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Class 73, 73002 at Hall Road Depot.2 views73002 was stored in the sidings at Hall Road Depot on the 25th May 1997. One of five Class 73s transferred from the Southern Region to Merseyrail, 73002 was the only one in Large Logo Livery and the loco saw very little use. The loco is now preserved in non-operational condition at the Dean Forest Railway.
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508120 departs from Capenhurst.2 viewsHaving concluded business at Capenhurst, 508120 moves on with 16.26 Moorfields to Chester on June 11th 2005. The line here is part of what was the LMS/GWR joint main line from Birkenhead Woodside to Chester. The live rail was extended from Hooton to Chester in 1993.
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508115 at Sandhills.2 views508115 departs from Sandhills with an Ormskirk to Liverpool Central service on February 2nd 2013. Much rebuilt, the single island platform is very busy with services in both directions.
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507010 at New Brighton.1 views507010 stabled at New Brighton on March 30th 2013.

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507002 at Bidston.1 views507002 calls at Bidston with a Liverpool Central to West Kirby service on March 30th 2013. 507002 carries a promotional livery for Liverpool Hope University.
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507028 arrives at Kirkdale.0 views507028 arrives at Kirkdale whilst working from Liverpool Central to Kirkby on June 8th 2013.
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507017 at Old Roan.0 viewsin its newly applied Merseyrail promotional livery, 507017 crosses Copy Lane as it arrives at Old Roan on February 22nd 2014.
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Sandringham Avenue Crossing - Wirral Line.0 viewsThe small user worked gated level crossing situated on the fringe of the built-up area to the east of Manor Road Hoylake, at Sandringham Avenue on April 19th 2014. The crossing has open countryside on the south side giving access to a popular dog-walking area and some allotments.

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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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