SD5708 : Boar's Head

near to Marylebone, Wigan, Great Britain

Boar's Head
Boar's Head
47 489 hauling a Liverpool - Glasgow train. The train is just breasting the summit of Boar's Head bank which is a gradient of approximately 1 in 104 for 2 miles north bound out of Wigan. At the time these trains were diesel hauled between Liverpool and Preston where an electric loco would take over.
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1982
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Geograph
Date Taken
Saturday, 9 January, 1982   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 4 January, 2012
Geographical Context
Railways 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 5771 0865 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:34.3642N 2:38.4058W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 5775 0880
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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