SP5006 : Two 'Granges' at Oxford Locomotive Depot

near to Botley, Oxfordshire, Great Britain

Two 'Granges' at Oxford Locomotive Depot
Two 'Granges' at Oxford Locomotive Depot
In the Depot yard, which was on the Down side just north of Oxford station on the ex-GW London, Reading etc. - Oxford - Banbury etc. main lines, 4-6-0's Nos. 6853 'Morehampton Grange' (built 11/37) stands beside No. 6864 'Dymock Grange' (built 2/39); both were withdrawn 10/65. In 1954 Oxford Depot (code 81F) had an allocation of 58 steam locomotives (18 4-6-0, 1 4-4-0, 4 2-6-0, 1 GW and 2 ex-WD 2-8-0, 1 0-6-0, 4 2-8-2T, 7 2-6-2T, 15 0-6-0T, 5 0-4-2T), plus 3 Diesel railcars. It was unique in hosting visiting locomotives from all the other three Railways.
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22 February 1953   (more nearby)
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Thursday, 14 July, 2011
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