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507001 at Freshfield Station.15 viewsPioneer Class 507, 507001 still in original livery, calls at Freshfield with a Southport to Hunts Cross service on the 1st September 1991.
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507001 arrives at Aintree.13 viewsPioneer Class 507, 507001 arrives at Aintree with an Ormskirk to Liverpool Central Service, late on a July evening in 2010. Much has changed at Aintree since the 507s entered service in 1980. The fine, ex Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway platform canopy on the Up side has long gone, along with the LMS concrete lamps, semaphore signals, station buildings & additional running lines. The station is opposite the famous racecourse, only separated by the A59 trunk road.
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Ex Southern Region 508043 at Birkenhead North.7 viewsComplete with Wimbledon Depot labels, the first Class 508 to be transferred from the Southern Region to Merseyside was 508043. The unit is surrounded by Class 503s in the depot at Birkenhead North in August 1981.
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Class 503 M28687M at Duke St Wharf Birkenhead.3 viewsWithdrawn from service, Class 503 M28687M has suffered some vandalism whilst awaiting scrapping at Duke Street Wharf in Birkenhead Docks on the 9th July 1984. Driving Motor Open Second M28687M was built by Metro-Cammell at Birmingham in 1938.

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507002 departs from Leasowe.1 viewsCarrying a promotional livery for Liverpool Hope University, 507002 accelerates away from Leasowe whilst working from West Kirby to Liverpool Central on March 30th 2013.
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507015 at Butchers Lane Aughton.0 views507015 passes Butchers Lane, Aughton with a Liverpool Central to Ormskirk service on May 25th 2013.
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508124 arrives at Ainsdale.1 viewsA lone pedestrian gives 508124 a glance as it arrives at Ainsdale with a Southport to Hunts Cross service on December 21st 2013.
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Network Rail Windhoff MPV DR98903/53 at Crescent Rd Level Crossing.2 viewsDue to heavy rain, overnight high winds and frequent showers of hail, Network Rail Windhoff MPV DR98903 + DR98953 was on sandite duty returning from Southport on December 28th 2013. Having just passed through Birkdale station the MPV is about to pass over Crescent Road level crossing.

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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
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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
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507030 approaches Hooton.0 views507030 approaches Hooton with a Liverpool Central to Chester service on April 26th 2014.Apr 28, 2014
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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

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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
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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
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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
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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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