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Preston Station

Train Spotting In The Sixties - A Photographic Record A RIBBLE PILOT SPECIAL


PRESTON STATION TRAIN SPOTTING IN THE SIXTIES - A PHOTOGRAPHIC RECORD PHOTOS BY TONY GILLETT (Pictured below)


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Class 5 45591 awaits departure from platform 4 at 1447 on 28th May 1960 Below - on the same day, at 1515, the station pilot positions carriages on platform 3A

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75047 (& 45107) stand on platform 4 at 2030 on 8th September 1960 46221 ’QUEEN ELIZABETH’ with The Royal Scot 1345 on the 10th Sept 1960

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45652 ‘HAWKE’ at 1420 on platform 7, 4th December 1960 45546 ‘FLEETWOOD’ on platform 6, 2035 14th November 1960

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44930 passes the station pilot at 1440 on 4th December 1960 Station pilot 47413 minutes later at 1450

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46144 on platform 6 at 1510 on 4th December 1960 1517 on platform 6 as 44730 arrives

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Platform 4 at 1521 on 4th December 1960 saw light engine 45193 10th December 1960 45689 ‘AJAX’ at 1418 on platform 4

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Young train spotters watch 40106 at 1456 on 10th December 1960 42563 awaits to depart from platform 9, 2022 on 14th November 1960

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45556 ‘NOVA SCOTIA’ arrives on platform 5 at 1259 on 30th December 1960 Platform 7 at 1335, 45617 on a mixed goods

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Driver Jimmy Cox alongside 78036 on 13th January 1961 47293 takes a break on platform 4 at 1949

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47293 guides 51253 at 1210 on 26th January 1961 Awaiting a clear road on platform 5 is 45681 at 2030 on 13th January 1961

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44766 comes off the MPD at 1420 on 26th January 1961 47360 at 1430 on 14th January 1961

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A view of the Ballast Cleaner under the signal gantry at 1545 on 8th Feb 1961 9th February 1961 sees 44767 on platform 9 at 1119

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46234 ‘DUCHESS OF ABERCORN’ on 9th February 1961 at 1430 70014 on platform 6 at 1520

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46239 ‘CITY OF CHESTER’ heads the Royal Scot on platform 5, 25th Feb 1961 Crane RS 1009 36 at 1345 on 21st February 1961

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46235 ‘CITY OF BIRMINGHAM’ departs platform 5 on 27th February 1961 45632 heads a mixed goods on the same day

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45512 stands on platform 13 on 27th January 1961 45531 ‘SIR FREDERICK HARRISON’ heads mixed goods at 1520 on 2nd March 1961

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72007 at 1525 on 2nd March 1961 Sign of things to come! 45000 hauls E3048 at 1130 on 3rd March 1961

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D322 departing on 4th March 1961 45688 ‘POLYPHEMUS’ on a goods vans working

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46166 at 0945 on 21st March 1961 Platform 7 at 0800, 46228 ‘DUCHESS OF RUTLAND’ on 19th March 1961

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44697 on 21st March 1961 at 1135 Showing the self-weighing tender

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45635 approaches platform 4 on 3rd April 1961 45629 ‘STRAITS SETTLEMENTS’ on the same day

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45592 at 1830 on 20th April 1961 45512 on a mixed goods at 1450 on 20th April 1961

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45731 ‘PERSEVERANCE’ on platform 13 at 1200 on 15th July 1961 45650 & 7200x at 1454 on the same day

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At 2015 on 11th September 1961, 45671 ‘PRINCE RUPERT’ on platform 5 45524 ‘BLACKPOOL’ on 24th September 1961

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45156 ‘AYRSHIRE YEOMANRY’ On platform 5 at 2145 16th October 1961

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46235 ‘CITY OF BIRMINGHAM’ at 0935 on 20th October 1961 At 0950 GT3 arrives

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GT3 at 0955 on 20th October 1961

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45691 ‘ORION’ at 1005 on 9th January 1961

44767 on 24th November 1961

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45691 ‘ORION’ running round 45517 & 42475 East Lancs platforms 5th March 1962

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45561 ’SASKATCHEWAN’ at 0900 0n 6th March 1962

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46234 ‘DUCHESS OF ABERCORN’ on platform 4 at 1522 on 6th March 1962 D338 at 1528 on platform 6

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View at 1610 on 6th March 1962 46235 ‘CITY OF BIRMINGHAM’ & 46234 ‘DUCHESS OF ABERCORN’ at 1600

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45626 ‘SEYCHELLES’ on platform 7 on 7th March 1962 70017 disappears behind a cloud of steam on 14th March 1962

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46138 arrives on 14th March 1962 45517 departing on the same day

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Platform 1 at 1005 sees 42700 on 20th April 1962 75048 in the East Lancs platforms on 25th April 1962

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COMPILED BY CHRIS MILLS A RIBBLE PILOT SPECIAL FOR THE RIBBLE STEAM RAILWAY, PRESTON, LANCASHIRE


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Train Spotting at Preston Station in the 60's  

Archive photographs taken in and around Preston Station, Lancashire in the early 1960's

Train Spotting at Preston Station in the 60's  

Archive photographs taken in and around Preston Station, Lancashire in the early 1960's

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