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Satunnaiset tiedostot - Branch Lines

144022 at Bare Lane.3 katseluaHaving departed from Heysham Harbour at 13.15, 144022 runs across the level crossing at Bare Lane, as it prepares to call en-route to Leeds. Having reversed at Morecambe, the unit will join the WCML at Morecambe South Junction for the short hop to Lancaster, where it will reverse and run along the WCML to Carnforth, taking the former Midland route through Wennington to Settle Junction and Skipton. 29th January 2011.
Class 118 DMU at Newquay.2 katseluaOn the 23rd July 1980, Class 118 3-car DMU set, P470 with Driving Motor Brake Second W51313 leading, was working the branch service from the seaside resort of Newquay to the junction with the main line at Par. The branch is almost 21 miles in length.
Southern Electrostar 377431 at Newhaven Town.0 katseluaHaving passed under the A259, Southern Electrostar 377431 traverses the level crossing protecting the A26, as it arrives at Newhaven Town with a Brighton to Seaford Service on the 25th September 2010.
Class 153s 153360 & 153304 at Bare Lane.0 katseluaLow winter sunlight illuminates single units 153360 & 153304 as they depart from Bare Lane with the 12.02 Lancaster to Morecambe Service on the 17th December 2011. The pair of tracks from Bare Lane to Morecambe are worked Bi-Directionally.

GM Liveried 142008 at Croston.1 katseluaWhen this image was recorded at Croston of 142008 on an Ormskirk to Preston service on June 18th 1986, No-one could have imagined what lay ahead for this particular unit. On June 23rd 1999, 142008 & 142003 were working an ECS from Crewe to Manchester at Winsford when they overran a red signal and emerged on to the Down Fast Line in the path of 87027 working the 06.35 Euston to Glasgow. 142008 was struck by the 87 and the damage to the Pacer was so severe that it was subsequently scrapped.
Cravens Class 105 E51277 at Sudbury.1 katseluaUntil 1967 Sudbury was a through station on a cross-country route from the Great Eastern mainline at Marks Tey to Cambridge. On April 28th 1980, E51277 had arrived at Sudbury and was about to return to Colchester. The rusty rails in front of the unit mark the limit of travel on the remaining single line which finished at the platform ramp.
ATW 150252 at Deganwy.0 katselua150252 calls at Deganwy whilst working the 13.08 Llandudno to Blaenau Ffestiniog service on November 23rd 2013.
DRS 37604 at Burscough.0 katseluaThe 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.

Uusimmat tiedostot - Branch Lines

EPS 37601 - Folkestone Harbour.0 katseluaAs 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!10.12.2015
Goxhill Level Crossing and Signalbox.1 katseluaTwilight on October 17th 2015.05.11.2015
153304 departs from Goxhill.1 katseluaAs 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 2015.05.11.2015
Goxhill Level Crossing.1 katseluaTwilight on an October evening at Goxhill, as headlights illuminate the timber level crossing gates closed across Howe Lane on October 17th 2015.05.11.2015

153304 at Barton Lane Crossing.1 katseluaWith 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 2015.05.11.2015
153330 departs from New Holland.0 katseluaHaving called at New Holland, 153330 gets underway with the 11.02 Barton-On-Humber to Cleethorpes service on Sunday 6th September 2015.01.11.2015
153330 at Barrow Road Crossing, New Holland.0 katseluaAmidst 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 2015.01.11.2015
153330 at Goxhill.0 katselua153330 awaits departure from Goxhill with the Sunday 09.58 Cleethorpes to Barton-On-Humber Northern Rail service on September 6th 2015.01.11.2015

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