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144022 at Penistone.0 viewsSeen from the footcrossing at Penistone Station, 144022 calls with the 11.36 Sheffield to Huddersfield service on the 12th February 2011.
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153324 at Ulceby.0 viewsThe 14.55 Northern Rail, Cleethorpes to Barton-On-Humber service is about to cross the level crossing at Ulceby on August 19th 2011. The former Great Central Railway signalbox, dating from 1910 controls the junction and level crossing here.
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153324 at Ulceby Station.0 views153324 calls at the single platform station at Ulceby with the 14.55 Cleethorpes to Barton-On-Humber on the 19th August 2011. The signal is off for the crossover in order that the unit can regain the former down line on the branch to Barton. The line in front of the unit curves away to the right to gain access to Immingham.
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Ffestiniog Railway 'Princess' at Blaenau Ffestiniog.0 viewsPlinthed at Blaenau Ffestiniog, 'Princess', one of the early George England locomotives built for the narrow-gauge Ffestiniog Railway in 1863, was on display adjacent to the former LNWR station in May 1978. The loco was displayed alongside the derelict trackbed of the line from Portmadog, that would not be reopened until 1982. In 1978 the Ffestiniog Railway terminated at Dduallt. That Crosville Bus just visible in the background was our transport down to Portmadog, 1227 FM was a 1963 Bristol MW.

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153332 at Barrow Haven.0 views153332 calls at the remote Barrow Haven station whilst working the Sunday only 11.02 Barton-On-Humber to Cleethorpes service on August 31st 2014.
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HST 43076 at Cross Bank, Embsay.0 viewsHST Power Car 43076-'BBC East Midlands Today' comes around the curve at Cross Bank near to Embsay on the former Grassington Branch on January 26th 1991. The HST was returning from Rylstone to Skipton with the Hertfordshire Railtours '125 Special' from London St Pancras. These tours utilised a spare InterCity Midland Mainline HST set that would have normally stood idle at Derby on a Winter Saturday. Regular passenger services to Grassington ceased in 1930.
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Goxhill.1 viewsGoxhill level crossing in the last of the light on a late Summer evening. September 5th 2015.
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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.

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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
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Goxhill Level Crossing and Signalbox.1 viewsTwilight on October 17th 2015.Nov 05, 2015
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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
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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

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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
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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
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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
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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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