SJ7154 : Busy scene at Crewe Station

near to Crewe, Cheshire, Great Britain

Busy scene at Crewe Station
Busy scene at Crewe Station
View northward along Platform 4 at Crewe: major junction on the WCML. Stanier 'Jubilee' 6P 4-6-0 No. 45647 'Sturdee' (built 1/35, withdrawn 4/67) is calling with the Saturdays Only 10.10 Edinburgh Princes Street - Birmingham New Street, while two locomotives coupled run on the Up Through from Crewe North Shed to take up southbound trains, the second being Stanier 5MT 2-6-0 No. 42954 (built 1933, withdrawn 2/67 - the last of its class). Main-line electrification had been in operation for a year, but so far only from Manchester Piccadilly.
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1961
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Date Taken
22 July 1961   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 18 December, 2011
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Railways 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 7112 5465 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:5.2966N 2:25.9594W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 7112 5465
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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