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NSE Class 101 DMU at Preston.7 viewsTransferred north to join the remaining Regional Railways Metro-Cam Class 101 Dmus working from Longsight Depot, Set L840 in Network South East Livery was working the Saturdays Only, Stockport to Blackpool North Service, seen departing from Preston Station in August 1996.
Regional Railways Class 37, 37418 at Chorley.6 viewsWith the flowers in full bloom, Regional Railways liveried Class 37, 37418-'The East Lancashire Railway', approaches Chorley with a Manchester Victoria to Blackpool North Service in August 1995. The loco is running alongside what was once part of Chorley Goods Yard, this area is now the station car park.
Class 31, 31124 at Salwick Station.8 viewsClass 31, 31124 draws to a halt at Salwick with the 16.50 Manchester Victoria to Blackpool North Service on the 24th September 1988. The return of certain locomotive hauled services was due to problems with Class 142 Pacers, causing a shortage of units.
DRS Class 37, 37611 at Strand Road.3 viewsDRS Class 37, 37611 brings 1Q14, a Network Rail radio survey test train, across Strand Road level crossing at tea-time on May 1st 2013.

Black Five 44932 crosses Maudland Viaduct.1 viewsStanier Class 5, 44932 crosses Maudland Viaduct with 1Z43, 'The Fylde Coast Express' from Kilmarnock to Blackpool North on May 22nd 2013.
EWS 66086 at Lostock Hall Junction.1 viewsRunning 35 minutes early, 66086 takes the 'back line' at Lostock Hall Junction whilst working 6Z85 from Castle Cement at Clitheroe to Avonmouth on August 1st 2013.
Class 40 40082 passes Hoghton.4 views40082 slogs upgrade at Hoghton with an eastbound mixed freight on May 11th 1981. The visible wagons in the consist include a Ventilated Van, a Tube Wagon, loaded 21 Ton HTA Coal Hoppers, a Plate Wagon and some Vanfits with sliding doors.
West Coast 47854 passes Lostock Hall Junction.1 viewsWest Coast Class 47 47854-'Diamond Jubilee' brings up the rear of 5Z39, an ECS working from Doncaster to Carnforth on October 12th 2014.

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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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