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صور متفرقة - BR Blues

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Class 116 DMU at Stratford-Upon-Avon.5 زيارةOn midsummers day, 21st June 1986, a pair of Tyseley allocated Class 116 3-car DMU sets, with 53872 leading, are seen at Stratford-Upon-Avon with a late evening service to Birmingham. Within a few years this familiar scene would vanish as Class 150s took over local services in the West Midlands area. In 2011, the 150s are being replaced by new Derby built Class 172 DMUs.
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Class 37, 37214 at Pontrilas.6 زيارة37214 was on Sunday P.Way work at Pontrilas near Abergavenny on the 9th September 1984.
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Class 306 EMU, 055 at Berrys Scrapyard Leicester.3 زيارةDating from 1949, a withdrawn Class 306 'Liverpool Street-Shenfield' EMU 055 awaits its fate at the entrance to Vic Berrys Scrapyard in Leicester on the 19th July 1982. The unit is standing in the entrance to what was once the Goods Yard situated at the side of the old Great Central Main Line, just South of Leicester Central Station. The formation of the main line is to the left of the unit, with the former Great Central Railway Goods Warehouse at Leicester Central visible on the horizon on the far left.
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Class 47, 47322 at Preston.4 زيارة47322 stands at the North end of Platform 6 at Preston Station with a train of former 16 Ton Mineral Wagons on the 12th April 1987. The wagons had been converted for filling with spoil and spent ballast, the train here was en-route to Kirkham DCE Tip, situated at the end of truncated former Marton Direct Line that once led to Blackpool Central. The wagon behind the loco has had rectangular holes cut in the sides to prevent overloading, and has had a D prefix added to its running number B589703.

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08916 & 08917 at Allerton Depot.4 زيارةClass 08s bite the dust at Allerton TMD on March 26th 1994. Heading the line-up were consecutive numbered 08916 & 08917. Both locomotives were the products of Horwich Works, constucted in 1962 as D4146 & D4147. Both locos were allocated to various Merseyside Depots throughout their 30 year careers, only straying away when needing works attention. Along with several other surplus 08s gathered at Allerton, Coopers Metals from Sheffield had scrapped them all by early April 1994.
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45135 at Derby.5 زيارةClass 45, 45135 -'3rd Carabinier' stands at Derby with a SW to NE service formed of Mark I stock on August 5th 1978. The loco emerged new from Crewe Works in May 1961 as D99, it was withdrawn from service in March 1987 and is now preserved at the East Lancashire Railway.
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37084 at Liverpool Street.3 زيارةIts just before lunchtime at Liverpool Street on April 30th 1980, as Class 37 37084 prepares to depart with a service to Cambridge. Lurking in the background is a Class 305 EMU, number 433. An example of the once numerous Brute Trolley stands forlornly on the damp platform.
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Class 03, 03016 at Swindon Works.3 زيارةKeeping company with a couple of six-wheel milk tankers and crane runner wagon, A rather tired-looking 03016 has returned to its birthplace at Swindon Works for one last visit in February 1979. The loco had been constructed here some 21 years earlier in March 1958. Surplus to requirements, 03016 was withdrawn from service on the day before New Years Eve 1978. By the end of May 1979 the loco ceased to exist. There is a lovely red loco oil lamp on the ground alongside the cab steps.

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37013 at Farington Curve Junction.0 زيارة37013 trundles along the Up Slow as it approaches Farington Curve Junction whilst working the Saturday only Blackpool North to Sheffield formed of Mark 1 stock on August 13th 1983. This was a time-honoured Summer service that ran out and back on a Saturday running via East Lancashire and Copy Pit.
ديسمبر 10, 2015
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08954 at Plymouth.2 زيارةWith the roof tops of Plymouth as a backdrop, 08954 was shunting parcel and mail vans at Plymouth station on July 26th 1980. This was a time-honoured scene at all major stations - now sadly consigned to history. The 08 was new from Darington Works in October 1962 numbered D4184, its first home was at Ebbw Junction (86A) and it was tranferred to Laira (84A) in May 1971.نوفمبر 07, 2015
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47033 arrives at Dawlish.1 زيارة47033 and its 6-coach train of Mark 1 coaches has emerged from Kennaway Tunnel and is running alongside a busy looking Marine Parade, as it arrives at Dawlish whilst working a Paignton to Exeter St Davids local stopping service on April 8th 1980.نوفمبر 07, 2015
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Class 45 45005 passes Dawlish Warren.2 زيارةOn a rather overcast 8th April 1980, 45005 accelerates a lengthy NE/SW service made up of MkI stock on the Down through road at Dawlish Warren. With mechanical signalling and plenty of loco-hauled trains - Happy Days!أكتوبر 02, 2015

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Class 25, 25221 at Wigan Springs Branch.3 زيارةWithdrawn Class 25 25221 pokes out from under Warrington Road bridge at the side of Wigan Springs Branch Depot on June 30th 1984. 25221 was originally D7571, built at Derby Works in 1963, it was withdrawn in January 1984 and after lanquishing for a while at Wigan, was scrapped at Swindon Works in 1986.مارس 08, 2015
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08457 at Rugby.1 زيارةOn a damp May 17th 1981, 08457 spends Sunday Afternoon sheltering in one of the bay platforms under the LNWR overall roof at Rugby.مارس 08, 2015
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Class 40, 40082 at Northwich Depot.6 زيارةOn a damp 9th September 1984, 40082 was stabled outside Northwich Depot between duties. The loco was new from Vulcan Foundry at Newton-Le-Willows in June 1960 as D282. Its first allocation was at York (50A). It spent 13 years as an Eastern Region machine before being transferred to the London Midland Region in 1973. 40082 was withdrawn from service due to power unit damage in November 1984 and was scrapped at Crewe Works in January 1986.
مارس 01, 2015
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Class 306 EMUs at Leicester (GC).2 زيارةDating from 1949, former Liverpool St-Shenfield Class 306 EMUs, 055, 033, 083 & 078 wait at the entrance to Vic Berrys Scrapyard at Leicester on July 19th 1982. The location is adjacent to the former Great Central Main Line, that last saw a passenger train in 1969 when the DMU service between Rugby and Nottingham was withdrawn. Upperton Road bridge that once spanned the extensive trackwork at this location, was demolished in 2007 - yet another bit of the infrastructure of the old GC Main Line lost forever.فبراير 13, 2015

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