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Freightliner 66952 at Lostock Hall Junction.0 views66952 awaits a path whilst working a Crewe Basford Hall to Blackburn engineers service at Lostock Hall Junction on August 12th 2015.
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DRS 66427 & Freightliner 66952 pass at Lostock Hall Junction.0 viewsClass 66's pass on the Back Line at Lostock Hall Junction on August 12th 2015. 66427 heads south with 6K05 from Carlisle to Crewe, whilst 66952 stands at the signal with a Crewe Basford Hall to Blackburn engineers working.
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Freightliner 66952 departs from Lostock Hall Junction.0 views66952 digs-in as it slowly moves a laden ballast working comprising of MOA open wagons, from Crewe Basford Hall to Blackburn, departing from a lengthy stop at Lostock Hall Junction on the early evening of August 12th 2015.
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The Fellsman passes Bamber Bridge.0 viewsIn evening light the returning Fellsman from Carlisle to Lancaster passes Bamber Bridge behind Stanier Black Five 45231 on August 12th 2015. In the loop is Freighliner 66952 recessed with a heavy Crewe Basford Hall to Blackburn engineers working.

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66102 at Strand Road Level Crossing.4 viewsEarly morning Spring sunlight catches the tank wagons, as 66102 waits at Strand Road with the 6M32 working from Lindsey Oil Refinery on the 19th March 2012.
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66102 at Strand Road.4 viewsAt 7.55am, with the rush-hour traffic halted, 66102 brings its loaded train of tar across Strand Road Level Crossing on the 19th March 2012.
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WCRC 47851 passes Fylde Road.0 views47851 powers away from Preston whilst working a Holyhead to Edinburgh charter on Sunday 16th August 2015.
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Freightliner 66596 on Fylde Road Viaduct.0 views66596 brings a Milnthorpe to Crewe Basford Hall (6X04) engineers working onto Fylde Road Viaduct as it approaches Preston on August 16th 2015. The rear of the loco is passing over the arch that once took the now-drained Lancaster Canal under the line.

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Freightliner 66596 at Fylde Road.0 viewsThe original Preston & Lancaster Railway stone bridge dating from 1840, bears the weight of Freightliner 66596 as it works a Milnthorpe to Crewe Basford Hall (6X04) engineers service on the approach to Preston at Fylde Road on August 16th 2015.
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Ribble Rail 'Progress' at Navigation Way.3 viewsEarly morning Spring sunlight catches Ribble Rail Sentinel Diesel, 'Progress' as it crosses the swingbridge at Navigation Way, working the incoming loaded tar tank wagons that have been delivered on 6M32 by 66003 on the 27th March 2012.
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70013-'Oliver Cromwell' at Farington Junction.2 viewsHaving just been detached from the Cumbrian Mountain Express at Farington Junction, 70013-'Oliver Cromwell' stands in the loco exchange sidings adjacent to the WCML. The loco had just worked the train from Carlisle via the S&C and Blackburn. 31st March 2012.
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66138 & Railtour at Portway, Preston Docks.3 views'The Olive Branch No.2' Railtour slowly makes it way through the exchamge sidings at Portway on the Preston Docks Branch on the 14th April 2012. 66138 was top & tailing with 66063. The tour had originated at Woking.
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