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Class 503, M29134M at Birkenhead Park.12 viewsStabled for the weekend, a 6-car Class 503 set is at Birkenhead Park in May 1979. Driving trailer M29134M is a post war car, built by BRCW in 1956.
507015 arrives at Hillside.2 views507015 & 508137 arrive at Hillside with a Hunts Cross to Southport service on May 31st 2004. Both units are in matching Merseyrail livery trimmed with a black stripe.
507005 arrives at Aintree.1 views507005 is about to pass under Park Lane bridge as it arrives at Aintree with a working from Liverpool Central to Ormskirk on February 2nd 2013. The unit is passing over the disused junction that leads to Bootle, once used by excursion trains heading to and from Aintree for the race meetings held at its World famous racecourse which is separated from the station by the A59 trunk road.
507001 arrives at West Kirby.1 views507001 makes a controlled approach to the terminus at West Kirby as it arrives at the end of its journey from Liverpool Central on March 30th 2013.

507017 arrives at Ainsdale.3 viewsOn the shortest day of the year, December 21st 2013, 507017 prepares to call at Ainsdale with a Southport to Hunts Cross service.
508120 at Duke Street Level Crossing, Southport.0 views508120 is in the early stages of its journey from Southport to Hunts Cross as it passes over Duke Street level crossing on February 2nd 2014.
Network Rail Class 73/1, 73138 at Southport.0 views73138 stands against the block on platform 1 at Southport Station at 00.40 on Saturday 29th March 2014. The loco had just arrived with three Network Rail coaches and 73201 at the opposite end of the train. Behind 73138 is former Scotrail/Anglia DBSO 9708. The pictures taken at this late hour, when the station was closed for the night, were made possible by the kind permission of the Southport Merseytravel station staff, the carriage cleaning supervisor and the British Transport Police.
507005 arrives at Old Roan.0 views507005 has just crossed the A59 as it prepares to call at Old Roan with an Ormskirk to Liverpool Central service 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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