Colas Class 70 No. 70814 passes Long Preston on 1st 5th November 2021, with the 10.29 Hellifield - Carlisle Yard loaded ballast working. This service had originated from Mountsorrel the previous and had slipped to a stand on the Blackburn - Hellifield line requiring Class 56 No. 56113 to be despatched from Preston to provide banking assistance to Hellifield. No. 70814 then attempted to proceeed unaided and stalled again blocking the line near Settle Junction for over two hours before returning to Hellifield where the train was stabled over the weekend.
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