SJ7154 : Diesel parade through Crewe

near to Crewe, Cheshire, Great Britain

Diesel parade through Crewe
Diesel parade through Crewe
Two diesel locomotives of different types (classes 47 and 40) haul a train of diesel multiple units southwards through Crewe station. This type of working is called "ECS" (empty coaching stock)
Crewe railway station
This railway station, opened in 1837, was once among the busiest in the world and has passed into folklore. It is still a significant railway junction, where the trunk line from London Euston splits into three branches for North Wales, Manchester and the main line continuing to Warrington (where the Liverpool branch leaves the main line). To the south there are lines to Stoke/Derby and Shrewsbury/Cardiff.

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1977
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Date Taken
Monday, 11 July, 1977   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 14 February, 2010
Geographical Context
Railways 
Category
Railways > Railway vehicle   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 710 549 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:5.4366N 2:26.0146W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 710 549
View Direction
Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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