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L and Y electric train b02695

A rare photo of the old Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway Manchester to Bury electric train stock in sidings near Bury. The Manchester to Bury Electric service used a 1200 V DC 3rd rail side contact system. As a small child I can recall that the trains had strange characteristic whining sound as they accelerated. KH

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Keywords:bury, chimneys, electric trains, l & y, lancashire, lancashire and yorkshire railway, mills, railways, transport

L and Y electric train b02695