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Class 502 at Kirkdale.23 viewsWith Clarence Dock Power Station dominating the skyline, an unidentified class 502 heads towards Kirkdale station with a service from Liverpool Central to Ormskirk in April 1979. On the right is the entrance to Kirkdale EMU Depot, whilst beyond the bridge the route to Southport and the coast curves away to the right.
Class 502, M28338M at Ainsdale.25 viewsM28338M leads a 3-car class 502 set at Ainsdale in March 1979. The set was one of a few that were finished in blue & grey livery, which made these vintage sets bow out with some diginity in their final years of operation. Notice the LMS concrete lamp standards, contemporary with the class 502s.
508120 departs from Capenhurst.2 viewsHaving concluded business at Capenhurst, 508120 moves on with 16.26 Moorfields to Chester on June 11th 2005. The line here is part of what was the LMS/GWR joint main line from Birkenhead Woodside to Chester. The live rail was extended from Hooton to Chester in 1993.
508114 at Aughton Park.1 views508114 calls at Aughton Park with a Liverpool Central to Ormskirk service on April 1st 2013.

508111 at Kirkdale.1 viewsCarrying an advertising livery for the Beatles Story attraction at the Albert Dock, 508111 draws to a halt at Kirkdale whilst working from Liverpool Central to Ormskirk on June 8th 2013.
507006 enters Birkenhead Central.0 viewsHaving just passed under Mollington Street, 507006 arrives at Birkenhead Central with an Ellesmere Port to Liverpool Central service on March 15th 2014. On the left is the entrance to the former car sheds that were once part of the former Mersey Railway complex at Birkenhead Central.
508114 arrives at Little Sutton.0 viewsIn the new Merseytravel livery, 508114 prepares to call at Little Sutton with a Liverpool Central to Ellesmere Port service on March 29th 2014.
507028 arrives at Old Roan.0 viewsWith some yellow embellishments on the underframe, 507028 arrives at Old Roan whilst working from Ormskirk to Liverpool Central on April 18th 2014.

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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
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
507030 approaches Hooton.0 views507030 approaches Hooton with a Liverpool Central to Chester service on April 26th 2014.Apr 28, 2014
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

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
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
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
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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