Preston Station Gallery

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40145 makes a pleasant change from Compass's usual class 47s.174 viewsCompass are breaking from their traditional pairs of class 47s for some of their trips this year. For the Settle Scotsman, 40145 provided some entertainment for those on the train, and at the lineside.

Adrian Bradshaw - 23-05-2009
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40145 makes a pleasant change from Compass's usual class 47s.171 viewsCompass are breaking from their traditional pairs of class 47s for some of their trips this year. For the Settle Scotsman, 40145 provided some entertainment for those on the train, and at the lineside.

Adrian Bradshaw - 23-05-2009
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40145 makes a pleasant change from Compass's usual class 47s.179 viewsCompass are breaking from their traditional pairs of class 47s for some of their trips this year. For the Settle Scotsman, 40145 provided some entertainment for those on the train, and at the lineside.

Adrian Bradshaw - 23-05-2009
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40145 makes a pleasant change from Compass's usual class 47s.196 viewsCompass are breaking from their traditional pairs of class 47s for some of their trips this year. For the Settle Scotsman, 40145 provided some entertainment for those on the train, and at the lineside.

Adrian Bradshaw - 23-05-2009
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46115 on Vintage Trains' Scot over Shap tour187 viewsVintage Trains' Scot Over Shap tour provided a look at WCML traction, old and new(ish), as 86259 Les Ros took over from 46115 Scots Guardsman for the homeward trip.
After coming off the train, 46115 headed for Lostock Hall to turn before returning to Carnforth (below right)

ASB 09-05-2009
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46115 on Vintage Trains' Scot over Shap tour206 viewsVintage Trains' Scot Over Shap tour provided a look at WCML traction, old and new(ish), as 86259 Les Ros took over from 46115 Scots Guardsman for the homeward trip.
After coming off the train, 46115 headed for Lostock Hall to turn before returning to Carnforth (below right)

ASB 09-05-2009
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Preserved AC electric 86259 Les Ross handled the southern portion of the tour, with 46115 Scots Guardsman taking the Preston - Carlisle portion.194 viewsNeither of the two locos involved in The Scot over Shap tour is a stranger to the WCML.
Here, old and new(er) are pictured side by side as the Scot heads for Lostock Hall to be turned before returning to Carnforth.

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Photo : ASB 09/05/2009
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86259 on Vintage Trains' Scot over Shap tour204 viewsVintage Trains' Scot Over Shap tour provided a look at WCML traction, old and new(ish), as 86259 Les Ros took over from 46115 Scots Guardsman for the homeward trip.
After coming off the train, 46115 headed for Lostock Hall to turn before returning to Carnforth (below right)

ASB 09-05-2009
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Sadly 37406, the trailing loco of the pairing on Pathfinder's West Highlander, seems to have disgraced itself, resulting in a 66 having to take the tour north over Beattock. 186 views37670 seems to have done all the work over Shap, and may return with 37401.

Photo : Mike Thomas 10/4/2009
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After an extended stay in platform 7, 37375 was finally rescued by Cotswold 47810, which travelled from Doncaster241 viewsThe unusual pair are seen here at Farington Junction.

Photo : Mark Bartlett 27/2/2009
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Advenza "Duff" 47375 failed on its scrap train south of Lancaster yesterday and was dragged into Preston by 57303, where it remained overnight. 183 viewsIt is reportedly to be taken south by 57006 later today.

Photo : Mike Thomas 25/2/2009
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