SU7173 : Old-style electric trains at Reading

taken 38 years ago, near to Reading, Great Britain

Old-style electric trains at Reading
Old-style electric trains at Reading
Two trains of the 1970s in the bay platforms (4A and 4B) at Reading station. These were the only platforms at Reading to have third-rail power. The one at left is a diesel (used on services to Tonbridge, and the one at right a standard Southern Region electric unit (no. 7379) on a service to London Waterloo.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 23 May, 1979   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 19 March, 2009
Geographical Context
Railways 
Place (from Tags)
Reading 
Category
Railway station   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 716 737 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:27.5139N 0:58.2240W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 716 738
View Direction
West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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Railway Station Platform  Electric Multiple Unit  Diesel Multiple Unit 

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