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Freightliner Class 70s, 70004 & 70005 at Crewe Basford Hall Yard.0 viewsFrieghtliner Class 70 sister locos, 70004 & 70005 were stabled together in Basford Hall Yard at Crewe on Saturday May 11th 2013.
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Freightliner Class 66, 66550 at Basford Hall Yard, Crewe.1 views66550 was stabled in Basford Hall Yard at Crewe on Saturday 11th May 2013.
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Freightliner Class 66, 66553 at Crewe Basford Hall Yard.1 viewsUnder a threatning sky, 66553 is surrounded by infrastructure wagons in Basford Hall Yard at Crewe on Saturday May 11th 2013.
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Freightliner 66550 & 70002 at Basford Hall Yard, Crewe.1 viewsWith 66550 stabled in the foreground, 70002 marshalls an infrastructure train in Basford Hall Yard at Crewe on Saturday May 11th 2013.

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Freightliner Traction in Basford Hall Yard, Crewe.1 viewsWith heavy clouds on the horizon, this was the view looking north in Basford Hall Yard at Crewe on Saturday May 11th at 2pm. The sun had made a brief appearance between the heavy showers, illuminating the assembled Freightliner locos, 66415, 70015, 70004, 70005 & 66553. The picture was taken on an organised visit to the complex by the RCTS with kind permission of Freightliner Ltd.
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Freightliner 66550 at Basford Hall Yard, Crewe.1 viewsOn an otherwise wet and overcast day, a gap in the clouds illuminated Freightliner Class 66, 66550 stabled between duties at the south end of Basford Hall Yard at Crewe on Saturday May 11th 2013.
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66139 passes Acton Bridge.1 views66139 thunders through Acton Bridge with empty car carrying wagons from Southampton Docks heading for the Land Rover factory at Halewood on May 11th 2013.
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60074 at Acton Bridge.2 viewsHaving been held in the down loop just south of Acton Bridge, a clean 60074 -'Teenage Spirit' gets underway with an empty coal working bound for Warrington Arpley Yard on May 11th 2013.

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66006 passes Acton Bridge.1 viewsIn EWS livery, Class 66 66006 brings an expensive cargo of new Land Rovers from the factory at Halewood, bound for Southampton Docks, through the quiet platforms of Acton Bridge Station on Saturday 11th May 2013.
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57308, 20304 & 20302 pass Acton Bridge.2 views57308 the last of the class to retain its Virgin livery, was summoned from its WCML Thunderbird duty at Preston when a pair of DRS Class 20s, 20304 & 20302 failed whilst working 6K73 from Sellafield to Crewe. The ensemble, including wagon PFA DRSL 92731, bring up the rear, pass through Acton Bridge at speed on Saturday May 11th 2013. Now working for DRS, 57308 has lost its 'Tin Tin' nameplates.
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57308, 20304 & 20302 at Acton Bridge.0 viewsHaving failed whilst working 6K73 from Sellafield to Crewe, DRS Class 20s, 20304 & 20302 are hauled southwards through Acton Bridge by 57308, the last Class 57/3 to retain its former Virgin livery, on May 11th 2013.
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Virgin Voyager 221116 at Acton Bridge.1 viewsVirgin Voyager 221116 roars through Acton Bridge at speed whilst working the 14.00 Glasgow Central to Birmingham New Street service on May 11th 2013.
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