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153316 at Barrow Haven.1 views153316 has departed from the lonely station at Barrow Haven, with the 11.00 Cleethorpes to Barton On Humber service on the 23rd April 2011.
Freightliner Depot - Southampton Maritime.0 viewsThe view over the bridge at Southampton Maritime Depot on the 16th July 2011, shows 08873 and 66542 keeping company with Class 70, 70001.
150118 at Kirkham.0 viewsClass 150/1, 150118 approaches Kirkham North Junction whilst working the 12.50 Colne to Blackpool South Service on the 3rd December 2011.
37272 at Sheffield Tinsley Depot.2 viewsThere is a storm brewing in the distance, but for the time being the locomotives in the yard at Sheffield Tinsley Depot are still bathed in late afternoon sunlight. In this view taken on the 30th August 1992, long term resident class 37s, 37272 & 37238 were stabled for the weekend.
The diesel depot here opened in 1965 as part of the adjacent Tinsley Marshalling Yard Complex. The depot closed in 1998 and the site has been completely cleared.

508117 departs from Southport.5 views508117 slowly departs from Southport, rounding the sharp curve to Eastbank Street Bridge with the 15.58 service to Hunts Cross on July 18th 2004.
FGW HST Power Car, 43134 at Bath.0 viewsOn the east side of the City of Bath, the GW main line approaches Bath Spa Station on a 32 arch viaduct across the Dolemeads area. Arch number 16 at Broadway is about to take the strain as the 70 Tons of First Great Western HST Power Car, 43134 passes over, as it brings the 12.30 London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads service on the final approach to Bath Spa on February 19th 2013.
TPE Class 185, 185122 at Greenholme.0 viewsFirst TransPennine Express Class 185 185122 roars past Greenholme as it climbs towards Shap Summit with the 13.00 Manchester Airport to Glasgow Central service on September 29th 2013. From December 2013 these services will be in the hands of new Siemens Class 350/4 electric multiple units.
47471 at Daisyfield, Blackburn.1 views47471-'Norman Tunna GC' drifts past the level crossing & signal box at Daisyfield on the North East side of Blackburn with a diverted Glasgow to Birmingham service on March 11th 1989. The train is passing the remains of Daisyfield Station closed in 1958. Beyond the derelict platforms the 47 will join the East Lancashire route at Daisyfield Junction just East of Blackburn Station. 47471 emerged from Crewe Works as D1598 in June 1964. It was withdrawn in December 2004 and scrapped in February 2005.

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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
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
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
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

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
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
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
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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