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Class 150/1 150137 at Kirkham.8 viewsIn faded Provincial Services livery, Class 150/1 Sprinter, 150137 is into the last leg of its long journey from Cleethorpes to Blackpool North on a Saturday in May 1994, approaching Kirkham North Junction.
Class 25, 25296 at Deepdale.5 viewsMaking a change from the normal coal train, Class 25, 25296 heads a mixed rake of wagons through the site of the long closed Deepdale Station in June 1978. The train had originated at Maudland Goods Yard and was heading for Deepdale Junction in order for the locomotive to run-round.
NSE EMU 308149 at Croft Street Sidings, Preston.6 viewsWithdrawn and faded Network South East liveried class 308 & 305 electric units were stabled in Croft Street Sidings, adjacent to Preston Power Box on the 4th June 1994. The units were en-route to MC Metals in Glasgow for scrapping and had been recessed at Preston possibly due to a hot axle-box. Croft Street sidings are where Preston MPD had been situated.
Freightliner 66526 at Lostock Hall.2 viewsFreightliner 66526-'Driver Steve Dunn (George)' drifts slowly along the 'back line' at Lostock Hall with 6M11 from Hunterston to Fiddlers Ferry Power Station on August 10th 2013.

Class 14 D9539 & W+M Railbus E79960 at the Ribble Steam Railway.2 viewsBR Class 14 'Teddy Bear' D9539 and Waggon and Maschinenbau Diesel Railbus E79960, stand outside the running shed at the Ribble Steam Railway on the evening of October 5th 2013.
DBS 60015 at Portway Exchange Sidings, Preston Docklands.1 viewsHaving arrived with 6M32 at Portway exchange sidings and been uncoupled from the inbound loaded tar tank wagons, 60015 begins the run-round procedure prior to working back to Lindsey Oil Refinery with the empties (6E32) on April 16th 2014.
66030 at Bamber Bridge.0 viewsIn the very last of the light on April 14th 2015, 66030 grinds along upgrade at Bamber Bridge with 6C37 from Fiddlers Ferry Power Station to Newbiggin British Gypsum.
90019 with the Caledonian Sleeper at Preston.0 viewsFirst Group Scotrail liveried Class 90, 90019 with EWS branding, stands in platform 4 at Preston with the 21.16 London Euston to Inverness Caledonian Sleeper just before 1am on April 17th 2015. This service is a throwback to the good old days when electric locomotives hauled long-distance class 1 passenger trains over the West Coast Main Line, continuing the long-heritage of locomotive hauled services over the old LNWR Premier Line.

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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
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
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
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

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
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
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
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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