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Goxhill Level Crossing.3 viewsIn time-honoured fashion, the level crossing gates at Goxhill, swing across Howe Lane, pending the arrival of the 13.00 Cleethorpes to Barton On Humber service on the 23rd April 2011. Goxhill retains its semaphore signals, controlled from the former Great Central Railway Signalbox, dating from 1910.
153324 at Ulceby Station.0 views153324 calls at the single platform station at Ulceby with the 14.55 Cleethorpes to Barton-On-Humber on the 19th August 2011. The signal is off for the crossover in order that the unit can regain the former down line on the branch to Barton. The line in front of the unit curves away to the right to gain access to Immingham.
150115 at Colne.1 viewsThe end of line at Colne on Sunday 5th February 2012, with 150115 awaiting departure on the 15.35 Departure for Preston. The line once continued on to Skipton, closed beyond Colne in 1970. There is an active campaign to have the route reinstated.
Cravens Class 105 DMU at North Woolwich.2 viewsCravens Class 105 2-Car DMU, formed of Cars, E50359 & E56126, stands at North Woolwich before working back to Stratford Low-Level on October 21st 1979. The Dock Cranes visible in this view were at King George V and the Royal Albert Dock. The redeveloped area between these two former Docks is now the location for London City Airport. The line between Stratford Low-Level and North Woolwich closed in December 2006.

Class 117 DMU at Gunnislake.2 viewsMinus its centre trailer, Class 117 DMU, Set Number P480, formed of cars W51312 & W51327 have reached journeys end as they stand at Gunnislake, having worked the 14 miles from Plymouth on May 31st 1983. Until 1966 services ran beyond Gunnislake to Callington. The station at Gunnislake was relocated in 1994 to eliminate the bridge over the A390. The old station site is now covered with a housing development.
TPE 185108 at Staveley (Windermere Branch).0 viewsThe sheep & lambs are totally undisturbed as 185108 runs between Burneside and Staveley whilst working 2C10, the 12.27 Oxenholme to Windermere First TransPennine Express service on May 23rd 2015. This is the only service on a Saturday on the 10 mile branch that runs non-stop between Oxenholme and Windermere, not calling at Kendal, Burneside or Staveley.
TPE 185108 at Burneside Lower Crossing (Windermere Branch).0 views185108 observes the 5 mph speed limit across Burneside Lower Crossing as it works the 14.17 Oxenholme to Windermere First TransPennine Express service on May 23rd 2015. The former Crossing-Keepers cottage on the right is now a private residence.
TPE 185118 approaches Staveley Level Crossing.0 viewsGrazing Sheep totally ignore the passage of 185118 as it approaches Staveley Level Crossing with the 16.21 Oxenholme to Windermere First TransPennine service on August 30th 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!Dec 10, 2015
Goxhill Level Crossing and Signalbox.1 viewsTwilight on October 17th 2015.Nov 05, 2015
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
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

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
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
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
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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