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Network Rail Mk.2 Coach 977868 at Strand Road.3 viewsNetwork Rail radio survey coach 977868 traverses Strand Road level crossing on the approach to the former Preston Dock estate on May 1st 2013. The coach was originally a BR Mk.2e TSO numbered 5846.
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DRS Class 37, 37603 at Strand Road.3 views37603 brings up the rear of 1Q14, a Network Rail radio survey test train, waiting to enter the exchange sidings at Portway on May 1st 2013.
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Network Rail Generator Coach 6261 at Strand Road.1 viewsIn the consist of 1Q14 on May 1st 2013, was 6261 a Network Rail Generator Coach, which was originally a BR MkI Full Brake (BG) that had once carried the numbers 81284/92088 & 92988.
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DRS 37611 at Strand Road Level Crossing.1 viewsHaving visited the exchange sidings at Portway, 1Q14 returns back towards Preston Station on May 1st 2013 with 37611 trailing at the rear.

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GBRf 66727 at Lostock Hall Junction.1 viewsIn First Group/GBRf livery, 66727-'Andrew Scott CBE' comes off the back line at Lostock Hall Junction with a Fiddlers Ferry to Newbiggin gypsum working on May 8th 2013.
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EWS 66019 at Portway.1 viewsHaving brought 6M32 from Lindsey Oil Refinery, 66019 has been detached from the loaded tank wagons and was running round at the west end of the exchange sidings alongside Portway, ready to take the empties eastbound on May 9th 2013.
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Sentinel 'Energy' at Portway.1 viewsFormer Manchester Ship Canal Sentinel (10165/1965), 'Energy', prepares to take the loaded tar tank wagons to the Total Bitumen plant at the west end of the former Preston Dock Estate on May 9th 2013.
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Ex Virgin Class 57/3, 57308 at Preston.3 viewsThe last Class 57/3 in Virgin Livery, 57308 stands at Preston on WCML Thunderbird duty on Sunday May 19th 2013. Now operating for DRS, the loco once carried the name 'Tin Tin'.

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Class 60, 60020 at Strand Road.2 viewsIn DB Schenker red livery, 60020 creeps slowly around the curve on the approach to Strand Road level crossing with 6M32 from Lindsey Oil Refinery on May 22nd 2013.
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DBS 60020 at Strand Road Level Crossing.2 viewsDB Schenker Class 60, 60020 brings the rush hour traffic to a halt as it negotiates the level crossing at Strand Road with 6M32 from Lindsey Oil Refinery on May 22nd 2013.
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Black Five 44932 crosses Maudland Viaduct.1 viewsStanier Class 5, 44932 crosses Maudland Viaduct with 1Z43, 'The Fylde Coast Express' from Kilmarnock to Blackpool North on May 22nd 2013.
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TPE 185145 at Fylde Road, Preston.2 viewsFirst TransPennine Express Class 185, 185145 crosses Fylde Road as it accelerates away from Preston whilst working the 08.25 Manchester Airport to Barrow-In-Furness on June 1st 2013.
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