BRIAN HAWORTH

Gallery 14

Updated: 18 December 2015

 

JAMES BOND LOCOMOTIVE

'SKYFALL'

 

 

On Saturday 16th February 2013, class 91, 91007, was named

SKYFALL

 

at a ceremony

on Platform 007

 

at Kings Cross Station, London

 

prior to running to Edinburgh.

 

 

 

The latest James Bond 'Skyfall '

is thought to be the first British film

to give its name to a locomotive,

 

and celebrates 50 years of classic train scenes

in James Bond films.

 

The locomotive is photographed below at York

en route to Edinburgh.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

York is the hometown of actress Dame Judi Dench,

very prominently featured as 'M'

in this Bond film.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Brian Haworth

YORK

16 February 2013

 

 

 

MAGHULL

Visited 20 April 2012

Class 508, unit 508110, departs Maghull

with a service from Ormskirk to Liverpool

 

passing Class 507 unit 507025 at milepost 7¼

heading for Ormskirk

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Class 508, unit 508110, rolls into Maghull

with a service from Ormskirk.

 

Note original bridge plate 23 on footbridge.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Class 507, unit 507025, stands at Maghull

with a service from Ormskirk

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A general view of the delightful station at Maghull,

where most of the original buildings stand in use today.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

View of Maghull Station taken from adjacent level crossing

looking towards Ormskirk.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Class 508, unit 508 111, takes on passengers

prior to departure for Ormskirk

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FARNWORTH & MOSES GATE

Station View at Farnworth

looking towards Moses Gate and Bolton

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Station Entrance at Farnworth

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Station View at Moses Gate

looking towards Farnworth & Manchester

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Station Entrance at Moses Gate

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

KNARESBOROUGH VIADUCT

Northern class 155, 155343,

heads 2C13, 07:57 York to Leeds via Harrogate service

over the towering Knaresborough Viaduct

on 26 May 2011

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

COAL WORKING ON LANGHO BANK

No Royal Wedding Day off for the driver of class 70, 70004,

pictured striding up Langho Bank heading 6M11

a Killock/ Fiddlers Ferry coal working.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LYTHAM

 

Framed in the rather ungainly station entrance at Lytham,

a class 142 loads passengers onto the 09:21 service to Blackpool South

on 15 April 2011

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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ST. HELENS JUNCTION & HUYTON

ST. HELENS JUNCTION

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fresh from having the DalesRail wrap

applied class 156, 156464,

Lancashire Dales Rail

stops to pick up passengers

at St Helens Junction Station

on 14 April 2011

 

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Close up of wrap

on 156464 Lancashire DalesRail

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Class 60, 600049, hurries past Huyton Signal Box

heading 6F74, a Liverpool / Fiddlers Ferry coal working,

on 14 April 2011

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Class 156, 156423, leans into the curve

as it passes Huyton Signal Box

and enters Huyton Station

with a Stalybridge service

on 14 April 2011

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A class 142 stands reflected in the vending machine glass

awaiting its next turn of duty at Wigan Wallgate

on 8 April 2011

 

 

 

 

 

Dedicated Colas Rail log train (6J37) 66845

is spotlighted by the afternoon sun

as it slogs up Langho Bank

on 12 April 2011

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

Daffodils add a welcome splash of colour

as 66845 plods up Langho Bank

heading 6J37 loaded logs

bound for Chirk.

 

 

 

 

 

Class 66, 66718, named Gwyneth Dunwoody,

slows for an adverse signal

as it passes through Langho in charge of 4C77,

a  Fiddlers Ferry - Kirkby Thore loaded Gypsum working

on 12 April 2011

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

 

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Class 142, 142041, rolls across the flat West Lancashire landscape

in charge of a Southport - Manchester Victoria service

on 8 April 2011

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The lineside trees are just starting to turn green with the signal glowing green

as a local Manchester Victoria / Clitheroe service,

consisting of a class 153/150,

coasts down Langho Bank towards Billington Cutting 

on 12 April 2011

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Class 158, 158848, departs Burnley Manchester Road Station

with the 12:26 Blackpool North to York service

on 31 March 2011

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Exhaust fumes rise as the driver of class 70, 70006, applies power

as it departs Preston Station

in charge of 6C16, a Basford Hall / Carlisle Infrastructure Service,

which included class 66, 66615, dead in the consist

on 4 April 2011.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A selection of RVR Members participating in the visit

