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86234 & 87025 Long Marston.3 viewsIn the now obsolete Anglia livery, Class 86, 86234 sits with Virgin liveried Class 87, 87025 on the 12th September 2010. 86234 was a product of Vulcan Foundry, Newton-Le-Willows, and entered traffic in May 1966 numbered E3155. 87025 was built at Crewe and entered traffic in April 1974 on frontline WCML services, and continued to do so until withdrawn in 2004, due to the influx of new Pendolinos.
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East Coast 91112 at Helpston.2 viewsWith its pantograph stretched high, East Coast Trains, class 91, 91112 still wearing GNER blue, speeds over the B1443 at Helpston level crossing, as it heads 1S18, 13.00 Kings Cross to Edinburgh on the 11th June 2011.
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86254 at Farington Junction.2 viewsClass 86, 86254-'William Webb Ellis' departs from Farington Juction having just taken over the Southbound Cumbrian Mountain Express from 70000-'Britannia', in August 1992. The train is coming off the 'back line' from Lostock Hall Junction, and is about to join the WCML for the return to London Euston.
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Class 87, 87015 at Preston.1 viewsWith its Inter-City paintwork in poor condition, Class 87 87015-'Howard of Effingham' stands at Preston after arrival with a terminating service from London Euston on the 30th November 1986. After being replaced by Pendolinos, this 87 was scrapped in 2005.

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Class 90, 90033 at Preston.1 viewsIn InterCity style 'Mainline' livery, 90033 waits to back on to a Blackpool North to Glasgow Central Service at Preston on the 18th August 1990. The loco was almost new when this image was recorded, 90033 eventually became a Railfreight machine and passed into the ownership of EWS. The loco has been stored since 2005 at Crewe Electric Depot.
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87024 at Manchester Piccadilly.0 views87024 -'Lord of the Isles' stands in the sunshine at Manchester Piccadilly with the 14.10 to London Euston on Sepember 24th 2004. This was the last full year of loco-hauled services between Manchester and London. The 87s finally bowed out with Virgin on June 10th 2005.
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Freightliner Class 86, 86632 at Basford Hall Yard Crewe.0 viewsVeteran Class 86, 86632 stands in Basford Hall Yard at Crewe on April 5th 2014. 86632 was new from Vulcan Foundry at Newton-Le-Willows in April 1966 numbered E3148. The loco was named 'Brookside' (after the Channel 4 soap opera) from 1987-1999.
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Freightliner 86622 & 86639 pass Farington Junction.0 views86622 & 86639 pass Farington Junction on the Up Slow whilst working 4M74 from Coatbridge to Crewe on July 21st 2014.

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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
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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
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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
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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

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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
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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
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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
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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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