Woodhead railway line

Collection by Ian Stringfellow

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(later at Guide Bridge on July Built at the Metropolitan Vickers Gorton Works and delivered on May Withdrawn in June 1978 and cut up at C. Electric Locomotive, Diesel Locomotive, Steam Locomotive, E Electric, Electric Train, Third Rail, Rail Transport, British Rail, Old Trains

027-16-Guide Bridge-13-7-67-26043

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and (later at Guide Bridge on July was built at the Metro-Vickers Gorton Works and delivered on June Withdrawn on July 1981 and cut up at Coopers Metals, Sheffield on April becoming the last of the class to be cut up, only survives. Electric Locomotive, Diesel Locomotive, Steam Locomotive, E Electric, Electric Train, Uk Rail, National Rail, Train Companies, Steam Railway

027-13-Guide Bridge-13-7-67-26002 & 26031

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76007 & 76008 have taken over an empty MGR coal train from a class 47 at Brookside yard on the Woodhead Route. The train was from Fiddlers Ferry power station and is making it's way back to one of the many pits on the Yorkshire coalfield. Electric Locomotive, Diesel Locomotive, Uk Rail, Third Rail, Train Room, Rail Transport, Steam Railway, Train Pictures, Electric Train

76's at Brookside

76007 & 76008 have taken over an empty MGR coal train from a class 47 at Brookside yard on the Woodhead Route. The train was from Fiddlers Ferry power station and is making it's way back to one of the many pits on the Yorkshire coalfield. 1/10/1976

76016 and 76033 at Rotherwood Sidings on June taken 6 weeks before the end for the locos, Stabling point and MSW electrified route. Electric Locomotive, Diesel Locomotive, The Locos, Union Pacific Train, Uk Rail, Train Pictures, Electric Train, British Rail, Old Trains

76012, 76016 and 76033 Rotherwood

Nothing to show that in six weeks time it will 'all be over' for this stabling point and the MSW electrified route. How very sad..........

“Its the June And electric loco 26012 awaits in platform 1 at station. This would form the service to Sheffield Victoria via the Woodhead Route. Sadly passenger services were withdrawn on the © Bill Wright. Electric Locomotive, Diesel Locomotive, Steam Locomotive, Manchester Piccadilly, Third Rail, Steam Railway, Electric Train, British Rail, Old Trains

Hi-Res R0519

EM1 26012 at Manchester Piccadilly on the 16.10 to Sheffield Victoria. 22nd June 1966 A cleaned up large scan of a Kodachrome II transparency.

26021 and 26030 glide almost silently through a doomed and gloomy Sheffield Victoria 29 Dec 1969 During the last week of scheduled operations at Sheffield Victoria which was closed to passenger traffic with effect from 5 Jan Electric Locomotive, Diesel Locomotive, Sheffield England, Train Pictures, Electric Train, British Rail, Pipe Dream, Old Photos, Trains

On Borrowed Time

26021 and 26030 glide almost silently through a doomed and gloomy Sheffield Victoria 29 Dec 1969 During the last week of scheduled operations at Sheffield Victoria which was closed to passenger traffic with effect from 5 Jan 1970.

“Two class 76 electrics approach Torside level crossing in Longdendale in the Peak District, returning a train of empty coal hoppers back across the Pennines in August The line closed to passengers in 1970 and freight in Electric Locomotive, Diesel Locomotive, Electric Train, British Rail, Old Trains, Peak District, Love Photography, Abandoned, Britain

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“Seems to be a lot of interest in the Woodhead route; here are class 76s 76025 and 76023 at Torside in Longdendale taking a train of empty coal hoppers back across the Pennines in August 1974. Such a shame the line was abandoned @WoodheadRoute”

BR Class 76 76040, Dinting Electric Locomotive, Diesel Locomotive, Third Rail, Abandoned Train, Electric Train, British Rail, Train Tracks, Nature Photos, Manchester

BR Class 76 76040, Dinting

BR Class 76 76040 on Woodhead route freight, Dinting, 18th. June 1976

27003 Diana at Manchester 1964 E Electric, Electric Train, Electric Locomotive, Diesel Locomotive, British Rail, Photo Search, Commercial Vehicle, Manchester, Planes

EM2 CLASS DIANA27003 MANCHESTER 1964 Rail Photo

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Back at the western portal of Woodhead Tunnel and an unusual scene on the Pennine Line, seeing two trains in action at the same time. British Rail, Electric Locomotive, Sheffield, Planes, Diesel, Nostalgia, Journey, Action, Google Search

Back at the western portal of Woodhead Tunnel and an unusual scene on the Pennine Line, seeing two trains in action at the same time. July 1977.