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16Ton Mineral Wagon in Rail Blue at Horwich Works.7 visningerOn the 9th May 1982, there were some 16Ton Mineral Wagons in internal use at Horwich Works. Resplendant in Rail Blue was ex B576498, loaded with scrap metal from dismantled SR emus.
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Class 40, 40195 at Crewe Works.8 visninger40195 stands at the head of a line of withdrawn locomotives awaiting scrapping ar Crewe Works on the 4th July 1987. In the middle distance can be seen the sheeted remains of the locomotives damaged in the collision at Colwich Junction in 1986, 86211 & 86429.
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47351 at Talacre.8 visningerA rather grimy Class 47, 47351 is about to pass the former LNWR Signalbox as it brings a loaded train of HAA Coal Hoppers out of Point of Ayr Colliery, and onto the North Wales Coast Main Line at Talacre on July 26th 1978. The coal was destined for Fiddlers Ferry Power Station near Warrington. Point of Ayr Colliery closed in 1996.
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08916 & 08917 at Allerton Depot.4 visningerClass 08s bite the dust at Allerton TMD on March 26th 1994. Heading the line-up were consecutive numbered 08916 & 08917. Both locomotives were the products of Horwich Works, constucted in 1962 as D4146 & D4147. Both locos were allocated to various Merseyside Depots throughout their 30 year careers, only straying away when needing works attention. Along with several other surplus 08s gathered at Allerton, Coopers Metals from Sheffield had scrapped them all by early April 1994.

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D1001 -'Western Pathfinder' Cabs at Swindon Works.4 visningerThe grotesque remains of a once proud locomotive stands in the yard at Swindon Works in February 1979. The second Class 52 off the production line at Swindon Works in February 1962, D1001 -'Western Pathfinder' acheived a total mileage of 1,264,000 in its 14 years of active service, before being withdrawn in October 1976.
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Class 08, 08340 at Horwich Works.2 visningerComplete 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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Class 302 EMU 215 at Southend Victoria.1 visningerClass 302 electric multiple units gather at Southend Victoria on May 1st 1980. Passengers board set 215 that was bound for Liverpool Street. Built at York and Doncaster between 1958 and 1960 and comprising a total of 112 four-car units, the last of the Class 302 fleet was withdrawn in 1999.
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Class 31, 31469 at Leyland.2 visningerClass 31 31469 stands on the Up Slow at Leyland station with three Mark 1 coaches forming the 16.20 Preston to Liverpool Lime Street service on May 1st 1990.

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37013 at Farington Curve Junction.0 visninger37013 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 Dec, 2015
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08954 at Plymouth.2 visningerWith 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
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47033 arrives at Dawlish.1 visninger47033 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
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Class 45 45005 passes Dawlish Warren.2 visningerOn 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 Okt, 2015

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Class 25, 25221 at Wigan Springs Branch.3 visningerWithdrawn 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
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08457 at Rugby.1 visningerOn 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
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Class 40, 40082 at Northwich Depot.6 visningerOn 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
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Class 306 EMUs at Leicester (GC).2 visningerDating 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 Feb, 2015

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