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Warship 818 at Swindon Works.5 kez bakıldıThe lost Warship. After being withdrawn from active service in 1972, Class 42 Warship, 818-'Glory' was 'preserved' at Swindon Works, and over the years became a gate guardian usually on display near the turntable, in full view from passing trains on the main line. The closure of Swindon Works, announced in GWR150 year, saw the planned exhibition at Swindon Works cancelled, and in 1986 as the rundown of the works began, 818 was put to the torch.
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Class 40, 40195 at Crewe Works.8 kez bakıldı40195 stands at the head of a line of withdrawn locomotives awaiting scrapping ar Crewe Works on the 4th July 1987. In the middle distance can be seen the sheeted remains of the locomotives damaged in the collision at Colwich Junction in 1986, 86211 & 86429.
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Class 506, M59402M at Manchester Piccadilly.7 kez bakıldıThere are some fine examples of 1980s cars in the car park at Manchester Piccadilly, late on a clear afternoon in November 1984. Class 506, M59402M is stabled between duties. This was twilight time for these LNER designed emus, they passed into history on the 7th December 1984.
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Class 76s at Woodhead.6 kez bakıldıClass 76, 76036 and an unidentified classmate, head a loaded train of HAAs out of Woodhead Tunnel in August 1977. The train will be heading for Fidders Ferry Power Station, near Warrington. To the left of the train can be seen the original 1845 Up Line single bore tunnel, which since 1963 has carried National Grid power lines under the Pennines. The tunnel has a 2ft gauge railway for maintenance purposes.

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Class 47, 47503 at Dent.4 kez bakıldıHigh up in the Yorkshire Dales, at Englands highest main line station, with frost still on the sleepers in late morning, Class 47, 47503 calls at Dent with five Mark 1 coaches forming a Leeds to Carlisle stopping service on the 8th December 1987. This was a lean period for the Settle & Carlisle Line, with only a handful of passenger trains daily, and virtually no freight, the line was under threat of closure.
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31432 at Burscough Bridge.4 kez bakıldı31432 calls at Burscough Bridge whilst en-route to Southport with the 17.19 service from Manchester Victoria on the 14th June 1994.
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Class 08, 08285 at Worksop.1 kez bakıldı08285 was busy with a rake of loaded 16 ton Mineral Wagons at Worksop on April 20th 1979. The wagon next to the 08 is a vacuum fitted MCV, B574152. Compared to the adjacent wagon it almost had certainly received new bodywork. These were the twilight years of these 16 tonners in revenue earning service, many were transferred to the departmental fleet for carrying spent ballast. 08285 was new from Derby Works in June 1957 numbered 13355. It was withdrawn from service in September 1988 and scrapped in 1993.
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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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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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