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Class 502, M28338M at Ainsdale.25 viewsM28338M leads a 3-car class 502 set at Ainsdale in March 1979. The set was one of a few that were finished in blue & grey livery, which made these vintage sets bow out with some diginity in their final years of operation. Notice the LMS concrete lamp standards, contemporary with the class 502s.
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Merseyrail Battery-Electric Unit at Southport.18 viewsConverted from two ex-Class 501 driving trailers, (61139 & 61136), Battery-Electric cars DB975179 & DB975178 were on display at Southport on the 11th September 1982, as part of joint BR/Steamport Museum event.
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507010 arrives at Formby.3 viewsStill carrying its original corporate blue & grey livery, 507010 arrives at Formby with a Southport to Hunts Cross service on the 1st September 1991.
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508138 at Ainsdale.1 views508138 brings a Southport to Hunts Cross service into Ainsdale Station on November 17th 2012.

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507005 at Old Roan.1 views507005 crosses the Leeds & Liverpool Canal at Wally's Steps, as it accelerates away from Old Roan with an Ormskirk to Liverpool Central service on February 2nd 2013.
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507007 at Bidston.1 views507007 calls at Bidston with a Liverpool Central to West Kirby service on March 30th 2013.
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508111 arrives at Sandhills.1 views508111 crosses the A5055 as it arrives at Sandhills with an Ormskirk to Liverpool Central working on June 8th 2013. The unit carries a promotional livery for the 'Beatles Story' attraction at the Albert Dock.
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507033 at Melrose Avenue Crossing, Hoylake.0 views507033 has just passed over the crossing at Melrose Avenue, as it prepares to call at Manor Road with a West Kirby to Liverpool Central service on April 19th 2014. 507033 was the last class 507 set constructed at BREL York in 1980.

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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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