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Class 502, M28352M at Aintree.10 viewsIn rail blue livery, a 3-car set with M28352M leading, runs into Aintree Station in April 1979. Much has changed at Aintree since the Class 502s held sway along here. The LMS concrete lamp standards, contemporary with the emus, and the former Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway canopy on the up platform, are long gone.
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Class 502s at Ely.12 viewsClass 502s, stabled at Ely awaiting their final journey to the Mayer Newman Scrapyard at Snailwell on the 2nd May 1980.
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508114 at Town Green.0 viewsAn unusually grimy Class 508, 508114 calls at Town Green with a Liverpool Central to Ormskirk service on December 15th 2012.
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507005 arrives at Aintree.1 views507005 is about to pass under Park Lane bridge as it arrives at Aintree with a working from Liverpool Central to Ormskirk on February 2nd 2013. The unit is passing over the disused junction that leads to Bootle, once used by excursion trains heading to and from Aintree for the race meetings held at its World famous racecourse which is separated from the station by the A59 trunk road.

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508139 arrives at Bidston.1 views508139 arrives at Bidston with a West Kirby to Liverpool Central service on March 30th 2013. The 508 is passing over the junction that trails in with the non-electrified 'Borderlands' Line to Wrexham.
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508130 at Hooton.0 views508130 awaits departure from Hooton with a Liverpool Central to Chester service on March 15th 2014. Just south of the station is the junction for services to Ellesmere Port. The railway here was part of the former joint LMS/GWR route from Birkenhead Woodside that once saw trains to and from London Paddington as well as freight from the Birkenhead Docks complex.
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507005 arrives at Old Roan.0 views507005 has just crossed the A59 as it prepares to call at Old Roan with an Ormskirk to Liverpool Central service on April 18th 2014.
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508139 arrives at Manor Road.0 viewsIn the bright Merseytravel livery, 508139 prepares to call at Manor Road situated in the suburbs of Hoylake whilst working from West Kirby to Liverpool Central on April 19th 2014.

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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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