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Class 76, 76028 at Reddish Depot.8 kez bakıldı1500vDC 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 47, 47085-'Mammoth' at Starcross.5 kez bakıldıClass 47, 47085-'Mammoth' arrives at Starcross with an all stations Paignton to Exeter St Davids service in May 1986. The class 47 was one of the small western region batch, named after original GWR locomotives, in the 1960s. The straight nameplates had lettering in GWR style Egyptian serif. Mammoth was named in 1965, and carried the name until 1988, when 47085 became a Railfreight Locomotive. 47085 was scrapped at Wigan CRDC in early 2000.
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The Deltic Scotsman Farewell -York - 2/1/82.3 kez bakıldıHistory in the making at York on the 2nd January 1982. In poor weather conditions, 55015 -'Tulyar' brings the final BR Deltic hauled Northbound passenger train, 'The Deltic Scotsman Farewell' into York on the 2nd January 1982. The train was an out and back from Kings Cross to Edinburgh, ensuring that after 20 years as Kings of the ECML, these locomotives bowed out in style. It was only fitting for me to come here, as it was at York many years previously that a saw my first Deltic.
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31400 passes Kirkham North Junction.4 kez bakıldıIn BR Blue, Class 31/4 31400 brings the 13.25 Blackpool North to Liverpool Lime Street service formed of Network South East liveried stock, past Kirkham North Junction on July 14th 1990. In the background the new Kirkham By-Pass (A585) is under construction.

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Class 76, 76022 at Reddish Electric Depot.3 kez bakıldıIt is three months since the 1500V DC Manchester to Sheffield line was closed as a through route, and the Class 76 electrics that plied the route on a daily basis for nearly 30 years, are gathered together on October 3rd 1981 at Reddish Depot awaiting their fate. 76022 had become a minor celebrity as it was the only Class 76 to retain the old Lion & Wheel emblems on its Rail Blue paintwork. It was still hoped that the route would re-open, but it was not to be - 76022 was eventually scrapped in 1983.
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Gloucester/Cravens Twin at Southport.3 kez bakıldıThe last operational asbestos free Cravens Class 105 (M53812) and Gloucester Class 100 (M53355) operating from Newton Heath Depot, were paired together as a twin set for their last few months in traffic. The unit was employed on the Steamport shuttle from Southport Station to the museum at the former locomotive depot at Derby Road on September 23rd 1984 during a joint BR/Steamport open day. The DMU was to be saved as part of the national collection but was vandalised beyond repair at Crewe whilst in store.
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20199, 20028 & 20198 at Dundee.3 kez bakıldıProving that recessions are nothing new, surplus Class 20s were stored surplus to requirements in the NCL warehouse at Dundee on July 20th 1981. This was a period when industry was contracting and work for locos such as these was drying-up. All the locos here eventually returned to traffic, 20199 was eventually withdrawn in 1990, 20028 and 20198 being withdrawn in 1991. All have since been scrapped.
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08954 at Plymouth.2 kez bakıldıWith 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.

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37013 at Farington Curve Junction.0 kez bakıldı37013 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.Arl 2015
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08954 at Plymouth.2 kez bakıldıWith 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.Kas 2015
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47033 arrives at Dawlish.1 kez bakıldı47033 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.Kas 2015
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Class 45 45005 passes Dawlish Warren.2 kez bakıldıOn 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.Ekm 2015

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

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