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86235 at Long Marston.2 viewsIn Anglia livery, 86235 stands at Long Marston on the 12th September 2010. A product of Vulcan Foundry, the loco entered traffic in January 1966 carrying the number E3194. The loco carried the name 'Novelty' from 1979-1990, and commemorated the 150th anniversary of the Rainhill Trials in 1980, finished in a special livery for 'Rocket 150'.
Class 87, 87019 at Wigan North Western.2 viewsStill in InterCity livery, 87019-'Sir Winston Churchill', is at the rear of a Glasgow Central to London Euston Service at Wigan North Western in August 1999. 87019 is still in service in Bulgaria.
87006 at Farington Curve Junction.3 viewsIn an early variant of InterCity livery, 87006-'City of Glasgow', passes Farington Curve Junction on the Up Slow Line with a mixed freight on the 23rd July 1985.
Class 81, 81011 at Leyland.2 viewsClass 81, 81011 stands at Leyland Station with a Birmingham International to Lancaster all-stations service on the 30th June 1986. The service arrived at Leyland at 8am, mopping up a large number of Preston bound commuters in the process. 81011 was built in 1960 numbered E3013.

Class 87, 87031 at Factory Lane, Penwortham.4 viewsClass 87, 87031-'Hal o' the Wind', passes Factory Lane Penwortham, on the approach to Preston with a London Euston to Glasgow Central Service on the 11th June 1987. There are six tracks on the WCML at this location.
Class 81, 81007 arrives at Leyland.2 viewsClass 81 81007 arrives at Leyland with an early morning Birmingham International to Lancaster all-stations service on the 18th June 1987. The loco was built by the Birmingham Royal Carriage & Wagon Company at Smethwick, entering service as E3008 in 1960. The loco was withdrawn from service in 1990 and scrapped by Coopers Metals, Sheffield in 1991.
GNER Class 89, 89001 at Doncaster Works.1 viewsThe unique and stylish Brush built Class 89, 89001 in GNER livery was on display at the Doncaster Works open day on July 27th 2003.
Freightliner 86612 & 86613 at Farington Junction.1 viewsMaking a welcome sight, Sister locos 86612 & 86613 pass Farington Junction on the Up Slow whilst working 4M74 from Coatbridge to Crewe Basford Hall on April 22nd 2015.
86612 was new from Doncaster Works as E3122 in October 1965 and 86613 followed from the same workshop numbered E3128 a month later in November 1965. Both locomotives will hopefully celebrate their 50th birthday later in 2015.

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VTEC 91128 (Xmas) at York.0 viewsComplete with its festive vinyls, Virgin Trains East Coast 91128 stands at York with the 11.00 London Kings Cross to Edinburgh on December 12th 2015.Dec 13, 2015
90013 at London Liverpool Street.0 viewsHaving arrived from Norwich, Greater Anglia Class 90 90013 rests on the block at Liverpool Street on August 1st 2015.Sep 09, 2015
Freightliner 86613 & 86622 pass Farington Junction.0 viewsFreightliner liveries old & new as 86613 & 86622 pass Farington Junction on the Up Slow whilst working 4M74 from Coatbridge to Crewe Basford Hall on May 13th 2015.May 17, 2015
Virgin East Coast 91120 arrives at Kings Cross.0 views91120 brings up the rear of the 14.00 departure from Edinburgh Waverley as it reaches journeys end at Kings Cross on May 9th 2015.May 15, 2015

Virgin East Coast 91109 at London Kings Cross.0 viewsWith Cubitts magnificent arched roof dating from 1852 as a backdrop, 91109 was stood at Kings Cross with the 18.00 to Edinburgh Waverley on May 9th 2015.May 15, 2015
Virgin East Coast 91105 at London Kings Cross.0 viewsIn the smart and stylish Virgin East Coast livery, 91105 stands at Kings Cross awaiting departure with the 18.03 to Leeds on May 9th 2015.May 14, 2015
Class 91 91107 at London Kings Cross.0 viewsIn full East Coast livery, 91107 -'Skyfall 007' stands at Kings Cross with the Virgin Trains East Coast 09.30 departure to Edinburgh Waverley on May 9th 2015. All being well following a high-speed sprint the 91 should be in the Scottish Capital at 14.13. In 2013 the locomotive and a rake of Mk4 coaches carried special 007 Skyfall vinyls.May 10, 2015
Class 91s 91127 & 91130 at London Kings Cross.0 viewsStill carrying East Coast livery without any Virgin branding, 91127 & 91130 stand at Kings Cross on May 9th 2015. The backdrop here continues to change with the ongoing redevelopments of the area between St Pancras and Kings Cross.
91127 was stood with the 10.03 to Leeds, whilst 91130 was in charge of the 10.30 departure to Edinburgh Waverley.
May 10, 2015

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