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Class 05, D2595 Navigation Way, Preston Docks.0 viewsD2595 heads round the curve by the sand-drag adjacent to Navigation Way, during the Ribble Steam Railway diesel gala on March 7th 2015. The train was formed of three BR MkI coaches with visiting Colas Rail Class 66 66849 out of sight at the rear.
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66845 at Lostock Hall Junction.8 viewsColas Rail Liveried Class 66, 66845, takes the 'back line' at Lostock Hall Junction on the 16th April 2011, whilst en-route from Ribblehead to Chirk with loaded OTA wagons carrying logs.
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Colas Rail 66849 at Navigation Way, Preston Docks.0 views66849-'Wylam Dilly' on passenger duty as part of the Ribble Steam Railway diesel gala on Saturday 7th March 2015.
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Colas 66845 at Lostock Hall Junction.8 viewsColas Rail, 66845 heads west at Lostock Hall Junction, with the logs from Ribblehead to Chirk, on the 16th April 2011. The train is heading along the 'back line', that connects the East Lancashire Line with the WCML at Farington Junction.

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GWR 5043 at Lostock Hall Junction.5 viewsGWR Castle Class 4-6-0, 5043-'Earl of Mount Edgcumbe', takes the 'back line' at Lostock Hall Junction, as it heads from East Lancashire towards the WCML at Farington Junction, with 1Z38, 'The Red Rose' from Tyseley.
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Colas Rail 66849 at Britannia Drive footcrossing, Preston Docks.0 views66849-'Wylam Dilly' threads along the Ribble Steam Railway Line at Britannia Drive footcrossing as it top-and-tails a Portway to Riversway working as part of the Diesel Gala on Saturday March 7th 2015.
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Colas 66849 - Ribble Steam Railway.0 viewsAttending the Ribble Steam Railway diesel gala on Saturday 7th March 2015, Colas Rail Class 66 66849-'Wylam Dilly' runs along the side of River Ribble as it heads back from Strand Road to the museum and platform at Riversway.
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Colas Rail 66849 at Lostock Hall Junction.0 viewsBack to its routine following a Saturday outing to the Ribble Steam Railway Diesel Gala, 66849-'Wylam Dilly' trundles along the 'back-line' at Lostock Hall Junction with the Carlisle to Chirk logs on March 10th 2015.

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70002 & 66135 pass Coote Lane, Lostock Hall.2 views70002 & 66135 trot along the Up Fast as they pass Coote Lane with the return 'Scenic Settler' (1Z71 Carlisle to Eastleigh) on June 21st 2014.
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Colas Rail 66849 at Lostock Hall Junction.0 views66849-'Wylam Dilly' passes along the back line at Lostock Hall Junction en-route to the WCML at Farington Junction, whilst working 6J37 from Carlisle to Chirk on March 11th 2015.
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West Coast 47580 on Fylde Road Viaduct, Preston.0 viewsDeputising for Class 86 86259, West Coast 47580 was in harness with 47237 as they climbed out of Preston at Fylde Road with the 'Cumbrian Mountain Express' from London Euston to Carlisle on March 14th 2015. The 47s would come off the train in the Down Loop at Carnforth, where the steam would go on for the run over the fells.
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47773/D1755 at Lostock Hall Junction.0 viewsIn retro BR two/tone green livery, 47773/D1755 sedately passes through Lostock Hall Junction with 1Z90 from Tyseley to Carlisle on March 21st 2015.
The loco was new from Brush at Loughborough in August 1964.
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