SD5425 : Up Relief express from Blackpool passing Farington with an 8F

near to Farington, Lancashire, Great Britain

Up Relief express from Blackpool passing Farington with an 8F
Up Relief express from Blackpool passing Farington with an 8F
View northward, towards Preston etc. on the WCML - see SD5425 : Edinburgh - Manchester express passing Farington and other images here. On this exceptionally busy Summer Saturday, Control found it necessary to roster a Stanier 8F for a Relief from Blackpool to a Central Division (ex-L&Y) destination, No. 48602 (built by the SR at Eastleigh in 4/43, but employed on the LMS/BR(LMR), withdrawn in 7/67).
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1959
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Date Taken
1 August 1959   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 20 January, 2012
Geographical Context
Railways 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 5407 2529 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:43.3190N 2:41.8515W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 5407 2529
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