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Merseyrail Class 73, 73906 at Hall Road Depot.6 views Class 73 Electro-Diesel, 73906 is lined up with other ex Southern Region Class 73s, 73002 & 73005 at Hall Road Depot in September 1996. 73906, the former 73006/E6006 gained full Merseytravel livery.
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Ex Class 501 Sandite Unit at Southport.10 viewsAs part of a joint BR/Steamport Museum open day, Merseyrail ex Class 501, 'London District' Sandite Unit, was on display at Southport Station. Former driving driver M75180 is nearest the camera on September 28th 1985. Doors have been cut into the cab fronts to enable the unit to work safely in the tunnel sections of the system beneath Liverpool City Centre.
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Class 507, 507004 at Hall Road Depot.11 viewsSpritual home of the Class 507s, Hall Road Depot plays host to 507004, still carrying its original blue & grey livery in May 1996.
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508143 at Hillside.2 views508143 runs alongside Dover Road whilst slowing to call at Hillside with a Southport to Hunts Cross service on September 24th 2005. 508143 was the last of the class, emerging from BREL York in 1980 destined for the Southern Region.

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508143 at Sandhills.1 views508143 has just crossed the B5055, Sandhills Lane as it calls at Sandhills with an Ormskirk to Liverpool Central service on March 30th 2013. 508143 was the last Class 508 built at York in 1980.
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507030 & 508103 at Hightown.0 viewsIn readiness for the evening peak services from Liverpool, a 6-Car formation of 507030 & 508103 formed a Southport to Hunts Cross working on the late afternoon of March 12th 2014. The units were slowing for the call at Hightown. 508103 still carries the small bodyside logos for Liverpool '08 Capital of Culture.
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Hoylake Station - Merseyrail Wirral Line.0 viewsHoylake station was rebuilt by the LMS in 1938 when the line from Birkenhead was electrified. It was constructed in the art-deco style in brick and ferro-concrete and is now a grade II listed building.
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507026 & 507030 at Hooton.0 views507026 awaits departure from Hooton with a service to Chester, whilst 507030 gets underway with an Ellesmere Port to Liverpool Central service on April 26th 2014. Merseytravel has invested in modernising the facilities here, but the original station building has been retained.

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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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507001 departs from Hooton.2 views507001 accelerates a Chester to Liverpool Central to Chester service away from Hooton on April 26th 2014. The pioneer Class 507, 507001 was built at the now-closed BREL York in 1978.Apr 28, 2014
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507030 approaches Hooton.0 views507030 approaches Hooton with a Liverpool Central to Chester service on April 26th 2014.Apr 28, 2014
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508103 departs from Hooton.0 viewsHaving called at Hooton, 508103 accelerates away from Hooton with an Ellesmere Port to Liverpool Central service on April 26th 2014. The next call will be at Eastham Rake.Apr 28, 2014

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508110 arrives at Hooton.0 viewsAs very heavy rain looms over Liverpool in the distance, 508110 approaches Hooton with a Liverpool Central to Ellesmere Port service on April 26th 2014.Apr 28, 2014
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507026 & 507030 at Hooton.0 views507026 awaits departure from Hooton with a service to Chester, whilst 507030 gets underway with an Ellesmere Port to Liverpool Central service on April 26th 2014. Merseytravel has invested in modernising the facilities here, but the original station building has been retained. Apr 28, 2014
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507026 arrives at Hooton.0 views507026 prepares to call at Hooton with a Liverpool Central to Chester service on April 26th 2014. This was once a four track LMS/GWR joint line from Liverpool/Birkenhead to Chester. To the right of the electrified lines, a portion of the old main line has been retained for run-round purposes for loco-hauled trains. In recent years Hooton has been a start point for excursion trains, being served with frequent electric services, but also equipped with a large park & ride parking area.Apr 28, 2014
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507014 departs from Rock Ferry.0 viewsHaving called at Rock Ferry, 507014 gets underway with a Liverpool Central to Elllesmere Port service on April 26th 2014. The track on the left is the mothballed connection to the former MD&HB system on Birkenhead Docks. The track north of Rock Ferry is heavily overgrown. It is hard to imagine now how busy this LMS/GWR joint line must have been in the past, with freight to and from the docks, plus passenger services from the terminus at Birkenhead Woodside that once had through workings to London PaddingtonApr 28, 2014

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