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Class 47, 47110 at Lostock Hall Junction.10 visualizado (s)Class 47, 47110 hauls a rake of 16 Ton Mineral Wagons, past Lostock Hall Junction in June 1983. The former coal wagons had been transferred to Departmental use for carrying spent ballast. The train was working from Kirkham DCE Tip to Bamber Bridge DCE Sidings.
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HST Power Car 43029 at Dawlish Warren.6 visualizado (s)The changing face of the HST fleet. In InterCity 125 Executive livery, power car 43029 passes Dawlish Warren with a Paddington to Penzance service on the 29th May 1986. The Mark 3 Trailers are still in the original blue & grey livery.
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Class 40, 40013-'Andania' at Blackburn.3 visualizado (s)After being withdrawn from active service in October 1984, 40013 became a London Midland Region Exhibition Loco, and was towed to Open Days and Gala Days as required. Complete with some gaudy embellishments and carrying its name once more, the loco was stabled in the sidings adjacent to Blackburn Station on the evening of the 27th July 1985. The loco was eventually stored at Crewe in 1988 before passing into preservation. All of the buildings in the background in this view have since been demolished.
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Cravens Class 105 DMU at Meols Cop.3 visualizado (s)A Southport to Bolton Service formed of a Cravens Class 105 2-Car DMU, with M56127 leading, calls at Meols Cop in the Southport Suburbs on the 5th July 1980. Until September 1964, Meols Cop was the former mid journey reversal point for the electrics that worked from Southport to Crossens on the now closed line to Preston.
This Cravens set was one of the former Eastern Region batch that having been made redundant with the GN Electrification from Kings Cross, were moved North to Newton Heath Depot.

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25323 at Farington Junction.4 visualizado (s)Class 25/3, 25323 was stood on the Down Slow Line at Farington Junction during engineering work on Sunday 26th October 1986. The Class 25 was amongst the last batch built at Derby Works in 1967 after production was halted at Beyer-Peacock in Manchester after they hit financial problems. When new to traffic the loco was numbered D7673, it was allocated to London Midland Region Depots for almost 20 years, being withdrawn just 5 months after this image was recorded. It was scrapped in October 1987.
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Class 76s, 76024 & 76015 at Reddish Electric Depot.4 visualizado (s)Coupled together and with their pantographs raised, 76024 & 76015 keep company with Class 40, 40093 and a pair of British Rail Ford dropside trucks at Reddish Electric Depot on August 30th 1980. By July the following year, daily routine scenes such as this, of a pair of vintage Tommies ready for work on the 1500v DC Manchester-Sheffield Woodhead route, had gone forever.
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08714 at Leith Docks.4 visualizado (s)With a southbound fitted freight departing in the background, 08714 stands between duties at Leith Docks on July 24th 1981. 08714 was allocated to Edinburgh Haymarket Depot at the time, and from being new in May 1960, the loco had been allocated to Scottish Depots. The loco was built at Crewe Works numbered D3881 and is still in use with DB Schenker carrying EWS livery.
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Withdrawn 40158, 25141 & 25188 at Wigan Springs Branch Depot.2 visualizado (s)Withdrawn locomotives queue up at the northern side of Wigan Springs Branch Depot on April 1st 1984. 40158 was withdrawn due to worn wheelsets in December 1983 and was scrapped at Doncaster Works in September 1984. 25141 was withdrawn in September 1982 and scrapped at Swindon Works in January 1987. 25188 was made redundant in August 1982 and was also consigned to history at Swindon Works in March 1987.

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37013 at Farington Curve Junction.0 visualizado (s)37013 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.
10 Dez, 2015
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08954 at Plymouth.2 visualizado (s)With 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 1971.07 Nov, 2015
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47033 arrives at Dawlish.1 visualizado (s)47033 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 1980.07 Nov, 2015
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Class 45 45005 passes Dawlish Warren.2 visualizado (s)On 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!02 Out, 2015

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Class 25, 25221 at Wigan Springs Branch.3 visualizado (s)Withdrawn 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 1986.08 Mar, 2015
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08457 at Rugby.1 visualizado (s)On a damp May 17th 1981, 08457 spends Sunday Afternoon sheltering in one of the bay platforms under the LNWR overall roof at Rugby.08 Mar, 2015
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Class 40, 40082 at Northwich Depot.6 visualizado (s)On 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.
01 Mar, 2015
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Class 306 EMUs at Leicester (GC).2 visualizado (s)Dating 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.13 Fev, 2015

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