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British Telecom Livered Class 118 at Umberleigh.0 viewsThe British Telecom Livered Class 118, 3-Car DMU set B460, with driving car 51317 leading, departs from Umberleigh with an Exeter St Davids to Barnstaple service in July 1987.
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New Holland Town Signalbox & Level Crossing.0 viewsThe Signalbox & Level Crossing at the south end of New Holland Town Station on the 28th September 1980.
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Greater Manchester 142013 at Morecambe Promenade.1 viewsIn Greater Manchester orange livery, Class 142 142013 departs from a very sorry looking Morecambe Promenade Station with the 11.01 to Lancaster on the 6th November 1993. The once extensive seafront terminus was down to one operational island platform at this time. To the right of this scene is the facade of the magnificent art-deco Midland Hotel, built by the LMS in 1932.
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153360 departs from Foxfield.0 viewsIn Regional Railways livery, 153360 gets underway from Foxfield with the 13.48 Lancaster to Carlisle service on May 29th 1997. Passenger access to the island platform is via a footcrossing and ramp alongside the Furness Railway Signalbox.

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ATW 150252 at Deganwy.0 views150252 calls at Deganwy whilst working the 13.08 Llandudno to Blaenau Ffestiniog service on November 23rd 2013.
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305515 at Dinting.0 viewsThe sharply curved platform at Dinting plays host to 305515 as it calls with a Manchester Piccadilly to Hadfield, via Glossop working on September 13th 1997. This curve was the reason why several Class 305 units were retained until track improvements allowed the introduction of new Class 323 units on the services to Glossop.
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DRS 37604 at Burscough.0 viewsThe West Lancashire countryside reverberates to the sound of some vintage English Electric traction, as 37604 passes Warpers Moss Lane on the outskirts of Burscough, returning the Pathfinder Tours 'Lancs Links' from Ormskirk back to Preston on March 7th 2015.
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EPS 37601 - Folkestone Harbour.0 viewsAs the tide begins to come in, 37601 sits on the viaduct at Folkestone Harbour with the Pathfinder Tours 'Atomic Harbourmaster' railtour on October 20th 2007. Out of sight at the other end of the train was fellow EPS class 37, 37603. This was one of the last diesel hauled trains to traverse this line. The itinerary on that day included a trip along the Dungeness Branch. It was a long day - an 06.15 start from Crewe on Saturday morning and only getting back to Crewe at 01.24 on Sunday morning!

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EPS 37601 - Folkestone Harbour.0 viewsAs the tide begins to come in, 37601 sits on the viaduct at Folkestone Harbour with the Pathfinder Tours 'Atomic Harbourmaster' railtour on October 20th 2007. Out of sight at the other end of the train was fellow EPS class 37, 37603. This was one of the last diesel hauled trains to traverse this line. The itinerary on that day included a trip along the Dungeness Branch. It was a long day - an 06.15 start from Crewe on Saturday morning and only getting back to Crewe at 01.24 on Sunday morning!Dec 10, 2015
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Goxhill Level Crossing and Signalbox.1 viewsTwilight on October 17th 2015.Nov 05, 2015
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153304 departs from Goxhill.1 viewsAs 153304 disappears into the gloom with the 17.55 Barton-On-Humber to Cleethorpes, the timber level crossing gates swing open to let the waiting traffic pass through. October 17th 2015.Nov 05, 2015
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Goxhill Level Crossing.1 viewsTwilight on an October evening at Goxhill, as headlights illuminate the timber level crossing gates closed across Howe Lane on October 17th 2015.Nov 05, 2015

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153304 at Barton Lane Crossing.1 viewsWith the new lights installed for the replacement crossing, 153304 passes over Barton Lane level crossing whilst working the 09.52 Barton-On-Humber Northern Rail service on October 17th 2015. The crossing gates here are due to be replaced with barriers by the end of 2015.Nov 05, 2015
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153330 departs from New Holland.0 viewsHaving called at New Holland, 153330 gets underway with the 11.02 Barton-On-Humber to Cleethorpes service on Sunday 6th September 2015.Nov 01, 2015
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153330 at Barrow Road Crossing, New Holland.0 viewsAmidst the industrial backdrop of New Holland, 153330 passes over Barrow Road Level Crossing with the Sunday 11.02 Barton-On-Humber to Cleethorpes service on September 6th 2015.Nov 01, 2015
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153330 at Goxhill.0 views153330 awaits departure from Goxhill with the Sunday 09.58 Cleethorpes to Barton-On-Humber Northern Rail service on September 6th 2015.Nov 01, 2015

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