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307 faili, viimane lisati: dets 10, 2015
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Class 76, 76046 at Woodhead.vaatamisi: 8On a dull day in August 1977, Class 76, 76046 has just emerged into daylight on the western side of the Pennines after passing through the three mile long Woodhead Tunnel. 76046 is hauling a mixed rake of wagons, probably bound for Dewsnap or Ashburys Sidings. The locomotive was vacuum brake fitted only, and earlier in its career had carried the name 'Archimedes' and been fitted with steam heat to work passenger trains. To the left of this scene are the two original single bore tunnels of 1845 & 1853.
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03162 at Birkenhead Docks.vaatamisi: 6On a blistering hot 26th August 1985, Class 03 03162 was stabled for the weekend at Duke Street Wharf on Birkenhead Docks.
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Class 50 50005 at Exeter St Davids.vaatamisi: 6In 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 The loco was eventually withdrawn from service in January 1991.
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08561 at EWS Carnforth Wagon Repair Depot.vaatamisi: 6Still in BR blue livery, Class 08, 08561 whiles away a Saturday afternoon outside the EWS Wagon Repair Depot at Carnforth on the 28th August 1999.

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Class 108 M52057 at Lancaster.vaatamisi: 4Clearly having been used on the Windermere Branch, Class 108 Derby Lightweight 2-Car DMU with Driving Trailer M52057 nearest the camera, was stabled at Lancaster on April 25th 1987.
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Withdrawn D1021 -'Western Cavalier' at Swindon Works.vaatamisi: 3With one cab removed and various components scattered like Autumn leaves, D1021 -'Western Cavalier' succumbs to the cutters torch at Swindon Works in February 1979. The locomotive had emerged newly built from the nearby A Shop in June 1963 and in its 13 year career clocked up 1,280,000 miles before being withdrawn from service at Laira in August 1976. Within a few days of this image being recorded D1021 had ceased to exist.
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55018-'Crepello' arrives at York.vaatamisi: 3Evening at York on September 22nd 1979, as 55018 -'Crepello' reaches journeys end with a semi-fast working from Kings Cross. This is a vanished scene now totally transformed with electrification and simplification of the track layout. It is as far removed now, as the era of Gresley Pacifics was then. 55018 was named after the racehorse that won the St Ledger at Doncaster in 1957. The loco was new in November 1961 and almost survived until the end of ECML Deltic operation, being withdrawn in October 1981.
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47441 at Daisyfield, Blackburn.vaatamisi: 0With some well known landmarks in Blackburn town-centre on the skyline, 47441 accelerates a diverted Birmingham New Street to Edinburgh service away from Daisyfield Junction on March 11th 1989. The train is heading for Hellifield and the S&C. In the foreground is the derelict site of Daisyfield Goods Yard, once a busy location serving the local Cotton Mills that were a major employer in East Lancashire. 47441 emerged from Crewe Works in February 1964 as D1557. The loco was withdrawn in December 1992.

Viimased lisandused - BR Blues

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37013 at Farington Curve Junction.vaatamisi: 037013 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.
dets 10, 2015
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08954 at Plymouth.vaatamisi: 2With 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.nov 07, 2015
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47033 arrives at Dawlish.vaatamisi: 147033 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.nov 07, 2015
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Class 45 45005 passes Dawlish Warren.vaatamisi: 2On 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!okt 02, 2015

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Class 25, 25221 at Wigan Springs Branch.vaatamisi: 3Withdrawn 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.märts 08, 2015
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08457 at Rugby.vaatamisi: 1On a damp May 17th 1981, 08457 spends Sunday Afternoon sheltering in one of the bay platforms under the LNWR overall roof at Rugby.märts 08, 2015
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Class 40, 40082 at Northwich Depot.vaatamisi: 6On 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.
märts 01, 2015
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Class 306 EMUs at Leicester (GC).vaatamisi: 2Dating 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.veebr 13, 2015

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