SE2119 : Liverpool - Newcastle express east of Mirfield

near to Ravensthorpe, Kirklees, Great Britain

Liverpool - Newcastle express east of Mirfield
Liverpool - Newcastle express east of Mirfield
View westward, towards Mirfield, Sowerby Bridge, Todmorden, Manchester etc.: ex-L&Y Calder Valley main line, the four tracks being shared with the ex-LNW Leeds - Huddersfield - Manchester line. The 10.30 from Liverpool Exchange via Wigan, Manchester Victoria and Todmorden to Newcastle via Wakefield, Normanton and York is headed by Stanier 'Jubilee' 6P 4-6-0 No. 45698 'Mars' (built 4/36, withdrawn 10/65), which will run as far as York, the train being due in Newcastle at 16.15. (The ex-L&Y Mirfield - Low Moor line is not quite visible (!) crossing in front of the factory in the background; see also SE2119 : Eastbound local train on Calder Valley main line between Mirfield and Thornhill). [Elucidation welcomed].
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1953
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Date Taken
11 August 1953   (more nearby)
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Thursday, 22 December, 2011
Geographical Context
Railways 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 2131 1940 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:40.2387N 1:40.7357W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 2133 1939
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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LMS 4-6-0  Calder Valley Main Line 

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