SK0135 : Ruston Hornsby Locomotive near Lower Leigh

taken 3 months ago, near to Church Leigh, Staffordshire, Great Britain

Ruston Hornsby Locomotive near Lower Leigh
Ruston Hornsby Locomotive near Lower Leigh
This is in the former station yard that is now privately owned. I was in the yard with the owner's permission. The engine was used at a BR track maintenance depot in the Midlands but the number it now carries was that of a sister locomotive used as a shunting engine at Stratford works, London. The engine was restored to working condition at the Epping Ongar Railway but was more recently acquired by the owner of this site.

It is a four wheel diesel mechanical locomotive, works No. 512572 of 1965 with a 88 horsepower four cylinder diesel engine.
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SK0135, 13 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 12 August, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 21 October, 2017
Geographical Context
Railways 
County (from Tags)
Staffordshire 
Former (from Tags)
Railway Station Yard 
Primary Subject of Photo
Railway Locomotive 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 0149 3573 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:55.1392N 1:58.7571W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 0150 3575
View Direction
South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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Preserved Diesel Locomotive 

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