Life on the Airedale Line

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  1. Tim R-T-C

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  3. JamesHorrell

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    Nice and Love The Picture of 009 at Keighley at Night only if my Camera would take picture like that instead of just massive balls of light :lol:
     
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    On a train...somewhere!
    What camera are you using and what settings? There may be a way to get a more pleasing result :)

    Some nice shots in there...it's really time I headed back down that way as there are some nice photo opps and a bit of variation as well!
     
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    Some top quality shots there, particularly the second and fifth. :)
     
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    some great shots there, but it looks bloody cold! :)
     
  7. GNERman

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    Down my way???

    Admittedly, now with the introduction of the 322's and the occasional 321 knocking about, 333's on the norm, 142/144/150/153 and 158 all working Carlisle/Morecambe AND freight, it's not a bad little line...
     
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    Makes a bit of a change from 'big' trains up my way :p
    Some different photo opportunities...shame about the OLE though
     
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    I personally like OLE in the shots to be honest. And ive ridden the 333s any disadvantages of OLE are thrown out of window cos those units are fantastic.
     
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    The units are good, they are reliable, modern, good capacity, comfortable, i'm just bored of them having travelled on them so many times... If I can get a Morecambe/Carlisle into Leeds, I will, just because it's a bit different and (puts enthusiast hat on) they have character, whereas the 333's are a bit dull...
     
  11. Tim R-T-C

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    A couple more pics from the last couple of days:

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    66140 running light as 0D73 by Tim R-T-C, on Flickr

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    333001 arrives into Steeton station by Tim R-T-C, on Flickr

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    322482 operates 2S31 from Skipton by Tim R-T-C, on Flickr

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    333008 in a powdering of snow at Keighley by Tim R-T-C, on Flickr
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    And a couple more - been travelling by train a lot this week as the company seem to like hauling me across Yorkshire to work in Huddersfield:

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    321902 at Leeds by Tim R-T-C, on Flickr

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    333016 on 2H55 Skipton to Leeds by Tim R-T-C, on Flickr

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    322484 at Leeds by Tim R-T-C, on Flickr

    Some from the Huddersfield run:

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    Trans Pennine Express at Huddersfield by Tim R-T-C, on Flickr

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    170305 awaits departure for Hull by Tim R-T-C, on Flickr

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    1K04 Manchester to Hull by Tim R-T-C, on Flickr
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    A few pics from Leeds today:

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    158784 and 158791 depart for Carlisle by Tim R-T-C, on Flickr

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    91101 pulls into Leeds station by Tim R-T-C, on Flickr

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    Northern Rail DMUs at Leeds by Tim R-T-C, on Flickr

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    333010 on a Skipton train by Tim R-T-C, on Flickr

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    66529 races north with a coal train by Tim R-T-C, on Flickr
     
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    Nice Photos as Always.
     
  13. Tim R-T-C

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    Some more from the last month in the rather varied weather:

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    153324 on 2H81 Ribblehead to Leeds by Tim R-T-C, on Flickr

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    153363 running solo on a Morecambe to Leeds service by Tim R-T-C, on Flickr

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    333003 on a morning Bradford train by Tim R-T-C, on Flickr

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    322484 leaving Keighley station by Tim R-T-C, on Flickr

    Most exciting though was this catch at Bradford which completes my Class 333 collection:

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    333005 sits in Bradford by Tim R-T-C, on Flickr

    Why not check out shots of all 16 of the class in my Complete Class 333 set.
     
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    180102 it seems..
    This unit is being used to cover units heading to the overhaul programme at Loughborough, covering both HT and GC units. Its a GC unit in the works at the moment, hence '102 is covering its diagram. The unit has seen use at both Hull, Sunderland and Bradford in recent months.
     
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    Missed a '0' there... ;) But yeah, it's definitely 180102... Gives us a bit of variety, at least...
     
  18. Tim R-T-C

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    Not updated here in a while:

    Had some fun in early July when a 321 failed at Keighley and threw the unit allocation around for a couple of days, leading to the unusual sight of a 150 at Forster Square on an Ilkley service (the first visit of a 150 to Ilkley?) and a 144 in a 1990s throwback running a Leeds to Skipton train:

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    150141 sits in Bradford on an Ilkley departure by Tim R-T-C, on Flickr

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    144021 substituting for a 333 on the Airedale Line by Tim R-T-C, on Flickr


    Some wonderfully varied British weather:

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    322481 sits in a sunny Forster Square by Tim R-T-C, on Flickr

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    155344 arrives into Halifax with a Manchester service by Tim R-T-C, on Flickr

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    150225 at Bradford Interchange with a Manchester service by Tim R-T-C, on Flickr

    A chance encounter with the Northern Belle:

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    47790 on the Northern Belle at Leeds by Tim R-T-C, on Flickr

    And nowhere near the Airedale Line, an even better chance encounter:

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    Adelante driving coach 59904 on a truck trailer on the M40 by Tim R-T-C, on Flickr
     
  19. eastwestdivide

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    Never mind that, what's the red car beside it? Very "ancient and modern"
     
  20. Tim R-T-C

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    It is a Vauxhall Victor F series, from the late 1950s. Rather added to the surreality of the moment.
     
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    In the last photograph, I like the juxtaposition, between the old and the new (Class 180 and old car).
     
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    Though by no means a common sight, we have had the occasional 150/1 and 150/2 at Ilkley over the years.
     
