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EWS 60031 at Strand Road.9 viewsBack in the days when a Class 60 on the tank wagons to Preston Docks was a routine event, 60031 brings 6E32, heading for Lindsey Oil Refinery, over Strand Road Level Crossing on the 14th June 2006.
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Class 20s, 20042 & 20209 at Deepdale.7 viewsWith the rear of the houses on Castleton Road as a backdrop, A pair of work stained Class 20s, 20042 & 20209 plod slowly along the former Longridge Branch as they approach Porter Street Footbridge with a lengthy coal train on the 16th May 1986. The train is passing through the site of the old Deepdale Station closed in 1930. Trains to the coal depot at Deepdale normally worked in the morning, for some reason on this particular occasion it ran in the afternoon.
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D200/40122 passes Farington Junction.6 viewsResplendent in its BR green livery, Pioneer Class 40, D200/40122 passes Farington Junction on the Up Fast with the Traintours 'Corby Cutler' Railtour on the 3rd May 1987. The train started from Preston, ran via Manchester & Stockport to London St Pancras, and included a visit to Toton Depot en-route.
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Class 05, D2595 alongside Navigation Way.3 viewsFormer BR Class 05, D2595 brings the 13.15 departure from Preston Riversway around the sharp curve that runs adjacent to Navigation Way, during the Ribble Steam Railway Diesel Shunter Gala on October 7th 2012.

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'Progress' on Preston Docks.5 viewsDuring the construction of the Penwortham By-Pass bridge over the River Ribble and across part of the former Preston Dock Estate, a cement discharge facility was in operation. The cement was supplied in PCA tank wagons from the Blue Circle works at Hope in Derbyshire. On July 20th 1984, 'Progress' in Preston Corporation livery was shunting empty wagons ready for the return working. In the left background some of the redundant dock infrastructure is still standing, including the tall grain elevator.
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Pendolino 390122 approaches Farington.1 viewsOut of the storm, with gathering clouds heralding rain coming in from the North, Virgin Pendolino 390122 heads South on the Up Fast as it approaches Farington with the 15.40 Glasgow Central to London Euston on June 1st 2013. All being well the Pendo will be in the capital at 20.15.
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DBS 60010 at Portway Exchange Sidings.2 viewsHaving arrived with 6M32 from Lindsey Oil Refinery, 60010 begins to run round at Portway on August 27th 2014.
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Freightliner 66952 departs from Lostock Hall Junction.0 views66952 digs-in as it slowly moves a laden ballast working comprising of MOA open wagons, from Crewe Basford Hall to Blackburn, departing from a lengthy stop at Lostock Hall Junction on the early evening of August 12th 2015.

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DELTIC - Preston Portway.1 viewsBuilt at nearby Strand Road, the prototype Deltic on loan to the Ribble Steam Railway from the NRM, was given a last run out as part of the Autumn Diesel Gala on October 3rd 2015. Sandwiched between class 14s D9537 & D9539 the loco was passing alongside Portway. The Deltic returned to the NRM at Shildon a few days later.Nov 05, 2015
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D9539/DELTIC/D9537 at Preston Portway.1 viewsIn one of the most bizarre combinations ever seen on the Ribble Steam Railway, the prototype Deltic was given a run out along the line as part of the Autumn Diesel Gala on October 3rd 2015. The NRM owned loco was sandwiched between resident class 14 D9539 and D9537 on loan from the East Lancashire Railway.Nov 05, 2015
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Freightliner 66596 at Fylde Road.0 viewsThe original Preston & Lancaster Railway stone bridge dating from 1840, bears the weight of Freightliner 66596 as it works a Milnthorpe to Crewe Basford Hall (6X04) engineers service on the approach to Preston at Fylde Road on August 16th 2015.Nov 01, 2015
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Freightliner 66596 on Fylde Road Viaduct.0 views66596 brings a Milnthorpe to Crewe Basford Hall (6X04) engineers working onto Fylde Road Viaduct as it approaches Preston on August 16th 2015. The rear of the loco is passing over the arch that once took the now-drained Lancaster Canal under the line.Nov 01, 2015

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WCRC 47851 passes Fylde Road.0 views47851 powers away from Preston whilst working a Holyhead to Edinburgh charter on Sunday 16th August 2015.Nov 01, 2015
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The Fellsman passes Bamber Bridge.0 viewsIn evening light the returning Fellsman from Carlisle to Lancaster passes Bamber Bridge behind Stanier Black Five 45231 on August 12th 2015. In the loop is Freighliner 66952 recessed with a heavy Crewe Basford Hall to Blackburn engineers working.Oct 28, 2015
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Freightliner 66952 departs from Lostock Hall Junction.0 views66952 digs-in as it slowly moves a laden ballast working comprising of MOA open wagons, from Crewe Basford Hall to Blackburn, departing from a lengthy stop at Lostock Hall Junction on the early evening of August 12th 2015.Oct 28, 2015
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DRS 66427 & Freightliner 66952 pass at Lostock Hall Junction.0 viewsClass 66's pass on the Back Line at Lostock Hall Junction on August 12th 2015. 66427 heads south with 6K05 from Carlisle to Crewe, whilst 66952 stands at the signal with a Crewe Basford Hall to Blackburn engineers working.Oct 28, 2015

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