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47608 departs from Blackburn.vista 8 vecesDue to engineering work on the WCML between Preston & Carlisle, all services were diverted via Blackburn, Hellifield & the Settle to Carlisle route, during weekends in the spring of 1988.
Class 47, 47608 climbs away from Daisyfield Junction at Blackburn, and is seen crossing the arches at Beechwood Road with a London Euston to Glasgow Central Service on the 11th March 1988.
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Class 104, M50455 at Manchester Victoria.vista 4 vecesA scene from the Manchester Victoria of old - a well worn location with an equally well-worn first generation diesel multiple unit. A Class 104 BRCW DMU with M50455 leading, was awaiting departure for Blackpool North on the 16th September 1980. These units, allocated just up the line at Newton Heath, dominated the services to Blackpool & Southport in the 1970s and into the early 1980s.
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76050 at Reddish Depot.vista 4 vecesThe grounded remains of 76050 at Reddish Depot on July 12th 1981.
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Class 26, 26007 departs from Leith Docks.vista 6 vecesClass 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 M52057 at Lancaster.vista 4 vecesClearly having been used on the Windermere Branch, Class 108 Derby Lightweight 2-Car DMU with Driving Trailer M52057 nearest the camera, was stabled at Lancaster on April 25th 1987.
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08689 at Allerton Depot.vista 5 veces08689 stands at Allerton Depot on a Sunday afternoon in July 1978. Alongside the 08 are a rake of 14 Ton tank wagons for depot internal use only. 08689 was new from Horwich Works as D3856 in October 1959. Its first allocation was Brunswick Shed (27F) at the southern end of the Liverpool Dock complex. The loco remained in service long enough to be owned by EWS and was not withdrawn from service until 2010. It was scrapped by EMR at Kingsbury in August 2010.
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Class 45, 45005 on the Lickey Incline at Blackwell.vista 3 vecesWith the summit clearly visible, 45005 brings its SW/NE service formed of Mark I stock, steadily past Blackwell at the top of the Lickey Incline on a hot September 5th 1981. This was almost the end for these loco-hauled Summer Saturday long-distance services, their replacement by new HST sets was immanent.
45005 was new from Crewe Works in December 1960 numbered D79. The loco was in service for just over 25 years, being withdrawn in March 1986. It was scrapped at Vic Berrys, Leicester in 1988.
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Class 104 M50420 at Kirkham North Junction.vista 3 vecesComplete with the trademark Buxton Depot white cab roof, Class 104 DMBS M50420 leads a 6-car formation taking the station avoiding line at Kirkham North Junction with a Blackpool North to Manchester Victoria working on Saturday August 1st 1981.

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37013 at Farington Curve Junction.vista 0 veces37013 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 de Diciembre de 2015
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08954 at Plymouth.vista 2 vecesWith 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 de Noviembre de 2015
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47033 arrives at Dawlish.vista 1 veces47033 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 de Noviembre de 2015
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Class 45 45005 passes Dawlish Warren.vista 2 vecesOn 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 de Octubre de 2015

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Class 25, 25221 at Wigan Springs Branch.vista 3 vecesWithdrawn 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 de Marzo de 2015
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08457 at Rugby.vista 1 vecesOn a damp May 17th 1981, 08457 spends Sunday Afternoon sheltering in one of the bay platforms under the LNWR overall roof at Rugby.08 de Marzo de 2015
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Class 40, 40082 at Northwich Depot.vista 6 vecesOn 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 de Marzo de 2015
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Class 306 EMUs at Leicester (GC).vista 2 vecesDating 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 de Febrero de 2015

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