Railways around Grimsby in 1970`s & 1980`s


(photo - Stuart Paterson)
Class 40 no 40027 about to depart Grimsby Town platform 2 in early 1980s


(photo - Stuart Paterson)
40117 backing onto a Cleethorpes to Kings Cross train to replace a class 47 at Grimsby Town on 24th May 1980


(photo - Stuart Paterson)
A glimpse of a trans-penine train through the platform 1 gates at Grimsby Town.


(photo - Stuart Paterson)
A Transpenine unit passing Wellowgate signalbox and the remains of the cattle dock as it leaves Grimsby Town.


(photo - Steve Clark)
40080 leaving Grimsby Town bound for Kings Cross with the 1252 service from Cleethorpes on 21/08/74


(Photo - Peter Brackenbury)
Class 40 no. 40013 seen passing Wellowgate signal box on its departure from Grimsby Town in the 80`s
with a Cleethorpes to Sheffield train.


(Photo - Peter Brackenbury)
An HST leaves Town station with a direct London Kings Cross service.


(photo - Stuart Paterson)
A fine shot of 47544 soon after leaving Grimsby town and about to pass over Friargate level crossing - 28/5/82


(Photo - Peter Brackenbury)
Class 123 dmu crosses Friargate level crossing with a trans Pennine service to Cleethorpes.


(photo Iain Chalmers)
A  class 144 "pacer" unit passing Friargate level crossing and signalbox just after leaving
Grimsby Town station in August 1989.

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