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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 76s at Woodhead.9 kez bakıldıA pair of unidentified Multiple Fitted Class 76s, Climb towards Woodhead Tunnel with an empty train of HAA coal hoppers in August 1977. The train is passing Woodhead Signalbox, dating from 1954, complete with the signalmans Honda 50 motorcycle at the bottom of the steps. The train will have come from Fiddlers Ferry Power Station over the now closed line from Warrington to Godley Junction, where the Tommies will have taken over from diesel traction.
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Class 313, 313006 at Horwich Works.7 kez bakıldıA long way from its North London Home, one of Hornsey Depots Class 313 emu sets, 313006 stands in the yard at Horwich Works on the 16th August 1980. Built in 1976 at BREL York for the Great Northern Suburban Electrification scheme, the units were dual voltage. The 313s were the first second generation emus built, they were direct descendants of the prototype PEP units that were trialled on the Southern Region in the early 1970s.
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HST 253031 at Newton Abbot.7 kez bakıldıHST set 253031 in original Inter-City 125 livery stands at Newton Abbot on the 9th April 1980.

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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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Class 25, 25200 at Barrow-In-Furness.5 kez bakıldı25200 was stabled in the north facing bay at Barrow-In-Furness on September 28th 1982. Alongside in departmental use was an early LMS Brake Van.
The class 25 emerged new from Derby Works in June 1965, numbered D7550. It was in service for just over 20 years, being withdrawn in February 1986. The loco was scrapped by Vic Berry at Leicester in 1987.
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Withdrawn Class 306 EMUs at Vic Berrys, Leicester.1 kez bakıldıWithdrawn Class 306 Liverpool Street - Shenfield electric multiple units, 073, 033 & 066 take refuge under the substantial girder bridge that took Upperton Road in Leicester over the former Great Central Main Line at this once busy location. Dating from 1949 the vintage units were awaiting the call to the adjacent scrapyard operated by Vic Berry on July 19th 1982. The well-worn units had been made redundant by newly built class 315 EMUs from BREL York.
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Trans-Pennine DMC E51965 at Liverpool Lime Street.1 kez bakıldıA 5-Car Trans-Pennine DMU set had just arrived at Liverpool Lime Street with a service from Hull on May 22nd 1979. Complete with its oil tail-lamp, E51965 was a Driving Motor Composite. These stylish DMUs, built at Swindon Works in 1960 had a mixture of saloon and compartment seating. They were stalwarts on the Liverpool-Hull route for most of their lives, until the last few were withdrawn in 1984. Due to asbestos contamination none survived into preservation.

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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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