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31405 at Sod Hall Crossing - Farington Moss.8 閲覧On the former mainline between Preston & Liverpool Exchange, via Ormskirk, Class 31, 31405 heads a train of Grampus Wagons at Sod Hall Crossing on Farington Moss. Scrap track materials were being recovered from the former Up Line.
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Warship 818 at Swindon Works.5 閲覧The lost Warship. After being withdrawn from active service in 1972, Class 42 Warship, 818-'Glory' was 'preserved' at Swindon Works, and over the years became a gate guardian usually on display near the turntable, in full view from passing trains on the main line. The closure of Swindon Works, announced in GWR150 year, saw the planned exhibition at Swindon Works cancelled, and in 1986 as the rundown of the works began, 818 was put to the torch.
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Class 104, M53529 at Rufford.5 閲覧With the former goods loading dock ramp in the foreground, a Class 104 2-Car DMU with M53529 leading, departs from Rufford with an Ormskirk to Preston Service on the 11th May 1988. For many years this unit had been a three car set working off Newton Heath Depot on Manchester Victoria to Blackpool North Services. By the time this image was recorded the unit had lost its centre car and was having an extended life as the newly introduced class 142s were starting to have reliability issues.
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HST Power Car 43011 at Dawlish Warren.5 閲覧The changing face of the HST fleet. 43011 leads a London Paddington to Plymouth service past Dawlish Warren and its lower quadrant signals, on the 29th May 1986. The power car is still in its original Blue & Grey livery, with the trailers in InterCity 125 Executive livery.
43011 was destroyed in the accident at Ladbroke Grove in October 1999.

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Class 37, 37132 at Worksop.6 閲覧Allocated to Sheffield Tinsley Depot, Class 37 37132 was stabled between duties in the winter sunlight at Worksop on a freezing cold January 16th 1977. The loco was built at Vulcan Foundry in 1966 numbered D6832, it was renumbered to 37132 in 1973 and eventually became 37673. Withdrawn from service in 2000 after 37 years in traffic, the loco was not scrapped until 2008.
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Class 127 DMU M51636 at St Pancras.4 閲覧All change at London St Pancras in April 1980. A service from Bedford has arrived formed of two, 8-Car Class 127 'Red Triangle' DMU sets, with Driving Motor Brake Second, M51636 bringing up the rear complete with an oil tail lamp. St Pancras was undergoing a major upheaval in readiness for the forthcoming Bed-Pan Electrification Scheme which would see the end of the 1959 Derby built Diesel Hydraulic DMUs in favour of new Class 317 EMUs.
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The Last Class 08 Built - 08958 at Grays.3 閲覧08958, 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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HST Power Car E43107 at Selby.2 閲覧Surrounded by infrastructure of the past, the driver of HST Power Car E43107 accelerates onto the Up through road at Selby with an Edinburgh Waverley to London Kings Cross ECML service on September 12th 1981. The HST has just negotiated the 40mph speed limit over the Swing Bridge that was the bottleneck on East Coast Main Line traffic through Selby. Although Selby is no longer on the ECML, 43107 now renumbered 43307 is still in service with East Coast.

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37013 at Farington Curve Junction.0 閲覧37013 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.
2015年 12月 10日
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08954 at Plymouth.2 閲覧With 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 1971.2015年 11月 07日
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47033 arrives at Dawlish.1 閲覧47033 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 1980.2015年 11月 07日
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Class 45 45005 passes Dawlish Warren.2 閲覧On 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!2015年 10月 02日

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Class 25, 25221 at Wigan Springs Branch.3 閲覧Withdrawn 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 1986.2015年 03月 08日
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08457 at Rugby.1 閲覧On a damp May 17th 1981, 08457 spends Sunday Afternoon sheltering in one of the bay platforms under the LNWR overall roof at Rugby.2015年 03月 08日
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Class 40, 40082 at Northwich Depot.6 閲覧On 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.
2015年 03月 01日
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Class 306 EMUs at Leicester (GC).2 閲覧Dating 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.2015年 02月 13日

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