SJ7154 : Busy scene at Crewe Station

taken 56 years ago, near to Crewe, Cheshire, Great Britain

Busy scene at Crewe Station
Busy scene at Crewe Station, taken 56 years ago
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 Stanier 'Jubilee' 6P 4-6-0 No. 45647 'Sturdee' (built 1/35, withdrawn 4/67) is calling with the Saturdays Only 10.10 Edinburgh Princes Street - Birmingham New Street, while two locomotives coupled run on the Up Through from Crewe North Shed to take up southbound trains, the second being Stanier 5MT 2-6-0 No. 42954 (built 1933, withdrawn 2/67 - the last of its class).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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Date Taken
22 July 1961   (more nearby)
Sunday, 18 December, 2011
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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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