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142028 & 153328 at Cartmell Lane.0 views142028 & 153328, emerge from the cutting and approach the bridge over Cartmell Lane, as they slow for the stop at Moss-Side with the 14.40 Blackpool South to Colne Service on the 26th February 2011.
153316 Barrow Haven.0 viewsNorthern Rail Class 153,153316 arrives at Barrow Haven with the 11.58 Barton On Humber to Cleethorpes service on the 23rd April 2011. The single platform station is in a lonely spot, close to the South bank of the River Humber.
158882 Lymington Pier.0 viewsSouthWest Trains Class 158, 158882 runs alongside the Lymington River as it approaches Lymington Pier with 14.12 departure from Brockenhurst, on the 1st July 2011.
139001 at Stourbridge Junction.0 viewsLondon Midland Parry People Mover, 139001 departs from its dedicated bay platform at Stourbridge Junction with the 12.11 to Stourbridge Town on the 28th August 2011. The short 0.8 Mile single track branch connecting Town with Junction is operated every 10 minutes with the immaculate unit. The link from the bay to the main line, runs to the right in this view.

Class 116 DMU at Southminster.1 viewsA 3-Car Derby built Class 116 DMU has arrived at Southminster, on the 16.5 mile branch from Wickford on the 1st May 1980. Driving Motor Brake Second, E50865 leads in this view looking towards the buffer stops. The station retained its run-round loop, as the branch was visited by nuclear flask trains, servicing Bradwell Nuclear Power Station. Visible in this view is a distant shunting disc signal complete with yellow band. The branch was electrified in 1986, and is now known as the Crouch Valley Line.
2-SAP 5941 at Lymington Pier.1 viewsWith the distant outline of the Isle of Wight visible on the horizon, 2-SAP 5941 stands at Lymington Pier with the branch train to Brockenhurst on the evening of July 27th 1978. If the Southern Region Depot Code is correct, Wimbledon, the unit is a long way from home. 5941 was originally a 2-HAP, built at Eastleigh in 1957, becoming a 2-SAP when its first class accomodation was downgraded to second in the late 1970s.
153332 at Barrow Haven.0 viewsThe tail end of 153332 runs across Ferry Road as it prepares to call at Barrow Haven with the 11.02 Barton-On-Humber to Cleethorpes service on Sunday 31st August 2014.
DRS 37419 approaches Burscough.0 viewsDRS 37419 approaches Burscough with the Pathfinder Tours 'Lancs Links' from Crewe 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!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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