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Zoufälleg Datei - BR Blues

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Class 47, 47205 at Exminster.12 mol gekuckt ginn47205, heads a mixed freight eastbound at Exminster on the evening of 29th May 1981. The train includes a former GWR Siphon van, being used for Enparts - Locomotive spares being moved between Depots & Main Works, and Clayhood Wagons, carrying China Clay from Cornwall. The signalmans Morris Marina is parked by the down loop.
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Master & Slave Class 13s at Tinsley Yard.7 mol gekuckt ginnA pair of the Class 13 'Master & Slave' shunters, 13001 & 13003, bask in the winter sunshine between duties in January 1979. Created for use in Sheffield Tinsley Marshalling Yard, they, like the yard that was their stamping ground, are but a memory.
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Ex Scottish Region 'Inter City' DMU at Snailwell Scrapyard.5 mol gekuckt ginnBuilt 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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31400 passes Kirkham North Junction.4 mol gekuckt ginnIn BR Blue, Class 31/4 31400 brings the 13.25 Blackpool North to Liverpool Lime Street service formed of Network South East liveried stock, past Kirkham North Junction on July 14th 1990. In the background the new Kirkham By-Pass (A585) is under construction.

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Class 03 Diesel Shunter, 03371 at Halifax.5 mol gekuckt ginnThe Goods Shed at Halifax makes a good refuge for 03371 and its runner truck at Halifax on August 9th 1980. There was still sufficient work for a shunter here during the working week, the image was recorded on a Saturday afternoon when the loco had been 'put to bed' until needed on Monday! The loco was built at Swindon in 1958 and was orginally allocated the departmental No.92, allocated to Lowestoft. From 1968, D2371 became a North Eastern Region Machine, and was withdrawn from service in 1987.
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Class 26, 26007 departs from Leith Docks.6 mol gekuckt ginnClass 26, 26007 departs from Leith Docks with an empty coal working on July 24th 1981. 26007 was originally the pioneer D5300, built by BRC&W at Smethwick in 1958.
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Class 45, 45005 on the Lickey Incline at Blackwell.3 mol gekuckt ginnWith the summit clearly visible, 45005 brings its SW/NE service formed of Mark I stock, steadily past Blackwell at the top of the Lickey Incline on a hot September 5th 1981. This was almost the end for these loco-hauled Summer Saturday long-distance services, their replacement by new HST sets was immanent.
45005 was new from Crewe Works in December 1960 numbered D79. The loco was in service for just over 25 years, being withdrawn in March 1986. It was scrapped at Vic Berrys, Leicester in 1988.
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Class 55 Deltic 55002 at Selby.2 mol gekuckt ginnIn the good old days when Selby was on the East Coast Main Line, Deltic 55002 -'The Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry' has double ambers as it awaits departure at dusk whilst working a York to London Kings Cross service on October 12th 1980. This was just prior to the loco coming under the wing of the NRM, and whilst staying active on ECML & excursion/railtour duties, 55002 was returned to green livery and eventual preservation as part of the national collection. Note the centre roads, now a memory.

Lëscht eropgelueden Dateien - BR Blues

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37013 at Farington Curve Junction.0 mol gekuckt ginn37013 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. Dezember 2015
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08954 at Plymouth.2 mol gekuckt ginnWith 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. November 2015
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47033 arrives at Dawlish.1 mol gekuckt ginn47033 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. November 2015
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Class 45 45005 passes Dawlish Warren.2 mol gekuckt ginnOn 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. Oktober 2015

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Class 25, 25221 at Wigan Springs Branch.3 mol gekuckt ginnWithdrawn 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. Mäerz 2015
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08457 at Rugby.1 mol gekuckt ginnOn a damp May 17th 1981, 08457 spends Sunday Afternoon sheltering in one of the bay platforms under the LNWR overall roof at Rugby.08. Mäerz 2015
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Class 40, 40082 at Northwich Depot.6 mol gekuckt ginnOn 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. Mäerz 2015
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Class 306 EMUs at Leicester (GC).2 mol gekuckt ginnDating 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. Februar 2015

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