to the National Rail Museum, York,

clearly photographed at Blackburn prior to departure

on 5 April 2011

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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A Class 142 rumbles across the impressive Accrington Viaduct

with a lunchtime service from Colne to Blackpool South

on 14 March 2011

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A 2-car Class 158 heads a lunchtime Blackpool North service

across the stone-built Accrington Viaduct

and whose livery is highlighted by the sunlight,

which contrasts well with the predominantly blue  sky

on 14 March 2011

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

KILMARNOCK

24 Sept 2009

Class 156, 156455, stands awaiting departure

from the Bay Platform at Kilmarnock

on 24 September 2009

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OLDHAM MUMPS

Class 142, 142056, departs Oldham Mumps

during the final week of services prior to closure.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SHAW & CROMPTON

Shaw Signal Box, dwarfed by a satanic mill,

and also adjacent to Shaw & Crompton Station

just one week before the closure of line

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

13 Nov 2010

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The use of Function Key F11 is recommended

Class 142 approaches Accrington

with a Blackpool South /Colne service

on 5 August 2010

 

 

 

A rather grubby class 142, 142032,

stands at Blackburn on a wet overcast

January morning

awaiting departure

with a Blackpool South service

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

An unusual livery at Blackburn

as on loan South West trains class 158, 158888,

arrives on a York /Blackpool North service

on 18 January 2010

 

 

 

Freshly re-painted class 150/2, 150272,

stands at Colne

after working "The Blues Train"

on 27 August 2010

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A Northern-liveried flower catches the sun at Blackburn

as a class 158 departs on a Blackpool North service

on 15 July 2010

 

 

 

A thistle reveals Autumn is on the way

as the late evening sun casts shadows on the grass,

and, with Pendle Hill as a backdrop,

156473 climbs Langho Bank bound for Manchester Victoria

on 1 Sept 2010

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A class 158 tops the bank between Cherry Tree and Mill Hill

in charge of a Blackpool North / York service

on 16 September 2010

 

 

Class 142, 142048, approaches Cherry Tree Station

with a Colne / Blackpool South service

on 16 September 2010

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Class 142, 142035, exits Brierfield Tunnel

and leans into the curve

with a Colne /Blackpool South service

on 25 June 2010

 

 

Class 150/2, 150203,

departs the sylvan-like setting of Burnley Barracks Station

on 8 September 2010

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stanier 8F, 48151, awaits departure from platform one

at Blackburn Station heading the Fellsman

on 18 August 2010

 

 

 

 

With safety valves lifting, Stanier 8F, 48151,

eases out of Blackburn Station, amidst a cloud of steam,

in charge of the Fellsman service

on 18 August 2010.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
 

Colas Rail class 66, 66841, hurries up Langho Bank

in charge of 6J37, a Carlisle / Chirk logs service

on 6 September 2010

 

 

 

 

Passengers board a class 142

bound for Blackpool South

at Brierfield

on 11 August 2010

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
 

Class 180, 180106, stands awaiting departure

from Bolton Station amongst the vegetation

on 13 July 2010

 

 

 

 

 

 

One of Gordon Wilson's magnificent floral displays

at Clitheroe Station

complements a departing class 156

on a Manchester Victoria service

on 25 August 2010

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
 

An unusual Northern service at Wigan Wallgate

- noted during September 2010.

 

 

 

 

 

Class 153, 153360,

awaits departure from Burscough Junction

heading a service from Ormskirk to Preston

on 26 August 2010

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
 

Class 153, 153324, leads 150270 out of the early morning mist

at Langho with a Clitheroe bound service

on 26 August 2010

 

 

 

 

 

With a grey Pendle Hill in the background,

early morning sunlight catches

the running-in boards and rail heads

at Langho

highlighting the magnificent views on offer at this rural station.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
 

Passengers board class 142, 142013,

at Nelson Interchange

on 9 Sept 2010

 

 

 

 
A class 142 accelerates away from Mill Hill

bound for Blackpool South

on 9 Sept 2010

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
 

Class 150, 150148, draws to a stand

at Huncoat

on a Blackpool South /Colne service

on 6 Sept 2010

 

 

 

