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Personal blog of Steam Galas & Mainline Steam running from around the North of England. Pictures copyright of Author!!
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LMS Ivatt 2-6-0 Mogul - 4311218 viewsLancaster Green Ayre (24J) allocated LMS Ivatt 2-6-0 Mogul - 43112 arriving at Hellifield from Morcambe via Little North western route
G Robinson
Nov 29, 2020
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Stanier 2-6-0 Mogul - 42977 17 views1962 - Crewe allocated Stanier 2-6-0 Mogul - 42977 running through Hellifield station with a long set of unfitted mineral trucks heading north.
G Robinson.
Nov 29, 2020
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Stanier 2-6-0 Mogul - 4294720 views1962 - Stanier Mogul 2-6-0 42947 waits in Hellifield down goods loop with a freight waiting for the signal for the off to head North. Quite a rare sighting for this engine here being far from home,
G Robinson.
Nov 29, 2020
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LMS Hughes Crab 2-6-0 - 42938, 24 viewsLine up of engines in the shed line outside Hellifield shed including unknown 2-8-0 WD , LMS Hughes Crab waiting for duties - 42938, another unknown crab and other engines. Also in the distance another engine working in the sidings at the back of the shed/sand drying plant.
G Robinson
Nov 29, 2020
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LMS Hughes crab - 4292819 viewsLMS Hughes crab - 42928 waits to head north from the now filled in middle platform at Hellifield with a short parcels train.
G Robinson
Nov 29, 2020
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LMS Hughes crab - 4292821 viewsLMS Hughes 2 -6-0 Crab - 42928 pulling out of the centre north platform at Hellifield with a short parcels train heading North.Nov 29, 2020
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LMS Hughes Crab 2-6-0 - 42895 23 views1962 - Lancaster Green Ayre engine LMS Hughes Crab 2-6-0 - 42895 arriving at Hellifield this time with a long mixed freight.
I like the sight of the signal mans bike lent against the post,
G Robinson
Nov 29, 2020
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LMS Hughes Crab 2-6-0 - 42895 24 views1962 - Lancaster Green Ayre engine LMS Hughes Crab 2-6-0 - 42895 arriving at Hellifield this time with a long mixed freight.
I like the sight of the signal mans bike lent against the post,
G Robinson.
Nov 29, 2020
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WD 2-8-0 9059521 viewsLMS Crab 42851 arriving at Hellifield from the south past Hellifield south junction signal box with a parcels service. WD 2-8-0 90595 was positioning around the station after shunted a soda ash mineral train into the sidings. Back in the early 1960`s the platform extended up to the signal box.Nov 29, 2020
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LMS Hughes Crab 2-6-0 - 4277923 viewsLancaster Green Ayre Crab - 42779 sets off home towards Settle Junction and the Little North western Line from the north centre platform with a short parcels train passing Hellifield North signal box whilst BR Std 73171 arrives heading South with a freight.Nov 29, 2020
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LMS Hughes Crab 42729, BR STD 72005 "Clan MacGregor" 26 viewsA typical Saturday afternoon scene at Hellifield with the train spotters around 72005 "Clan MacGregor" waiting in the centre platform with a local service to Carlisle.
LMS Hughes Crab 42729 piloting an unknown Jubilee waiting to head off to Carlisle with an Express service. Being a local Darwen shed engine, working a Saturday Manchester to Glasgow service via Blackburn and Clitheroe, the pilot coming off here.
(Probably me and my brother leaning against the lamp post - never got any long trousers till I wa
Nov 29, 2020
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LMS Hughes 2-6-0 Crab - 4271827 viewsLMS Hughes 2-6-0 Crab - 42718 outside Hellifield sheds.
G Robinson
Nov 29, 2020
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LMS Hughes 2-6-0 Crab - 42702 25 viewsTaken from Hellifield North signal box - LMS Hughes 2-6-0 Crab - 42702 arrives with an express excursion 1X59 probably from Carlisle ( on a Waverley relief service ? )
Note the express service heading north in the distance and the dead WD in the shed line .
G Robinson.
Nov 29, 2020
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40 views1962 - Taken from the South signal Box at Hellifield, a Unknown Tank takes out the local stopping service from the middle platform towards Blackburn
Geoff Robinson
Nov 29, 2020
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LMS Stanier 2-6-4 4MT tank- 4249233 views1962 - Allocated to 24H (Hellifield) at this time - Stanier 2-6-4 4MT tank- 42492 being positioned by unknown Midland 0-6-0 at Hellifield Sheds.
Cant recall ever seeing a diesel shunter here.
G Robinson
Nov 29, 2020
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Fairburn 2-6-4 - 4MT Tank - 42154 35 viewsTaken from the embankment at the south side of Hellifield station. Fairburn 2-6-4 - 4MT Tank - 42154 pulls out of the central platform passing the south signal box heading round the curve towards Blackburn with a local stopping train.
Geoff Robinson
Nov 29, 2020
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