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143605 at Windermere.0 viewsHeaton Depot allocated Class 143, 143605 formed of cars 55671 & 55646, awaits departure from the terminus at Windermere with a service to Oxenholme on the 8th March 1992. The 10 mile branch was heavily rationalised in the early 1970's, and was made one long single line from Oxenholme.
175010 arrives at Deganwy.0 views175010 passes over the level crossing on Marine Crescent, as it arrives at Deganwy with the Arriva Trains Wales, 17.10 Llandudno to Llandudno Junction on the 8th April 2012. The Signal Box was built by the LNWR in 1914. Behind the 175 can be seen the tower of the derelict Deganwy Castle Hotel.
Oxmarsh Crossing, New Holland.0 viewsOxmarsh Signalbox & Level Crossing on August 31st 2014. The line here is still double track and is the current commencement of the single line up to Barton-On-Humber, used by Northern Rail passenger services.
Class 108 M50971 & M56262 departs from Rufford.1 viewsIn refurbished white/blue livery a Class 108 formed of cars M50971 & M56262 gets underway from Rufford having called with the 16.15 Ormskirk to Blackpool South on July 12th 1980.

ATW 175108 departs from Llandudno.0 views175108 departs from Llandudno, into a rapidly setting sun with the 14.42 Arriva Trains Wales service to Manchester Piccadilly on November 29th 2014.
153378 at Rufford.0 views153378 awaits departure from Rufford having called with the 14.04 Preston to Ormskirk service on February 21st 2015. On the former Preston to Ormskirk main line, Rufford is the only passing place on what is now a single track railway.
SWT 450544 departs from Lymington Pier.0 views450544 departs from Lymington Pier with the 18.27 to Brockenhurst on July 4th 2015. The 5.6 mile branch that runs across the New Forest is operated by a Class 158 Monday-Friday and a Class 450 at Weekends.
Howe Lane at Goxhill.1 viewsIn time-honoured fashion the timber level crossing gates swing shut at Goxhill on Sunday 6th September 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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