ST8451 : Passing trains at Fairwood Junction

near to Rudge, Wiltshire, Great Britain

Passing trains at Fairwood Junction
Passing trains at Fairwood Junction
The 1230 Paddington to Paignton service having called at Westbury station passes a northbound service at Fairwood Junction. The lines on the right are the Westbury avoiding lines which the non stop services use to bypass Westbury. This picture was taken in the days of the mechanical signalling , now its modern colour lights. Also in those days there were a large amount of Elm trees around here but most of them caught the Dutch Elm disease and were killed off.
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1974
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Date Taken
Monday, 6 May, 1974   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 26 December, 2010
Category
Railway   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 844 511 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:15.5740N 2:13.4279W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 843 511
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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