SO7192 : Bridgnorth with train to Hampton Loade on Opening Day of Severn Valley Railway, 1970

taken 48 years ago, near to Bridgnorth, Shropshire, Great Britain

Bridgnorth with train to Hampton Loade on Opening Day of Severn Valley Railway, 1970
Bridgnorth with train to Hampton Loade on Opening Day of Severn Valley Railway, 1970
View northward, towards Shrewsbury on the former GWR line to Shrewsbury from Bewdley and Hartlebury closed in 9/63, Bridgnorth now being the northern limit of the heritage Severn Valley Railway, the line southward having been acquired by the SVR in 1965 and now - on 23/5/70 - restored for passenger traffic to Hampton Loade. The train is headed by preserved LMS Ivatt 4MT 2-6-0 No. 43106 (built 4/51, withdrawn as last of class 7/68).
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Date Taken
23 May 1970   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 28 January, 2012
Geographical Context
Railways 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 7156 9258 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:31.8204N 2:25.2398W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SO 7157 9256
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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