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Virgin Class 221 Voyager on diversion via Blackrod115 viewsPhoto : Mick Langton 16-Jul-2013
34046 Braunton, passing Blackrod107 viewsPhoto : Mick Langton 16-Jul-2013
NMT 43013 & 43014 on 1Q26 at Blackrod109 viewsPhoto : Mick Langton 16-Jul-2013
56105 and 56087 on 6J37 at Ladybridge Lane111 viewsPhoto : Dave Felton 15-Jul-2013
56105 and 56087 on 6J37 at Ladybridge Lane120 viewsPhoto : Mick Langton 15-Jul-2013
66069 on a diverted 6K05 north of Blackrod104 viewsPhoto : Mick Langton 16-Jul-2013
66152 at Blackrod on the 6K05 Carlisle - Basford Hall engineers train120 viewsPhoto : Mick Langton 15-Jul-2013
66429 on the diverted 4S43113 viewsPhoto : Mick Langton 16-Jul-2013
56105 and 56087 haul the 6J37 Carlisle - Chirk logs through Blackrod during the 9 day closure of the West Coast Mail Line between Wigan and Euxton.138 viewsFreight through Blackrod is almost unheard of, and only a few of the diverted trains are booked during the day.

The two locos here are former BR Class 56 machines. Just a handful are again in use by small operators such as Colas.

Photo : Adrian Bradshaw 15-Jul-2013
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