Virgin West Coast
InterCity Liveried 90007 heads north on Saturday 10/6/2000
After a good dousing of Snow overnight, 87032 heads north past Morecambe South Junction on Thursday 28/12/2000
87015 pilots a DVT past MSJ southbound on 28/12/2000
86229 peforms a similar duty on 28/12/2000
87033 heads north at Low Gill on Saturday 3/2/2001
87017 heads 1S47 past Hest Bank Troughs on Saturday 24/3/2001
An unidentified Class 87 (possibly 003) heads north past Hest Bank at 11.51 with a Glasgow Central train on Friday 12/7/2002.
Freightliner liveried 90046, on hire to West Coast, enters Preston with 1S51 on a scorching Saturday 3/8/2002
87034 passes Hest Bank troughs with (I think) the 1S47 working to Glasgow at 11.56 on Saturday 10/8/2002
In low winter sunlight, 90009 stands at Oxenholme with a late running 1S57 on Monday 12/1/2004
At speed,87016 passes through Hest Bank with 1A81, the ecs from Carnforth, to form the 15.57 (?)Lancaster-Euston service on Monday 12/1/2004
This view is no longer possible, with the lineside vegetation taking over, as 90011 heads 1S47 north at 09.51, past Morecambe South Junction on Wednesday 11/2/2004
On the same day, 87022 runs southwards towards Lancaster with a Euston service (possibly 1m18) at 09.55.
90005 passes through Carnforth on Wednesday 11/2/2004 with 1S57 running almost to time.
87002 passes MSJ with the ecs back to Lancaster, to form the 1A81 service to Euston on 12/2/2004
Right behind it was the non stopper working to Euston which would overtake 1A81 on it's way to Euston with 87026 (I think) on 12/2/2004
87022 on 1M22 at 11.57 on 17/2/2004 approaches Hest Bank
87030 at the wrong end, propels 1S57 northwards at 13.30 past Hest Bank on Tuesday 17/2/2004
Heading for Lancaster, 90004 passes a Northbound Virgin Voyager service at 08.57 on Monday 23/2/2004.
90001 heads a very late running 1S47 north past MSJ on a very dull Tuesday 2/3/2004 at 10.38
87029 passes the famous Hest Bank location at 09.51 with 1s47 Glasgow bound service on Wednesday 31/3/2004
87013 with 1M25 passes Hest Bank on the same day, 31/3/2004.
No longer with us, 87016 heads 1S47 northbound at 09.58 on Saturday 3/4/2004
Looking very clean, 87035, minus nameplates, runs south with 1M18 on Saturday 3/4/2004.
87032, with red nameplate, stands wrong end at Preston awaiting departure with 1M18 on Friday 27/8/2004
87024 waits at the north end of Preston station with a service which will start at Preston for Euston on 27/8/2004
NSE liveried 87012 awaits departure from Rugby with a Wolverhampton/Birmingham service to Euston on Mondy 18/4/2005
On a scorching hot day, LNWR liveried 87019 passes a Freightliner Fred at Rugby on Wednesday 8/6/2005 with a Birmingham-Euston working.
The end of an era. 87002 and 87010 run south light engine to Willesden depot for the last time as locos working for Virgin West Coast, on Saturday 11/6/2005. The 2 locos had hauled the last loco hauled service to Manchester Piccadilly the previous day, 87010 substituting for a failed 87001.