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307 faili, viimane lisati: dets 10, 2015
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03079 at Doncaster Works.vaatamisi: 5Class 03, 03079 has returned to its birthplace at Doncaster Works, for overhaul in October 1979. Built in 1960, the shunter had been allocated to North Eastern Region Depots and was a Gateshead machine when this picture was taken. Fame was still in the future for 03079, as in 1983 it migrated south to Eastleigh, before being transferred across the Solent to the Isle of Wight in April 1984. It was withdrawn from service in 1996, and was eventually preserved at the Derwent Valley Railway near York.
Class 25, 25221 at Wigan Springs Branch.vaatamisi: 6Withdrawn from Longsight Depot in January 1984, 25221 was lanquishing at the side of Wigan Springs Branch on the 5th July 1984. The loco was keeping company with one of Wigan Depots former Breakdown Train Staff Coaches, ADM395753 - formerly an LMS coach, it was also awaiting its fate. 25221 was eventually depatched to Swindon Works and scrapped in 1986.
31432 at Burscough Bridge.vaatamisi: 431432 calls at Burscough Bridge whilst en-route to Southport with the 17.19 service from Manchester Victoria on the 14th June 1994.
47434 at Farington Junction.vaatamisi: 4On the 29th March 1987, Class 47, 47434 brings a Blackburn to Wembley Football Special off the 'back line' as it approaches the WCML at Farington Junction. The track in the foreground leads to the loco exchange sidings, put in place at the time of electrification in 1972/73 so that Southbound freights could change traction from diesel to electric. With the demise of wagonload freight in the early 1980s using the S&C, the practice ceased and the sidings have remained unused.

Class 101 3-Car DMU at Dawlish.vaatamisi: 4A Metro-Cam Class 101 3-Car DMU, with 51219 leading, departs from Dawlish with an evening Exeter St Davids to Paignton all-stations service on the 31st May 1989.
37027 & 37188 at Preston Dock St.vaatamisi: 4A pair Glasgow Eastfield Depot Class 37s, 37027-'Loch Eil' & 37188-'Jimmy Shand' were stabled in the sidings at Preston Dock Street on January 30th 1987. The locos had worked the Gunnie to Clitheroe Clyde Cement working overnight, and after working light engine to Wigan Springs Branch Depot for refuelling, the locos retired for the afternoon to Preston before collecting their train from Clitheroe in the late afternoon for the return working via the WCML & Shap.
08562-'The Doncaster Postman' at Doncaster Works.vaatamisi: 5Appropriately, 08562 -'The Doncaster Postman' was receiving attention at Doncaster Works on July 12th 1992. The loco was built at Crewe in 1959 numbered D3729, it was withdrawn from service in 1994 from Doncaster Depot and scrapped in 1997.
Class 40, 97406 (40135) at Wigan Springs Branch Depot.vaatamisi: 497406 catches the Winter light whilst stabled at Wigan Springs Branch on December 6th 1986. Formerly 40135, the loco was one of a quintet of Class 40s that worked on for use with the Crewe remodelling project in 1985. After Crewe, the locos were used for departmental workings on the London Midland Region. Officially withdrawn on December 16th, just 10 days after this image was recorded, it looks as though the 40 has worked for the last time, with wooden chocks under the wheels.

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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
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
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
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

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
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
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
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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