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Class 33, 33107 Weymouth Harbour Tramway.1 viewsComplete with two flagmen and with a flashing light attached to the cab front, 33107 makes its way along Commercial Road on the Weymouth Tramway, on the 30th May 1986. The train was formed of two 4-TC sets, 406 & 428.
377448 arrives at Newhaven Harbour.0 views377448 rounds the curve as it approaches Newhaven Harbour with a service from Seaford to Brighton on the 25th September 2010. The unit is passing over the pointwork that leads to the mothballed Newhaven Marine Station. The station has not been used by passengers since 2006, but retains its platform, run-round loop, signals and nameboards, a far cry from the days of boat trains when the station hosted through services from London Victoria.
Oxmarsh Crossing, New Holland.0 viewsWith the service to Barton-On-Humber having collected the single line token, the gates swing open to allow the passage of traffic along Oxmarsh Lane on August 31st 2014. Leading from New Holland the quiet road gives access to some cottages, farms, stables and a small caravan site.
DRS 20308 passes Goxhill.0 viewsBringing the rare sight of a locomotive hauled train along the line from Ulceby to Barton-On-Humber, DRS 20308 is the lead locomotive passing Goxhill on the Pathfinder Tours 'The Trent Almighty' from Crewe via Cleethorpes on Saturday 6th September 2014.

153378 arrives at Rufford.0 viewsTraffic on Station Road Rufford waits as 153378 prepares to call with the 14.04 Preston to Ormskirk service on February 21st 2015.
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.
SWT 450544 (63644) at Lymington Pier.1 viewsThe end of the line at Lymington Pier on July 4th 2015. With 450544 awaiting departure with the 14.57 to Brockenhurst, the Wightlink Car Ferry 'Wight Sun' is at the berth with the 15.00 service to Yarmouth.
TPE 185118 approaches Staveley Level Crossing.0 viewsGrazing Sheep totally ignore the passage of 185118 as it approaches Staveley Level Crossing with the 16.21 Oxenholme to Windermere First TransPennine service on August 30th 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
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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