 
Class 150, 150146, eases through the curves

coming off Accrington Viaduct,

amidst a background of slate roofs

heading a Blackpool South bound service from Colne

on 8 Sept 2010

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
 
Docklands unit, 608, glides into Limehouse Station

on 25 Sept 2010

 

 

 

 
DRS class 47, 47802, Pride of Cumbria ,

sits on the rear of a special at Preston

on a very wet Friday 1 Oct 2010

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
 

Clouds, lamp and blue sky at Ribblehead Station

on 4 Oct 2010

 

 

 

 

 

With the guard looking on, class 142, 142061,

prepares to depart from Nelson

with a Colne / Blackpool South service

on 13 May 2010

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
 

Freightliner class 66, 66511, heads 6M32

through Clitheroe

on 26 May 201

 

 

 

Class 66, 66156, blasts through Billington Cutting, heading 6K05,

a Carlisle / Basford Hall infrastructure service

on 27 May 2010

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
 

Class 150, 150215, disgorges passengers at Bromley Cross

on a cold January morning in 2010

 

 

 

 

 

 

Newly-painted class 37, 37688, at Carlisle ,

awaiting departure on platform 3

with an ACoRP special to Whitehaven,

contrasts with a Virgin Pendolino unit

on 24 Sept 2009

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
 

The driver of 66111 keeps a watchful eye

as his loco crosses over the point work

from the Horrocksford branch

with a rake of Cement wagons in tow

on 12 August 2010

 

 

 

 

No less than five EWS class 66 locos

trundle down Langho Bank,

with a rake of empty MGR wagons

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
 
Class 66, 66004, leads classmates into Billington Cutting

on with a rake of MGR wagons in tow

 

 

 

 

The sun catches the front end of Class 142, 142052,

as it awaits departure from Huncoat

on 28 May 2010

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
 

The exhaust from 66156 blurs the track ahead

as the loco powers up Langho Bank towards Langho Station,

heading 6K05 Carlisle / Basford Hall

on 27 May 2010

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Large-numbered Scottish Class 156, 156511,

sits in the northbound bay (Platform 7)

at Carlisle Station awaiting its next duty

on 5 May 2010

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

     
 

Dwarfed next to the large cement works class 66, 66111,

awaits departure from the plant

with a loaded train of cement

on 12 August 2010

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Network Rail liveried class 31, 31285,

stands at Norwich in between duties

on a snowy 13 January 2010

 

 

 

 

 

 
The attractive lines of Norwich Station

are distorted by falling snow

on a bitterly-cold morning,

on 13 January 2010

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
 
Well-turned out class 142, 142070,

awaits departure from Colne

with a Blackpool South service

on 8 July 2010

 

 

 

Class 156, 156482, is framed

by the lattice footbridge at Feniscliffe

on an overcast June morning in 2009

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
 

Shaw Signal Box is dwarfed

by a satanic mill

at Shaw & Crompton,

just one week before the closure of line

 

 

 

 
Green-liveried Brush diesel, D5613,

makes a spirited departure from Preston

in October 2007

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
 
Class 142, 142092, stands, dappled in sunlight,

at Preston awaiting departure

with a Colne service

on 17 June 2010

 

 

 

Class 66, 66958, slows for the signal

at Preston ,

with a heavy-haul coal service

on 17 June 2010

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
 
The roof structure at Southport Station

casts shadows onto the front of class 150, 150224,

as it awaits its next turn of duty

 

 

 

 

Class 222 unit, 222007,

stands at Sheffield on a sunny morning

in September 2010

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
 
Class 144, 144011, awaits departure from Sheffield

with a service to Scunthorpe

September 2010

 

 

 

Class 357, 357041, departs Westcliff Station

on 24 Sept 2010

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

 

With Longridge Fell as a backdrop, a freightliner coal service heads across Whalley Viaduct,

with a class 66 in charge

on 28 May 2010

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Class 70, 70002, accelerates

through Whalley Station

in charge of 6M32 Killock / Fiddlers Ferry

on 27 May

 

 

 

Class 150, 150218, stands in the old sleeper siding

at Preston,

prior to working a Hazel Grove service

on 13 July 2010

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
 

Hunslet shunter, D2595, stands in Preston Riversway Station

on the Ribble Railway

in February 2009

 

 

 

Penistone Station

February 2010

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
 

Class 158, 158817, departs Settle

with a Leeds service

on 27 May 2010

 

