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New Holland Pier Ferry Sign.0 viewsThis BR enamel sign in Eastern Region dark blue, was at New Holland Town, in September 1980. The start of the pier can be seen in the left background.
153328 at Ansdell & Fairhaven.0 viewsFormed by 153328 & 142028, the 12.50 Colne to Blackpool South Service calls at Ansdell & Fairhaven on the 26th February 2011. The station here is adjacent to the Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club, one of the venues used for the Open Golf Championship. The station here had an island platform with an L&Y iron & glass canopy, and loop lines around the platform tracks. All now gone, except for a long empty platform...........
158882 arrives at Lymington Pier.0 views158882 passes over the disused level crossing as it enters Lymington Pier station with the 14.12 Brockenhurst to Lymington Pier service on the 1st July 2011. In days gone by the crossing was the access point for cars heading to the car ferry for the Isle of Wight.
158882 at Lymington Pier.0 viewsIn glorious weather, 158882 awaits departure from Lymington Pier with the 14.27 service to Brockenhurst on the 1st July 2011.

153324 at Oxmarsh Crossing.0 views Having just departed from New Holland, 153324 passes over Oxmarsh Level Crossing with the 13.52 Barton-On-Humber to Cleethorpes service on August 19th 2011.
FNW 142007 arrives at Moss-Side.1 viewsPassing over the B5259, 142007 in First North Western dark blue livery, arrives at Moss-Side whilst working the 13.09 Colne to Blackpool South service on May 22nd 2004. This is on the former Coast Line from Kirkham to Blackpool South & Central which was once double track throughout. The original station at Moss-Side closed in 1961, the current single platform re-opened in 1983.
Class 122 Single Unit M55006 at Croston.1 viewsA rare sight of a Gloucester RC&W Class 122 Single Unit, M55006 coupled to the rear of a 2-Car Class 108 departing from Croston with an Ormskirk to Preston service on August 5th 1985. Newton Heath Depot had a pair of Class 122s allocated for use on the Stockport to Stalybridge services, but the appearance of one on the Ormskirk Line was almost certainly a one-off. The former Jubilee Mill complex that forms a backdrop here has now been demolished and replaced with houses.
153301 departs from Goxhill.0 viewsHaving called at Goxhill, 153301 gets underway with the 13.52 Barton-On-Humber to Cleethorpes on August 29th 2014. The next call for the 153 will be at Thornton Abbey, meanwhile the gates swing open on Howe Lane in time-honoured fashion.

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EPS 37601 - Folkestone Harbour.0 viewsAs the tide begins to come in, 37601 sits on the viaduct at Folkestone Harbour with the Pathfinder Tours 'Atomic Harbourmaster' railtour on October 20th 2007. Out of sight at the other end of the train was fellow EPS class 37, 37603. This was one of the last diesel hauled trains to traverse this line. The itinerary on that day included a trip along the Dungeness Branch. It was a long day - an 06.15 start from Crewe on Saturday morning and only getting back to Crewe at 01.24 on Sunday morning!Dec 10, 2015
Goxhill Level Crossing and Signalbox.1 viewsTwilight on October 17th 2015.Nov 05, 2015
153304 departs from Goxhill.1 viewsAs 153304 disappears into the gloom with the 17.55 Barton-On-Humber to Cleethorpes, the timber level crossing gates swing open to let the waiting traffic pass through. October 17th 2015.Nov 05, 2015
Goxhill Level Crossing.1 viewsTwilight on an October evening at Goxhill, as headlights illuminate the timber level crossing gates closed across Howe Lane on October 17th 2015.Nov 05, 2015

153304 at Barton Lane Crossing.1 viewsWith the new lights installed for the replacement crossing, 153304 passes over Barton Lane level crossing whilst working the 09.52 Barton-On-Humber Northern Rail service on October 17th 2015. The crossing gates here are due to be replaced with barriers by the end of 2015.Nov 05, 2015
153330 departs from New Holland.0 viewsHaving called at New Holland, 153330 gets underway with the 11.02 Barton-On-Humber to Cleethorpes service on Sunday 6th September 2015.Nov 01, 2015
153330 at Barrow Road Crossing, New Holland.0 viewsAmidst the industrial backdrop of New Holland, 153330 passes over Barrow Road Level Crossing with the Sunday 11.02 Barton-On-Humber to Cleethorpes service on September 6th 2015.Nov 01, 2015
153330 at Goxhill.0 views153330 awaits departure from Goxhill with the Sunday 09.58 Cleethorpes to Barton-On-Humber Northern Rail service on September 6th 2015.Nov 01, 2015

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