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508115 at Walton.2 viewsFramed by the attractive footbridge at Walton, 508115 calls with an Ormskirk to Liverpool Central service on February 2nd 2013.
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64734 (508143) at Kirkdale Depot.3 viewsDriving Car 64734 of set 508143 manoeuvres slowly in the sidings at Kirkdale Depot on February 2nd 2013. 508143 was the last Class 508 built at York in 1980 for use on the Southern Region. It was also the first of the 508s that migrated North to Merseyside in 1983 still numbered 508043.
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508134 & 508131 at Kirkdale.1 views508s meet at Kirkdale. 508134 calls with a Liverpool Central to Ormskirk service, as 508131 stands with a Kirkby to Liverpool Central working on February 2nd 2013.
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508110 arrives at Bank Hall.1 views508110 runs along the long empty island platform, as it arrives at Bank Hall whilst working from Southport to Hunts Cross on February 2nd 2013.

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508137 at Bank Hall.1 views508137 arrives at Bank Hall with a Southport to Hunts Cross service on February 2nd 2013.
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508137 departs from Bank Hall.2 views508137 has called at Bank Hall and is approaching Sandhills Junction with a Southport to Hunts Cross service on February 2nd 2013. At Sandhills Junction the train will join the tracks from Ormskirk & Kirkby, as it heads towards Liverpool.
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507031 arrives at Bank Hall.1 views507031 arrives at Bank Hall with a Southport to Liverpool Central service on February 2nd 2013. Difficult to imagine now, there was once six running lines and two sidings at this location.
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507011 at Bootle Oriel Road.1 viewsIn a deceptive looking rural location, 507011 arrives at Bootle Oriel Road with a Southport to Hunts Cross service on February 2nd 2013. The station is on the fringe of the Northern edge of the Liverpool Docklands area.

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507027 at Bootle New Strand.1 views507027 brings a Southport to Hunts Cross service into Bootle New Strand on the February 2nd 2013. The station here is very busy, being adjacent to the New Strand shopping complex.
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507015 at Seaforth & Litherland.1 views507015 pauses whilst passengers alight at Seaforth & Litherland on February 2nd 2013. The unit was forming a Southport to Hunts Cross service. The station here was once the Northern terminus for the trains of the Liverpool Overhead Railway, closed way back in 1956. Up until WWII the LOR trains had their own platform here, but it was destroyed in the Liverpool blitz, never to be rebuilt, the services off the LOR then used the West face of the Northbound island platform.
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507014 at Seaforth & Litherland.1 views507014 arrives at a quiet looking Seaforth & Litherland with a Southport to Hunts Cross service on February 2nd 2013.
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508131 departs from Sandhills.1 viewsHaving called at Sandhills, 508131 accelerates away with a Kirkby to Liverpool Central service on February 2nd 2013, the unit is passing the reversing siding located between the two main running roads.
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