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Merseyrail Battery-Electric Unit at Southport.18 viewsConverted from two ex-Class 501 driving trailers, (61139 & 61136), Battery-Electric cars DB975179 & DB975178 were on display at Southport on the 11th September 1982, as part of joint BR/Steamport Museum event.
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508111 arrives at Ormskirk.3 viewsWith vinyls advertising 'The Beatles Story' at the Albert Dock, 508111 creeps slowly into the single platform at Ormskirk on a terminating service from Liverpool Central on April 15th 2012.
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508138 at Town Green.0 views508138 stands at Town Green with a Liverpool Central to Ormskirk service on December 15th 2012.
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507010 departs from Walton.1 viewsHaving concluded business at Walton, 507010 gets underway with a Liverpool Central to Ormskirk service on February 2nd 2013. The train is about to pass under the substantial bridge that takes the A5098, Hornby Road over the line.

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508137 departs from Bank Hall.2 views508137 has called at Bank Hall and is approaching Sandhills Junction with a Southport to Hunts Cross service on February 2nd 2013. At Sandhills Junction the train will join the tracks from Ormskirk & Kirkby, as it heads towards Liverpool.
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507020 departs from Bidston.1 viewsWith the M53 Motorway in the background, 507020 gets underway from Bidston whilst working from West Kirby to Liverpool Central on March 30th 2013.
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507002 departs from Ormskirk.2 views507002 departs from Ormskirk with a service to Liverpool Central on June 8th 2013. The unit carries a promotional livery for Liverpool Hope University. With the base colour being white, the unit is kept commendably clean.
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508110 at Butchers Lane, Aughton.1 views508110 runs between Town Green and Old Roan, as it passes Butchers Lane at Aughton whilst working from Ormskirk to Liverpool Central on November 9th 2013.

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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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