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Class 47, 47110 at Lostock Hall Junction.št. ogledov:10Class 47, 47110 hauls a rake of 16 Ton Mineral Wagons, past Lostock Hall Junction in June 1983. The former coal wagons had been transferred to Departmental use for carrying spent ballast. The train was working from Kirkham DCE Tip to Bamber Bridge DCE Sidings.
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26007 at Leith Docks.št. ogledov:6The crew of Class 26, 26007, have stopped to 'open' the level crossing gates at Leith Docks on the 24th July 1981.
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47500 at Conway.št. ogledov:6With Conway Castle as a backdrop, 47500-'Great Western', toils away from the Llandudno Junction stop with a London Euston to Holyhead service in July 1979. The train is about to enter the now unique tubular bridge, designed by Robert Stephenson.
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Class 76, 76028 at Reddish Depot.št. ogledov:81500vDC 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 506, M59603M at Hadfield.št. ogledov:6Class 506 Twilight. Almost at the end of 1500vDC operation on the remaining section of the former Manchester-Sheffield main line, a Class 506, with trailer M59603M at the rear, is stood at Hadfield waiting to return to Glossop & Manchester in November 1984. This was just a few weeks before the line was converted to 25KvAC, and the 506s replaced by Class 304s.
The track in the foreground is the disused down line from Sheffield, the closed section beyond Hadfield was still intact when this image was recorded.
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HST Power Car 43011 at Dawlish Warren.št. ogledov:5The changing face of the HST fleet. 43011 leads a London Paddington to Plymouth service past Dawlish Warren and its lower quadrant signals, on the 29th May 1986. The power car is still in its original Blue & Grey livery, with the trailers in InterCity 125 Executive livery.
43011 was destroyed in the accident at Ladbroke Grove in October 1999.
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Class 122 Single Unit, W55003 arrives at Starcross.št. ogledov:2Built by the Gloucester RC&W in 1958, Class 122 Single Unit, W55003 arrives at Starcross with an evening Paignton to Exeter St Davids all-stations service on May 29th 1989. The unit survives in preservation on the Gloucestershire & Warwickshire Railway.
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76010 at Reddish Depot.št. ogledov:5Class 76 Tommy, 76010 stands at Reddish Electric Depot on August 31st 1980. The loco survived until the end of 1500v DC mainline running when the Manchester-Sheffield 'Woodhead route closed in July 1981. 76010 was built in March 1951 at Gorton Works as E26010. It was finally scrapped at Booths, Rotherham in 1983.

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37013 at Farington Curve Junction.št. ogledov:037013 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.
10.12.2015
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08954 at Plymouth.št. ogledov:2With 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 1971.07.11.2015
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47033 arrives at Dawlish.št. ogledov:147033 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 1980.07.11.2015
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Class 45 45005 passes Dawlish Warren.št. ogledov:2On 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!02.10.2015

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Class 25, 25221 at Wigan Springs Branch.št. ogledov:3Withdrawn 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 1986.08.03.2015
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08457 at Rugby.št. ogledov:1On a damp May 17th 1981, 08457 spends Sunday Afternoon sheltering in one of the bay platforms under the LNWR overall roof at Rugby.08.03.2015
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Class 40, 40082 at Northwich Depot.št. ogledov:6On 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.
01.03.2015
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Class 306 EMUs at Leicester (GC).št. ogledov:2Dating 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.13.02.2015

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