SO8212 : Down relief express on ex-Midland line at Naas Crossing, south of Gloucester

near to Quedgeley, Gloucestershire, Great Britain

Down relief express on ex-Midland line at Naas Crossing, south of Gloucester
Down relief express on ex-Midland line at Naas Crossing, south of Gloucester
View northward, towards Gloucester on the Birmingham - Bristol main line - cf. SO8212 : Down 'Devonian' at Naas Crossing, south of Gloucester and others. Back in 1949, holiday relief expresses were often made up of a scratch set of coaches: this one, probably a relief to the 'Pines Express' (Manchester - Bournemouth West) is headed by Ivatt 4MT 2-6-0 No. 43013 (built 4/48, initially with double chimney, withdrawn 1967).
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1949
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Date Taken
13 August 1949   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 25 January, 2012
Geographical Context
Railways 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 8209 1267 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:48.7423N 2:15.6719W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 8209 1267
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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LMS 2-6-0  Birmingham - Bristol Main Line 

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