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Class 47, 47192 at Preston Docks.8 visualizaçõesClass 47, 47192 departs from the old Preston Dock Estate and is about run across Strand Road Level Crossing in July 1985, returning empty Blue Circle Cement Wagons to Hope in Derbyshire. Blue Circle had established a discharge facility on the former dock estate during the construction of the new river crossing to carry the extended Penwortham ByPass Road.
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Class 40, 40195 at Crewe Works.8 visualizações40195 stands at the head of a line of withdrawn locomotives awaiting scrapping ar Crewe Works on the 4th July 1987. In the middle distance can be seen the sheeted remains of the locomotives damaged in the collision at Colwich Junction in 1986, 86211 & 86429.
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Class 24, 24066 at Doncaster Works.6 visualizaçõesPreviously allocated to Edinburgh Haymarket Depot, Class 24, 24066 had been withdrawn from service in February 1976 and was at Doncaster Works for scrapping in June 1978. Final disposal of the former D5066, which was vacuum braked only, came in September 1978. The image taken at the works open day, clearly illustrates the perils of photography at such occasions!
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Class 37, 37188-'Jimmy Shand' at Preston Dock St.5 visualizaçõesWay off its normal territory, Glasgow Eastfield Depots Class 37, 37188 -'Jimmy Shand' complete with West Highland Terrier markings, was stabled in the sidings at Preston Dock Street on the 21st June 1987.

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Class 123 Swindon Inter-City DMU at Manchester Piccadilly.6 visualizaçõesSwindon 'Inter-City' Class 123 DMU with E52094 leading, awaits departure from Manchester Piccadilly with a service to Sheffield on the 18th March 1979. Constructed at Swindon Works in 1963 for use on the Western Region, the units moved North in the late 1970s. At the opposite end of this particular formation was a former TransPennine Class 124 driving trailer.
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40091 at Crewe Works.3 visualizaçõesWithdrawn Class 40, 40091 awaits scrapping at Crewe Works on July 4th 1987. In the far background are the sheeted remains of the two Class 86s, 86211 & 86429 destroyed in the accident at Colwich Junction in September 1986. 40091 was new from Vulcan Foundry as D291 in August 1960 and was a London Midland Region loco during its 24 year operational life. It was withdrawn in 1984 with bogie fractures and mechanical problems and was finally scrapped here at Crewe in December 1988.
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Class 47, 47426 at Kirkham North Junction.4 visualizaçõesClass 47, 47426 takes the station avoiding line at Kirkham North Junction whilst working the Saturdays Only Blackpool North to Glasgow Central service on September 24th 1988. Stabled in the sidings are a rake of 'Turbot' departmental ballast/spoil wagons.
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46001 at Newquay.1 visualizaçõesOn a perfect Summers evening, a rather woe-begone looking 46001 awaits departure from Newquay with a local service to Plymouth formed of 5 MkI coaches on July 23rd 1980. 46001 was new from Derby Works in October 1961 as D138. The loco was withdrawn from service on December 14th 1980, just shy of 5 months after this image was recorded. The loco was scrapped at Swindon Works in July 1982.

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37013 at Farington Curve Junction.0 visualizações37013 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 Dez, 2015
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08954 at Plymouth.2 visualizaçõesWith 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 Nov, 2015
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47033 arrives at Dawlish.1 visualizações47033 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 Nov, 2015
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Class 45 45005 passes Dawlish Warren.2 visualizaçõesOn 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 Out, 2015

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

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