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Class 506 EMU, M59406M at Horwich Works.6 x angesehenManchester Glossop Hadfield, 1500v DC emu driving trailer, M59406M, was undergoing an overhaul in the main erecting shop at Horwich Works on the 16th August 1980.
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03170 at Duke St Wharf Birkenhead Docks.7 x angesehenAllocated to Birkenhead Mollington Street Depot, Class 03, 03170, whiles away a Sunday afternoon, stabled at Duke Street Wharf in Birkenhead Docks on the 1st April 1983.
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Class 06, 06008 at Polmadie Depot.6 x angesehenWithdrawn Andrew Barclay Class 06, 06008 was at Glasgow Polmadie Depot on July 21st 1982. The locomotive had been withdrawn from service in October 1980.
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Class 47, 47110 at Penwortham.8 x angesehen47110 heads a northbound Speedlink service at Penwortham, just South of Preston on the 22nd June 1987. The WCML at this location has six running lines.

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Deltic 55009 - The End - 2/1/82 - York.3 x angesehenThe magnificent station roof at York reverberates one more time to the magic sound of a Deltic on the 2nd January 1982. 55009 -'Alycidon' was running light engine about 10 minutes in front of the 'Deltic Scotsman Farewell' Tour from Kings Cross to Edinburgh. Number 9 with appropriate front end adornments, paused for a few minutes on the now removed down through road. Not the best of images - taken on a dull January day, hand held on Kodachrome 64 film at 1/15 sec shutter speed.
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50026 at Dawlish Warren.2 x angesehenThere are some fine examples of 1970s and early 1980s vehicles in the car park at Dawlish Warren, as Class 50 50026 -'Indomitable' slogs along with the 11.42 London Paddington to Plymouth working on June 3rd 1983. The concrete troughing was being laid alongside the up line in readiness for the abolition of the vintage Western Region lower quadrant signals that graced this location.
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37279 at Doncaster Works.4 x angesehenStripped to a bare shell and sat on temporary accomodation bogies, Class 37 37279 stands outside the Crimpsall Shop at Doncaster Works on June 17th 1978, whilst undergoing a major overhaul.
The pre Tops number of 6979 is just visible on the end of the loco. The 37 was new from Vulcan Foundry in May 1965 and was eventually converted into an ETH fitted Class 37/4 in 1985. As 37424 it was withdrawn from service in March 2000. The loco is now preserved at the Churnet Valley Railway.
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Class 110 Calder Valley DMU E52081 at Manchester Victoria.1 x angesehenA once familiar sight of a well-worn first generation DMU stood at an equally well-worn Manchester Victoria, on September 28th 1979. A BRCW Class 110 3-car DMU with DMCL E52081, complete with its first class saloon, was bringing up the rear of a tea-time service to Leeds via Halifax and Bradford. The former Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway Calder Valley main line was the stamping ground for these units fitted with 180hp Rolls Royce engines for coping with the gradients on the cross Pennine route.

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37013 at Farington Curve Junction.0 x angesehen37013 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. Dezember 2015
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08954 at Plymouth.2 x angesehenWith 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. November 2015
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47033 arrives at Dawlish.1 x angesehen47033 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. November 2015
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Class 45 45005 passes Dawlish Warren.2 x angesehenOn 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. Oktober 2015

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Class 25, 25221 at Wigan Springs Branch.3 x angesehenWithdrawn 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. März 2015
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08457 at Rugby.1 x angesehenOn a damp May 17th 1981, 08457 spends Sunday Afternoon sheltering in one of the bay platforms under the LNWR overall roof at Rugby.08. März 2015
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Class 40, 40082 at Northwich Depot.6 x angesehenOn 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. März 2015
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Class 306 EMUs at Leicester (GC).2 x angesehenDating 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. Februar 2015

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