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Myndir af tilviljun - BR Blues

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Ex Scottish Region 'Inter City' DMU at Snailwell Scrapyard.skoðað 5 sinnumBuilt in 1955 at Swindon Works, 'Inter City' DMU driving car, SC79159 stands forlorn in the snow at Kings Scrapyard at Snailwell in Cambridgeshire on a cold 29th November 1980. The unit is surrounded by fellow classmates and Mark 1 coaching stock. The scrapyard here had a firing tunnel for disposing of asbestos contaminated rolling stock.
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Class 50, 50025 passes Dawlish Warren.skoðað 6 sinnumIn large logo livery, 50025 -'Invicible' passes through Dawlish Warren with a lengthy Bank Holiday, Paddington to Plymouth Service on May 26th 1986. This was the last summer for the Western Region Lower Quadrant Signalling.
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Class 25, 25221 at Wigan Springs Branch.skoðað 6 sinnumWithdrawn 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.
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Sandite DMU Set 960995 at Preston.skoðað 2 sinnumMetro-Cammell Class 101 DMU cars, 53291 & 53208 were converted to Sandite Cars and renumbered, 977903/904 the set being given the number 960995. Still in blue & grey livery from the days when they were passenger cars, the set was stabled at Preston on May 28th 1994.

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Class 104 E50563 at Lancaster Up Yard.skoðað 3 sinnumFollowing a minor derailment whilst entering Lancaster with a Leeds to Morecambe service on March 5th 1979, the following day the 4-Car Class 104 set was moved to what remained of the Up Yard at Lancaster for the set to be examined and minor repairs carried out prior to returning to its home depot at Neville Hill, Leeds. Nearest the camera was Composite Driving Trailer E50563. In attendance was a British Rail Commer/Dodge Van, reg no. URC 555S, which was almost new at the time!
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47535-'University of Leicester' passes Kirkham.skoðað 2 sinnumWith the new extension to the Fox's biscuit factory taking shape in the background, 47535 -'University of Leicester' departs from Kirkham with a Manchester Victoria to Blackpool North service on September 3rd 1988. This was the period when issues with unreliable new class 142s saw a return to some locomotive hauled services in the North West. In the foreground a short rake of departmental wagons include a Grampus, a 21 Ton Mineral Wagon, three 16 Ton Mineral Wagons and a Tube Wagon.
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Class 40, 97406 (40135) at Wigan Springs Branch Depot.skoðað 4 sinnum97406 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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Class 08, 08846 at Reddish Depot.skoðað 5 sinnum08846 is the filling on a Class 506 sandwich at Reddish Depot on June 18th 1978. Flanked either the side by vintage 1500vDC Class 506 EMUs, the 08 was the depot pilot. The loco was new from Horwich Works in May 1961 numbered D4014. Its first home was at Newton Abbot Depot (83A). It was eventually retired from BR service at Allerton Depot in October 1989. The loco now earns a living for Bombardier at Derby.

Nýjustu viðbætur - BR Blues

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37013 at Farington Curve Junction.skoðað 0 sinnum37013 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. des, 2015
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08954 at Plymouth.skoðað 2 sinnumWith 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. nóv, 2015
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47033 arrives at Dawlish.skoðað 1 sinnum47033 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. nóv, 2015
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Class 45 45005 passes Dawlish Warren.skoðað 2 sinnumOn 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. okt, 2015

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Class 25, 25221 at Wigan Springs Branch.skoðað 3 sinnumWithdrawn 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. mar, 2015
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08457 at Rugby.skoðað 1 sinnumOn a damp May 17th 1981, 08457 spends Sunday Afternoon sheltering in one of the bay platforms under the LNWR overall roof at Rugby.08. mar, 2015
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Class 40, 40082 at Northwich Depot.skoðað 6 sinnumOn 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. mar, 2015
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Class 306 EMUs at Leicester (GC).skoðað 2 sinnumDating 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. feb, 2015

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