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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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Class 76, 76028 at Reddish Depot.8 mol gekuckt ginn1500vDC Class 76, 76028 stands with one of its pantographs stretched high, stabled outside Reddish Electric Depot on the 31st August 1980. The Woodhead route had only 11 months of operation left, before closure in July 1981.
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Class 25, 25221 at Wigan Springs Branch.6 mol gekuckt ginnWithdrawn 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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47191 at Wigan Springs Branch Depot.4 mol gekuckt ginn'Sans Teeth, Sans Eyes, Sans Taste, Sans Everything' - (Shakespeare - 'All the Worlds a Stage').
Stripped down to a bare shell with bogies, 47191 was lanquishing at Wigan Springs Branch Depot on the 28th February 1993.
The loco emerged from the Brush Traction Works at Loughborough in April 1965 as D1841. It was withdrawn from active service in June 1987 and cannibalised for spare parts. The remains were scrapped by Gwent Demolition at Wigan in September 1993.

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Class 108, M50968 at Preston.5 mol gekuckt ginnComplete with its oil tail lamp, Derby built Class 108, Driving Motor Brake Second, M50968 stands in Bay Platform 3A at Preston on May 15th 1978. The unit was working Preston to Ormskirk services.
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Class 25, 25188 at Horwich Works.3 mol gekuckt ginn25188 stands at the South end of the former Locomotive Erecting Shop at Horwich Works, during the Works Open Day on August 16th 1980. Alongside is stripped Mark 1 Restaurant First Open Coach, 1025. Stripping and conversion of Mark 1 Coaches for departmental use was one of the jobs that was keeping the works busy. To the right of the Erecting Shop, where the compressor was located, used to be the site of the small loco shed which was home to the 18" gauge locos used on the works internal system.
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Class 08, 08525 at York.1 mol gekuckt ginnOn August 5th 1978 a rather work weary looking 08525 was parked in the goods yard at York between duties. The loco would now be standing in what is the station car park! A routine sight at the time, in the background is a BR 20 ton brake van and a newly liveried Commer Rail Express Parcels Van. 35 years on, in September 2013, 08525 is still employed on the main network as one of the shunters at Neville Hill Depot, Leeds resplendant in the bright East Midlands Trains livery.
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Class 50, 50018-'Resolution' passes Dawlish Warren.2 mol gekuckt ginnIn large logo livery, 50018 -'Resolution' forges past Dawlish Warren with the 12.05 London Paddington to Penzance on June 3rd 1983. The loco was new from Vulcan Foundry in April 1968 numbered D418. After use on WCML services North of Crewe, 50018 migrated South to the Western Region in May 1974. The loco was withdrawn from service at Plymouth Laira Depot in July 1991 with engine problems. It was scrapped by MC Metals in Glasgow in July 1992.

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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