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47217 at Rufford.5 пъти видянаClass 47, 47217 stands in the passing loop at Rufford with an engineering train in conjunction with the modernisation of the level crossing and new signal box on Sunday 13th November 1988. This was a rare visit of a locomotive to the former main line between Preston and Ormskirk.
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Mark I Coach E4315 at Berrys Scrapyard Leicester.3 пъти видянаStanding alongside what had been the former Great Central Main Line, Mark I TSO, E4315 was awaiting scrapping at Vic Berrys Yard at Leicester on the 19th July 1982. E4315 had been built by the Birmingham Railway Carriage & Wagon Co. (BRCW) at Smethwick in 1956, as part of lot 30207. In the background can be seen a Class 306 EMU, 090. The stock is taking partial shelter under Upperton Road Bridge, spanning the many tracks at this once busy location. The bridge was demolished in 2007.
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Deltic 55009 - The End - 2/1/82 - York.3 пъти видянаThe magnificent station roof at York reverberates one more time to the magic sound of a Deltic on the 2nd January 1982. 55009 -'Alycidon' was running light engine about 10 minutes in front of the 'Deltic Scotsman Farewell' Tour from Kings Cross to Edinburgh. Number 9 with appropriate front end adornments, paused for a few minutes on the now removed down through road. Not the best of images - taken on a dull January day, hand held on Kodachrome 64 film at 1/15 sec shutter speed.
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03170 at Birkenhead Docks.7 пъти видянаWith a backdrop of a then busy active port, Class 03, 03371 was stabled at Duke Street, Birkenhead Docks on April 1st 1983. The loco was allocated to Birkenhead Mollington Street Depot, but rather than return home on a Friday, the 03 was stabled in the Docks for the weekend. 03170 was built at Swindon Works in November 1960, and was eventually withdrawn from service in 1989.

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Class 25, 25078 at Wigan Springs Branch.4 пъти видянаSunday engineering work over, 25078 brings an overhead line maintenance train back to Wigan Springs Branch on October 14th 1984. In the background fellow class 25s, 25141 & 25188 stand in the depot sidings, withdrawn and awaiting a one-way journey to the scrapyard.
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Class 33, 33111 departs from Dawlish Warren.1 пъти видянаHaving called at Dawlish Warren, 33111 emerges from the Down Loop with an Exeter St Davids to Paignton service on June 3rd 1983. In the foreground the concrete troughing is being installed in readiness for the West of England resignalling scheme, which would see the abolition of the time-honoured lower quadrant semaphores.
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Class 45, 45022-'Lytham St Annes' on the Lickey Incline.5 пъти видяна45022 -'Lytham St Annes' plods upgrade almost at the summit of the Lickey Incline with a northbound working formed mainly of Mk2 stock on September 5th 1981. This brings back fond memories of a excellent day, 32 years ago, at the lineside with my old friend Roger Sutcliffe. A warm sunny day, pleasant location and a procession of locomotive hauled trains in both directions. Happy Days!
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Class 08, 08340 at Horwich Works.2 пъти видянаComplete with shunting pole on the buffers, 08340 one of the works pilot fleet, was surrounded by wheelsets at Horwich Works on August 16th 1980. 08340 had been new from Derby Works in January 1958 as D3410. For the first 8 years of its life the loco was allocated to the Scottish Region. From November 1966 until May 1972, 08340 was based at Lostock Hall, before being transferred to Wigan Springs Branch. Withdrawn from Wigan in August 1981, The loco was scrapped at Swindon Works in March 1982.

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37013 at Farington Curve Junction.0 пъти видяна37013 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 Декември 2015
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08954 at Plymouth.2 пъти видянаWith 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 Ноември 2015
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47033 arrives at Dawlish.1 пъти видяна47033 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 Ноември 2015
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Class 45 45005 passes Dawlish Warren.2 пъти видянаOn 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 Октомври 2015

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Class 25, 25221 at Wigan Springs Branch.3 пъти видянаWithdrawn 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 Март 2015
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08457 at Rugby.1 пъти видянаOn a damp May 17th 1981, 08457 spends Sunday Afternoon sheltering in one of the bay platforms under the LNWR overall roof at Rugby.08 Март 2015
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Class 40, 40082 at Northwich Depot.6 пъти видянаOn 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 Март 2015
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Class 306 EMUs at Leicester (GC).2 пъти видянаDating 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 Февруари 2015

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