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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.
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Class 91, 91106 at York.0 viewsThe north end of platform 5 at York Station has witnessed all the famous East Coast Main Line locomotives of the past, from Gresley A3s and A4s to Deltics and HSTs, the latest generation of ECML motive power, Class 91, 91106 awaits departure with the 11.30 King Cross to Edinburgh Service on the 12th November 2011.
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Class 89, 89001 at Doncaster Works.1 viewsBuilt at Crewe in 1986, the one-off Class 89, 89001 was withdrawn from active BR service in 1992, carrying InterCity Swallow livery. The 6,000hp locomotive was bought by a consortium of Brush employees who felt that the unique machine was too good to be lost forever. Still in its livery as withdrawn from Bounds Green Depot, 89001 was one of the exhibits at the Doncaster Works Open Day on the 9th July 1994. Within two years, the loco was back on its ECML stamping ground with new operator, GNER.
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Class 81, 81019 at Crewe.1 viewsCrewe in the Good Old Days. Vintage Class 81, 81019 calls with a Southbound Summer Saturday Relief from Glasgow Central to Birmingham, made up of Mark I stock, on the 4th July 1987. 81019 was built by BRCW in 1961 as E3022, and was finally withdrawn from service 28 years later, in January 1989. The loco was scrapped in November 1991 by Coopers Metals.

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86259/E3137 & Pendolino at Farington Junction.1 viewsTwo generations of WCML front-line motive power at Farington Junction on June 14th 2012. 86259/E3137 was stabled in the loco exchange sidings, ready to take over the Southbound Cumbrian Mountain Express from 46233 -'Duchess pf Sutherland'. The 17.36 Lancaster to London Euston Virgin Pendolino passes by on the Up Fast.
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Railfreight 90133 passes Preston.2 viewsLooking smart in Railfreight Distribution Livery, Class 90/1 90133 emerges from the early evening shadows at Preston Station as it heads Southbound with a loaded Container working on May 19th 1998. Since 2005 the loco has been in store at Crewe Electric Depot.
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87003 at Galgate.0 viewsWith the Bowland Fells in the background, 87003-'Patriot' wends its way through the North Lancashire countryside, between Galgate & Oubeck with the 14.55 London Euston to Carlisle on August 2nd 2003. This was twilight time for locomotive hauled services on the WCML, by 2004 an ever increasing tide of new Class 390 Pendolinos would oust time-honoured scenes such as this.
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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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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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