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Class 506 EMU, M59406M at Horwich Works.6 пъти видянаManchester Glossop Hadfield, 1500v DC emu driving trailer, M59406M, was undergoing an overhaul in the main erecting shop at Horwich Works on the 16th August 1980.
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Class 47, 47110 at Penwortham.8 пъти видяна47110 heads a northbound Speedlink service at Penwortham, just South of Preston on the 22nd June 1987. The WCML at this location has six running lines.
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47191 at Wigan Springs Branch Depot.4 пъти видяна'Sans Teeth, Sans Eyes, Sans Taste, Sans Everything' - (Shakespeare - 'All the Worlds a Stage').
Stripped down to a bare shell with bogies, 47191 was lanquishing at Wigan Springs Branch Depot on the 28th February 1993.
The loco emerged from the Brush Traction Works at Loughborough in April 1965 as D1841. It was withdrawn from active service in June 1987 and cannibalised for spare parts. The remains were scrapped by Gwent Demolition at Wigan in September 1993.
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Trans-Pennine Class 124 DMU at Longsight Depot.4 пъти видянаDating from 1960, one of the stylish Swindon built Class 124 Trans-Pennine DMU sets, with Driving Motor Composite E51960 nearest the camera, was stabled at Longsight Depot on the 31st August 1980.

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Class 104 M53482 at Midge Hall.4 пъти видянаWeary commuters are carried home on the 17.19 Preston to Ormskirk service, formed of a 2-Car Class 104 DMU, with Motor Brake Second M53482 leading on the 25th June 1985. The train has just passed Midge Hall and the driver will have collected the single line token for the section to Rufford. During this period the former main line saw three different DMU sets working evening peak-time services along the line, in the days when the passing loop was fully utilised at Rufford.
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08223 at Worksop.6 пъти видянаClass 08, 08223 stabled between duties at Worksop on January 16th 1977. The small yard here was busy with coal traffic in 16 Ton Mineral Wagons, and some sidings for the repair of crippled MGR Coal Hoppers as seen here. B350059 was one of the early build turned out from Shildon Works in 1965. At the time of this photograph, 08223 was allocated to Sheffield Tinsley Depot which had been its home since May 1964. The 08 was withdrawn from service at Tinsley in 1979 and scrapped at Swindon Works in 1980.
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37027 & 37188 at Preston Dock St.4 пъти видянаA 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.
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Withdrawn D1056 -'Western Sultan' at Swindon Works.5 пъти видянаClass 52, D1056 -'Western Sultan' has reached the end of the line as it awaits the torch at Swindon Works in February 1979. No more would the locomotive visit Paddington, travel along Brunel's billiard table to Bristol, head underneath the red cliffs alongside the South Devon coast and never cross the Tamar heading for the far west. D1056 emerged from Crewe Works in March 1963 and was withdrawn from Plymouth Laira Depot in December 1976, clocking up 1,352,000 miles in its 13 year career.

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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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