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HST Power Car W43025 at Bristol Temple Meads.8 kez bakıldıHST power car W43025 brings up the rear of service bound for London Paddington at Bristol Temple Meads on the 25th October 1980. Still carrying its original well designed livery, blending the Mark 3 trailers with the power car, W43025 was only four years old when this image was recorded. 31 years later the power car is still earning its keep for First Great Western plying the routes from London Paddington - one can only guess what mileage this machine must have accumulated since its introduction in 1976.
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Deltics 55017 & 55016 stabled at York.7 kez bakıldıAlmost 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 101/108 at Skipton.4 kez bakıldıClass 101 E53250 is paired with a Class 108 Trailer Car, leading a 4-Car formation entering Skipton with a Morecambe to Leeds service on the 6th May 1989.
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45135 at Derby.5 kez bakıldıClass 45, 45135 -'3rd Carabinier' stands at Derby with a SW to NE service formed of Mark I stock on August 5th 1978. The loco emerged new from Crewe Works in May 1961 as D99, it was withdrawn from service in March 1987 and is now preserved at the East Lancashire Railway.

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03170 at Birkenhead Docks.7 kez bakıldıWith a backdrop of a then busy active port, Class 03, 03371 was stabled at Duke Street, Birkenhead Docks on April 1st 1983. The loco was allocated to Birkenhead Mollington Street Depot, but rather than return home on a Friday, the 03 was stabled in the Docks for the weekend. 03170 was built at Swindon Works in November 1960, and was eventually withdrawn from service in 1989.
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08273 & 08304 at Horwich Works.3 kez bakıldı08273 & 08304 were stabled in the sidings at the North end of Horwich Works on August 16th 1980. There were four 08s being used as works shunters during this period. Both of these 08s were products of Derby Works, 08273 emerging as 13343 in April 1957, whilst 08304 followed in August 1957 as D3374. This loco was allocated to Lostock Hall Depot from October 1958 until May 1972. The BR standard 20 Ton brake van in this view, B954182 was stencilled - 'To work between Healey Mills & Whitley Bridge Only'.
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47446 with the Paddington TPO at Penzance.4 kez bakıldı47446 was stabled with the stock of the Royal Mail TPO service to London Paddington (1A01) at Penzance on the afternoon of July 28th 1979. Just like the TPO, 47446 is no longer with us. New from Crewe Works in April 1964 numbered D1563, the loco was in service for nearly 28 years, being withdrawn from service in February 1992. 47446 was scrapped at Old Oak Common in 1997.
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08524 at Eccles (Liverpool & Manchester 150)2 kez bakıldı08524 stands at Eccles with three replica Liverpool & Manchester Railway Coaches on September 14th 1980. The 08 had brought the stock from Liverpool Road Museum at Manchester, ready for the arrival of VIPs from Liverpool Lime Street, who once at Eccles would transfer to the 'old train' for the last stage of the journey to Manchester hauled by the vintage L&M locomotive 'Lion'. This was to commemorate the opening of the route between the two cities on September 15th 1830.

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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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