ST4286 : Up express at Magor, with BR 'Britannia' Pacific

taken 56 years ago, near to Magor, Monmouthshire/Sir Fynwy, Great Britain

Up express at Magor, with BR 'Britannia' Pacific
Up express at Magor, with BR 'Britannia' Pacific, taken 56 years ago
(See also ST4286 : Up express at Magor). View west, towards Newport and South Wales, also the North via Abergavenny and Hereford. The train is the 08.00 Neyland - Paddington express, headed by Riddles 7P 4-6-2 No. 70016 'Ariel' (built 9/51, withdrawn 8/67). Several 'Britannia's worked on WR to South Wales and the West Country for nearly 10 years from 1952, latterly all working from Cardiff Canton Depot.
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Date Taken
5 June 1961   (more nearby)
Sunday, 25 September, 2011
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 4244 8689 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:34.6752N 2:49.9222W
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OSGB36: geotagged! ST 4246 8689
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