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M28356M at Southport.16 viewsIn weather not normally associated with the holiday resort of Southport, class 502 3-car set with M28356M leading, awaits departure for Liverpool Central on cold January afternoon in 1979.
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Class 507 507027 at Ellesmere Port.3 viewsUnder a threatening sky, 507027 awaits departure from Ellesmere Port with the 14.34 service to Liverpool Central on June 11th 2005. Although double track, only the Up Line was electrified into the station when the third rail was extended from Hooton in 1994. Behind the unit the line leads on Eastbound towards the Stanlow Oil Refinery and Helsby.
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507005 at Old Roan.1 views507005 crosses the Leeds & Liverpool Canal at Wally's Steps, as it accelerates away from Old Roan with an Ormskirk to Liverpool Central service on February 2nd 2013.
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508140 at Birkdale.0 views508140 prepares to depart from Birkdale with a Southport to Hunts Cross service on February 2nd 2014.

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508140 at Aughton Road Level Crossing, Southport.0 views508140 has just passed over Aughton Road level crossing as it brings a service from Hunts Cross into the final stages of its journey to Southport on February 2nd 2014.
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Class 503 M29281M at Birkenhead Docks.0 viewsShorn of its wheelsets, withdrawn class 503 Driving Trailer Open Second M29281M sits forlornly awaiting its fate at Duke Street Wharf, Birkenhead Docks on July 9th 1984.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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508117 at Overpool.0 viewsHaing called at Overpool, 508117 accelerates away with a Liverpool Central to Ellesmere Port service on March 29th 2014. Overpool is a suburb of Ellesmere Port, the un-staffed station here opened in 1988.
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507002 at Butchers Lane, Aughton.0 viewsCarrying a base white promotional livery for Liverpool Hope University, BDMSO 64406 of set 507002, crosses the small stone bridge that spans the rural location of Butchers Lane Aughton. Having last called at Maghull the 507 is travelling at speed with a service from Liverpool Central to Ormskirk as it heads towards its next stop at Town Green 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
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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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