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4-Vep 7748 at New Milton.4 viewsA pair of 4-VEPs with 7748 leading, call at New Milton with a London Waterloo to Bournemouth Semi-Fast working in July 1986.
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4-EPB 5040 at Charing Cross.5 viewsSouthern Railway designed, but built by BR at Eastleigh Works in the 1950s, 4-EPB 5040 departs from Charing Cross with a service to Caterham in October 1979.
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4-SUB 4384 at Birds, Long Marston.4 viewsReflections at Birds Scrapyard, Long Marston on October 12th 1981. Class 405/1, 4-SUB 4384 awaits scrapping along with former GWR Siphon Bogie Van, ADW150426. On its side is a Mark I Restaurant Unclassified (RU) Coach branded 'Motorail'. The ground is littered with components and seat cushions from vehicles that have passed through previously. 4384 was one of a batch of units dating from 1948 and was classified as being in the Southern Railway build rather than the later BR units produced from 1949 onwards.
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Class 504, M65445M at Manchester Victoria.1 viewsIn an area of Manchester Victoria that has been totally transformed, a 2-Car Class 504 with Motor Brake Second M65445 leading, was awaiting departure for Bury on the evening of March 30th 1991. Within six-months the first section of line between Victoria and Crumpsall had closed for the conversion of the route to form part of the Metrolink network.

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Class 504 Manchester-Bury EMUs at Watford Junction.1 viewsFormer Manchester-Bury Class 504 EMU cars, M77163, M77158 (Green), M65437, M65436 & M77157 (Green), stand in the sidings at Watford Junction on February 19th 1982. Still carrying their early 1970s liveries, the cars were moved to Watford to supply spare parts for the Class 501 EMU fleet. Although the Bury units were built at Wolverton, this was probably the furthest South that these cars had ever travelled.
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Clacton Class 309 Driving Trailer 75642 - Electric Railway Museum, Baginton.1 viewsRestored externally to London & South East livery, Clacton class 309 driving trailer 75642 is one of two former Clacton EMUs in the collection of the Electric Railway Museum at Baginton. September 13th 2015.
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Class 308 Driving Trailer 75881 (308136) - Electric Railway Museum, Baginton, Coventry.2 viewsFormer West Yorkshire class 308 driving trailer 75881 from set 308136 is being restored at the Electric Railway Museum at Baginton, seen on September 13th 2015. This is the sole surviving class 308 vehicle.
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2-HAP 4311 (61287) - Electric Railway Museum, Baginton, Coventry.0 viewsWith Kent Coast branding on its Network South East livery, 2-HAP 4311 was on display at the Electric Railway Museum at Baginton on September 13th 2015. The two-car unit was built at Eastleigh in 1958.
This and the other views were taken on an early morning visit to the museum, when the volunteers here kindly let me gain access before the official opening time. If your ever in the area when the museum is open, pay them a visit and give them some support. The collection is unique and well worth a look.

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Ex South Tyneside EPB 5793 - Electric Railway Museum, Baginton, Coventry.2 viewsThe last surviving EPB unit built in 1954 for the South Tyneside electrified lines has been saved for posterity at the Electric Railway Museum at Baginton close to Coventry Airport seen on September 13th 2015. When the Tyneside system was de-electrified in 1963, the 15 units were transferred to the Southern Region to join the similar EPB fleet already in service. The Tyneside units had a larger brake van area and were fitted with a smaller headcode window in the cab fronts.
Nov 05, 2015
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2-HAP 4311 (61287) - Electric Railway Museum, Baginton, Coventry.0 viewsWith Kent Coast branding on its Network South East livery, 2-HAP 4311 was on display at the Electric Railway Museum at Baginton on September 13th 2015. The two-car unit was built at Eastleigh in 1958.
This and the other views were taken on an early morning visit to the museum, when the volunteers here kindly let me gain access before the official opening time. If your ever in the area when the museum is open, pay them a visit and give them some support. The collection is unique and well worth a look.
Nov 05, 2015
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2-HAP 4311 - Electric Railway Museum, Baginton, Coventry.0 viewsIn Network South East livery, 2-HAP 4311 is one of the many exhibits on display at the Electric Railway Museum at Bagington near to Coventry Airport, seen on September 13th 2015.Nov 05, 2015
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Class 308 Driving Trailer 75881 (308136) - Electric Railway Museum, Baginton, Coventry.2 viewsFormer West Yorkshire class 308 driving trailer 75881 from set 308136 is being restored at the Electric Railway Museum at Baginton, seen on September 13th 2015. This is the sole surviving class 308 vehicle.Nov 05, 2015

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Class 307 Driving Trailer 75023 - Electric Railway Museum, Baginton.1 viewsThe sole surviving class 307 driving trailer 75023, has been restored to BR blue livery at the Electric Railway Museum at Baginton near to Coventry Airport, seen on September 13th 2015. Other class 307 driving trailers were converted to PCVs for Rail Express Systems mail and parcel trains.Nov 05, 2015
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Clacton Class 309 Driving Trailer 75642 - Electric Railway Museum, Baginton.1 viewsRestored externally to London & South East livery, Clacton class 309 driving trailer 75642 is one of two former Clacton EMUs in the collection of the Electric Railway Museum at Baginton. September 13th 2015.Nov 05, 2015
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4-SUB 4732 - Electric Railway Museum, Baginton, Coventry.1 viewsThe last surviving 4-SUB unit, 4732 at the Electric Railway Museum at Baginton near to Coventry Airport on September 13th 2015. The four coach EMU was built to a Southern Railway design at Eastleigh in 1951.Nov 05, 2015
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Class 504, M77177 at Bury Depot.1 viewsClass 504s gather at Bury Depot on February 15th 1979. The nearest car is Driving Trailer Second M77177, one of 26 similar cars built at Wolverton in 1959.Mar 16, 2015

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