Cumbrian Mountain Express Thursday 20 June 2013 by AlanHC22
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In the Lune Gorge nearing Grayrigg Summit (26m 10ch from Lancaster) the Low Gill Viaduct comes into view on the east side of the main line. This structure once carried the former LNW branch from Low Gill to Ingleton where it formed an end on connection with the MR. The branch closed to passengers 30 Jan 1954 and to freight 01 Oct 1964 & was subsequently dismantled in 1967.
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The imposing Lune Gorge viewed from the WCML looking east Thur 21 June 2013. A similar scene was featured in the BR (LMR) carriage print 'The Lune Valley, near Tebay, Westmoreland' was featured
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The Lune Gorge Thurs 20 June 2013, slightly north of the previous image.
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Lune Gorge scene a little north of the previous image (0685) Thur 20 June 2013
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46115 heading into the cutting nearing Shap Summit, passing the south end of the 422m long Shap Up Goods Loop (37m 38ch from Lancaster) Thur 20 June 2013.
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Passing Shap Summit 916 Feet Above Sea Level (37m 68ch ex Lancaster) Thur 20 June 2013.
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The Up (east) side Shap Summit sign located at 37m 68ch ex Lancasater on Thur 20 June 2013.
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46115 shortly after arrival at Carlisle Platform 3 with 1Z86 which it had worked from Carnforth D&UGL Thur 20 June 2013.
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Driver side nameplate mounted on 46115 recorded at Carlisle Thur 20 June 2013.
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46115 + Support Coach 99312 (35463) reversing south at Carlisle as 5Z88 12.58 Carlisle - Carlisle via Upperby Thur 20 June 2013.
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37607 hauling 47853 from the Newcastle area to Kingmoor depot passing Carlisle 13.43 Thur 20 June 2013
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46115 reversing 1Z89 at Appleby to allow a following service to pass Thur 20 June 2013.
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46115 drawing up at Appleby to repltake on water before continuing south Thur 20 June 2013. The booked stop at Appleby was 15.14 - 15.55.
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46115 drawing up to the water supply at Appleby after reversal in the NE Sidings Thur 20 June 2013. Next to 46115 is the support vehicle 99312 (35463) followed by Open First 99121 (3105) Coach A.
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Mk1 FO 99121 (3105) as Coach A in 1Z89 running into Appleby after the reversal, Thurs 20 June 2013.
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After passing Dent station this was the view looking south west over Dent Dale. Both Arten Gill (nearest) & Dent Head furthest) Viaducts are visible,16.45 Thur 20 June 2013.
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Approaching the northern portal of Blea Moor Tunnel Thur 20 June 2013.
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86259 'LES ROSS' at Watford Junction 22.04 with the returning leg of 1Z89 14.28 Carlisle - Euston which it had taken over from 46115 at Farington Jn (Preston area) 18.41 - 18.59.
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E3137 aka 86259 'Les Ross' about to restart 1Z89 Carlisle - Euston from the Watford Junction set down (booked 22.02 - 22.05) 22.04 Thurs 20 June 2013.
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Mr Les Ross in the rear cab of his engine 86259 / E3137 at the Watford Junction set down 22.04 Thur 20 June 2013.
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E3137 aka 86259 'Les Ross with it's namesake owner in the rear cab at the booked Watford Junction Platform 9 set down (22.02 - 22.05) with 1Z89 Carlisle - Euston Thur 20 June 2013.
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