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Mainline Blue 60011 at Strand Road.8 views60011 crossing Strand Road and about to enter the former Preston Dock Estate with 6M32, on the 15th September 2010.
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60011 at Portway, Preston Docks.4 views60011 is seen running round in the exchange sidings at Portway, on the 15th September 2010. The loco is passing the Ribble Rail, Barclay 0-6-0 diesel, which will take the loaded tank wagons to the tar distillers plant on the west end of the former dock complex.
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66152 Strand Road.8 viewsIn DB Shenker red livery, Class 66, 66152 traverses Strand Road Level Crossing with 6M32 from Lindsey Oil Refinery on the 22nd September 2010.
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66152 at Portway Exchange Sidings.10 viewsIn DB Schenker red livery, class 66, 66152 arrives in the exchange sidings at the end of its trans-pennine haul on the 22nd September 2010. It is passing the empty rake of tank wagons which it will haul, as 6E32, the returning working back to Lindsey Oil Refinery.

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66152 at Portway.8 views66152 prepares to run round in the exchange sidings at Portway, on the 22nd September 2010.
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Sentinel 'Energy' Preston Docks.7 viewsEx Manchester Ship Canal Sentinel Diesel, works number 10165, built in 1965 has assummed the identity of former Preston Dock Sentinel 'Energy'. The refurbished loco was in action on the Ribble Steam Railway Diesel Gala on the 2nd October 2010 with a demonstration train of tar tank wagons. The loco is approaching the riverside curve situated before the swingbridge across the former dock entrance.
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60040 at Strand Road Level Crossing.6 viewsClass 60, 60040-'The Territorial Army Centenary' has just arrived at Strand Road Level Crossing, and is awaiting clearance to cross the busy road with 6M32 from Lindsey Oil Refinery in October 2010.
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60040 at Strand Road Crossing.6 viewsWith the barriers down, 60040 gets 6M32 moving again, as it traverses Strand Road Level Crossing in October 2010.

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60040 at Portway, Preston Docks.7 viewsA sylvan scene at Portway in October 2010, as class 60, 60040 awaits permission to enter the exchange sidings with 6M32 from Lindsey Oil Refinery.
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Class 60, 60040 at Preston Docks.7 viewsHaving left the loaded tank wagons in the exchange sidings, 60040 prepares to run round to take the empties, as 6E32 back to Lindsey Oil Refinery in October 2010.
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Deltic 55022 at Preston Docks.6 viewsA Branch Line Society Railtour from Crewe on the 10th October 2010, saw the first working of a production series Deltic Locomotive on the former Preston Dock Estate. 55022-'Royal Scots Greys', leads the tour through the exchange sidings at Portway, as it heads back towards Network Rail metals and Preston Station.
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66066 Railtour at Preston Docks.4 viewsThe Branch Line Society Railtour was hauled by Deltic 55022, but was tailed by EWS Class 66, 66066, seen here at the rear of the train as it leaves the exchange sidings at Portway, on the 10th October 2010.
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