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Class 50 50005 at Exeter St Davids.6 zobrazeníIn original un-refurbished condition, Class 50 50005-'Collingwood' stands at Exeter St Davids on the 7th August 1979 whilst working a Paddington to Paignton Relief Train, formed of Mark 1 stock. The locomotive was a product of English Electric, built at Vulcan Foundry in Newton-Le-Willows in 1967 as D405. The loco was eventually withdrawn from service in January 1991.
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Class 56, 56071 at Wigan Springs Branch.7 zobrazení56071 was stabled outside the maintenance depot at Wigan Springs Branch on the 2nd November 1985. 08815 was inside the depot.
Built at Doncaster Works, 56071 was withdrawn from service in 2006 and scrapped in October 2011.
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Class 47, 47451 at Farington Junction.5 zobrazeníWith the four tracks of the West Coast Main Line in the foreground, 47451 brings a Carlisle to Stoke-on-Trent Excursion off the 'back line' at Farington Junction on the 1st May 1989.
The 47 was new from Crewe Works in 1964 numbered D1568. It was renumbered to 47451 in November 1973, the loco was withdrawn from service in 1991 and scrapped at Booths, Rotherham in 1994.
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37012 & 37164 at Farington Curve Jct.4 zobrazení37012 & 37164 come off the East Lancashire Line at Farington Curve Junction, as they head Northbound onto the down slow line with the Clitheroe to Gunnie Clyde Cement working on August 21st 1987.

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47258 departs from Leominster.3 zobrazeníClass 47, 47258 accelerates away from Leominster with a 4-Coach Cardiff to Crewe service on July 30th 1978. 47258 was built by Brush in 1966, works number 700, numbered D1938. It was a Western Region allocated locomotive for much of its 38 year working life.
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50026 at Dawlish Warren.2 zobrazeníThere are some fine examples of 1970s and early 1980s vehicles in the car park at Dawlish Warren, as Class 50 50026 -'Indomitable' slogs along with the 11.42 London Paddington to Plymouth working on June 3rd 1983. The concrete troughing was being laid alongside the up line in readiness for the abolition of the vintage Western Region lower quadrant signals that graced this location.
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76055 & 76031 at Reddish Electric Depot.4 zobrazení76031 keeps company with withdrawn sister class 76, 76055 at Reddish Electric Depot on August 31st 1980. 76031 was actually 76044, the loco was renumbered in 1976. Vacuum Brake only 76055 was withdrawn as surplus to requirements in 1977. The loco was one of the steam-heat batch for use on passenger workings and carried the name 'Prometheus' from 1960 to 1970.
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Class 47 47529 at Liverpool Lime Street.1 zobrazeníWith a 5-Coach portion of a Glasgow Central service, 47529 stands in platform 1 at Liverpool Lime Street on May 22nd 1979. The train will head for Preston, where a second portion will arrive from Manchester, and both portions would be combined for the journey north behind an AC electric locomotive. Looking at the condition of 47529 it looks as though it has not been long out of Crewe Works following overhaul & repaint. 47529 was new from Crewe as D1551 in January 1964. It was withdrawn from service in 1987.

Nejnovější obrázky - BR Blues

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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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