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GWR 5043 at Lostock Hall Junction.5 viewsGWR Castle Class 4-6-0, 5043-'Earl of Mount Edgcumbe', takes the 'back line' at Lostock Hall Junction, as it heads from East Lancashire towards the WCML at Farington Junction, with 1Z38, 'The Red Rose' from Tyseley.
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66050 at Portway, Preston Docks.6 views66050 moves 6M32 towards the exchange sidings, and journeys end for the locomotive, alongside Portway on the former Preston Dock Estate on the 3rd June 2011.
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Deltic D9009 passes Flag Lane Penwortham.6 viewsEven the cow looks up as Deltic D9009-'Alycidon', in immaculate two-tone green livery, heads along the Up Fast at Flag Lane Penwortham on the 3rd September 1999. On the rear was 55019. The train was a Regency Rail Excursion returning from Clapham to Chester.
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EWS 66124 at Lostock Hall.2 views66124 brings 6Z35 from Castle Cement at Clitheroe to Avonmouth along the 'back line' at Lostock Hall on August 10th 2013. The train is running between Lostock Hall Junction and Farington Junction.

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Prototype Deltic at Preston Riversway.1 viewsThe prototype Deltic stands at Preston Riversway on the evening of October 5th 2013.
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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.
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DBS 60024 arrives at Strand Road.2 views60024 creeps slowly around the curve on the approach to Strand Road level crossing with 6M32 from Lindsey Oil Refinery on July 14th 2014.
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12322 at Strand Road, Preston.2 viewsEx L&Y Aspinall 0-6-0 12322 stands alongside Strand Road at the end of the Ribble Steam Railway line on September 7th 2014. The locomotive was hauling a 5-Coach service commemorating the closure of the Preston-Southport line in September 1964.

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DELTIC - Preston Portway.2 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.2 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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