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Sunday, 2 May 2010

Train with 5 Locomotives

Today, 2nd May 2010, we welcome another first-time contributor to our blog, Alan Sherratt. Alan is one of the Winwick regulars although he travels much further afield as his flickr entries prove.

Alan's first shot is a fantastic one featuring a very unusual train headed by five, yes five locomotives. The train originated from the sidings at Earlestown with the extra 4 locomotives added at Warrington. The working was Warrington - Carlisle which took in the Settle & Carlisle line. The locomotives pictured are EWS (DBS) class 66s - 66004, 66109, 66149, 66153 and 66070. The pic was dated 1st May 2010 - yesterday.

The second shot of Alan's is more straight forward and shows Colas class 47, 47749 Demelza, working empty, bogie container wagons on a Carlisle- Washwood Heath working on 26th April 2010.

His third pic features the 'POLICE' named and liveried class 47, 47829 double heading with a Virgin liveried class 87 on a Euston - Liverpool 'drag' via Earlestown. The passenger stock is also Virgin liveried. This pic is dated 18th April 2004.

For more of Alan's pics visit www.flickr.com/photos/47118s-pixs

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