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307 plików, ostatni dodany 10, Grudzień 2015
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Losowe pliki - BR Blues

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50042 at Cockwood Harbour.4 odsłonIn large logo blue livery, Class 50 50042-'Triumph' passes Cockwood Harbour with a Paignton to Exeter St Davids all-stations service on the 27th May 1986.
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Class 47, 47503 at Dent.4 odsłonHigh up in the Yorkshire Dales, at Englands highest main line station, with frost still on the sleepers in late morning, Class 47, 47503 calls at Dent with five Mark 1 coaches forming a Leeds to Carlisle stopping service on the 8th December 1987. This was a lean period for the Settle & Carlisle Line, with only a handful of passenger trains daily, and virtually no freight, the line was under threat of closure.
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Class 50, 50025 passes Dawlish Warren.6 odsłonIn 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 50, D444 at Crewe Works.5 odsłonAn immaculate retro-look for D444 at the Crewe Works Open Day on the 17th August 1996. The locomotive was new from Vulcan Foundry at Newton-Le-Willows in November 1968, for use on accelerated WCML passenger trains North of Crewe. Renumbered 50044 in 1974 the loco was transferred to the Western Region, and was named 'Exeter' in 1978, and refurbished at Doncaster Works in 1982. It was withdrawn from active service in 1991.

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47532 at Daisyfield Junction, Blackburn.3 odsłonWith some of the landmarks of the town of Blackburn in the background, a rather grimy class 47, 47532 has just left the East Lancashire Line at Daisyfield Junction, and leans into the curve on the single track section through the site of the one time Daisyfield Station and Goods Yard, with a diverted Birmingham New Street to Edinburgh service at 12.18 pm on the 11th March 1989.
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Cravens Class 105, M50784 at Blackburn.3 odsłonWith the former Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway Station at Blackburn as a backdrop, Cravens 105, M50784 was in the West facing bay platform with a service to Manchester Victoria, via Bolton in September 1979. These distinctive power-twin units were associated with the ex LYR routes in Lancashire for nearly 30 years. Blackburn Station was the last of the large L&Y stations to remain intact with its overall roof and iron & glass canopies, all since replaced by modern structures in the name of progress.
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50019 -'Ramillies' at Gloucester.3 odsłonIn unrefurbished condition, Class 50 50019 -'Ramillies', stands at Gloucester with a Bristol to Birmingham New Street service on September 19th 1978. The mail is being loaded into the brake coach, complete with platform tractor, a sight now confined to the past.
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45135 at Derby.5 odsłonClass 45, 45135 -'3rd Carabinier' stands at Derby with a SW to NE service formed of Mark I stock on August 5th 1978. The loco emerged new from Crewe Works in May 1961 as D99, it was withdrawn from service in March 1987 and is now preserved at the East Lancashire Railway.

Ostatnio dodane - BR Blues

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37013 at Farington Curve Junction.0 odsłon37013 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, Grudzień 2015
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08954 at Plymouth.2 odsłonWith 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, Listopad 2015
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47033 arrives at Dawlish.1 odsłon47033 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, Listopad 2015
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Class 45 45005 passes Dawlish Warren.2 odsłonOn 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, Październik 2015

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

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