 

 

 

Driver's eye-view at Accrington ,

as 158797 passes

with a Blackpool North / Leeds service

on 16 March 2010

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
 
Contrasting front ends at Skipton

on 4 October 2010

 

 

 

 

 

Class 66, 66611, coasts down Langho Bank,

heading 6C64,

a Mountsorrel / Carlisle stone working

on 4 August 2010

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
 

Taken through the train window, the attractive signal box

and semaphore signal at St Bees

have much more character

than the rather functional waiting shelter

 

 

 

The autumn evening sunlight catches the front end of a Deltic,

as it storms up Langho Bank

on Sunday 10 Oct 2010

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
 

Evening sun catches the railheads as a Deltic

powers up Langho Bank

on Sunday 10 Oct 2010

 

 

 

Shunter, 02641, stands stuffed and mounted

at Eureka, Halifax

September 2010

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
 

With the leaves turning on the trees,

class 66, 66114,

pounds up Langho Bank hauling 6K05,

a Carlisle / Basford Hall infrastructure service

on 25 Oct 2010

 

 

 

Class 66, 66058, leans into the curve on Accrington Viaduct,

with empty bitumen tanks from Preston

on 27 Oct 2010

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
 

EWS Class 66, 66111, awaits departure

from Horrocksford Cement Works

on 9 August 2010

 

 

 

Class 66, 66111, awaits departure from Castle Cement,

with 6S00 Horrocksford / Mossend

on 12 August 2010

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
 

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ACCRINGTON Eco-Station NOW OPEN

Northern Rail have now announced the completion of the transfer of the old booking office at Accrington station to the brand new Booking Office over the bridge in the Eco Station.

 

The office opened to the public on Monday 18 October 2010

Accrington Eco-Station

Preview

 

The move is the culmination of a project that started construction in January 2010 during the coldest winter for 40 years, and finished in August.

The project has been part funded by the European Union through the Interreg IVB programme.

The station, which is owned by Lancashire County Council and leased by Northern Rail, who will operate the booking office, is the first in Hyndburn to gain an excellent rating under the BREEAM international environmental standard.

The new building, constructed using the latest in eco-friendly techniques and using re-cycled stone has Photovoltaic cells for providing a percentage of the electricity needs, solar water heating, and rain water harvesting for flushing toilets etc. 

The basement of the building is to be used as a Learning Zone, where school children will come to learn about the eco-friendly elements of the building.

 

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View of the new Accrington Eco-Station

taken from Eagle Street,

as a class 142 eases round the sharp approach curves

on a Colne / Blackpool  South service

observed on 10 September 2010

 

 

 

End elevation of the New Station

viewed from Car Park

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

View towards the platform

Note the new Direction Signage,

Station Totem

and East Lancashire Red-branded Notice Boards.

 

 

 
Interior of the Booking Hall

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
Rear view of the Main Building

 

 

 
Newly-constructed steps from the new Station Car Park to Eagle  Street

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
A side view of the new station

with a Class 158 rolling into the station

on a York /Blackpool North service

noted on 10 September 2010

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Class 150, 150146, departs Accrington

with a Colne / Blackpool South service

on 10 September 2010.

 

The existing red brick station buildings

on the right of the picture

will be demolished

as soon as  the new building comes into use.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
Three car class 158, 158753, loads at Accrington,

heading a Blackpool North / York service

on 10 September 2010

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
Station now functional

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Class 150, 150146, snakes off Accrington viaduct

with a Colne / Blackpool South service,

 

with the blue-slate roofs of the terraced-houses

prominent in the background.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Miscellaneous Photos

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45407, heads the St. James' Day Tripper

on Langho Bank near Billington Cutting

 

A rare visitor to RVR metals,

Class 52 Western Hydraulic, No. 1015, Western Champion,

cuts a fine sight rolling down Langho Bank

in what was an experimental livery “Golden Ochre”

on 3rd September 2005.

 

For historians, this locomotive hauled the

empty-stock working of Pullmans,

which formed Sir Winston Churchill’s Funeral Train in 1965.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
 

Above: Class 60 60029 stands adjacent

to Castle Cement Engine Shed

awaiting its naming ceremony on 4th July 1998.

