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Class 06, 06008 at Polmadie Depot.skoðað 6 sinnumWithdrawn 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 The locomotive had been withdrawn from service in October 1980.
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Hastings Unit 1032 at Hellifield on 1Z25.skoðað 5 sinnumA brief patch of sunlight illuminates Hastings Unit 1032 as it leads the 'Long Thin Drag' Railtour through Hellifield, bound for Carlisle on the 12th April 1986. Units 1032, 1011 & 2 power cars from 1001 were used. The tour was organised by Hertfordshire Railtours & The Southern Electric Group, and had departed from Hastings at 04.50, travelling to London Victoria, where departure was at 06.52. This amazing tour came back from Carlisle over the WCML via Shap. The adult fare for this mammoth day out was £25.
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Mark I Coach E4315 at Berrys Scrapyard Leicester.skoðað 3 sinnumStanding alongside what had been the former Great Central Main Line, Mark I TSO, E4315 was awaiting scrapping at Vic Berrys Yard at Leicester on the 19th July 1982. E4315 had been built by the Birmingham Railway Carriage & Wagon Co. (BRCW) at Smethwick in 1956, as part of lot 30207. In the background can be seen a Class 306 EMU, 090. The stock is taking partial shelter under Upperton Road Bridge, spanning the many tracks at this once busy location. The bridge was demolished in 2007.
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Cravens Class 105 DMU at Meols Cop.skoðað 3 sinnumA Southport to Bolton Service formed of a Cravens Class 105 2-Car DMU, with M56127 leading, calls at Meols Cop in the Southport Suburbs on the 5th July 1980. Until September 1964, Meols Cop was the former mid journey reversal point for the electrics that worked from Southport to Crossens on the now closed line to Preston.
This Cravens set was one of the former Eastern Region batch that having been made redundant with the GN Electrification from Kings Cross, were moved North to Newton Heath Depot.

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Class 104, M50453 at Blaenau Ffestiniog.skoðað 3 sinnumClass 104, M50453 stands at Blaenau Ffestiniog after arrival with an excursion from East Lancashire on May 25th 1978. The 9-Car formation has been moved out of the platform road to enable the service train from Llandudno Junction to use the station.
It was to be another 4 years before the narrow gauge Ffestiniog Railway made a triumphal return to the town and sharing a new joint station with BR, enabling the former LNWR Station seen here to be closed.
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The Last Class 08 Built - 08958 at Grays.skoðað 3 sinnum08958, was the last Class 08 to be built, the loco was stabled in the car loading terminal at Grays on March 4th 1984. It was new from Darlington Works in August 1962, numbered D4192 and was allocated to Stratford Depot in East London. Deemed surplus to requirements by EWS in 2001 it was scrapped at Wigan CRDC.
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37279 at Doncaster Works.skoðað 4 sinnumStripped 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 108 M52060 at Southport.skoðað 4 sinnumOuch! A refurbished Class 108 Driving Motor Composite Lavatory (DMCL), M52060 was in the carriage sidings at Southport on an August evening in 1977 awaiting assessment following a side swipe that even damaged the front nearside steps.

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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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