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Wednesday, 8 June 2011

Class 50

We havn't had many pics of class 50 locos on the blog but we have one in this post, 8th June 2011.


Pic number one shows class 50, 50008 Thunderer, in BR 'Laira Blue' livery treble heading, light engine with class 56, 56312 ARTEMIS and class 56, 56311. The shot was taken at Winwick Junction on  6th June 2011 by John Smith. 50008 was one of fifty, class 50 locos built by English Electric at Vulcan Foundry (just down the road from Winwick) in 1967-68. 50008 is currently based on the East Lancashire Railway.


The second pic is also from John and features Freightliner 'PowerHaul' class 70, 70011, on a Hunterston - Fiddlers Ferry Power Station (FFPS) coal working. The location was Golborne and the date, 31st May 2011.



The third pic is from Alan Rigby. 70011 is again featured on another coal run. The working was Killock- FFPS and the pic is dated 20th April 2011.The train was pictured by Arpley Yard.

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