January to December 1978

Colour

Photographs by David A Flitcroft

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5th April. Manchester to Blackpool train at Lostock Junction
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5th April. Blackpool to Manchester train at Lostock Junction
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5th April. Blackpool to Manchester train arriving at Bolton
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%th April.  A Cravens unit approaches Bolton trinity street off the Blackburn line forming the 15.34 Blackburn to Manchester Victoria service
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26th March. 14.30 Bury to Manchester Victoria approaching Prestwich
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23rd April. 40116 at Blea Moor with a parcels train
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"nd June. A Cravens dmu on a service from Manchester to Blackburn passing Pepper Hill Box at Clifton Junction
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15.22 2nd June. 40060 passing Pepper Hill Box near Clifton Junction running 55minutes late with the Manchester portion of a train from Scotland.
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2x3car BRCW units passing Agecroft Junction on a Blackpool to Manchester Vic. working. 10/6/1978
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The 14.00 train to Morecambe at lancaster. 26/6/78
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26th June. Manchester Vic. to Southport train approaching Wigan Wallgate
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28th June 4472 leaves Carnforth with a Cumbrian Coast Express
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28th june. Dmus pass near Hunt's Cross.
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28th June. 40.050 heading for Warrington with empty oil tanks.
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28th June. A class 87 speeds through Warrington
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10th July. 47.530 near Moses Gate on the 09.39 Manchester Vic. to Blackpool.
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25th july. A 4car trans-Pennine unit leaving Moses Gate heading for Manchester Victoria. 8.18am
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3rd August. E51551 leads the 14.25SO as it leaves Bridlington for Hull.
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31st August. 254006 leaving York for the south.
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08.25 on 25th September.A Manchester vic to Blackburn train leaves Moses Gate.
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21st October. Train for Dartford leaving Hither Green.
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21st October. 37064 at Hither green with a down oil train. 12.00hrs
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2nd November. Emus at Bury depot.
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9.30 service from Manchester arriving at Bury. 16th December.