ST5684 : Coal train climbing up from the Severn Tunnel at Pilning (High Level) station

taken 57 years ago, near to Pilning, South Gloucestershire, Great Britain

Coal train climbing up from the Severn Tunnel at Pilning (High Level) station
Coal train climbing up from the Severn Tunnel at Pilning (High Level) station
View westward, towards the Severn Tunnel and Junction: ex-GW London/Swindon/Bristol - South Wales main line. '5101' 2-6-2T No. 4165 (built 10/48) is assisting '2883' 2-8-0 No. 3851 (built 6/42) with a heavy coal train up the 3 miles of 1-in-100 out of the tunnel and has a further similar climb as far as Patchway.
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ST5684, 34 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
5 June 1961   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 12 August, 2011
Geographical Context
Railways 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 5659 8437 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:33.3920N 2:37.6526W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 5659 8437
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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GW 2-6-2T  GWR  Coal Traffic 

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