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150147 at Southport St Lukes.4 viewsClass 150, 150147 is appoaching journeys end from Stockport, as it is about to pass the site of St Lukes Station on the outskirts of Southport on the 11th October 2010. The station at St Lukes closed in September 1968. The unit is passing over the stretch of track that was originally electrified to Crossens on the now closed route from Southport to Preston, the electric services ceased when the line to Preston closed in September 1964.
142052 at Preston.2 viewsA pair of Class 142s, lead by 142052 cover the diagram that was the preserve of a Class 180, as they call at Preston with the 19.20 Blackpool North to Manchester Victoria Service on the 8th November 2011.
Ex West Midlands 150116 at Leyland.0 viewsResplendent in newly applied Northern Rail livery, former West Midlands Class 150/1, 150116 calls at Leyland with 142014 in tow whilst working the 17.56 Preston to Manchester Victoria service on the 28th March 2012. This working used to be a regular class 180 diagram until November 2011.
153307 & 156426 at Rufford.0 viewsUnder a threatening sky, 153307 & 156426 cross the River Douglas at Rufford with the 09.59 Preston to Ormskirk service on the 14th April 2012. Due to the Grand National race meeting at Aintree the service was strengthened for eager punters heading to the venue, travelling via Ormskirk.

158943 at Church Fenton.0 viewsThree-Car Class 158, 158943 stands at Church Fenton about to depart with the 15.29 Blackpool North to York service on May 26th 2012.
Church Fenton was located on the original East Coast Main Line between 1850 and 1871, when the more direct route was opened running via Selby.
158755 at Salwick.0 views158755 finds a lucky patch of sun as it speeds past Salwick with the 13.29 Blackpool North to York service on November 3rd 2012.
142032 at Lostock Hall Junction.0 views142032 passes Lostock Hall Junction with the 08.44 Blackpool South to Colne service on March 13th 2013. The area behind the unit was the location of the Carriage & Wagon Repair Shops, closed in 1972 when the operations here were transferred to the redundant loco depot just up the line.
142051 & 142048 arrive at St Helens Central.0 views142051 & 142048 clatter over the disused junction to the west of the station platforms as they arrive at St Helens Central, whilst working the 12.01 Liverpool Lime Street to Wigan North Western service on April 18th 2014. The disused and heavily overgrown tracks run on to St Helens Junction on the Liverpool to Manchester route.

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142032 departs from Lostock Hall.0 views142032 heads into a rapidly setting sun as it departs from Lostock Hall with the 17.23 Colne to Blackpool South on October 2nd 2015. This low angle for the light at this location is only available a few days each year towards the end of September/early October.Nov 05, 2015
142037 arrives at Lostock Hall.0 views142037 prepares to call at Lostock Hall whilst working the 17.20 Blackpool South to Colne on October 2nd 2015.Nov 05, 2015
142032 at Lostock Hall Station.0 viewsThe setting sun shines through the bridge at Watkin Lane as 142032 stands at Lostock Hall whilst working the 17.23 Blackpool South to Colne on October 1st 2015.Nov 05, 2015
158790 at Lostock Hall Junction.0 views158790 catches the low evening light as it clatters through Lostock Hall Junction whilst working the 15.18 York to Blackpool North service on September 30th 2015.Nov 05, 2015

150276 & ECS at Lostock Hall Junction.0 viewsThe lead unit in this view, 150276 is forming the 08.20 Preston to Colne passing Lostock Hall Junction on September 27th 2015. The other units coupled behind the 150 are running ECS to form the various services in East Lancashire and the Ribble Valley.Nov 05, 2015
144002 departs from Barnetby.0 views144002 departs from Barnetby with the 16.01 Sheffield to Cleethorpes (via Brigg) on September 5th 2015.Nov 01, 2015
142090 at Adwick.1 views142090 awaits departure from Adwick with the 15.15 to Doncaster on August 15th 2015.Nov 01, 2015
158849 departs from Doncaster.0 viewsIn its bright Tour de France livery, 158849 departs from Doncaster with the 07.12 Bridlington to Sheffield Northern Rail service on August 15th 2015.Nov 01, 2015

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