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Class 45, 45134 at St Pancras.7 εμφανίσειςA time honoured scene at St Pancras in October 1979. The Class 45 Peaks held sway on the Midland Mainline from the early 1960s until HSTs appeared in the 1980s. 45134 awaits departure with a train for Nottingham made up of air conditioned Mk2 stock. This side of St Pancras has now been transformed as part of the Eurostar International Station.
40091 & 85001 at Crewe Works.7 εμφανίσειςIts the end of the line for Class 40, 40091 and Class 85, 85001 as they stand at Crewe Works awaiting scrapping on the 4th July 1987.
20072 at Toton.4 εμφανίσειςSurplus to requirements, 20072 is at the head of a row of withdrawn class 20s stored at the entrance to Toton Depot on the 30th August 1992.
40013 passes Farington Junction.2 εμφανίσειςWith the Leyland Truck & Bus Factory as a backdrop, Class 40 40013 hurries the 11-Coach F&W Railtours 'Cumbrian Whistler' past Farington Junction on the 6th October 1984. The tour had started at Plymouth and 40013 handled the leg from Birmingham New Street to Preston. The train eventually reached journeys end at Workington behind 40028. This was a real swansong for 40013 with a passenger working on the WCML as in days of old, the loco being withdrawn from service just 12 days after this image was recorded.

33207 at Reading.2 εμφανίσεις'Slim Jim' Hastings Line Class 33, 33207 stands at Reading with an empty van train bound for Old Oak Common on May 9th 1979.
West Yorkshire PTE Class 101 at Hest Bank.0 εμφανίσειςA 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.
Class 120 DMU W51579 on the Lickey Incline at Blackwell.2 εμφανίσειςA Swindon built Cross-Country Class 120 3-Car DMU with car W51579 leading, is down to bottom gear as it crawls up the Lickey Incline with a Worcester to Birmingham service on a warm and sunny Saturday September 5th 1981.
Class 40, 40121 at Farington Curve Junction.2 εμφανίσειςWith various types of wagons loaded with fresh ballast, 40121 takes the East Lancashire route at Farington Curve Junction on May 18th 1978. The wagons are destined for the district civil engineers sidings at Brownedge on the approach to Bamber Bridge.

Τελευταίες προσθήκες - BR Blues

37013 at Farington Curve Junction.0 εμφανίσεις37013 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.
Δεκ 10, 2015
08954 at Plymouth.2 εμφανίσειςWith 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.Noε 07, 2015
47033 arrives at Dawlish.1 εμφανίσεις47033 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.Noε 07, 2015
Class 45 45005 passes Dawlish Warren.2 εμφανίσειςOn 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!Οκτ 02, 2015

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

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