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66083 Strand Road Level Crossing.8 viewsWith the rush hour traffic halted, 66083 restarts 6M32 across Starnd Road Level Crossing, before entering the former Dock Estate, on the 11th October 2010.
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47280 at Lostock Hall Depot.10 viewsIn Railfreight Livery, Class 47, 47280-'Pedigree', shunts rolling stock in the former Lostock Hall MPD, on the 7th November 1986. The depot had been the last operational steam shed on BR in August 1968, and when the diesels moved out in the early 1970s, it became a wagon repair depot.
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66182 at Strand Road.1 views66182 is out to grass as it waits for permission to cross Strand Road level crossing with 6M32 from Lindsey Oil Refinery on July 12th 2013.
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Colas Rail Class 56, 56087 at Lostock Hall Junction.1 viewsRunning nearly two-hours late, Colas Rail 56087 takes 6V37 from Ribblehead to Chirk along the 'Back Line' at Lostock Hall Junction in the last of the light on April 28th 2014.

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DBS 60024 at Portway Exchange Sidings.1 views60024 has arrived in the exchange sidings at Portway with 6M32 on May 6th 2014. The loco will run round and collect the empties to form 6E32 back to Lindsey Oil Refinery.
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66115 at Strand Road.1 viewsIn EWS livery, 66115 has arrived at Strand Road level crossing at the bottom of the Ribble Branch from Preston Station with 6M32 from Lindsey Oil Refinery on May 13th 2014.
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EWS 66221 at Farington Junction.0 views66221 noses its way across the ladder crossing on the WCML at Farington Junction that will take it from the Up Fast to the Up Slow, whilst working the loaded cement working from Clitheroe to Avonmouth on the evening of July 23rd 2015.
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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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DELTIC - Preston Portway.1 viewsBuilt at nearby Strand Road, the prototype Deltic on loan to the Ribble Steam Railway from the NRM, was given a last run out as part of the Autumn Diesel Gala on October 3rd 2015. Sandwiched between class 14s D9537 & D9539 the loco was passing alongside Portway. The Deltic returned to the NRM at Shildon a few days later.Nov 05, 2015
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D9539/DELTIC/D9537 at Preston Portway.1 viewsIn one of the most bizarre combinations ever seen on the Ribble Steam Railway, the prototype Deltic was given a run out along the line as part of the Autumn Diesel Gala on October 3rd 2015. The NRM owned loco was sandwiched between resident class 14 D9539 and D9537 on loan from the East Lancashire Railway.Nov 05, 2015
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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.Nov 01, 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.Nov 01, 2015

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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.Nov 01, 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.Oct 28, 2015
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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.Oct 28, 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.Oct 28, 2015

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