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86217 at Long Marston.2 views86217 is framed by trees showing the first signs of Autumn at Long Marston, on the 12th September 2010. 86217 was built at Vulcan Foundry, and entered traffic in August 1965 as E3177.
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Class 87, 87010 in the Lune Gorge.1 viewsRunning alongside an almost empty M6 Motorway, 87010-'King Arthur' threads the Lune Gorge as it heads north with a London Euston to Glasgow Central Service on glorious July afternoon in 1982. On the fell above the first coach can be seen 'Broken Ghyll Plantation', a heart shaped clump of trees, supposed to represent the centre of the old county of Westmorland. 87010 is now in service in Bulgaria.
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86426/E3195 departs from Preston.3 viewsClass 86, 86426 departs from Preston with a Glasgow Central to London Euston Service on the 6th February 1988. The 86 had been given a retro 1960s livery with cast Lion & Wheel emblems and its former number E3195, to celebrate 21 years of the 'Inter-City' brand.
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87024 at Manchester Piccadilly.0 views87024 -'Lord of the Isles' stands in the sunshine at Manchester Piccadilly with the 14.10 to London Euston on Sepember 24th 2004. This was the last full year of loco-hauled services between Manchester and London. The 87s finally bowed out with Virgin on June 10th 2005.

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Freightliner 86607 & 86622 at Farington Junction.0 viewsDisplaying Freightliner liveries old & new, 86607 & 86622 pass Farington Junction on the Up Slow with 4M74 from Coatbridge to Crewe on July 28th 2014.
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Freightliner 86632, 86610, 86604 & 86501 at Crewe Basford Hall Yard.1 viewsA quintet of Freightliner Class 86s stabled in the yard at Crewe Basford Hall on April 25th 2015. The nearest loco is 86632 followed by 86610, 86604 & 86501.
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87002 at London Euston.1 viewsBack where it belongs Class 87 87002 -'Royal Sovereign' rests on the block in platform 15 at the end of the Premier Line at London Euston on May 9th 2015. The loco had worked the overnight 1M16 Caledonian Sleeper.
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90013 at London Liverpool Street.0 viewsHaving arrived from Norwich, Greater Anglia Class 90 90013 rests on the block at Liverpool Street on August 1st 2015.

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VTEC 91128 (Xmas) at York.0 viewsComplete with its festive vinyls, Virgin Trains East Coast 91128 stands at York with the 11.00 London Kings Cross to Edinburgh on December 12th 2015.Dec 13, 2015
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90013 at London Liverpool Street.0 viewsHaving arrived from Norwich, Greater Anglia Class 90 90013 rests on the block at Liverpool Street on August 1st 2015.Sep 09, 2015
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Freightliner 86613 & 86622 pass Farington Junction.0 viewsFreightliner liveries old & new as 86613 & 86622 pass Farington Junction on the Up Slow whilst working 4M74 from Coatbridge to Crewe Basford Hall on May 13th 2015.May 17, 2015
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Virgin East Coast 91120 arrives at Kings Cross.0 views91120 brings up the rear of the 14.00 departure from Edinburgh Waverley as it reaches journeys end at Kings Cross on May 9th 2015.May 15, 2015

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Virgin East Coast 91109 at London Kings Cross.0 viewsWith Cubitts magnificent arched roof dating from 1852 as a backdrop, 91109 was stood at Kings Cross with the 18.00 to Edinburgh Waverley on May 9th 2015.May 15, 2015
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Virgin East Coast 91105 at London Kings Cross.0 viewsIn the smart and stylish Virgin East Coast livery, 91105 stands at Kings Cross awaiting departure with the 18.03 to Leeds on May 9th 2015.May 14, 2015
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Class 91 91107 at London Kings Cross.0 viewsIn full East Coast livery, 91107 -'Skyfall 007' stands at Kings Cross with the Virgin Trains East Coast 09.30 departure to Edinburgh Waverley on May 9th 2015. All being well following a high-speed sprint the 91 should be in the Scottish Capital at 14.13. In 2013 the locomotive and a rake of Mk4 coaches carried special 007 Skyfall vinyls.May 10, 2015
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Class 91s 91127 & 91130 at London Kings Cross.0 viewsStill carrying East Coast livery without any Virgin branding, 91127 & 91130 stand at Kings Cross on May 9th 2015. The backdrop here continues to change with the ongoing redevelopments of the area between St Pancras and Kings Cross.
91127 was stood with the 10.03 to Leeds, whilst 91130 was in charge of the 10.30 departure to Edinburgh Waverley.
May 10, 2015

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