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EMT 222004 at Cossington.2 viewsClass 222, 222004 speeds past Back Lane, Cossington with an East Midlands Trains service, bound for London St Pancras on June 11th 2011.
Northern Chief arriving at Dungeness.0 viewsRHDR Loco Number 2, Northern Chief arrives at New Romney with the 10.30 from Hythe on the 26th September 2010. To the right of the train can be seen the 'new' lighthouse built in 1961.
153324 at Ulceby Station.0 views153324 calls at the single platform station at Ulceby with the 14.55 Cleethorpes to Barton-On-Humber on the 19th August 2011. The signal is off for the crossover in order that the unit can regain the former down line on the branch to Barton. The line in front of the unit curves away to the right to gain access to Immingham.
142045 passes Buckshaw Village.1 viewsWith a backdrop consisting of new development on the former Euxton Royal Ordnance Factory site, Class 142, 142045 has just departed from Buckshaw Parkway Station with the 12.22 Manchester Victoria to Blackpool North Service on 19th November 2011.

483004 approaches Ryde Esplanade.0 viewsHaving just left Ryde Tunnel, 483004 climbs the gradient up towards Ryde Esplanade whilst working the 08.18 Shanklin to Ryde Pier Head on the 12th July 2012. The brick building to the left of the unit is the pump house for removing water from the Tunnel which is vulnerable to flooding in periods of heavy rainfall.
LYR 0-6-0 1300 approaches Navigation Way.2 viewsLamcashire & Yorkshire Railway Aspinall 0-6-0, 1300 built at Horwich in 1896, slowly approaches the swing bridge at Navigation Way during the Ribble Steam Railway Autumn Steam Gala on September 15th 2012.
C69, 5519 at Hammersmith.0 viewsC69 5519 stands alongside C77, 5721 at Hammersmith on October 20th 2012. 5519 will form a service for Barking, whilst 5721 will depart for Aldgate.
Class 116 DMU at Kentish Town.1 viewsMinus its centre trailer, a reformed 2-Car Class 116 Derby Suburban DMU, formed of cars M50054 & M50075 stand at a very dilapidated looking Kentish Town after arrival from Barking on September 20th 1980. The Assembly House public house dominates the skyline here.

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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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