Two early Class 40s at the signal gantry to the south of Preston station in 1980. These signals control the reduction from six tracks to four and 40028, formerly Samaria, on the Up Goods line has been given the road ahead of 40010 once named Empress of Britain. 40028 only lasted another fifteen months in service before withdrawal from Kingmoor but 40010 continued until October 1984 when it was withdrawn from Longsight.

Location: Preston

Company: North Union Railway

Photographer: Mark Bartlett

Contact photographer: Mark Bartlett

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Date: 08/04/1980

Image number: 38647

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