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Europhoenix 86247 & DVT 82106 at Long Marston.2 viewsFormer Virgin Trains Mark 3 Driving Van Trailer, 82106, keeps company with former Class 86, 86247 in Europhoenix Livery, at Long Marston on the 12th September 2010. Formerly E3192, the loco entered service in December 1965 having been constructed at Vulcan Foundry.
86245 at Farington Curve Junction.1 viewsClass 86, 86245-'Dudley Castle' passes Farington Curve Junction, on the southern approach to Preston, with a London Euston to Glasgow Central service on the 24th July 1985. 86245 was new from Vulcan Foundry in September 1965 as E3182. The loco was eventually broken up for scrap in 2010.
Class 82, 82006 at Longsight Depot.3 viewsLooking rather the worse for wear, Class 82, 82006 is in store at Longsight Depot in August 1982. The locomotive was constructed just 'down the road' by Beyer Peacock at Gorton in 1960.
86254 at Farington Junction.2 viewsClass 86, 86254-'William Webb Ellis' departs from Farington Juction having just taken over the Southbound Cumbrian Mountain Express from 70000-'Britannia', in August 1992. The train is coming off the 'back line' from Lostock Hall Junction, and is about to join the WCML for the return to London Euston.

Class 86, 86251 at Long Marston.2 viewsIn faded Virgin Trains Livery, Class 86, 86251 stands at Long Marston on the 17th September 2011. A product of Vulcan Foundry in 1965, numbered E3183, the loco carried the name 'The Birmingham Post' from 1980 until 2002.
Class 85, 85015 at Farington Curve Junction.1 viewsClass 85, 85015 heads northbound on the Down Fast Line at Farington Curve Junction with a Speedlink Service on the 3rd September 1988. 85015 was new in 1962, a product of Doncaster Works and numbered E3070. The locomotive lasted 30 years, being scrapped at MC Metals in Glasgow in 1992.
Freightliner Class 86, 86605 at Basford Hall Yard, Crewe.1 viewsFlanked by loaded Container Wagons, Freightliner Class 86, 86605 was stabled in Basford Hall Yard at Crewe on the 5th May 2012.
The loco was the former E3185, a product of Vulcan Foundry at Newton-Le-Willows, entering service in 1965.
Freightliner 86609, 86632, 90041 & 66560 at Basford Hall Yard, Crewe.0 viewsFreightliner locomotives stabled in the yard complex at Basford Hall Yard, Crewe on Saturday 5th April 2014. The pictures taken here were on an official visit organised by Kevin Delaney (Backline Railgen) with permission of Freightliner Ltd.

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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
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
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
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

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
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
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
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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