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Class 502s at Ely.12 viewsClass 502s, stabled at Ely awaiting their final journey to the Mayer Newman Scrapyard at Snailwell on the 2nd May 1980.
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508141 departs from Ormskirk.2 views508141 glides away from the single platform at Ormskirk with the 12.50 to Liverpool Central on the 15th April 2012. Above the unit can be seen the overgrown remains of the Down side Loading Dock & Sidings.
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507027 at Bootle New Strand.1 views507027 brings a Southport to Hunts Cross service into Bootle New Strand on the February 2nd 2013. The station here is very busy, being adjacent to the New Strand shopping complex.
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507012 at Brooke Hall Road level crossing.1 views507012 accelerates away from Blundellsands & Crosby with a Southport to Hunts Cross 6-car formation, passing over Brooke Hall level crossing on May 25th 2013. The crossing is the dividing point between Brooke Road East & Brooke Road West.

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507027 departs from Maghull.1 views507027 accelerates away from Maghull, passing over Station Road whilst en-route from Ormskirk to Liverpool Central on June 2nd 2013.
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508136 & 508114 pass at Kirkdale.1 viewsAs 508136 arrives at Kirkdale with a Liverpool Central to Kirkby service, 508114 arrives with an Ormskirk to Liverpool Central working on June 8th 2013.
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Class 503 M29281M at Birkenhead Docks.0 viewsShorn of its wheelsets, withdrawn class 503 Driving Trailer Open Second M29281M sits forlornly awaiting its fate at Duke Street Wharf, Birkenhead Docks on July 9th 1984. Made redundant by class 508s transferred from the Southern Region, this particular driving car dated from 1938, built for the LMS by BRCW.
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508139 arrives at Manor Road.0 viewsWith the ferro-concrete footbridge at Manor Road as a frame, 508139 slows to a stop as it calls with a West Kirby to Liverpool Central service on April 19th 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
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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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