Doncaster Railfanning

Alan Dec 4, 2006

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    Very nice, Alan...Thanks!
     
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    Alan Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

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    Flash, it is one of the many General Motors diesel locomotives which dominate our rails these days. They are a sort of SD70, I think. Most of our trains have one locomotive, unless they are older units of lower horsepower, when two can be used.
     
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    Another charter train arrived powered by 47 709, with 31128 on the rear.

    Here is 47 709

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    The charter was 1Z61 form Layton to London King's Cross.
    Last coach in the train was in blue Pullman livery.[​IMG]
     
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    The trailing locomotive was 31 128 Charybdis

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    31128 departing

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    Metro 144 006

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    Northern Metro 144 006

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    Today was the first time I had seen the new Trans-Pennine Express class 185 units.

    Here is 185 001

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    Shortly afterwards 185 105 arrives with a Cleethorpes-bound service.

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    Alan Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

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    The rear of 185 105

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    Alan Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

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    A London-bound HST with WiFi branding!

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    Alan Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

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    This is the rear power car

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    Alan Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

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    .......the leading power car

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    Alan Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

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    The rear power car just as the throttle is opened...

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    A Midland Mainline class 222 arrives

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    I then travelled to Wakefield on a GNER train and visited the model railway exhibition. On returning to Wakefield Westgate station, I had time to photograph a train or two.

    Here is "Pacer" 144 007 arriving

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    Telephoto shot of departing 150 138

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    Another Metro "Pacer" arrives. 144 005

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    Immediately I arrived back at Doncaster, a convoy of locomotives arrived, headed by 60 065. This was train 6D01 Thornaby-Doncaster. The other locomotives were 60009, 66001, 66012 and 66070. These locomotives were being readied for week-end engineer's trains.

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