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08637 & 08663 at Swansea East Dock.6 visualizado (s)Class 08s, 08637 & 08663 were stabled at Swansea East Dock on the 11th October 1981. Alongside the 08s, were coal merchants lorries and 16ton coal wagons.
Class 52, D1029 at Swindon Works.9 visualizado (s)Western Class 52, D1029-'Western Legionnaire' awaits its fate in the company of a condemned brake van in the scrapping area at Swindon Works in July 1977. The locomotive was built at Swindon in 1964.
31400 passes Kirkham North Junction.4 visualizado (s)In BR Blue, Class 31/4 31400 brings the 13.25 Blackpool North to Liverpool Lime Street service formed of Network South East liveried stock, past Kirkham North Junction on July 14th 1990. In the background the new Kirkham By-Pass (A585) is under construction.
Class 76, 76022 at Reddish Electric Depot.3 visualizado (s)It is three months since the 1500V DC Manchester to Sheffield line was closed as a through route, and the Class 76 electrics that plied the route on a daily basis for nearly 30 years, are gathered together on October 3rd 1981 at Reddish Depot awaiting their fate. 76022 had become a minor celebrity as it was the only Class 76 to retain the old Lion & Wheel emblems on its Rail Blue paintwork. It was still hoped that the route would re-open, but it was not to be - 76022 was eventually scrapped in 1983.

Class 03 Diesel Shunter, 03371 at Halifax.5 visualizado (s)The Goods Shed at Halifax makes a good refuge for 03371 and its runner truck at Halifax on August 9th 1980. There was still sufficient work for a shunter here during the working week, the image was recorded on a Saturday afternoon when the loco had been 'put to bed' until needed on Monday! The loco was built at Swindon in 1958 and was orginally allocated the departmental No.92, allocated to Lowestoft. From 1968, D2371 became a North Eastern Region Machine, and was withdrawn from service in 1987.
37027 & 37188 at Preston Dock St.4 visualizado (s)A pair Glasgow Eastfield Depot Class 37s, 37027-'Loch Eil' & 37188-'Jimmy Shand' were stabled in the sidings at Preston Dock Street on January 30th 1987. The locos had worked the Gunnie to Clitheroe Clyde Cement working overnight, and after working light engine to Wigan Springs Branch Depot for refuelling, the locos retired for the afternoon to Preston before collecting their train from Clitheroe in the late afternoon for the return working via the WCML & Shap.
47521 at Lincoln St Marks.5 visualizado (s)Class 47, 47521 has the road as it prepares to depart from Lincoln St Marks with a Cleethorpes to London Kings Cross service on April 21st 1981. Opened by the Midland Railway in 1846, the station closed in May 1985 and a shopping centre now covers the site.
Class 123 DMU E52100 at Longsight Depot.3 visualizado (s)A former Western Region Swindon built 'Inter-City' DMU was sharing the sidings at Longsight Depot on August 31st 1980 with a magnificent selection of BR first-generation DMU sets. Alongside E52100 are Class 104s, 108s and on the extreme left is a Gloucester RC&W Class 100. There were 10 of these 4-Car Class 123s built at Swindon Works in 1963 and they were the last of the BR first-generation DMUs. None of these stylish units have survived.

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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
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
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
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

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
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
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
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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