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    I Thought it was the 321 failing that cuase a 142 to be on a Skipton service as i got it a few days after exams
     
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    Your 180 driving car is 59914 ;)
     
  25. Tim R-T-C

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    Some more local railway pictures:

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    EMT HST leaving Leeds for St. Pancras by Tim R-T-C, on Flickr

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    158790 on 2K94 for Selby by Tim R-T-C, on Flickr

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    144012 arrives into Leeds from Goole by Tim R-T-C, on Flickr

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    91102 forming 1A18 for King's Cross by Tim R-T-C, on Flickr

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    221119 arrives into Leeds by Tim R-T-C, on Flickr

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    150150 on a Leeds to Knottingley service by Tim R-T-C, on Flickr

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    47854 'Diamond Jubilee' at Steeton by Tim R-T-C, on Flickr

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    47760 on the tail of an excursion at Steeton by Tim R-T-C, on Flickr
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    Flicking through my old digital photos and found a shot of the prototype Northern Rail Sprinter at Leeds, just over a week after the NR franchise launch:

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    Prototype Northern Rail liveried Sprinter 156451 by Tim R-T-C, on Flickr
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    Also, not quite on the Airedale Line, but from there - one of the summer 37 top and tail runs from Leeds to Carlisle (wish I had photographed them more...)

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    37408 'Loch Rannoch' at Carlisle on a Leeds train by Tim R-T-C, on Flickr

    Part of my new misc North West rail photography gallery on Flickr.
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    Some photos from today, took my good lady on a day trip to Sheffield Christmas Market and just happened to schedule on to 1V50, one of the XC HST sets, seen here at Leeds along with a few other shots from there today:

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    Cross Country HST set arrives at Leeds by Tim R-T-C, on Flickr

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    43378 on the tail of XC 1V50 for Plymouth by Tim R-T-C, on Flickr

    Is this the only scheduled 1xxx service for a pacer unit?

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    142084 waiting in Leeds by Tim R-T-C, on Flickr

    Rare to see a single car 153 on its own at Leeds:

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    153378 sitting in Leeds station by Tim R-T-C, on Flickr


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    221140 on a Plymouth service by Tim R-T-C, on Flickr

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    43308 on the tail of an EC London service by Tim R-T-C, on Flickr

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    43110 at Leeds station by Tim R-T-C, on Flickr

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    1D15 arrives into Leeds by Tim R-T-C, on Flickr
     
  26. Tim R-T-C

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    Popped across to Shipley to see 1M99 - the Carlisle to Nottingham service passing through, as far as I recall, the first local operator service to pass directly through Leeds since a few Saturday morning shopper trains to Sheffield in the early 2000s. They didn't last too long although this service seems to be more due to timetabling convenience - if the Carlisle to Leeds leg is delayed in winter weather, the Leeds to Nottingham leg does not count as an extra delayed train, just the same one.

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    158904 on 1M99 Carlisle to Nottingham by Tim R-T-C, on Flickr

    Also got a Morecambe bound Pacer:

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    144012 on an evening Morecambe train by Tim R-T-C, on Flickr
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    Another XC HST set at Leeds, oddly coming into P16:

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    43207 arrives into Leeds on a Plymouth train by Tim R-T-C, on Flickr

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    43285 sits on the tail of 1V50 heading for Plymouth by Tim R-T-C, on Flickr

    A DMU goes tech at Leeds:

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    2O65 goes tech and gets cancelled by Tim R-T-C, on Flickr


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    158905 at Leeds by Tim R-T-C, on Flickr

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    91103 arrives in from King's Cross by Tim R-T-C, on Flickr
     
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    Not worth a thread on its own, so I will put it here - I have been digging through my digital photo archives to wring out the last few hidden railway photos and found a few images from various locations, from 2004-2011 that for whatever reason I have not previously uploaded, mostly because at the time they were rather routine, although now rather more interesting with a number of disappeared liveries - a few highlights:

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    92026 rolls south through Lanarkshire by Tim R-T-C, on Flickr

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    455837 sitting at Beckenham Junction by Tim R-T-C, on Flickr

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    Arriva Trains Wales 175006 by Tim R-T-C, on Flickr

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    47848 in the Crewe Depot by Tim R-T-C, on Flickr

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    WCRC 47245 at Crewe by Tim R-T-C, on Flickr

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    Central Trains 158788 entering Crewe by Tim R-T-C, on Flickr

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    317345 on a WAGN service for Kings Cross by Tim R-T-C, on Flickr

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    465931 arriving into Beckenham Jct. by Tim R-T-C, on Flickr

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    321310 heading for Liverpool Street by Tim R-T-C, on Flickr

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    350127 on a Central Trains service by Tim R-T-C, on Flickr

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    SWT Wessex Electric pair heading for London by Tim R-T-C, on Flickr

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    Gatwick Express 460008 by Tim R-T-C, on Flickr

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    Gatwick Express 460008 by Tim R-T-C, on Flickr

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    31285 sits outside Stratford station by Tim R-T-C, on Flickr

    So with all my publishable digital train photos now online (with the exception of a couple of foreign sets I need to sort), time to start raiding my old film archives.
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    So back to the Airedale line and the first short trip of the year - always worth photographing trains in the snow, so the freight and a completely unexpected WCRC working was a real bonus:

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    66160 passes Steeton with a coal train by Tim R-T-C, on Flickr

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    WCRC 37s running in the snow at Keighley by Tim R-T-C, on Flickr

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    37676 and 37516 passing Keighley by Tim R-T-C, on Flickr

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    333001 on a Leeds to Skipton service by Tim R-T-C, on Flickr

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    2H35 operated by 333002 by Tim R-T-C, on Flickr

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    333 in the snow at Keighley by Tim R-T-C, on Flickr
     
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    Your 37s are 0Z37 Carnforth to Newcastle with snowplough standby locos, one for York and one for Geordieland!
     
  30. Tim R-T-C

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    Thanks.
     
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    What Time did the 37's pass though?
     

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