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Class 502, M29878M at Ely.14 viewsWith a damaged driving cab, Class 502 driving trailer, M29878M awaits its final journey to the Mayer Newman Scrapyard at Snailwell on the 2nd May 1980.
Class 502, M28352M at Hall Road.9 viewsA 3-car Class 502 with M28352M leading, approaches Hall Road whilst working from Southport to Liverpool Central in April 1979. A Class 507 is in the centre siding in the background.
508126 & 508138 at Birkdale.6 viewsOld & new Merseyrail liveries at Birkdale on May 16th 2004. As 508126 in the new style livery, departs for Southport, 508138 arrives with a service from Southport, still carrying the former yellow livery trimmed with a grey stripe.
507023 departs from Ainsdale.3 viewsThe low Autumnal sunlight illuminates 507023 as it accelerates away from Ainsdale with a Southport to Hunts Cross service on November 17th 2012.

Class 502, M28337M at Reddish Electric Depot.2 viewsA surprise visitor to Reddish Electric Depot on September 18th 1979 was a Merseyrail Class 502, M28337M. Coupled to a BR 20 Ton Brake Van, the vintage electric car was being shunted by Class 76, 76008. A long way from its native juice rail, the Class 502 may have been here for attention on the Depot Wheel Lathe.
507002 arrives at West Kirby.1 viewsOn a controlled approach, its almost journeys end for 507002 as it arrives at West Kirby with a Wirral Line service from Liverpool Central on March 30th 2013.
507021 at Kirkby.1 viewsIn a deceptively looking rural location, 507021 stands at Kirkby with a service from Liverpool Central on June 8th 2013. The 3rd Rail terminates here, extended from Walton Junction on the Ormskirk route, electric services to Kirkby commenced in 1977.
Class 503 M28675M at Duke Street Wharf, Birkenhead Docks.0 viewsClass 503 'Wirral & Mersey' EMU car M28675M looks worse for wear awaiting scrapping in the sidings at Duke Street Wharf on Birkenhead Docks on a warm and sunny July 9th 1984. M28675M was one of the original LMS cars, built by Metro-Cammell in 1938. Visible in the distance are more class 503s all awaiting the call. Just visible alongside is fellow class 503, M29275M a DTOS also dating from 1938 but built by BRCW. It looks as though it has not been long here, as the windows appear to be mostly intact!

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Merseyrail Electric - New Book - Out Now!0 viewsPublished by Fonthill Media, ISBN Number 978-1-78155-513-2.
96 Pages with detailed introduction, colour illustrations throughout, includes a route map and fleet list.
Features Class 502's, 503's and the 507/508 fleet in various liveries. Includes some of the Class 73's and other locos that have worked on the system.
May 08, 2016
507001 departs from Hooton.2 views507001 accelerates a Chester to Liverpool Central to Chester service away from Hooton on April 26th 2014. The pioneer Class 507, 507001 was built at the now-closed BREL York in 1978.Apr 28, 2014
507030 approaches Hooton.0 views507030 approaches Hooton with a Liverpool Central to Chester service on April 26th 2014.Apr 28, 2014
508103 departs from Hooton.0 viewsHaving called at Hooton, 508103 accelerates away from Hooton with an Ellesmere Port to Liverpool Central service on April 26th 2014. The next call will be at Eastham Rake.Apr 28, 2014

508110 arrives at Hooton.0 viewsAs very heavy rain looms over Liverpool in the distance, 508110 approaches Hooton with a Liverpool Central to Ellesmere Port service on April 26th 2014.Apr 28, 2014
507026 & 507030 at Hooton.0 views507026 awaits departure from Hooton with a service to Chester, whilst 507030 gets underway with an Ellesmere Port to Liverpool Central service on April 26th 2014. Merseytravel has invested in modernising the facilities here, but the original station building has been retained. Apr 28, 2014
507026 arrives at Hooton.0 views507026 prepares to call at Hooton with a Liverpool Central to Chester service on April 26th 2014. This was once a four track LMS/GWR joint line from Liverpool/Birkenhead to Chester. To the right of the electrified lines, a portion of the old main line has been retained for run-round purposes for loco-hauled trains. In recent years Hooton has been a start point for excursion trains, being served with frequent electric services, but also equipped with a large park & ride parking area.Apr 28, 2014
507014 departs from Rock Ferry.0 viewsHaving called at Rock Ferry, 507014 gets underway with a Liverpool Central to Elllesmere Port service on April 26th 2014. The track on the left is the mothballed connection to the former MD&HB system on Birkenhead Docks. The track north of Rock Ferry is heavily overgrown. It is hard to imagine now how busy this LMS/GWR joint line must have been in the past, with freight to and from the docks, plus passenger services from the terminus at Birkenhead Woodside that once had through workings to London PaddingtonApr 28, 2014

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