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Náhodné obrázky - BR Blues

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Class 50, 50004 at Cowley Bridge Junction.8 zobrazeníIn large logo livery, Class 50, 50004-'St Vincent' plods past Cowley Bridge Junction, just north of Exeter with a Paignton to Paddington Service on the 28th May 1981.
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Class 76s at Woodhead.6 zobrazeníClass 76, 76036 and an unidentified classmate, head a loaded train of HAAs out of Woodhead Tunnel in August 1977. The train will be heading for Fidders Ferry Power Station, near Warrington. To the left of the train can be seen the original 1845 Up Line single bore tunnel, which since 1963 has carried National Grid power lines under the Pennines. The tunnel has a 2ft gauge railway for maintenance purposes.
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Class 25, 25145 at Manchester Victoria.5 zobrazeníIn September 1979, Class 25 25145 was the wallside pilot bank engine at Manchester Victoria. The locomotive was on standby to bank eastbound freight trains up the steep gradient to Miles Platting. The wallside pilots, along with the old ramshackle Manchester Victoria with its coastal buffet, visible here in the shadows behind 25145, are long departed.
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Class 123 E52087 at Selby.6 zobrazeníWhen this image was recorded on the 12th September 1981, Selby was on the East Coast Main Line. A former Western Region Class 123, E52087 brings up the rear of a Manchester Piccadilly to Hull service. The class 123s had been built at Swindon in 1963, when transferred north in the late 1970s, many were mixed in to form hybrid units with the class 124 'Trans-Pennine' DMU fleet.

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47551 at Poulton-Le-Fylde4 zobrazení47551 crosses over the junction with the line to Fleetwood as it approaches Poulton-Le-Fylde whilst working the Saturday Only Blackpool North to Glasgow Central service on June 17th 1989. The line to Fleetwood saw its last regular passenger service in 1970. The line was retained to serve the ICI works beyond Thornton-Cleveleys. Currently, the Poulton & Wyre Railway Society are aiming to have passenger trains running along the line once more.
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85032 & 47531 pass at Farington Curve Jct.3 zobrazeníClass 85, 85032 heads South on the Up Slow at Farington Curve Junction with a Glasgow Central to Birmingham New Street relief service, as 47531 travels North on the Down Slow with a Liverpool Lime Street to Preston all-stations service on October 12th 1985. Due to remodelling work further South at Euxton Junction, all trains were using the Slow Lines.
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37279 at Doncaster Works.4 zobrazeníStripped to a bare shell and sat on temporary accomodation bogies, Class 37 37279 stands outside the Crimpsall Shop at Doncaster Works on June 17th 1978, whilst undergoing a major overhaul.
The pre Tops number of 6979 is just visible on the end of the loco. The 37 was new from Vulcan Foundry in May 1965 and was eventually converted into an ETH fitted Class 37/4 in 1985. As 37424 it was withdrawn from service in March 2000. The loco is now preserved at the Churnet Valley Railway.
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Class 45, 45051 arrives at Exeter St Davids.2 zobrazeníVery much a routine sight at the time, 45051 slips into Exeter St Davids with a lengthy NE/SW service formed of MkI stock on July 27th 1978. The former GWR bracket signals are still in use, and what was the Exe Valley bay platform on the right is full of parcel vans waiting to be loaded. Along the platform can be seen BRUTE trollies, another common sight at every main station, they too along with the Peak, the MkIs and the vintage signals belong to a vanished world.

Najnovšie obrázky - BR Blues

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37013 at Farington Curve Junction.0 zobrazení37013 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. December 2015
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08954 at Plymouth.2 zobrazeníWith 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 zobrazení47033 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 zobrazeníOn 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. Október 2015

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

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