SK5030 : Ratcliffe-on-Soar Power Station - dropping the load

taken 9 years ago, near to Thrumpton, Nottinghamshire, Great Britain

Ratcliffe-on-Soar Power Station - dropping the load
Ratcliffe-on-Soar Power Station - dropping the load
Locomotive 66194 inches its train through the discharge building while its wagons are automatically emptied. These locomotives are fitted with a special control which allows them to proceed steadily at very slow speed - about 1.5 kph, much less than normal walking speed. The train does not stop during the unloading process. This train represents around 1500 tons of coal in one load.
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Date Taken
Friday, 21 March, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 25 March, 2008
Category
Power Station > Power station   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 506 303 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:52.0846N 1:14.9682W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SK 508 303
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