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60011 Strand Road Level Crossing.7 viewsA pedestrian stands back, as 60011 rolls onto Strand Road Level Crossing on the 15th September 2010.
66066 Railtour at Preston Docks.6 viewsThe Branch Line Society Railtour was hauled by Deltic 55022, but was tailed by EWS Class 66, 66066, seen here at the rear of the train as it leaves the exchange sidings at Portway, on the 10th October 2010.
Class 120 DMU at Salwick.9 viewsA Swindon built Class 120 DMU sweeps through Salwick Station whilst working a Manchester Victoria to Blackpool North Service in August 1983. Although the station buildings were demolished in the early 1970s, the Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway platform canopy was retained, now sadly replaced by a small shelter.
DRS 47802 & 47841 at Buckshaw Village.5 viewsThe Cruise Liner Saver Boat Train from Southampton Docks to Glasgow Central passes the almost complete station at Euxton Buckshaw Village on Sunday 18th September, behind DRS Class 47s, 47802 & 47841.

Class 05, D2595 at Portway.3 viewsClass 05, D2595 runs alongside Portway whilst working the 11.45 departure from Preston Riversway, during the Ribble Steam Railway Diesel Shunter Gala on October 7th 2012.
GBRf Class 66, 66719 at Lostock Hall Jct.1 viewsIn GBRf/Metronet livery 66719 -'Metro-Land' passes Lostock Hall Junction whilst working 4C77 from Fidders Ferry Power Station to Newbiggin on July 30th 2013.
Swindon Cross-Country Class 120 DMU at Salwick.4 viewsLate on an Autumnal afternoon, one the stylish Swindon built Cross-Country Class 120 DMUs, with Driving Motor Second Lavatory M51588 leading, passes Salwick with a Blackpool North to Manchester Victoria service on October 29th 1983. Just visible through the bridge is Salwick station then complete with its Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway island platform canopy. On the extreme left is the cobbled access road to the former goods yard.
TPE 185135 & 185114 pass Flag Lane.1 viewsFirst TransPennine Express Class 185s, 185135 & 185114 speed past Flag Lane on the approach to Farington Curve Junction as they work the combined 17.29 Manchester Airport to Blackpool North/Barrow-In-Furness on April 14th 2014. The two units will go their separate ways at Preston.

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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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