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08637 & 08663 at Swansea East Dock.6 εμφανίσειςClass 08s, 08637 & 08663 were stabled at Swansea East Dock on the 11th October 1981. Alongside the 08s, were coal merchants lorries and 16ton coal wagons.
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Hastings Units at Hellifield.7 εμφανίσειςAt the rear of the 'Long Thin Drag' railtour on the 12th April 1986, a pair of Hastings Power Cars were placed as 'Insurance' should problems arise during this lengthy tour. Set 1032 formed the main section of the train, with power cars from set 1001 bringing up the rear as the tour passed Hellifield during a lucky burst of decent light on an otherwise overcast day.
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Deltic 55010 at Doncaster Works.6 εμφανίσειςWhat a way to treat a legend.......... An open day was arranged at Doncaster Works on the 27th February 1982, when all the surviving Deltics were on display in the works yard. Amongst the crowds was 55010-'The Kings Own Scottish Borderer', the first Deltic to reach 2 million miles in January 1973. The loco presented a sorry sight, work stained, shorn of nameplates and with rust patches erupting through the paintwork. 55010 was withdrawn from service on Christmas Eve 1981, and was scrapped in May 1982.
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Class 47, 47616 departs from Kirkham.5 εμφανίσειςComplete with nose end embellishment, 47616 -'Y Ddraig Goch/The Red Dragon' departs from Kirkham with a London Euston to Glasgow Central Service on the 5th September 1987. The 47 will have taken over the train from an electric loco at Preston. 47616 was constructed at Brush, Loughborough in 1966 as D1925. During its active life it then carried the numbers 47248, 47616, 47671 and finally as a RES loco, 47789. The loco was scrapped in 2007 after 41 years of service.

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Class 47, 47449 approaching Weeton.5 εμφανίσεις47449 in Large Logo Livery hammers down Singleton Bank with the Saturday Only Blackpool North to Glasgow Central service on the 20th May 1989. The train has just passed the Distant Signal for Weeton Signal Box. In the distance a Class 150 heads for Blackpool North passing the location where in 1961 a collision occurred between a Cravens DMU working from Colne to Fleetwood, and a ballast train stood on the same line. Some of the DMU cars ended up in the adjacent field, and seven passengers were killed.
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03189 & M52051 at Southport.3 εμφανίσειςA joint BR/Steamport Open Day at Southport on September 11th 1982, saw a connecting service between Southport Station and the former Engine Shed in Derby Road, operated by Birkenhead based 03189 with Class 108 DMU M52051/M51936 providing the passenger accomodation. With former West Lancashire Railway land as a backdrop, 03189 propels one of the frequent shuttles away from the Steamport Museum and was about to pass under Windsor Road Footbridge. The Museum closed in 1999 and the site is now a retail park.
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76057 at Reddish Electric Depot.2 εμφανίσειςClass 76 Tommies bite the dust at Reddish Electric Depot in August 1980. As the Woodhead route traffic contracted, Surplus Vacuum Braked only locos were stored around the back of the depot keeping company with Class 25, 25199. 76057 had been withdrawn from service in 1977. 12 of the 14 steam heat fitted Tommies used on Manchester-Sheffield passenger workings had classical Greek names. As E26057 the loco carried the name 'Ulysses' from 1960 to 1970. The loco was scrapped at Reddish in 1983.
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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.

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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
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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
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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
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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

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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
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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
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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
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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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