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Class 33, 33108 at Wareham.6 visningerPushing hard at the rear of 4-TC set 415, Class 33, 33108 propells a Weymouth to Bournemouth portion of a London Waterloo Service departing from Wareham in July 1986. The 4-TC set will be attached to the rear of a 4-REP emu at Bournemouth for the run up to Waterloo.
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40067 and Class 03s at Doncaster Works.5 visninger40067 was sharing siding space at Doncaster Works with Class 03s, 03107, 03067 & 03168 on the 27th February 1982.
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Class 52, D1033 at Swindon Works.9 visningerClass 52, D1033-'Western Trooper' heads a row of withdrawn Westerns at Swindon Works in July 1977. Several of the locomotives had their cabs sheeted over to prevent water ingress and glass damage. D1033 was a product of Crewe Works and was built in 1964. The loco was not scrapped until 1979.
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HST Power Car W43025 at Bristol Temple Meads.8 visningerHST power car W43025 brings up the rear of service bound for London Paddington at Bristol Temple Meads on the 25th October 1980. Still carrying its original well designed livery, blending the Mark 3 trailers with the power car, W43025 was only four years old when this image was recorded. 31 years later the power car is still earning its keep for First Great Western plying the routes from London Paddington - one can only guess what mileage this machine must have accumulated since its introduction in 1976.

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31432 arrives at Southport.4 visninger31432 brings the 5-Coach 17.19 service from Manchester Victoria into Southport on the 13th June 1994. In the immediate background are the disused remains of the former excursion platforms, complete with toilet block buildings.
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47415 at Farington Junction.4 visningerClass 47, 47415 comes off the 'back line' at Farington Junction, and joins the WCML with a Blackburn to Wembley Football Special on Sunday 29th March 1987. The Class 47 was one of the original twenty 'generator' locomotives built at Brush in 1963 as D1514. The loco was an Eastern Region allocated machine all its life, and was withdrawn from Gateshead Depot in April 1987 just four weeks after this image was recorded.
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50047 at Dawlish.2 visningerIn large logo livery, 50047 -'Swiftsure' awaits custom at Dawlish whilst working the five coach, 10.30 Paignton to Exeter St Davids on May 28th 1987.
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55010 & 08540 at York.6 visningerClass 55 Deltic, 55010-'The Kings Own Scottish Borderer' stands at York awaiting departure with a semi-fast to London Kings Cross on June 17th 1978. Alongside is the York station pilot, 08540.
55010 was the first Deltic to complete 2 million miles of running in 1973. Withdrawn from service on Christmas Eve 1981 it was scrapped at Doncaster in May 1982.

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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.
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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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