
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
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

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
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
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
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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