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Northern Rail 144016 departs from Heysham.1 viewsNorthern Rail Class 144, 144016 departs cautiously from Heysham with the 13.15 departure to Leeds on the 17th December 2011. There is plenty of freight activity here for the Isle of Man and Ireland - unfortunately none of it is moved by rail. One passenger train service a day serves Heysham, running Monday to Saturday only.
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508141 departs from Ormskirk.2 views508141 glides away from the single platform at Ormskirk with the 12.50 to Liverpool Central on the 15th April 2012. Above the unit can be seen the overgrown remains of the Down side Loading Dock & Sidings.
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DVT 82206 departs from York.0 viewsMark 4 DVT, 82206 brings up the rear of the 08.00 Kings Cross to Edinburgh as it departs from York on July 28th 2012.
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C69 DM 5545 at Barbican.0 viewsIntending passengers gather themselves as C69 DM 5545 arrives at Barbican with a Barking to Hammersmith service on June 15th 2013.

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221112 at Stump Lane Chorley.0 viewsDiverted due to a 9-day engineering blockade on the WCML between Wigan and Warrington, Virgin Voyagers, 221112 & 221113 bring the 07.20 Birmingham New Street to Preston past Stump Lane at Chorley on July 13th 2013. The view here will be transformed once the masts are erected for the Manchester-Blackpool electrification scheme.
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86259/E3137 crosses Fylde Road.1 viewsClass 86 86259/E3137 -'Les Ross' passes Fylde Road, north of Preston with the 'Cumbrian Mountain Express', 1Z86 from London Euston to Carlisle on February 1st 2014. The loco is passing over the original Lancaster & Preston Junction Railway stone bridge dating from 1840.
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508143 stabled at Southport Station.0 viewsAt 30 minutes past midnight, 508143 was stabled under the overall roof for the night at Southport Station on Saturday 29th March 2014. 508143 was the last of the class emerging from BREL York in 1981.
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Upminister C2C/District Line.0 viewsArrivals at Upminister under a threatening sky on August 1st 2015. As C2C 357007 arrives with the 16.50 Fenchurch Street to Shoeburyness, D78 7089 brings a terminating District Line service from Ealing Broadway. Alongside, D78 7509 is at the rear of a service to Richmond awaiting departure.

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Merseyrail Electric - New Book - Out Now!0 viewsPublished by Fonthill Media, ISBN Number 978-1-78155-513-2.
96 Pages with detailed introduction, colour illustrations throughout, includes a route map and fleet list.
Features Class 502's, 503's and the 507/508 fleet in various liveries. Includes some of the Class 73's and other locos that have worked on the system.
May 08, 2016
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VTEC 91128 (Xmas) at York.0 viewsComplete with its festive vinyls, Virgin Trains East Coast 91128 stands at York with the 11.00 London Kings Cross to Edinburgh on December 12th 2015.Dec 13, 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
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37013 at Farington Curve Junction.0 views37013 trundles along the Up Slow as it approaches Farington Curve Junction whilst working the Saturday only Blackpool North to Sheffield formed of Mark 1 stock on August 13th 1983. This was a time-honoured Summer service that ran out and back on a Saturday running via East Lancashire and Copy Pit.
Dec 10, 2015

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08954 at Plymouth.2 viewsWith the roof tops of Plymouth as a backdrop, 08954 was shunting parcel and mail vans at Plymouth station on July 26th 1980. This was a time-honoured scene at all major stations - now sadly consigned to history. The 08 was new from Darington Works in October 1962 numbered D4184, its first home was at Ebbw Junction (86A) and it was tranferred to Laira (84A) in May 1971.Nov 07, 2015
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47033 arrives at Dawlish.1 views47033 and its 6-coach train of Mark 1 coaches has emerged from Kennaway Tunnel and is running alongside a busy looking Marine Parade, as it arrives at Dawlish whilst working a Paignton to Exeter St Davids local stopping service on April 8th 1980.Nov 07, 2015
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66182 at Clitheroe.0 views66182 propells the empty PCA cement wagons from Avonmouth into the Cement Works at Clitheroe on October 24th 2015. On the right is one of the ex Shotton Steel Works diesel shunters (GECT 5396/1975) one of a similar pair that are used in the works here.Nov 05, 2015
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66182 at Pimlico (Cement Works Branch)0 views66182 has uncoupled from the empty PCAs on the Cement Works branch at Clitheroe ready to run round the wagons before propelling the train into the works on October 24th 2015.Nov 05, 2015

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