SJ6955 : End Of The Road

taken 35 years ago, near to Wistaston Green, Cheshire, Great Britain

End Of The Road
End Of The Road
40123, an English Electric type 4 locomotive, succumbs to the cutters torch in Crewe Works after a twenty year career. The type were ordered for the pilot scheme dieselisation of British Railways in 1955 and the first entered service in 1958. Built by Robert Stephenson & Hawthorns, she entered service as D323 in May 1961. She was withdrawn from Haymarket (Edinburgh) shed in 1980. Although partly cut up in this photo, she would hang on for another 9 months before being broken-up completely in February 1983.
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SJ6955, 26 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
May 1982   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 28 June, 2010
Category
Railways > Railway works   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 693 559 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:5.9701N 2:27.5612W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 693 559
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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