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31448 at Salwick.11 viewsDuring the period when ongoing problems with the Class 142s, forced the re-introduction of some locomotive hauled services in the North West, class 31, 31448 was working a Saturday afternoon service from Manchester Victoria to Blackpool North on the 18th June 1988. The service was one of the few trains to call at Salwick Station, which still retained its L&Y platform canopy and immaculate platform!
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Class 26, 26031 at Preston.7 viewsScottish Class 26, 26031 in Railfreight Livery, passes Preston on the 10th June 1989 whilst transferring two 3-car DMU sets from Edinburgh Haymarket Depot to Newton Heath Depot.
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142043 at Blackburn.1 viewsDue to engineering work east of Blackburn on Saturday 26th November 2011, the 05.42 Blackpool South to Colne Service was terminated at Blackburn. 142043 is seen in the bay platform having arrived at 06.45.
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158817 on Nott Wood Viaduct.0 views158817 strides over the first portion of the 13 arch Nott Wood Viaduct at Lydgate as it works the 13.13 Blackpool North to York service on the 25th March 2012.

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66102 at Lostock Hall Junction.3 viewsIn EWS livery, Class 66 66102 takes the 'back line' at Lostock Hall Junction with 6K05 from Carlisle to Crewe on August 10th 2012.
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Metrolink T-68 1022 at Weaste.0 views1022 crosses the A57 Eccles New Road as it departs from Weaste with a Piccadilly to Eccles service on August 31st 2013. The line to Eccles from Broadway and on along the A57 is street running, the actual stops at Langworthy, Weaste and Ladywell are on a reserved section at the side of the main road.
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144008 arrives at Brigg.0 views144008 arrives at Brigg with the Saturdays Only,11.10 Cleethorpes to Sheffield service on August 30th 2014. This is the first of three services in the up direction that call at Brigg on Saturdays only.
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91119 passes Doncaster.0 views91119 takes the Down through road as it passes Doncaster whilst working the 08.00 Kings Cross to Edinburgh Virgin Trains East Coast service on August 15th 2015. The first Mark 4 Open Standard coach behind the 91 still carries East Coast livery.

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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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