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40067 and Class 03s at Doncaster Works.vu 5 fois40067 was sharing siding space at Doncaster Works with Class 03s, 03107, 03067 & 03168 on the 27th February 1982.
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Class 50 50005 at Exeter St Davids.vu 6 foisIn 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 The loco was eventually withdrawn from service in January 1991.
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03084 at Norwich.vu 4 foisPlenty of Rail Blue hardware at Norwich on the 27th April 1980. Class 03, 03084 with its runner truck (TDB530638) partially hidden, stands between a Class 104 DMU and a Bogie General Utility Van.
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Deltics 55017 & 55016 stabled at York.vu 7 foisAlmost at the end of their BR careers, Class 55 Deltics, 55017 -'The Durham Light Infantry' and 55016 -'Gordon Highlander' stand in the Depot yard at York on the 22nd November 1981. At this late stage in their lives the remaining Deltics were working the York to Kings Cross Semi-Fast Services or working overnight ECML trains. Both these Locomotives survived until the very end of scheduled Deltic running on New Years Eve 1981. 55016 was eventually preserved, 55017 was scrapped at Doncaster in 1983.

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Class 40, 40082 at Preston Docks.vu 5 foisOn the undeveloped former Preston Dock Estate, 40082 has arrived with a train of PCA Cement Wagons from Hope in Derbyshire on the 9th July 1984. The cement was destined for the construction of the Penwortham By-Pass bridge over the adjacent River Ribble under construction at the time.
The 40 was new from Vulcan Foundry in 1960 numbered D282. It was withdrawn from service in November 1984, and scrapped at Crewe Works in January 1986.
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25323 at Farington Junction.vu 4 foisClass 25/3, 25323 was stood on the Down Slow Line at Farington Junction during engineering work on Sunday 26th October 1986. The Class 25 was amongst the last batch built at Derby Works in 1967 after production was halted at Beyer-Peacock in Manchester after they hit financial problems. When new to traffic the loco was numbered D7673, it was allocated to London Midland Region Depots for almost 20 years, being withdrawn just 5 months after this image was recorded. It was scrapped in October 1987.
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Class 20 20015 at Frodingham Depot.vu 3 fois20015 one of the early batch of English Electric Type 1s, stands at Frodingham Depot on September 28th 1980. The loco was coupled to the depot breakdown/re-railing train vehicles which included two former Mark 1 BSKs, DB975127 (ex 34414) & DB975118 (ex 34265) and an ex Blue Spot Insulated Fish Van, DE975329 (ex 88038).
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West Yorkshire PTE Class 101 at Hest Bank.vu 0 foisA view from the footbridge at Hest Bank looking North on October 17th 1977. A refurbished Metro-Cammell Class 101 complete with West Yorkshire PTE symbols crosses to the Down Line whilst working a Leeds to Morecambe service. The unit would traverse the now rarely used link from Hest Bank on the WCML to Bare Lane on the outskirts of Morecambe.

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37013 at Farington Curve Junction.vu 0 fois37013 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 Décembre 2015
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08954 at Plymouth.vu 2 foisWith 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 Novembre 2015
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47033 arrives at Dawlish.vu 1 fois47033 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 Novembre 2015
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Class 45 45005 passes Dawlish Warren.vu 2 foisOn 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 Octobre 2015

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Class 25, 25221 at Wigan Springs Branch.vu 3 foisWithdrawn 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 Mars 2015
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08457 at Rugby.vu 1 foisOn a damp May 17th 1981, 08457 spends Sunday Afternoon sheltering in one of the bay platforms under the LNWR overall roof at Rugby.08 Mars 2015
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Class 40, 40082 at Northwich Depot.vu 6 foisOn 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 Mars 2015
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Class 306 EMUs at Leicester (GC).vu 2 foisDating 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 Février 2015

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