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144022 at Bare Lane.3 viewsHaving departed from Heysham Harbour at 13.15, 144022 runs across the level crossing at Bare Lane, as it prepares to call en-route to Leeds. Having reversed at Morecambe, the unit will join the WCML at Morecambe South Junction for the short hop to Lancaster, where it will reverse and run along the WCML to Carnforth, taking the former Midland route through Wennington to Settle Junction and Skipton. 29th January 2011.
153316 Barrow Haven.0 viewsNorthern Rail Class 153,153316 arrives at Barrow Haven with the 11.58 Barton On Humber to Cleethorpes service on the 23rd April 2011. The single platform station is in a lonely spot, close to the South bank of the River Humber.
Southern 377431 departs from Bishopstone.0 viewsSouthern Electrostar, 377431 departs from Bishopstone on the Seaford Branch, with a Seaford to Brighton Service on the 25th September 2010. The unit is heading for its next stop at Newhaven Harbour.
ATW 175105 at Deganwy.0 views175105 departs from Deganwy with the the stage of its journey with the 08.50 Manchester Piccadilly to Llandudno Arriva Trains Wales service on November 29th 2014.

DRS 37612 at Burnley Barracks.0 viewsDRS 37612 brings up the rear of 1Q26, crossing the Leeds & Liverpool Canal at Burnley Barracks as it returns from the terminus at Colne on January 4th 2015. The train was heading for Blackburn, before passing over Copy Pit on its way to the Derby RTC via Yorkshire.
SWT 73109 at Lymington Pier.0 viewsOn July 12th 2008 as part of the Lymington Branch 150 anniversary celebrations, South West Trains provided the unusual and colourful combination of Electro-Diesel 73109 coupled to 3-CIG 1498 in its BR green livery. After a cloudy day the sun finally broke through the clouds in the early evening. Complete with headboard the 73109 was preparing for another trip to Brockenhurst at Lymington Pier. The Wightlink Ferry to Yarmouth can be seen at its berth beyond the stop block.
TPE 185124 at Burneside (Windermere Branch).0 views185124 growls away from the single platform at Burneside as its gets underway with 1C71, the 08.25 Manchester Airport to Windermere service on May 23rd 2015.
TPE 185108 at Staveley (Windermere Branch).0 viewsThe sheep & lambs are totally undisturbed as 185108 runs between Burneside and Staveley whilst working 2C10, the 12.27 Oxenholme to Windermere First TransPennine Express service on May 23rd 2015. This is the only service on a Saturday on the 10 mile branch that runs non-stop between Oxenholme and Windermere, not calling at Kendal, Burneside or Staveley.

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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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