SO9233 : Ashchurch Station, 1957

taken 60 years ago, near to Ashchurch, Gloucestershire, Great Britain

Ashchurch Station, 1957
Ashchurch Station, 1957, taken 60 years ago
View northward from A438 road bridge. Main line Birmingham - Bristol straight ahead, with the 08.06 Sheffield - Gloucester express (hauled by a Class 5 4-6-0) approaching. On right, the line to Evesham etc. (also the MoD Depot), with a GWR 2-8-0 waiting on a southbound freight. On left, the line to Tewkesbury and Malvern, with Ashchurch Junction signalbox in the V of the Up main and branch platforms. In foreground the new Ashchurch Junction signalbox is under construction - but will not be opened for another year and will last only until February 1969.
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1957
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Date Taken
25 May 1957   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 6 March, 2010
Category
Railway station with train   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 926 332 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:59.8694N 2:6.5342W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SO 926 332
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NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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