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Hastings Unit 1032 at Hellifield on 1Z25.5 zobrazeníA brief patch of sunlight illuminates Hastings Unit 1032 as it leads the 'Long Thin Drag' Railtour through Hellifield, bound for Carlisle on the 12th April 1986. Units 1032, 1011 & 2 power cars from 1001 were used. The tour was organised by Hertfordshire Railtours & The Southern Electric Group, and had departed from Hastings at 04.50, travelling to London Victoria, where departure was at 06.52. This amazing tour came back from Carlisle over the WCML via Shap. The adult fare for this mammoth day out was £25.
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Class 123 Swindon Inter-City DMU at Manchester Piccadilly.6 zobrazeníSwindon 'Inter-City' Class 123 DMU with E52094 leading, awaits departure from Manchester Piccadilly with a service to Sheffield on the 18th March 1979. Constructed at Swindon Works in 1963 for use on the Western Region, the units moved North in the late 1970s. At the opposite end of this particular formation was a former TransPennine Class 124 driving trailer.
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20072 at Toton.4 zobrazeníSurplus to requirements, 20072 is at the head of a row of withdrawn class 20s stored at the entrance to Toton Depot on the 30th August 1992.
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Class 47, 47449 approaching Weeton.5 zobrazení47449 in Large Logo Livery hammers down Singleton Bank with the Saturday Only Blackpool North to Glasgow Central service on the 20th May 1989. The train has just passed the Distant Signal for Weeton Signal Box. In the distance a Class 150 heads for Blackpool North passing the location where in 1961 a collision occurred between a Cravens DMU working from Colne to Fleetwood, and a ballast train stood on the same line. Some of the DMU cars ended up in the adjacent field, and seven passengers were killed.

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47472 at Blackrod.3 zobrazení47472 with 7 Mark I Coaches in tow, calls at Blackrod whilst working the 12.20 Blackpool North to Manchester Victoria service on July 21st 1983.
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Class 45, 45051 arrives at Exeter St Davids.2 zobrazeníVery much a routine sight at the time, 45051 slips into Exeter St Davids with a lengthy NE/SW service formed of MkI stock on July 27th 1978. The former GWR bracket signals are still in use, and what was the Exe Valley bay platform on the right is full of parcel vans waiting to be loaded. Along the platform can be seen BRUTE trollies, another common sight at every main station, they too along with the Peak, the MkIs and the vintage signals belong to a vanished world.
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HST Power Car E43107 at Selby.2 zobrazeníSurrounded by infrastructure of the past, the driver of HST Power Car E43107 accelerates onto the Up through road at Selby with an Edinburgh Waverley to London Kings Cross ECML service on September 12th 1981. The HST has just negotiated the 40mph speed limit over the Swing Bridge that was the bottleneck on East Coast Main Line traffic through Selby. Although Selby is no longer on the ECML, 43107 now renumbered 43307 is still in service with East Coast.
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08954 at Plymouth.2 zobrazeníWith 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.

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37013 at Farington Curve Junction.0 zobrazení37013 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. Prosinec 2015
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08954 at Plymouth.2 zobrazeníWith 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. Listopad 2015
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47033 arrives at Dawlish.1 zobrazení47033 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. Listopad 2015
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Class 45 45005 passes Dawlish Warren.2 zobrazeníOn 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. Říjen 2015

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

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