The loco was named “CLITHEROE CASTLE”

 

 

 

 

 

For many, the concept of coal traffic

conjures up images of wagons

loaded with lumps and cobs of coal,

but the reality of the modern fuel for power stations

is a pulverised commodity, which can be clearly seen in transit

as 6M45, a diverted MGR service,

slogs up Langho bank on 11th May 2003

with class 66, 66225, in charge.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
 

BR Pacific No. 70013, "Oliver Cromwell"

storming Langho Bank

on 4 August 2008

 

'Oliver Cromwell' heads away from Langho Station

on a downhill gradient towards Whalley Viaduct

on 10 August 2008

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
 
Caption awaited
 

West Coast Mainline diversions

bring the new order of trains to Blackburn

during March 2003

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
 

Class 142, 142054, stands in Platform 1

with a Colne service circa 1997.

 

Note the L&Y Platform Clock featured on thus photo,

and reproduced in enlarged form in Gallery 8

 

Platforms 2 & 4 before demolition

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
 

View of Blackburn Station from the Guard’s cab

on a Santa Special

 

Remains of the double track, whose re-instatement

is long-awaited, on the approach to Hoddlesden Jct.

no longer in-situ

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
 

The Darwen line diverges at Bolton Road Jct.,

Blackburn. Freckleton Street bridge, in the background,

has now been demolished,

 

and replaced by a new one,

an architect's drawing being featured in Gallery 1,

and the new bridge itself in Gallery 11.

 

Entwistle Station now

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

 

 

 

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The view looking towards Blackburn

from the back cab of a Santa Special

passing milepost 20½.

 

The “sandtrap” points can clearly be seen

on the approach to Darwen Station.

 

View of Darwen Station from the Guard’s cab

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
 

Standard Pacific, 71000, Duke of Gloucester,

descends Langho Bank

with a steam charter in October 2004.

 

An unidentified Class 40 rolls into Blackburn

with a summer Saturdays-only Yorkshire - Blackpool North

in the early 1970s.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
 

Black Five and Standard head 1Z40 “The Residential”

southbound up Langho Bank

captured passing Mytton Fold Golf Course

on 30th June 2001

 

Seen here at Preston,

the Network Rail “Yellow Peril” track-recording unit,

a converted Class 101 DMU,

whose data led to the imposition of the ESRs and TSRs

on the Ribble Valley Line, and, subsequently,

the temporary suspension of the Morecambe service.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

 

On a cold January afternoon in 2008,

RVL “celebrity” unit 150149

crosses the picturesque, but rarely photographed,

Primrose Viaduct,

 

which carries the line over Standen Brook,

just south of Clitheroe.

 

The 120 ft long viaduct was originally built

with seven stone arches and a wooden centre span,

which was replaced by three more stone arches in 1870.

 

The above photograph of Langho Station

on the front cover of RVRNews 57

epitimises a country station at this period of time.

In the past, the country station was the focal point

of the village it served,

but over the years, as road traffic grew

and with a certain deadly-doctor wielding his closure notices,

the traditional country station was lost for ever.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

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Old British Railways Signboards feature prominently

on this 1974 viewof the South End of the station.

 

Duchess (Unknown?) Northbound at Hellifield

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
 
Hellifield Shed :View from the Station
 
Posing as a Signalman in Hellifield Box

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
 

L&Y Bay in 1974

 

 

First DalesRail to call at Ramsgreave &Wilpshire, Langho,

and Whalley

reaches Hellifield on 29th May 1994

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
 
Snow Scene at Langho
 
Another Snow Scene at Langho

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

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Billington Cutting (Caption incomplete)

 

 

 

With the late afternoon sun glinting on the wagon sides,

a class 37 storms through Langho heading 6E73,

the coal empties from Horrocksford,

during 2000.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
 
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Just two snowmen and the photographer

await the next service to Blackburn

on a snowy December morning at Langho

in 1996

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
 

Ivatt Mogul simmers amongst the ornate iron work

at Blackburn Station


circa 1990

 

Photographed from Mitton Fold Golf Course, Langho,

Portabrook-liveried Deltic D9016

heads North under a stormy sky

in charge of 1Z63 a Birmingham/Carlisle charter

on 28 Dec 2003

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
 

 

 

 

A class 153 rolls down Langho bank towards Billington

heading the 10:47 Blackburn / Clitheroe working

on Sat 19th June 2004

   

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

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