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Hastings Unit 1032 at Hellifield on 1Z25.št. ogledov:5A brief patch of sunlight illuminates Hastings Unit 1032 as it leads the 'Long Thin Drag' Railtour through Hellifield, bound for Carlisle on the 12th April 1986. Units 1032, 1011 & 2 power cars from 1001 were used. The tour was organised by Hertfordshire Railtours & The Southern Electric Group, and had departed from Hastings at 04.50, travelling to London Victoria, where departure was at 06.52. This amazing tour came back from Carlisle over the WCML via Shap. The adult fare for this mammoth day out was £25.
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Class 03, 03179 at Ipswich.št. ogledov:6Complete 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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Deltics 55017 & 55016 stabled at York.št. ogledov:7Almost at the end of their BR careers, Class 55 Deltics, 55017 -'The Durham Light Infantry' and 55016 -'Gordon Highlander' stand in the Depot yard at York on the 22nd November 1981. At this late stage in their lives the remaining Deltics were working the York to Kings Cross Semi-Fast Services or working overnight ECML trains. Both these Locomotives survived until the very end of scheduled Deltic running on New Years Eve 1981. 55016 was eventually preserved, 55017 was scrapped at Doncaster in 1983.
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Class 26, 26007 departs from Leith Docks.št. ogledov:6Class 26, 26007 departs from Leith Docks with an empty coal working on July 24th 1981. 26007 was originally the pioneer D5300, built by BRC&W at Smethwick in 1958.

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Class 108 M52051 at Bescar Lanešt. ogledov:5In rural West Lancashire, A Class 108 2-Car DMU formed of M52051 & M51936 arrives at Bescar Lane whilst working a Southport to Manchester Victoria service on April 9th 1983. The station here was in a time warp, with an ex LYR Signalbox, timber level crossing gates, semaphore signals and station buildings that had British Rail posters from 1971 announcing the change to decimal currency, and on one board the tattered remains of an LMS poster!
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47150 at Farington Junction.št. ogledov:5Sunday engineering work on the WCML North of Leyland on the 26th October 1986, saw Class 47, 47150 stood on the Up Slow at Farington Junction with a rake of spoil wagons. In the background is the former Leyland Motors Bus & Truck Factory at Farington. The 47 emerged from the Brush Factory at Loughborough in June 1964 numbered D1743. The loco went new to Old Oak Common Depot in West London. It lasted in service for 44 years before being withdrawn in 2008. The loco has been subsequently scrapped.
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D1001 -'Western Pathfinder' Cabs at Swindon Works.št. ogledov:4The grotesque remains of a once proud locomotive stands in the yard at Swindon Works in February 1979. The second Class 52 off the production line at Swindon Works in February 1962, D1001 -'Western Pathfinder' acheived a total mileage of 1,264,000 in its 14 years of active service, before being withdrawn in October 1976.
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55010 & 08540 at York.št. ogledov:6Class 55 Deltic, 55010-'The Kings Own Scottish Borderer' stands at York awaiting departure with a semi-fast to London Kings Cross on June 17th 1978. Alongside is the York station pilot, 08540.
55010 was the first Deltic to complete 2 million miles of running in 1973. Withdrawn from service on Christmas Eve 1981 it was scrapped at Doncaster in May 1982.

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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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