ST4687 : Portsmouth Bound

taken 36 years ago, near to Rogiet, Monmouthshire/Sir Fynwy, Great Britain

Portsmouth Bound
Portsmouth Bound
33011 approaches Severn Tunnel Junction station with a Cardiff to Portsmouth service. These services were loco hauled until May 1988 when they were converted to sprinter dmu's.

Behind the train is the loco stabling point, inhabited on this day by a class 31, two class 37's and three class 47's (one of which is hiding behind the fuel tanks). The depot has closed and the tracks have been removed. See ST4687 : A Cardiff to Bristol train passes Rogiet by Roger Cornfoot for the view as it is now.

Behind the depot the tower of ST4587 : St Mary's Church, Rogiet can be seen - click on the link to see a photo of the church by Colin Madge
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ST4687, 119 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
September 1981   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 9 October, 2009
Category
Railway   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 460 875 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:35.0470N 2:46.8461W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 461 875
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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