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Class 50, 50037 at Dawlish Warren.7 odsłonClass 50, 50037-'Illustrious', departs from the Up platform loop at Dawlish Warren with the afternoon Plymouth- Bristol Vans on May 29th 1981.
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Class 03, 03179 at Ipswich.6 odsłonComplete with a runner truck, Class 03, 03179 stands between duties in Ipswich Yard on the 28th April 1980. Anonymous amongst the class 03 fleet at the time, fame was to come when it was transferred to the Isle of Wight in 1988. 03179 was painted in Network South East Livery at Ryde in 1989. The loco became surplus to requirements in 1996, and was shipped back to the mainland for use at Hornsey Depot in North London. Now the only operational class 03 on the former national network, it is in FCC livery.
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Class 08 Snowplough conversion at Wath.7 odsłonFormerly Class 08, 08119, this locomotive was withdrawn from service in February 1977 and converted into a non-powered Snowplough, renumbered ADB968011 and seen stabled at Wath Depot in September 1978. Several Class 08s were similarly converted, they were not a success, and all were withdrawn in 1979. ADB968011 was scrapped in 1980.
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Class 56, 56071 at Wigan Springs Branch.7 odsłon56071 was stabled outside the maintenance depot at Wigan Springs Branch on the 2nd November 1985. 08815 was inside the depot.
Built at Doncaster Works, 56071 was withdrawn from service in 2006 and scrapped in October 2011.

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40013 passes Farington Junction.2 odsłonWith the Leyland Truck & Bus Factory as a backdrop, Class 40 40013 hurries the 11-Coach F&W Railtours 'Cumbrian Whistler' past Farington Junction on the 6th October 1984. The tour had started at Plymouth and 40013 handled the leg from Birmingham New Street to Preston. The train eventually reached journeys end at Workington behind 40028. This was a real swansong for 40013 with a passenger working on the WCML as in days of old, the loco being withdrawn from service just 12 days after this image was recorded.
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Class 40, 40105 at Daisyfield Level Crossing.3 odsłonWith a train of loaded Presflo wagons from the Cement Works at Clitheroe, Class 40 40105 passes over Daisyfield Level Crossing on the North East side of Blackburn on a glorious June 8th 1979.
40105 was the first of a batch of twenty Class 40s built at the Robert Stephenson & Hawthorn Factory at Darlington, which was then part of the English Electric empire. Completed in October 1960, the loco had just over 20 years in service, being withdrawn in December 1980. It was scrapped at Swindon Works in March 1981.
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47446 with the Paddington TPO at Penzance.4 odsłon47446 was stabled with the stock of the Royal Mail TPO service to London Paddington (1A01) at Penzance on the afternoon of July 28th 1979. Just like the TPO, 47446 is no longer with us. New from Crewe Works in April 1964 numbered D1563, the loco was in service for nearly 28 years, being withdrawn from service in February 1992. 47446 was scrapped at Old Oak Common in 1997.
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47089-'Amazon' at Lostwithiel.2 odsłonWatched by the signalman from the box at Lostwithiel, 47089 -'Amazon' gingerly brings a rake of loaded Clayhoods onto the Cornish Main Line on July 31st 1980. The loco is passing over the level crossing that takes Grenville Road across the line. Lostwithiel is the junction station for the Fowey Branch, closed to passengers in 1965 but kept active with China Clay workings to the Docks. 47089 was one of the original batch of Western Region named 47s, the loco was new from Crewe Works in April 1965 as D1675.

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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