NY4055 : Birmingham To Glasgow Express

taken 38 years ago, near to Carlisle, Cumbria, Great Britain

Birmingham To Glasgow Express
Birmingham To Glasgow Express
Class 87, 87001 'Royal Scot' approaches Citadel station from the south. The 87's were ordered as part of the Crewe to Glasgow electrification in 1973 and have a continuous output rating of 5000hp.

The signs in the foreground next to the shunt signals remind drivers that electric locomotives are not allowed on the Newcastle Line - the tracks curving away on the left of the photo.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 28 April, 1979   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 30 September, 2013
Geographical Context
Railways 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 4039 5531 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:53.3377N 2:55.8488W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 4037 5536
View Direction
South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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