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LMS Axlebox on M28326M.7 viewsClass 502 driving motor car M28326M displayimg its LMS pedigree at Hall Road Depot, in April 1979.
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507001 in a spot of bother at Southport.3 viewsOn the 4th November 1996, 507001 was in trouble at Southport Carriage Sidings. With the front end of car 64367 having to be 'dug out', the other two cars had remained on the rails. This image was recorded in the fading light of a gloomy November afternoon!
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64734 (508143) at Kirkdale Depot.3 viewsDriving Car 64734 of set 508143 manoeuvres slowly in the sidings at Kirkdale Depot on February 2nd 2013. 508143 was the last Class 508 built at York in 1980 for use on the Southern Region. It was also the first of the 508s that migrated North to Merseyside in 1983 still numbered 508043.
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507014 at Seaforth & Litherland.1 views507014 arrives at a quiet looking Seaforth & Litherland with a Southport to Hunts Cross service on February 2nd 2013.

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507004 approaches Hall Road.0 views507004 prepares to call at Hall Road whilst working from Southport to Hunts Cross on January 19th 2014. To the left of the signal was the connection to the EMU depot that was once here. Opened in 1939, and home to the then new Class 502 fleet, the depot closed in 1997 and was demolished in 2009. A reversing siding was once situated between the running lines here, hence the strange track layout. On the down side, a new reversing siding has been installed to enable trains to terminate and return to Liverpool.
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508114 at Ellesmere Port.0 views508114 stands at Ellesmere Port with the 15.12 service to Liverpool Central on March 29th 2014. The third rail was extended from Hooton to Ellesmere Port in 1994. To the right of the 508 is the non-electrified track running through platform 2, used by the four daily (Monday-Saturday) Northern Rail services to and from Helsby.
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507020 at Town Green.0 viewsHaving alighted, passengers are making their way off the station as 507020 prepares to depart from Town Green with a Liverpool Central to Ormskirk service on April 18th 2014.
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507030 departs from Hoylake.0 views507030 departs from Hoylake whilst working from West Kirby to Liverpool Central on April 19th 2014. In the far distance there used to be emu stabling sidings on each side of the line.

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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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