TQ4484 : Children's Train in Barking Park

taken 45 years ago, near to Barking, Barking And Dagenham, Great Britain

Children's Train in Barking Park
Children's Train in Barking Park, taken 45 years ago
Opened in the early 1950s, in a gauge of 9˝ inches and originally consisted of three coaches hauled by a steam locomotive named ‘The Empress’. This was replaced by a sit-in diesel locomotive named ‘Little Nan', trains running between the main park entrance at Longbridge Road, up to a turntable at the boating lake.
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Geograph (Third Visitor for TQ4484)
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Date Taken
1972   (more nearby)
Monday, 25 September, 2006
Geographical Context
Near (from Tags)
Longbridge Road  Fanshawe Avenue 
At (from Tags)
In (from Tags)
Barking Park 
Children's train   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 4444 8486 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:32.6495N 0:4.8929E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 4444 8486
View Direction
South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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Childrens Train  Barking Park  1972  Little Nan  Boating Lake  The Express  A Road (Classified A)  A123  A124  Barking 

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